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: oppose H.R. 3219, the so-called Make American Secure Appropriations Act, 2018

July 26, 2017

On behalf of our millions of members, the undersigned organizations urge you to oppose H.R. 3219, the so-called Make American Secure Appropriations Act, 2018. This package includes provisions that are harmful to water and ocean resources, cuts funding for clean energy innovation, undermines safe nuclear waste storage, and attacks border communities.

Letter to Congress: oppose all damaging ideological riders in H.R. 3219

July 26, 2017

Our organizations, along with our millions of members and supporters, urge you to oppose all damaging ideological riders in H.R. 3219, the “Defense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act.

Letter to Congress: We urge you to oppose the Perry Amendment

July 13, 2017

With year after year of record-breaking heat and historic degradation of ice sheets, it is reckless for the House to spend floor time voting to tie the hands of our armed forces and leave our military unprepared to deal with security threats posed by a changing climate. For these reasons, we urge you to OPPOSE the Perry Amendment #390.

Chevron Midway-Sunset EOR Well Blowout

The Environmental Risks and Oversight of Enhanced Oil Recovery in the United States

August 2, 2017

Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is the most common oil recovery practice in the U.S., accounting for an estimated 60% of domestic crude oil production. EOR involves the injection of fluids underground to increase the flow of oil and gas to the surface. Despite its prevalence, EOR is largely unknown to the public, poses threats to groundwater, and lacks adequate oversight from state and federal regulators. 

Letter to Congress: Oppose any appropriations bills which include ideological policy riders.

July 6, 2017

We, the undersigned organizations, write to ask you to oppose any FY 2018 appropriations bills which include ideological policy riders.