Take Action: River Runs Orange through Wildlife Habitat

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Progress: 64%
Progress: 64%
Alerts Taken: 16028     Goal: 25000



When the Animas River ran orange from three million gallons of mine waste, the toxic heavy metals swept through lands that are home to mule deer and countless western wildlife.

It is a catastrophe long in the making. Hundreds of thousands of abandoned hardrock mining sites are scattered across the west, leaching toxic pollution into waterways and wildlife habitat.

Don’t let hardrock mining companies continue to avoid responsibility for cleaning up the dangerous mess that the industry leaves behind.

Take Action! Urge your members of Congress to hold the hardrock mining industry accountable for the toxic pollution its mines leave behind.

 

 

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