Most mines in the U.S. are established and operated under the grossly outdated regulations of the 1872 Mining Law. The groups that follow are working to revise that law, stop the growth of resource extraction operations, clean up pollution created by industry, and develop new sources of energy to replace the environmentally damaging ones upon which we currently depend.
Total given in this category in fiscal year 2013: $547,500
195 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5 Canada
The Georgia Strait Alliance works to protect and restore the at-risk natural environment of Canada�s Georgia Strait, as well as its adjoining waters and communities.
300 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2K6 Canada
Environmental Defence spearheads campaigns that seek to challenge and inspire change in government, business and people to ensure a greener, healthier and prosperous life for all.
c/o Aedin McLoughlin, Druminalass
Ballinaglera, County Leitrim - Ireland
Good Energies Alliance Ireland uses direct action, education and lobbying to implement national campaigns to impose a ban on hydraulic fracturing and to promote sustainable energy sources and practices.
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Oslo, Oslo 159 Norway
Folkeaksjonen oljefritt Lofoten, Vester�len og Senja works to keep the coast outside of LoVeSe free of oil activity and calls attention to the natural resources that have helped the region survive for centuries.
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