In cities all over America, private corporations are plotting to seize the water systems that residents use for every day needs. Data shows that's a bad thing from cost to number of shut-offs to safety — that's why we organize people to take back control from those corporations.
Browse our stories, victories, and the facts behind our work to see how we're making an impact together.
Together with our members, we've built the movement to ban fracking everywhere. We're going after fracking with everything we've got, state by state and nationally. Here's one of our latest wins!
Some of the worst environmental offenders are honored with distinctions and roles in important institutions. But not when we can help it! Here's what we did together.
Ersel Hickey was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather known around his small town of Hoosick Falls, NY as a neighborly, kind man. Just months into his retirement, he was told he had cancer. This is the story of how his grieving son looked into where that cancer could have come from and found out way more about his town’s water than he bargained for.
When Sunoco/Energy Transfer Partners came to Chester and Delaware counties just outside of Philadelphia to push their plans to drill, they didn't dream that Ginny and her community would put up the fight that they have. Now that these neighbors have had some success in tangling Sunoco's plans, they're planning to fight even harder to get the company's pipelines out of their yards.
When banned drugs are found in random samples of meat, you would hope it would trigger an investigation of how the drugs are getting there. Instead, the USDA has been refusing to act. Why?
Bayer CropScience is trying to buy the U.S. seed and agrichemical giant Monsanto; this latest seed mega-merger will further consolidate corporate power over our food system.
The Trump administration wants a 31 percent budget cut for the EPA, which would be their lowest budget in over 40 years.
The growth in renewable electricity generation is due to policy decisions like Renewable Portfolio Standards. But there is still room for improvement.