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Managing Attorney Deborah Goldberg On The Dark Side Of The Fracking Boom

Managing Attorney Deborah Goldberg discusses the Northeast regional office's litigation on fracking, a controversial form of extreme gas drilling that can contaminate the air and water.

Managing Attorney Deborah Goldberg: "The oil and gas industry is very successfully externalizing a lot of the costs. So the environmental impacts, the health impacts, the property impacts are being borne by the public."

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Down to Earth is an audio podcast series about the news, events and personalities that make up Earthjustice. Hear from attorneys, clients, scientific experts, and more on Earthjustice litigation. New episodes are released monthly. Subscribe on Soundcloud and iTunes.

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Teleconference: Fracking And Community Control

On June 20, 2014, in advance of a decision from New York’s high court over a pair of zoning-based oil and gas development bans, experts from New York, Colorado, California, Pennsylvania and Texas hosted a teleconference on the growing trend of community control over fracking.

Helen Slottje: Fighting Fracking, And Winning

In this Down to Earth episode, Helen Holden Slottje, a lawyer in upstate New York, discusses her pioneering legal strategy to keep the controversial oil and gas development process known as "fracking" out of communities.