EPA Concludes Fracking a Threat to US Water Supplies

By Patrick G. Lee Originally Published in ProPublica   Starting in 2008, ProPublica published stories that found hydraulic fracking had damaged drinking water supplies across the country. The reporting examined how fracking in some cases had dislodged methane,… Read More

200+ Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Correct and Clarify Unsupported Top Claim in Major Fracking Study

Via Food and Water Watch: Letter Comes on Heels of Report Showing Major White House Influence on “Messaging” in the June 2015 Study NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Led by Food & Water Watch, more than 200 public… Read More

Anti-Fracking Measures Won’t Make Ballot In Colorado

Originally published by Common Dreams   By Deirdre Fulton   Fracking opponents vowed to keep up the fight in Colorado on Monday after it was announced that measures seeking to restrict fracking in the state had failed to make the… Read More

How IOGCC Spawned the Lawsuit That Just Overturned BLM Fracking Regulations on Public Lands

Originally published at DeSmogBlog. By Steve Horn In a ruling on the Obama Administration’s proposed regulations of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on U.S. public lands, U.S.District Court for the District of Wyoming Judge Scott Skavdahl — a President Obama appointee — struck down the rules as an illegal violation… Read More

MASS ACTION: Stop The Bomb Trains in Albany on May 14

 Coming to Albany, New York – May 14 In Albany, on May 14, 2016, thousands of people will stand in the way of the fossil fuel industry in North America.  The New York State Capital has been a key… Read More

Earth Watch: Angela Spotts of Stop Fracking Payne County

KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth radio show makes its 2016 debut with “Earth Watch” guest Angela Spotts, co-founder of Stop Fracking Payne County in Oklahoma. Spotts digs into the connections between the recent explosion of earthquakes in Oklahoma and fracking, and what… Read More

BREAKING: Anti-Fracking Activists Take Direct Action at Colorado Governor’s Mansion

Dear Friends, Just now, anti-fracking activists in Denver Colorado have erected a 20 foot mock wooden oil derrick in front of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s mansion in a posh Denver neighborhood demanding an end to the practice in… Read More

BREAKING: Protesters chained to natural gas truck in Vermont

The Burlington Free Press reports that a group of protesters have blocked a truck transporting compressed natural gas in Addison, Vermont on July 7. GJEP staff and board members took part in the environmental gathering where this action was planned…. Read More

BREAKING: Climate Justice Activist Locks to VGS Construction Equipment to Halt Pipeline Construction

(Essex,VT) – A climate justice organizer has locked herself to machinery at a Vermont Gas pipeline construction site in Essex, VT, calling for an end to fracking and the construction of new fossil fuel infrastructure. “For almost three… Read More