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Tell President Obama to Protect Our Coasts From Drilling

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Five years after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster -- the worst in American history -- the Gulf of Mexico still bears scars from this tragedy. Yet Big Oil is on the verge of getting the green light to drill off our coasts again.

The impacts of the Deepwater Horizon disaster are heartbreaking. Eleven people lost their lives after the drilling rig exploded. In the 87 days that followed, 210 million gallons of crude oil gushed from the ocean floor, harming communities and wildlife throughout the region. Years later, scientists have discovered another environmental consequence -- toxic crude oil from the spill blankets the Gulf floor and is slowly making its way up the food chain. Our communities, fragile coastal ecosystems, wildlife, and climate are too dear to risk again.

Now, Big Oil hopes to drill in the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans. Rather than invite another disaster, President Obama must usher in a new age -- where offshore drilling rigs are relics of the past and clean energy, like offshore wind, is our reality.

Send your letter today. Tell President Obama to keep our coasts off-limits to oil and gas drilling.

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Oppose Congressman Whitfield's polluter protection bill
Congressman Whitfield's so-called "Ratepayers Protection Bill" is really a "Polluter Protection Bill" and would essentially give governors veto power over the federal requirements of the Clean Power Plan.
Stop attacking clean water and renewable energy!
Ask your representative to oppose the House Republican Energy and Water Funding Bill!
Tell Congress to stop siding with dirty coal ash polluters
The "Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015" guts the new EPA rule of public health protections and places American communities at increased risk of toxic exposure and catastrophic disasters. Send a message to oppose it!
Trade agreements should not be made behind closed doors.
If Congress thinks they can flood our communities with more fracking thanks to a secret trade agreement, we'd better flood their offices with messages!
Honor Buffalo Soldiers in our national parks!
Introduced in February of last year, the Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act (S.225/H.R. 520) authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to determine the best way of commemorating the role Buffalo Soldiers played.
Keep dirty fuels in the ground
Tell President Obama to keep dirty fuels in the ground.

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