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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.

November 15, 2019 | Legal Document

Response in Support of Turn's Application for Rehearing of Decision

Before the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California, Sierra Club and the Union of Concerned Scientists submit this response in support of the Application of The Utility Reform Network (“TURN”) for Rehearing of Decision No. 19-09-051, filed October 31, 2019.

October 14, 2019 | Video

Rigged No More

One day, Pawnee Tribal member Walter Echo-Hawk stumbled upon a worrying scene. Next to his home, oil and gas workers were surveying for fracking. The U.S. government had approved 17 oil and gas leases on Pawnee land without consulting or even notifying the Tribal members. This is the story of how that happened, and how the Pawnee Nation fought back.

September 24, 2019 | Legal Document

Earthjustice and Sierra Club's Comments in Support of Alternate Draft Resolution E-5007

Earthjustice and Sierra Club write to express support for Alternate Draft Resolution E-5007. As originally proposed, Resolution E-5007 would inexplicably award Southern California Gas Company shareholder incentives for activities related to the development of efficiency codes and standards despite actively working against the adoption of more stringent standards. The Alternative provides much needed accountability, finding instead that "[t]here is serious question whether SoCalGas merits recovery for its Codes and Standards advocacy." To ensure these questions are fully vetted and that the appropriate consequences result from SoCalGas' actions, the Alternate also properly requires the California Public Utilities Commission to issue an Order to Show Cause, "giving parties the opportunity to address and resolve issues regarding the 2016 and 2017 [C&S] awards."