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August 8, 2013 | Article

Kids Speak Up On Fracking

A group of 5th graders did a special project—on fracking. After considering both sides of the issue, and learning that the chemicals used in fracking are often secret, many of the students decided it wasn’t a good idea. Afterwards, they explained—in their own words—why they felt that way.

July 17, 2013 | Case

Challenging the Interstate Constitution Gas Pipeline

A 124-mile natural gas pipeline is proposed to run through portions of New York and Pennsylvania, raising concerns that the project will increase fracking and threaten local air, water, and wildlife. Earthjustice intervened on behalf of a coalition of environmental groups to challenge the pipeline.

May 16, 2013 | Case

Protecting Seneca Lake from the Gas Industry

Residents, business owners and elected officials in western New York worry that gas storage projects on the shores of Seneca Lake will kill the local tourism economy. Earthjustice is representing their concerns.

May 10, 2013 | Case

Challenging A Chesapeake Bay Gas Export Terminal

Earthjustice is challenging a massive export terminal for fracked gas that is proposed in the Chesapeake Bay estuary—a major threat to the local ecology and to communities across the eastern U.S. already under siege from the fracking boom.