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The Latest On: Oil and Gas Drilling

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.

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.

February 23, 2015 | Blog Post

Californians Break Records to Fight Fracking

On February 7th, thousands of Californians marched in the streets of downtown Oakland in what has been billed as the largest anti-fracking rally in U.S. history.

February 20, 2015 | Feature

Photos: Inside the Fight to Save the Salish Sea

A proposed tar sands pipeline through Western Canada threatens the Salish Sea—rich, abundant border waters shared by the U.S. and Canada—and the very existence and way of life of Native tribes. This is one pipeline fight you haven’t heard about.

February 18, 2015 | Blog Post

Yet Another Explosive Wake-Up Call

Three major crude-by-rail accidents in the past week are adding fuel to a growing movement aiming to regulate this dangerous mode of oil transportation.

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