Sustainable Development

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Peace is the only way to lasting happiness and continued economic growth.

Poverty and Pollution are Costly Capital Losses

Our current wars, economic crisis, poverty and pollution are linked. Instead of being spent on human development investments, public funds have been spent on violent methods to solve problems. Instead of sound environmental practices, we allow life to be diminished.  War, poverty, pollution and destruction of natural resource are the same wrong to Life.

The crucial choice before us is the method we choose to solve our problems. It is between peace and war, violence and non-violence, intelligence and brute force, not between left and right, republican and democrats, capitalist and socialist,...

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Mountaintop removal is probably the worst mining method. Please co-sponsor the Cardin-Alexander "Appalachian Restoration Act" (S 696).:

(S 696).   Dear Senators Robert Casey and Arlen Specter,   Please co-sponsor the Cardin-Alexander "Appalachian Restoration Act" (S 696).   Restore the original intent of the Clean Water Act, and clarify that mountaintop removal mining waste can not be dumped into streams. Passing S696 will help end the destruction of the Appalachian Mountains.   Clean Water Act (CWA) cannot continue to allow the granting of permits to place "fill material", including mining waste, into waters of the United States. This accelerated  devastating practice has already destroyed many Appalachian...