Environmental Justice

    Alaska Community Action on Toxics Contact: Environmental Health & Justice Coordinator
    505 West Northern Lights Blvd Suite 205 Anchorage AK United States
    Phone: 907 222 7714 Fax: 907 222 7715 Website: Alaska Community Action on Toxics

    Alaska Community Action on Toxics has been advocating for environmental health and justice issues locally with communities, statewide, nationally, and internationally. We provide communities the scientific tools and training needed to advocate for their health and wellbeing. In Seward Alaska, we coordinated the Bucket Brigade which utilizes air quality monitoring by local citizens to prove impacts from coal loading activities

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    Alaska’s Big Village Network Contact: Carl Wassilie
    3724 Campbell Airstrip Road Anchorage AK 99504
    Phone: 907-382-3403 Website: Alaska’s Big Village Network

    ALASKA’S BIG VILLAGE NETWORK’S (ABVN) MISSION IS TO CREATE COMMUNITIES OF INCLUSION OF INDIGENOUS AND NON-INDIGENOUS PEOPLES FOR THE HEALTH OF ALL PEOPLES’ MENTAL, SOCIAL, PHYSICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING APPLYING ANCESTRAL WISDOM OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ HONOR, RESPECT AND DIGNITY OF THE WHOLE LIVING AND NON-LIVING UNIVERSE.

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    Amigos Bravos Contact: Brian Shields
    P.O. Box 238 Taos NM 87571 United States
    Phone: 505 758 3874 Fax: 505 758 7345 Website: Amigos Bravos

    Amigos Bravos is a nationally recognized statewide river conservation organization guided by social justice principles and dedicated to preserving and restoring the ecological and cultural integrity of New Mexico’s rivers and watersheds. Our mission is to return New Mexico’s rivers to drinkable quality wherever possible; to see that natural flows are maintained and that artificial flows are regulated to protect and reclaim river ecosystems; to preserve and restore native riparian biodiversity; to support environmentally sound and sustainable traditional ways of life; and to ensure that environmental and social justice go hand-in-hand.

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    Apache Stronghold Contact: Sally Noedel
    P.O. Box 766 San Carlos AZ 85550
    Phone: 928-475-6751 Website: Apache Stronghold

    Apache Stronghold is working to protect religious freedom and sacred sites at Apache Leap and Oak Flat from Rio Tinto’s Resolution Copper Project. Walk to Save Oak Flat was founded in 2015 to raise awareness and opposition to the proposal.

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    Committee for Future Generations Contact: Candyce Paul
    Saskatchewan Canada

    The Committee for Future Generations was founded in 2011 by a group of citizens concerned that northern Saskatchewan communities are being aggressively targeted by the Nuclear Waste Management Organization to store Canada’s nuclear waste.

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    Concerned Citizens and Retired Miners Contact: Roy Chavez
    106 W. Palo Verde Dr. Superior Arizona 85173
    Phone: 520-827-9133 Website: concerned citizens and retired miners

    Concerned Citizens & Retired Miners is a grassroots group of citizens who reside in Superior, AZ or are affiliated with relatives who are residents; are retired hard-rock miners who previously worked in the now non-operational mine in Superior, AZ and were displaced; or are individuals concerned that important public and is being conveyed to a foreign mining company for private use. Specifically, the organization opposes the federal exchange land bill that would give Oak Flat campground to Rio Tinto and BHP regardless of the findings of the NEPA analyses.

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    DineCARE Contact: Anna Marie Frazier
    HC 63 Box 263 Winslow AZ 86047 United States
    Phone: 928-401-0382

    Dine’ Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment (Dine’ CARE) is a grassroot all Navajo organization that came together in 1988 as a result of plans to build a Toxic Waste Plant in their community of Dilkon, Arizona. For 24 years Dine’ CARE worked with communities in the 4-Corners Region on issues that impacted their way of life, their environment, such as uranium mining, over-cutting of trees on the Chuskas, Oil/Gas drilling, coal mining, pollution from Coal Burning Power Plants, Navajo Nation water issue. We empower the people to speak for themselves to fight their battles, while we teach them the tools through training sessions and strategic planning.

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    Mining Impact Coalition of Wisconsin Contact: Dave Blouin
    3918 Paunack Ave Madison WI 53711-1623 United States
    Phone: 608-233-8455 Phone: 608-220-4040 Website: Mining Impact Coalition of Wisconsin
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    Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment (MASE) Contact: Susan Gordon
    P.O. Box 4524 ALbuquerque NM 87196
    Phone: 505-577-8438 Website: Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment

    MACE is rooted in the experiences of uranium-impacted communities of the southwestern U.S. We are communities working to restore and protect the natural and cultural environment through respectfully promoting intercultural engagement among communities and institutions for the benefit of all life and future generations.

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    New Mexico Environmental Law Center Contact: Eric Jantz
    1405 Luisa Street, Suite 5 Santa Fe NM 87505 United States
    Phone: (505) 989-9022 Website: New Mexico Environmental Law Center

    The NMELC is the only legal organization in New Mexico that focuses exclusively on representing low-income communities and communities of color in environmental disputes. A large part of the work NMELC does is representing communities impacted by uranium mining and processing in their efforts to resist new uranium mining and force clean-up of legacy waste.

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    Plains Justice Contact: Carrie La Seur
    2501 Montana Avenue, Ste. 4 Billings MT 59103 United States
    Phone: 406-969-1040 or (cell) 406-696-8700 Fax: 866-484-2373

    Clean energy legal and policy services for northern plains communities.

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    Save the Wild U.P. Contact: Alexandra Maxwell
    P.O. Box 562 Marquette MI 49855 United States
    Phone: (906) 662-8876 Website: Save the Wild U.P.

    Through public awareness and education we strive to protect the Upper Peninsula from unsustainable development, degradation and dangerous contamination.

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    Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ) Contact: Diane Farsetta
    122 State Street #405A Madison WI 53703 United States
    Phone: (608) 250-9240 Website: Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ)

    WNPJ facilitates activities, cooperation and communication among Wisconsin organizations and individuals working toward the creation of a sustainable world, free from violence and injustice. We build coalitions, engage the public and wage campaigns through our Anti-Militarism, Immigrant Rights and Environment Work Groups, the last of which heads our anti-mining advocacy.

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