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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.

March 16, 2017 | Press Release

Zinke Announces Plan to Axe Fracking Rule

Secretary of Interior directs the Department of Justice to file a motion in the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announcing that BLM intends to start a new rulemaking process to rescind the rule

March 15, 2017 | Legal Document

Federal Appellants’ Motion To Continue Argument And Hold Case In Abeyance Pending Administrative Action

Wyoming v. Zinke (10th Cir. Nos. 16-8068, 16-8069). On March 9, 2017, this Court ordered BLM to confirm whether its position in these appeals has changed due to the recent change of Administration. For the reasons stated below, BLM respectfully requests this Court to continue the oral argument and hold these appeals in abeyance pending a new rulemaking by BLM.

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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