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The Latest On: Oil and Gas Drilling

March 5, 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 oil train 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.

April 1, 2015 | Blog Post

California Offers Up Watered Down Drought Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown calls on Californians to take shorter showers, while giving Big Ag and the fossil fuel industry a free pass on conserving dwindling water supplies.

March 24, 2015 | Blog Post

Testifying to Stop the Salish Sea Pipeline

The proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion threatens the way of life on the Salish Sea, and this First Nations testimony exemplifies why it should be stopped.

March 24, 2015 | Blog Post

Ignoring the History of Exxon Valdez

On the 26th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, we look to the future of oil drilling leases in the Arctic Ocean.

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