Environmental Action

Thank you to everyone who submitted comments and took environmental action to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. In 30 days, we gathered and submitted over 28,200 comments to the U.S. Forest Service. We asked them to prepare a full comprehensive study that examines the disastrous impacts of mining on the edge of America’s most visited wilderness. For […]

The U.S. Forest Service announced plans to significantly downgrade its study on risks posed by sulfide-ore copper mining to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The agency is downgrading the promised Environmental Impact Statement to a less rigorous Environment Assessment. We are working hard to gain permanent protection for the Boundary Waters. So we need your help in asking the U.S. […]
Environmental Action: Bald Eagle. Photo by HaroldHofer via Unsplash

See how Environmental Action’s dedicated supporters have made a difference this past year. Just scroll down to read the 2017 Environmental Action Impact Report. 2017 Environmental Action Impact Report Blocked devastating budget cuts at the Environmental Protection Agency Your calls, petition signatures, donations, and letters to newspapers during 2017 have — at least so far — helped stop President Trump’s proposed $2 […]