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Environmental Groups that Issued Warnings have Short Memories When Endorsing Obama

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Center for Biological Diversity

April 5, 2012

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."

 

EarthJustice

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.

 

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