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January 22, 2015 | Feature

Map: Crude-by-Rail Across America

Railroad shipments of volatile crude oil into America's cities have dramatically increased, with explosive results. See a map of major crude-by-rail accidents since 2012, and the communities that are fighting back.

August 25, 2014 | Feature

Firefighters Turn Up The Heat On Flame Retardants

Flame retardants are among more than 80,000 chemicals on the market that have not been adequately tested for health and safety. They have received increased scrutiny for their potential health impacts on firefighters, as well as on the general public.

June 20, 2014 | Feature

Dryden: The Town That Changed The Fracking Game

When the oil and gas industry came to the small town of Dryden, NY, with plans to start fracking, things didn’t turn out quite how they expected. Find out how a group of neighbors turned the tables on a powerful industry—and changed the fracking game forever. View the photo essay.

December 31, 2014 | Feature

Legal Docket 2015: Highlights

With the generous investment of our members, we have taken on some of the biggest environmental challenges across the country, expanding our legal docket to more than 370 active cases. See highlights from this year's Legal Docket.

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