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We don’t need deep-sea mining

Deep-sea mining risks damaging vibrant ecosystems that science is just beginning to understand. And we don’t need it to meet the critical minerals challenge.

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Accidents waiting to happen: Industrial toxic chemicals
The Freedom Industries plant in West Virginia, site of a major 2014 chemical spill into the Elk River

Clean water

Accidents waiting to happen: Industrial toxic chemicals

Across the United States, thousands of facilities use or store chemicals that are harmful to people and the environment. Many of these facilities are located along waterways, where leaks or spills pose a risk of catastrophic damage.

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Plastic bag bans work

Beyond plastic

Plastic bag bans work

Well-designed single-use plastic bag bans have successfully reduced plastic bag use and associated litter and pollution. Use the Single-use Plastic Bag Ban Waste Reduction Calculator to estimate the impact where you live.

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