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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.

February 6, 2020 | In the News: Washington Post

These southern Utah sites were once off-limits to development. Now, Trump will auction the right to drill and graze there.

Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “The Trump administration built their plans on an unlawful foundation. This headlong spree to open up monument lands to extractive industries and development is illegitimate, and could only be done by turning a blind eye to the law and flat out ignoring the Native American tribes for whom Bears Ears is sacred.”

January 23, 2020 | Letter

Support Letter for ALJ Kersten’s Proposed Decision Approving Limited Modification to D.18-06-028.

The Natural Resources Defense Council, Climate Action Campaign, California Environmental Justice Alliance, Environmental Defense Fund, The San Diego Urban Sustainability Coalition and SanDiego350 write to express our strong support for Administrative Law Judge Kersten’s Proposed Decision Approving Modifications to Decision 18-06-028 and corresponding opposition to Commissioner Randolph’s Alternate Proposed Decision Approving Limited Modifications to D.18-06-028.

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.”

January 8, 2020 | From the Experts

Australia Is on Fire and Its Government Is Blowing Smoke

Attorney Noni Austin explains how the Australian prime minister says the country is doing its fair share to combat the climate crisis — but Australia is now the world’s No. 1 exporter of both coal and gas.

December 23, 2019 | In the News: KUER

District Court Will Hear Public Lands Fracking Lawsuit In January

Michael Freeman, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “The effect of that [rescinded rule] was to leave all oil and gas development on federal lands in this country subject to really outdated and inadequate federal standards of our lands and our water and our public health.”

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