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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.

March 16, 2020 | In the News: Politico

How South Jersey Became Ground Zero in Feds’ Push For New Way to Transport LNG

Bradley Marshall, Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice: “To send that amount of energy in a rail car that has a history of derailing, breaching and exploding, seems incredibly dangerous without any kind of safety analysis of those tank cars. You could see a lot of interest in all of a sudden using trains as pipelines and see it really take off, sort of like you did see with crude by rail. Regulators didn't ensure the safety of transport of crude by rail and then we had explosions all across the country.”

March 5, 2020 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Lawyers for the Seventh Generation

Gussie Lord, Earthjustice’s first-ever director of tribal partnerships, and Stefanie Tsosie, senior associate attorney, tribal partnerships, discuss the complex legal, cultural, and political issues unique to this vital work.

January 22, 2020 | In the News: Daily Inter Lake

Court Hears Arguments on Last Oil, Gas Lease

Timothy Preso, Managing Attorney, Northern Rockies Office, Earthjustice: “Oil and gas development on this lease would inflict such a severe blow to the Blackfeet Tribe’s cultural interests that their ability to practice their cultural traditions in this area would be lost.”

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