Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 3 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 2 (5 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   6 comments

OpEdNews Op Eds

Environmental Groups that Issued Warnings have Short Memories When Endorsing Obama

By (about the author)     Permalink       (Page 4 of 5 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 1   News 1   Supported 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

Become a Fan
  (70 fans)
- Advertisement -

Obama Administration fails to stop U.S. Forest Service employees from trapping wolves in Idaho and to stand up to Congress in its anti-wolf campaign.

Center for Biological Diversity

April 5, 2012

Obama must be urged to keep promise on fracking.

"In his State of the Union speech, President Obama promised that drilling and fracking for natural gas would happen "without putting the health and safety of our citizens at risk."

Oil and gas companies are trying to get Obama to go back on his word.

On April 17, the Environmental Protection Agency is set to finalize regulations that would reduce lung-burning smog and cancer-causing benzene from fracking and drilling. But the oil and gas industry is lobbying hard for loopholes that would dramatically weaken the rule--and they're taking their fight straight to the White House."


- Advertisement -

April 2, 2012

USDA Secretary Vilsack--who oversees the U.S. Forest Service fails to protect Tongass National Forest and Obama Administration fails to speak out on this issue.
"Right now, Congress is considering the fate of many of the finest stands of coastal temperate rainforest in Alaska's Tongass National Forest--considered to be the crown jewel of the U.S. National Forest system.

If passed, this legislation will hand over tens of thousands of acres to Sealaska Corporation for clearcutting and commercial development. Gone will be towering stands of trees as old as 500 years and as big as 10 feet in diameter--some of the richest prizes in this vast old-growth rainforest.

Gone, too, will be the home they provide for eagles, bears, wolves, salmon and countless other species. Also harmed will be the many southeast Alaskans who live off these lands and waters for their subsistence lifestyles and livelihoods, and the many others from across the country who rely upon and visit the Tongass for world-class recreation, hunting, tourism, and sport and commercial fishing."


- Advertisement -

March 8, 2012

Obama Administration must be urged to protect starving polar bears.

USAction/TrueMajority and National Wildlife Federation Action Fund

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5

Tim Gatto is Ret. US Army and has been writing against the Duopoly for the last decade. He has two books on Amazon, Kimchee Days or Stoned Colds Warriors and Complicity to Contempt.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Go To Commenting

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Contact Author Contact Editor View Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

S 1867: Killing The Bill of Rights and Declaring War on Americans

Arranging the Deck Chairs While Death Comes from Japan

The Fix is In. The Revolution is Coming.

Interview with Finian Cunningham: Bahrain and the U.S. Role

America Does not have a Functioning Democracy - President Jimmy Carter-- Yet MSM Keeps Serving Up Distractions

Prime-time Politics for the Masses


The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
5 people are discussing this page, with 6 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

Too many groups I used to support have continued t... by Charlotte Scot on Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 6:07:02 AM
on civil liberties, his record on cleaning up the ... by dorothy przystas on Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 8:29:06 AM
In my opinion there are two givens:  The Key ... by Gail Harrison on Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 3:17:08 PM
I watched that on Democracy Now and I  though... by dorothy przystas on Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 3:39:25 PM
There rarely comes a candidate who is entirely goo... by For Tomorrow on Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 8:23:45 PM
I would vote for him but South Carolina does not a... by Timothy Gatto on Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 at 1:06:45 PM