"With his pen stroke, with the emergency manager law, he poisoned 100,000 people; this is what happens when profits take precedence over people."
The noise and electronic radiation pose a dire threat to animals and plants in the wilderness regions of the Olympic Peninsula.
"Once again, we must confront a powerful blow from nature."
The TPP would cost jobs, raise the cost of medical care, and degrade labor conditions and the environment.
There is a certain quality to the air in the Cascades in Oregon that defies attempts to put it into words.
"It's heartbreaking. It's impossible to reclaim and rehabilitate the land once they do what they are planning to do with it."
The latest ecological disaster left the Animas River a sickly color, after an accident on Aug. 5 sent at least three million gallons of mine waste gushing into the water.
This incident offers further vindication for what environmentalists have been saying all along: that accidents are unavoidable in this ecologically sensitive region.
Held by 350.org and the Sierra Club, the event marked the two-year anniversary of the disaster, the Lac-Megantic, Quebec, oil train explosion that killed 47 people.
A divided Supreme Court ruled against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.