Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant Now

Initiative: Close Indian Power Plant Built over 40 years ago, Indian Point Nuclear Plant (or Indian Point Energy Center) owned by Entergy Corporation, is located approximately 25 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River at the intersection of the Ramapo and Stamford-to-Peekskill fault lines. Indian Point is sited in the most populous [...]

Military Proposals Without Proper Review

Initiative: Military Proposals Without Environmental Reviews The Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site (PCMS), located in Las Animas County, Colorado, supports a diverse ecosystem with large numbers of big and small game, fisheries, non-game wildlife, forest, rangeland, mineral resources and significant archeological and paleontological resources. After acquiring more than half of the PCMS land through eminent domain [...]

Protecting Our Air, Water & Land From Fracking

Initiative: Protecting Air, Water & Land from Fracking Since the summer of 2010, Rock the Earth has monitored and reported on the serious environmental concerns raised by hydraulic fracturing (fracking). Hydraulic fracturing is the industrial process of extracting natural gas by fracturing deep shale beds and injecting them with enormous amounts of water and chemical [...]

Protecting Wilderness from Drilling

Initiative: Protecting Wilderness from Drilling The Roan Plateau, northwest of Rifle, CO, rises 3,500 feet above the Colorado River Valley. The plateau is an undeveloped island of public land amid a quickly growing complex of natural gas fields. Well pads, drill rigs, roads, pipelines, waste pits and other infrastructure already stretch for miles in every [...]

Regulate Cruise Ship Pollution

Discharges and air emissions from cruise ships have an incredibly damaging impact on ocean and coastal areas throughout the world. U.S. Congressman Sam Farr (D-CA) has referred to cruise ships as “floating cities” as they ferry thousands of passengers for extended periods of time. This includes significant volumes of raw sewage, solid waste, graywater, oily [...]

Protecting Native Resources in Hawaii

With support of musical artist Jack Johnson, Rock the Earth is working with local conservation groups to protect an important marine ecosystem off the coast of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands. The NW HI Islands ecosystem contains over...