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Alachua County Says No to Florida Plan for Huge Toll Roads

August 11, 2020

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously today to oppose a plan to build new toll roads through some of Florida’s last wild places.

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Tucson’s Pueblo High to Host Climate Science, Advocacy Forum

February 26, 2020

TUCSON, Ariz.― Tucson conservation and human-rights groups are joining Pueblo High School students to host a half-day environmental forum Saturday on climate science and advocacy training.

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‘Frostpaw the Polar Bear’ Arrives In Iowa to Kick Off Extinction Crisis Campaign

January 30, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa— The Center for Biological Diversity’s Frostpaw the Polar Bear touched down in Des Moines today, ready to join wildlife advocates and volunteers in kickstarting a new campaign to urge all the presidential candidates from each political party to address the wildlife extinction crisis unfolding in Iowa and around the globe.

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No Roads to Ruin Coalition to Launch Campaign Against Florida Toll Roads at Capitol Thursday

December 4, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— The No Roads to Ruin Coalition, an alliance of more than 50 Florida-based organizations and businesses, will unveil its strategy to stop Florida’s destructive toll road plan, known as M-CORES. On December 5 at 11:30 a.m., leaders from across the state will call upon Gov. Ron DeSantis to halt M-CORES.

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North Carolina Governor Urged to End Duke Monopoly, Transform Energy System

September 9, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C.— In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the Energy Justice NC Coalition today called on North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to end Duke Energy’s monopoly and transform the state’s electricity system to 100 percent renewable energy as soon as possible.

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