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We protected Glacier National Park from drilling.

More than 200,000 acres surrounding Glacier National Park are now protected from drilling, after we mobilized thousands of people in Montana and across the country to urge Montana’s senators and former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to ban nearby drilling. BP, Halliburton and the other companies that had leased sites saw the writing on the wall and voluntarily relinquished more than 80% of their drilling leases.

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We're banning the bag and protecting our oceans.

In 2013, the number of communities banning plastic disposable bags—the kind that  often wash into the sea and harm sea birds and other marine animals—surpassed 100, thanks in part to the advocacy and organizing of our state affiliates. And when sea lions washed up in unusually large numbers on the coast of California last spring, Environment California helped raise funds for an emergency marine mammal rescue center.

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We delivered 3 million comments in support of clean air.

Together with our allies, we’ve delivered more than 3 million comments and joined hundreds of citizens at hearings to support the EPA's proposed carbon pollution standards for new power plants.

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We're keeping fracking out of our parks and forests.

With oil and gas companies threatening to frack in the George Washington National Forest and near Mesa Verde National Park, we joined forces with more than 1 million Americans and called on federal officials to keep fracking away from our public lands. With your support, we’ll continue defending our country’s best places against the threat of dangerous drilling.

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We're cutting global warming pollution.

Together, we’ve made hard-won progress in the race to protect our children from the worst consequences of global warming. This past June, after more than 3 million Americans urged President Obama to act on climate, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to limit carbon pollution from power plants — the single largest sources of global warming pollution. We’ll keep tackling global warming with you at our side.

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