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Fracking Gone Wrong: Finding a Better Way

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November 1, 2013 | Case

Defending Rights of Local Towns: Act 13 Zoning Challenge

Act 13 is a controversial Pennsylvania state law that sought to override local zoning laws related to the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” Earthjustice filed an amicus brief on behalf of groups, defending the rights of towns to limit the impacts of the fracking-enabled gas drilling boom.

October 29, 2013 | In the News: National Geographic

Communities Take Action Against Fracking

Communities around the nation are beginning to challenge energy companies and their plans to frack for natural gas. Stricter regulations are being set for fracking as U.S citizens become more aware of the negative impacts drilling has on their health and safety. With fracking on the rise, drill sites have edged closer to more populated towns and cities in New York and Pennsylvania, among others.

September 17, 2013 | Case

Fighting for Cleaner Air in Utah’s Uinta Basin

Oil and gas drilling is booming in Utah’s Uinta Basin—and so is smog pollution. Earthjustice is working with local groups in a suit that challenges EPA’s failure to protect the region from an escalating public health crisis.