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January 16, 2014 | Article

Towns Fight Back Against Fracking

In mid-December the Pennsylvania Supreme Court found Act 13 is unconstitutional. This is a law that allowed state government to override local communities’ zoning decisions to limit hydraulic fracturing or fracking. The decision stems from a lawsuit by seven Pennsylvania municipalities, a doctor and the Delaware Riverkeeper Network. Earthjustice submitted a friend-of-the-court brief in the case, representing 22 organizations, including Marcellus Protest, Lehigh Valley Gas Truth and Berks Gas Truth.

November 8, 2013 | Article

EPA - Here Are 55 Reasons To Listen Closely

At EPA's listening session regarding carbon pollution controls from existing power plants, Sr. Legislative Representative Sarah Saylor put herself in EPA’s shoes and did some real listening. It turns out the list of what may be lost and what must be protected by such a rule is not as short as we sometimes make it in the name of expediency.

October 17, 2013 | Case

Advancing Clean Energy: Energy Storage

Earthjustice intervened in California Public Utilities Commission proceedings to ensure the adoption of effective electric energy storage policies that will maximize opportunities for clean energy to support a move towards an electric grid built around electric energy sources.

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