The Latest by Emily Greenlee

Litigation Assistant

Emily Greenlee was a litigation assistant in the Northeast regional office from 2009–2012.

April 11, 2011

New Yorkers: "No Fracking Way"

Hundreds rally in Albany in April 2011 to warn about dangers of toxic gas drilling. Speaking to a sea of folks in blue Water Rangers t-shirts, a full line-up of state lawmakers were on hand to assure rally-goers that they would not let allow the oil and gas industry to do to New York what they’ve done in Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma and, now, Pennsylvania.

April 5, 2011

Tr-Ash Talk: Mapping Environmental Injustice

From South Carolina to Alabama and all across the country, coal ash—which can leach dangerous toxic chemicals like arsenic, lead, cadmium, mercury, and selenium into groundwater—is often stockpiled in low-income communities. Coal ash presents risks of both catastrophic spills, like the 2008 TVA coal ash disaster, and more common dangers, like pollution of groundwater used …