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We're saving Florida's shores

From Amelia Island to Key West, our beaches are still safe from BP-style oil disasters, thanks to the Obama administration’s decision to drop plans to drill off our coast. It was a victory for anyone who loves our coastline and barrier islands—but now that the administration appears to be wavering, we won’t rest until these safeguards are made permanent.

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Clean air, healthy families

Families should be able to breathe clean air and drink clean water—without worrying about mercury in our bloodstream or soot in our lungs. Yet coal-fired power plants and other industrial polluters spew hundreds of thousands of tons of pollutants into our atmosphere every year. In 2011, we successfully urged the EPA to protect our air by requiring polluters to clean up their act.

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You’re building support to save the bees.

Millions of bees are dying off, with alarming consequences for our environment and our food supply. In 2015, we mobilized grassroots support for protecting these vital pollinators. Thanks to your support, our national team and a coalition of beekeepers, farmers and others delivered more than 4 million petitions calling on the Obama administration to declare a ban on neonicotinoids, a class of bee-killing pesticides.

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VICTORY: ATLANTIC COAST PROTECTED FROM OFFSHORE DRILLING

The Atlantic Coast won a major victory when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades. Leading up to the announcement, Environment America and colleagues presented Obama officials with letters signed by more than 1,000 East Coast businesses opposed to the drilling proposal.

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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.

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