Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Actions:

Urgent actions (those will deadlines fast approaching):

  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and submit comments in support of strong protections for sage-grouse. Comments are due April 6. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Audubon and submit comments asking the Bureau of Land Management not to weaken sage-grouse protections. Comments are due April 6. Audubon
  • Take action with Save Our Wild Salmon and submit comments on the Draft EIS regarding the recovery of endangered salmon and steelhead in the Snake and Columbia rivers. Comments are due April 13. Save Our Wild Salmon
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and submit your comments for the Colorado BLM’s September 2020 oil and gas lease sale. Once again, there are parcels in greater sage-grouse priority habitat. Comments are due April 14. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the USFS to protect Mexican gray wolves and other vulnerable wildlife in the Gila National Forest. Public feedback is due April 15. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and stop the Trump EPA’s assault on science and safeguards. Comments are due April 17. NRDC

New actions since last week:

  • Take action with 350.org and tell Congress to reject a big oil bailout meeting with Trump. 350.org
  • Take action with American Bird Conservancy and ask your Representative and Senators to co-sponsor the PAW and FIN Conservation Act and to oppose any legislation or federal rule that would weaken ESA protections or target individual species for exemption. American Bird Conservancy
  • Take action with the Center for Biological Diversity and tell Congress to ban wildlife trade. CBD
  • Take action with the Center for Biological Diversity and tell the EPA not to use COVID-19 as an excuse to stop protecting our air and water. CBD
  • Take action with the Center for Food Safety and tell the EPA not to censor the independent scientific studies the agency needs to keep us safe. Center for Food Safety
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and tell the US Army Corps of Engineers to reject plans to strip mine at the edge of the Okefenokee Refuge. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and submit a letter-to-the-editor to stop the wildlife trade. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Environment America and tell congress the EPA must enforce key environmental protections. Environment America
  • Take action with Environment America and take a stand against strip mining in the Cumberland Plateau. Environment America
  • Take action with Environmental Action and tell your governor to make your state monarch-friendly. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Food and Water Action and tell your members of Congress to reject bailing out the fossil fuel industry. Food and Water Action
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the EPA not to let polluters poison our communities during the coronavirus crisis. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and tell your representatives to fight for our families and reserve the clean cars rollback. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell Washington not to sneak regulatory rollbacks through during a crisis. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell Interior Secretary Bernhardt to close National Parks during the health crisis to protect the staff and slow the pandemic. NPCA
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and say no to stopping the enforcement of laws that protect public health and the environment. NWF
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and urge your governor to ensure all state residents have access to safe water in their homes, immediately, during this pandemic. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and tell Trump and Wheeler not to sue the COVID-19 crisis to roll back public health protections. NRDC
  • Take action with the Promise to Protect and demand a halt to all Keystone XL construction due to the coronavirus public health emergency. Promise to Protect
  • Take action with Seeding Sovereignty and demand the House pas the Ban Fracking Act. Seeding Sovereignty
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Governor Steve Bullock to immediately halt all construction activity on the Keystone XL project and recall all workers TC Energy has already dispatched into the small rural and Tribal communities. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and write to your representatives to support the 5 principles of a #PeoplesBailout. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and stop the EPA from giving a free pass to polluters during the pandemic. Sierra Club
  • Take action with the Union of Concerned Scientists and call on the president and vice president to use the Defense Production Act to quickly ramp up personal protective equipment production and coordinated distribution. Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Take action with the Union of Concerned Scientists and urge BP and Shell to cut ties with the API and stop funding the big oil lobby. Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Take action with the Union of Concerned Scientists and push back on the Trump Administration’s rollback of car pollution standards. Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Take action with Western Values Project and spread the word that the Trump administration just lifted virtually all restrictions on pollution. Western Values Project
  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and tell the EPA to uphold sound science and not disregard scientific studies that could help protect public health and the environment. World Wildlife Fund

Older (but still relevant) actions:

Rocky Mountain Wild

  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and sign the petition stating that you support wildlife crossing structures in Colorado. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and ask the Colorado BLM Director to protect vital habitat for Colorado species, starting with the threatened Gunnison sage-grouse. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and help protect bighorn sheep. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Take action with Rocky Mountain Wild and tell Secretary Bernhardt to stop selling out wildlife corridors for oil and gas development. Rocky Mountain Wild

314 Action:

  • Take action with 314 Action and stand with the Speaker and support the United States staying in the Paris Climate Accord. 314 Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and tell Trump: don’t change the National Environmental Policy Act. 314 Action
  • Take action with 314 Action and tell Congress to pass an EPA workers bill of rights. 314 Action

350.org

  • Take action with 350.org and tell Congress and State Attorney Generals to hold Big Oil and other corporate polluters financially responsible for the climate crisis. 350.org
  • Take action with 350.org and tell your government to stop giving public money to the fossil fuel industry. 350.org
  • Take action with 350.org and tell Buttigieg to step it up and offer climate solutions that match the scale of the crisis. 350.org

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

  • Take action with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and sign your name to show you support the Green New Deal. AOC

American Bird Conservancy:

American Rivers

  • Take action with American Rivers and send a message to the EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers today telling them we need to strengthen, not weaken safeguards for clean water. American Rivers
  • Take action with American Rivers and tell your state Senator to support funding for the Colorado Water Plan. American Rivers
  • Take action with American Rivers and help stop the Gila River Diversion. American Rivers

Animal Legal Defense Fund

  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and urge Congress to protect endangered animals. Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and urge Congress to protect pigs from cruel high-speed slaughter. ALDF
  • Take action with Animal Legal Defense Fund and urge your members of Congress to co-sponsor the PAW and FIN Act. Animal Legal Defense Fund

Arctic Refuge Defense Campaign:

Audubon:

  • Take action with Audubon and oppose the proposed rulemaking and the rushed process to gut the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Audubon
  • Take action with Audubon and don’t let the White House gut the National Environmental Policy Act. Audubon
  • Take action with Audubon and protect America’s Land and Water Conservation legacy. Audubon

Backcountry Hunters

  • Take action with Backcountry Hunters and thank Governor Polis for supporting migratory corridors. Backcountry Hunters

Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Food Safety

  • Take action with Center for Food Safety and tell your Senators to keep unlabeled GMO salmon off your plate. Center for Food Safety

CHISPA

  • Take action with CHISPA and tell Congress to support a 100% clean energy economy. CHISPA
  • Take action with CHISPA and tell Interior Secretary Bernhardt: don’t commercialize our national parks. CHISPA
  • Take action with CHISPA and tell your members of Congress to co-sponsor the Clean School Bus Act to bring clean school buses to your community. CHISPA

Conservation Colorado

  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and contact the Colorado Air Quality Control Commissioners and ask them to implement carbon regulations to hit Colorado’s emissions reductions targets. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and speak out for reliable, affordable, and accessible public transit. Conservation Colorado
  • Take action with Conservation Colorado and tell your state senator to vote yes to protect our water. Conservation Colorado

Daily Kos

  • Take action with Daily Kos and sign the petition to Congress: we are ingesting toxins and destroying marine life. Address the plastics crisis now. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and demand Trump’s Bureau of Land Management Acting Director William Pendley resign. Daily Kos
  • Take action with Daily Kos and sign the petition to tell Liberty Mutual to stop insuring tar sands. Daily Kos

Defenders of Wildlife

  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and stop migratory birds from losing critical protections. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and demand Congress fund the Endangered Species Act. Defenders of Wildlife
  • Take action with Defenders of Wildlife and demand action to save salmon and starving orcas. Defenders of Wildlife

Earthjustice

  • Take action with Earthjustice and demand the transition to 100% clean energy. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Earthjustice and hold industry accountable – make them report all toxic PFAS chemicals. Earthjustice
  • Take action with Earthjustice and protect the people’s environmental law. Earthjustice

Endangered Species Coalition

  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and ask Congress to pass the PAW and FIN Act to restore the Endangered Species Act. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and sign the petition to demand Trump’s Bureau of Land Management Action Director William Pendley resign. Endangered Species Coalition
  • Take action with Endangered Species Coalition and sign the petition to demand Indigenous sovereignty. Endangered Species Coalition

Environment America

  • Take action with Environment America and call on your US Representative to stand up for clean water by supporting a moratorium on factory farms. Environment America
  • Take action with Environment America and tell your Senators to protect our oceans. Environment America
  • Take action with Environment America and stop the bailout of dirty fracking companies. Environment America

Environmental Action

  • Take action with Environmental Action and tell your US Senators: don’t put wolves on the chopping block. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Environmental Action and protect African elephants: stop the import of trophies. Environmental Action
  • Take action with Environmental Action and tell Idaho’s governor to say “no” to wolf-free zones in Idaho. Environmental Action

Fight for Progress

  • Take action with Fight for Progress and demand Congress pass the Green New Deal. Fight for Progress

Food & Water Watch:

  • Take action with Food & Water Action and tell Congress to support the fracking ban. Food & Water Action
  • Take action with Food & Water Action and tell your member of Congress to co-sponsor the WATER Act. Food & Water Action
  • Take action with Food & Water Action and demand the House pass the Ban Fracking Act. Food & Water Action

Friends of the Earth

  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and don’t let the Coastal GasLink Pipeline destroy Indigenous Wet’suwet’en lands. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell the Trump Administration to protect our oceans and coastal communities. Friends of the Earth
  • Take action with Friends of the Earth and tell your Senators: don’t exploit coronavirus to bail out corporations. Friends of the Earth

Grand Canyon Trust

  • Take action with Grand Canyon Trust and sign the petition to oppose the proposal to build new dams that would threaten the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon Trust
  • Take action with Grand Canyon Trust and permanently protect the Grand Canyon from uranium mining. Grand Canyon Trust

Great Old Broads for Wilderness

Humane Society

  • Take action with The Humane Society and help end trophy hunting. The Humane Society
  • Take action with The Humane Society and stand up for pit bulls. The Humane Society
  • Take action with The Humane Society and tell the National Institutes of Health to reassess their decision not to retire all federally owned and supported chimpanzees to sanctuary. The Humane Society

International Fund For Animal Welfare

  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and urge your members of Congress to protect the ESA by co-sponsoring the PAW and FIN Conservation Act. IFAW
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and tell Congress to protect big cats. IFAW
  • Take action with International Fund for Animal Welfare and urge the New South Wales government of Australia to classify koalas as endangered. IFAW

League of Conservation Voters

  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and take action for a clean ride for kids. League of Conservation Voters
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell Congress to keep toxic pesticides off our crops. LCV
  • Take action with League of Conservation Voters and tell auto companies to commit to clean car standards. LCV

Moms Clean Air Force

  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and urge automakers to withdraw their support for reduce states’ ability to pass their own rules to limit car emissions. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and urge your representatives to speak out against EPA’s attack on the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. Moms Clean Air Force
  • Take action with Moms Clean Air Force and make sure the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission knows that parents support strong protections and keeping up Colorado’s leadership. Moms Clean Air Force

Monuments for All

  • Take action with Monuments for All and tell Congress to stand with America’s national monuments. Monuments for All
  • Take action with Monuments for All and speak up now to defend Bears Ears. Monuments for All
  • Take action with Monuments for All and speak up now to defend Grand Staircase-Escalante. Monuments for All

National Parks Conservation Association

  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell the White House not to gut environmental reviews. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell the EPA not to let park polluters off the hook. NPCA
  • Take action with National Parks Conservation Association and tell Congress to fix America’s National Parks. NPCA

National Wildlife Federation

  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and pledge to be a voice for wildlife. NWF
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and call on your Representatives to support wildlife crossings. NWF
  • Take action with National Wildlife Federation and tell the EPA: less science hurts people and wildlife. NWF

Natural Resources Defense Council

  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and help NRDC launch a new decade of climate action. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and urge Senator Gardner to help fight climate change by cosponsoring the Clean Economy Act. NRDC
  • Take action with Natural Resources Defense Council and help save southern resident orcas. NRDC

The Nature Conservancy

  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and urge the White House to reconsider environmental rollbacks. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and tell Congress to protect conservation funding. The Nature Conservancy
  • Take action with The Nature Conservancy and tell your Senators to vote “yes” on LWCF funding and protecting our parks right away. The Nature Conservancy

Oceana

  • Take action with Oceana and tell the US and Canadian government officials to protect North Atlantic right whales. Oceana
  • Take action with Oceana and tell Congress to save Endangered Species from extinction. Oceana
  • Take action with Oceana and tell President Vizcarra: creating the Nazca Ridge Marine Protected Area will be your legacy. Oceana

Patagonia

  • Take action with Patagonia and ask the banks to pull gas and oil pipelines from their investments to protect Blue Heart – the last wild rivers on the European continent. Patagonia

People and Pollinators Action Network

  • Take action with People and Pollinators Action Network and endorse the proposed Colorado Pollinator Protection Act. PPAN

The Pew Charitable Trusts

  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and submit a comment to uphold NEPA. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and urge your Representative to vote yes to protect public lands and rivers. The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Take action with The Pew Charitable Trusts and thank your senator and help get legislation to fix our parks across the finish line. The Pew Charitable Trusts

Protect Colorado Rivers

Rocky Mountain Wolf Project

San Juan Citizens Alliance

Save Our Roadless Forests

  • Take action with Save Our Roadless Forests and urge Secretary Perdue to protect national forests in Alaska. Save Our Roadless Forests

Seeding Sovereignty

  • Take action with Seeding Sovereignty and sign the petition and rise up with the Wet’suwet’en people to demand Chase and KKR stop funding the Coastal GasLink pipeline. Seeding Sovereignty

Sierra Club

  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell the Army Corps: the massive Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT) puts the Gulf Coast at risk. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and contact your Senators now and let them know about the clean energy you want to see in your community. Sierra Club
  • Take action with Sierra Club and tell Congress to make sure families, communities, and the environment are put first – not corporate polluters. Sierra Club

South Yuba River Citizens League

  • Take action with South Yuba River Citizens League and tell Congressmen LaMalfa and McClintock to protect the Headwater Forests and the Yuba River watershed. SYRCL

Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition PAC

  • Take action with Sustainable Energy & Environmental Coalition and sign the petition demanding the Senate take immediate action to restrict the use of PFAS. SEECPAC
  • Take action with Sustainable Energy & Environmental Coalition PAC and demand a fair budget that funds critical programs like healthcare, environmental protections, housing, and more. SEECPAC
  • Take action with Sustainable Energy & Environment Coalition PAC and sign the petition calling for critical waterway safeguards to be restored and our drinking water protected. SEECPAC

Union of Concerned Scientists

  • Take action with Union of Concerned Scientists and tell Uber and Lyft to be part of a clean transportation future. Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Take action with the Union of Concerned Scientists and tell the Trump administration we need a science-based plan for coronavirus response. Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Take action with the Union of Concerned Scientists and tell the EPA why restricting science is disastrous to our health and environment. Union of Concerned Scientists

Utah Diné Bikéyah

  • Take action with Utah Diné Bikéyah and defend the Bears Ears National Monument now and defeat the (IM)PURE Act. Utah Diné Bikéyah

Water for Colorado

  • Take action with Water for Colorado and ask Colorado to make sure our Water Plan is getting the investment and support it needs to be successful. Water for Colorado

We Drill

  • Take action with We Drill and protect public lands – stop the Bureau of Land Management move. We Drill

Western Environmental Law Center

  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and save the sacred Chaco Canyon from fracking. Western Environmental Law Center
  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and stop the use of legal M-44 “cyanide bombs” used to kill wildlife. WELC
  • Take action with Western Environmental Law Center and sign on to hold the US Fish and Wildlife Service accountable to protect the Sonoran desert tortoise by giving it Endangered Species Act protections. WELC

Western Resource Advocates

  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and support the “I Love Colorado State Parks Act.” Western Resource Advocates
  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and tell the Air Quality Control Commission we need bold and immediate action to reduce climate pollution and tackle climate change. Western Resource Advocates
  • Take action with Western Resource Advocates and urge your legislators to continue investing in Colorado’s Water Plan today. WRA

Western Slope Conservation Center

Western Values Project

  • Take action with Western Values Project and demand answers to critical questions about the Bureau of Land Management’s relocation to a building that houses mega oil and gas industry corporations and special interests. Western Values Project
  • Take action with Western Values Project and demand an immediate investigation into David Bernhardt’s actions at the Interior. WVP
  • Take action with Western Values Project and tell Trump to focus on combating COVID-19, not oil industry bailouts. Western Values Project

WildEarth Guardians

  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and support a nationwide ban on wildlife killing contests. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and tell the Forest Service to slow down on herbicides. WildEarth Guardians
  • Take action with WildEarth Guardians and sign the petition to protect wild places on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest. WildEarth Guardians

The Wilderness Society

  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and protect the Western Arctic. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and support the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy Act. The Wilderness Society
  • Take action with The Wilderness Society and help protect wilderness in Gila National Forest. The Wilderness Society

Wilderness Watch

  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and protect the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness and WSAs from unlawful and unauthorized bolted climbing routes. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and help protect nearly 19.4 million acres of America’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as Wilderness. Wilderness Watch
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and demand that Idaho put a stop to the horrific predator killing programs on our public lands. Wilderness Watch

Wilderness Workshop

  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and encourage Senator Gardner and Representative Tipton to support the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Wilderness Workshop and tell Senator Gardner to reject the constant attacks on our public lands. Wilderness Workshop
  • Take action with Wilderness Watch and urge Congress to support the Voluntary Grazing Permit Retirement Act. Wilderness Workshop

Wildlands Network

  • Take action with Wildlands Network and contact your legislators to save red wolves. Wildlands Network
  • Take action with Wildlands Network and urge legislators to vote no on border wall funding. Wildlands Network
  • Take action with Wildlands Network and ask your senators and representatives to co-sponsor the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act. Wildlands Network

The Wildlife Society

  • Take action with The Wildlife Society and ask Congress to support the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. The Wildlife Society

Wolf Conservation Center

  • Take action with Wolf Conservation Center and oppose the nationwide delisting of gray wolves. Wolf Conservation Center
  • Take action wth Wolf Conservation Center and halt the senseless killing of Washington’s wolves. Wolf Conservation Center
  • Take action with Wolf Conservation Center and ask your Congressional representatives to support the PAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019. Wolf Conservation Center

World Wildlife Fund

  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and help protect the Arctic Refuge. World Wildlife Fund
  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and sign the pledge and do your part to help protect pangolins. World Wildlife Fund
  • Take action with World Wildlife Fund and ask your representative to cosponsor the School Food Recovery Act (HR 5607) and support schools and students with valuable lessons, awareness, and data, and empower the next generation of food waste warriors. World Wildlife Fund

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