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Tell President Obama to Move Forward on Climate and Clean Water by Stopping Dirty Energy
Join the movement to protect the planet and our communities from the devastating impacts of climate change. Please sign this petition to tell President Obama to stop America’s most devastating dirty energy projects.
On Feb. 17, thousands of people converged in Washington, D.C. for the largest climate rally in history and demanded action on our unprecedented global crisis.
This petition unites the voices of people across the U.S. who are demanding that President Obama make good on his promise to move forward on climate change and stop our reliance on dirty energy. Signing this petition will show a broad base of citizen support for a transition away from planet-killing fossil fuels toward a future that embraces renewable energy and healthy, clean waterways. Please join us!
Endorsing Organizations: Waterkeeper Alliance, River Network, CO-FORCE, Carrie Dickerson Foundation, Ohio Wetlands Association, Walk About Water, Ohio Network for the Chemically Injured, Landowners Rights Alliance (LORA), San Antonio Bay Waterkeeper, The Earth First Initiative
If your organization is interested in endorsing this petition, email Nicole D'Alessando at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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By Tara Lohan
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