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Nebraska Governor Calls on Obama to Deny Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

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Grant Schulte-Associated Press-08/31/2011 WASHINGTON - The governor of a midwestern state that would be affected by a pipeline proposed to go from Canada to Texas urged President Obama to deny a federal permit for construction of the pipeline. Details here. PLT: Isn't it sad that the world is so short of enlightened politicians such as this!

Save the Amazon - Sign the Petition! (Avaaz)

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The Amazon forest is at risk . The Brazilian Congress has watered down strict forest protection laws and brave Brazilian activists are being murdered for speaking out . It’s time for us to take this critical battle global -- if we all call on President Dilma to veto the bill, we could save the Amazon .