Imagine coming home from work or school and not having access to water for cooking dinner, or not being able to take a shower after a hard day's work.
"Working people will suffer disproportionately from the current patterns of investment and neglect that do not prioritize good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities."
"Make it bigger, make it bolder, make it more challenging, because literally the whole world will be watching."
"We must walk the walk with the people in the struggles for economic and democratic reforms. Every victory does make a difference in people's lives."
The Obama administration is developing a more aggressive policy on environmental issues, as the president increasingly sees fighting climate change as one of the core components of his legacy.
Environmental activists and oil drilling opponents have many unanswered questions concerning several aspects of this type of operation.
The late environmentalist, Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D-Wis., founded Earth Day as an environmental teach-in first held on April 22, 1970.
The Cowboy and Indian Alliance is marching on the Capitol in Washington for Earth Day today through April 27 to protest the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.
Yellowstone National Park is rounding up bison to be slaughtered, and people ranging from Native Americans to animal rights activists are calling Yellowstone out on it.
XL backers' arguments that the project is a jobs provider are being disputed. Many, including some labor activists, feel that the pipeline issue does not need to be divisive, and that they share the same underlying interests.