National Publications

Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

August 23, 2017

Americans should understand the goal of the oil and gas industry: drill, extract, and burn all the oil and gas resources it can acquire. The business plan is to burn it all.Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

Letter to Congress: Vote No on H.R. 2, the House Farm Bill

June 20, 2018

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters, our groups urge you to oppose H.R. 2 due to the inclusion of myriad anti- environmental provisions and attacks on conservation.

Lake Erie Algal Bloom - August 2015. Photo Credit: NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch

Putting Drinking Water First to Address Nutrient Pollution

June 5, 2018

Since the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972 the United States has made great progress in cleaning up industrial chemicals and sewage pollution, but has failed to significantly reduce run-off of nutrient pollution into our nation’s rivers, lakes, and bays. Nutrient pollution refers to nitrogen   and phosphorus, which are essential life elements that have enabled agriculture production in the United States to thrive, but at a huge cost to water quality.

Letter to Congress: Oppose Clean Water Rule Rider on HR 5895

June 5, 2018

Our organizations, along with our millions of members and supporters, urge you to oppose all anti-environmental riders proposed for inclusion in the H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

Letter to Congress: Oppose Rollbacks in the Water Resources Development Act of 2018

June 4, 2018

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters, the undersigned organizations urge you to oppose all efforts to roll back environmental laws in the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA).

Letter to Congress: Oppose the Dirty Water Rider on the Farm Bill

Our organizations urge you to oppose all anti- environmental riders proposed for inclusion in the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, especially the Gosar-Banks amendment #16 which would repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule.