Activists from across the U.S. met Apr. 18 to convene the Populism 2015 Conference for "Building a Movement for People and the Planet."
Earth Day encourages all citizens to help protect our environment and contribute to a healthy, sustainable world.
"California water policy, water management, and infrastructure need to be changed: those systems were built in an old climate and the reality is, we're in a new climate."
On this day in 2010, a BP oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, resulting in the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
"It's all well and good that the wealthy are having their lawns painted green, but that's not a solution."
Grijalva, who chairs the congressional committee and is a member of the Progressive Caucus, said, "40 years of environmental policy issues are under attack."
This is the science of climate change. It is no longer up for debate.
"At the heart of this campaign is consumer rights. People deserve to know what they are eating and feeding their children."
Ward Valley, Calif., was decided upon in 1988 as the preferred location for a nuclear waste dump to be operated by U.S. Ecology.
Activists attended a forum on proposed climate and environmental legislation for New York City.