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Statement on Obama Administration's decision allowing Shell to drill in the Arctic

In response to the Obama administration’s approval of Shell drilling in the Arctic , Environment America’s Stop Drilling Program Director Rachel Richardson released a statement.

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Statement by Environment America's DC Office Director Anna Aurilio on new oil train regulations

On the heels of the Obama administration’s announcement to impose new regulations for oil trains traveling across the U.S., Environment America’s Washington, D.C. office director Anna Aurilio released a statement.

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Polluting Drinking Water and Lobbying go Hand in Hand

Environment America says in its report Polluting Politics: Political Spending by Companies Dumping Toxics in our Waters that the 10 biggest corporate water polluters in the U.S. spent $53 million on lobbying and nearly $10 million on campaign contributions.

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Over 4 Million People Press Obama to Protect Bees

A coalition of beekeepers, farmers, business leaders, environmental and food safety advocates rallied in front of the White House and delivered more than 4 million petition signatures today calling on the Obama administration to put forth strong protections for bees and other pollinators.

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Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL pipeline bill

The Senate fell four votes short of overriding the White House's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline on Wednesday, but supporters of the project are not giving up the fight.  Green groups celebrated the outcome. Environment America said the failure of the veto override was "the final demise" for the Keystone.

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