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Legal Petition Pushes President Obama to End Crude Oil Exports, Declare Climate Emergency


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Legal Petition Pushes President Obama to End Crude Oil Exports, Declare Climate Emergency

WASHINGTON - As the Obama administration prepares to sign the Paris climate agreement, 350 environmental, social-justice, health and faith organizations filed a legal petition today urging President Barack Obama to declare a national climate emergency and end all U.S. crude oil exports. The ban would keep millions of tons of greenhouse gas pollution from escaping into the atmosphere and worsening the climate crisis.

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