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New York Bans Fracking

On December 17, Gov. Cuomo announced he would ban fracking in the state of New York, citing both public health and environmental risks.“I cannot support high volume hydraulic fracturing in the great state of New York,” said Howard Zucker, the acting commissioner of health. Environment New York worked alongside many groups in the environmental community to protect New Yorkers, our air and and our water from this dangerous drilling. 

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Now, even national wildlife refuges aren't safe for bees

National wildlife refuges should be safe havens for wildlife—including wild bees.

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From Fresno to Dearborn to Pittsburgh, Americans stand up for clean cars

With the country's Clean Cars standards at stake, Americans turned out to stand up for cleaner air and a more stable climate.

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U.S. Senate holds first hearing on brewing water contamination crisis

They're used in products from non-stick pans to water-resistant clothing—and now these toxic chemicals are showing up in our drinking water.

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Coalition delivers 800,000 public comments to save the Endangered Species Act

Hundreds of thousands of Americans just sent a resounding message in support of one of our nation's most effective conservation laws.

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California commits to 100 percent renewable electricity

On Sept. 10, California took a big step toward the bright side of history.

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