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Tag: fracking

Massive fracking on Nevada public lands sought by Trump administration, conservation...

The protest says the BLM has violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act by failing to analyze the risks of drilling for oil and fracking with dangerous chemicals on such a massive scale.

The unexpected ways fracking affects air pollution

Fracking has led to a large increase of hydrocarbon emissions in rural areas, reversing some regional air trends.

VICTORY: Ohio Supreme Court overturns the ban on cities that prevented...

This is a great step in the right direction, but it isn't perfect.

New study shows fracking harms kids’ brains

This is the first study to focus on the UOG industry's effects on infants and children, particularly those that live near fracking sites.

Fossil fuel misinformation helps quash community effort to ban fracking in...

Youngstown, Ohio, has been told it cannot place an anti-fracking initiative on local ballots, due in part to a misinformation campaign from the fossil fuel industry.

Why one Native family is donating their fracking proceeds to benefit...

A new fund will support deeply researched investigative journalism that reports on critical issues in Indian Country.

Ohio communities face ‘voter suppression’ in push to rein in oil...

Waterville shows what could be if these ballot initiatives are allowed a vote: a genuine face-off between the oil and gas industry and local communities.

Groups challenge fracking plan for Ohio’s only national forest

The Wayne is Ohio's only national forest and it belongs to the people and should be preserved for generations to come.

Big victory in fight to protect California’s coast from offshore fracking

“This is a big victory in the fight to protect California’s coast from offshore fracking’s toxic chemicals.”

Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell speaks out before jail time for peaceful...

Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell and Pramilla Malick are going to jail today for their nonviolent protest against a natural gas-fired power plant that uses fracked gas in Orange County, New York.

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Bernie Sanders is now backing Randy Bryce – which could be very bad news...

Sanders’ endorsement of Bryce comes at a time when the former union organizer and steelworker is rising in the polls in his bid to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Respect existence or expect resistance

“It’s time that we take responsibility for our own lives … that we create a world which gives us the power to act, instead of hoping that other people will solve problems.”

Congressman apologizes for nude selfie

Barton announced his re-election bid earlier this month and has no intention of resigning.

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

The rules according to Trump

Women rise against centuries of assault and sexual harassment. Yet a man accused of such crimes remains in the White House.

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