Trump’s desired border wall will ruin a native people’s way of life
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer walks along a wall at the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from San Diego on Nov. 25, 2018. (Greg Bull/AP) Shutting down the U.S. government temporarily to stop the wall is the least leaders can do to prevent permanently shutting down an entire way of life. Sixty-five miles of the U.S.-Mexico border bisects the Tohono O’odham Nation , where I’ve lived my entire life, raised my children and co-founded Indivisible Tohono in response to President Trump, whose policies pose an existential threat to our nation. We are the original caretakers of this land, and our connection to it is profound. For hundreds of years predating European arrival, the men of our nation have performed the Salt Pilgrimage . Beginning on the U.S…
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
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Better Buildings Challenge SWAP 3
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Because You Asked: What Should I Do with Worn-Out Clothing?
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In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline...
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
Jasenski Ackerley wins Schenectady County clerk post
'Working with John has been an amazing experience; he's been a great mentor to me.
Environmental, Conservation, and Community Groups
Clean Water Action: Dirty Water in the White House; Polluter Crony at EPA Washington, D.C. – President Trump today signed an executive order to start the process to withdraw protections for s…
How to Save Antibiotics
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Webinar Invite: Learn About Trump’s New Offshore Drilling Plan
Thursday, May 18, 2:00 pm ET | RSVP required On April 28, President Trump signed an executive order that may open up offshore drilling in the Atlantic, from Florida to Delaware, despite strong opposition from coastal communities up and down the Atlantic coast. Join this webinar to learn more about the Trump Administration’s drilling plan, the process ahead, and how individuals can stand up [ MORE » ]