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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 17, 2017 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Coalition Sues for Public Access to Fracking Chemical Information

A coalition of Montana property owners, public health advocates, and conservation groups have filed a legal challenge to the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation’s refusal to grant the public greater access to information about the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

October 19, 2016 | Blog Post

Oil and Gas Threat Map Shows At-Risk Populations

A government bureau wants to open up one million acres of central California land to more fracking, but an Earthjustice lawsuit shows that the bureau needs to think before it acts.

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