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Coal: It’s What’s for Dinner

Blog Post | January 16, 2013 | Kristen McDonald
A while ago I stopped eating fish, in part because I worried that it might contain an unhealthy helping of mercury—a potent neurotoxin that can cause birth defects and...

Tweeting Shuts Down Polluter

Blog Post | October 29, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Brother Mao was walking along the Xiangtan River near his home of Xiangtan, Hunan Province, when he noticed thick red sewage streaming into the river from a nearby chemical...

Tweeting Shuts Down Polluter

Blog Post | October 1, 2012 | Domenique Zuber
Mao Ge Uses the Power of Social Media to Fight Water Pollution in China. Mao Ge was walking along the Xiangtan River near his home of Xiangtan, Hunan Province,...

Russian Community Seeks Resettlement for Sakhalin II Project

Press Release | July 31, 2012
Today, residents living adjacent to a highly polluting liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) plant and oil and gas export terminals on Sakhalin Island, Russia, filed a complaint against Royal...

Update: Shell Oil Should Not Get Special Treatment from EPA

Press Release | July 19, 2012
Despite protests from Pacific Environment and a coalition of conservation organizations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) went ahead and granted Royal Dutch Shell special treatment. In response to Shell’s...

Pacific Environment Sues to Protect Arctic from Oil Spills

Press Release | July 10, 2012
“We have been forced into court to make sure the Arctic Ocean is protected and Shell is prepared, as mandated by law. The Federal Government rubber-stamped plans that rely...