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Oil and Gas Drilling

The Latest On: Oil and Gas Drilling

July 20, 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.

January 25, 2017 | In the News: High Country News

Breaking Down Trump’s Dakota Access Decision

Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This is another action in a long history of sidestepping treaty rights and trampling on the rights of indigenous people. If this is how the Trump administration is going to be approaching issues in Indian country, it’s going to be a long four years.”

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