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By The PRW Staff on September 04, 2014

It's not often that a state court hears a case that has global consequences, but it's about to happen.

By Brendan Fischer on August 18, 2014

Arizona has been ground zero for the American Legislative Exchange Council-backed effort to penalize homeowners who build solar panels on their homes.

By PR Watch Admin on August 12, 2014

It was heartening to see people from across America join community leaders, union members, and grassroots activists in Detroit recently as they rallied in support of people facing water shutoffs for unpaid bills. The injustice of low-income residents of Detroit losing water service at the height of summer while corporate customers owing tens of thousands went unmolested was evident, and the refusal to put up with the situation was infectious.

By Nick Surgey on July 30, 2014

CMD has uncovered new evidence that Edison Electric Institute has been funding ALEC's legislative assault on solar energy.

By Mary Bottari on July 03, 2014

Generation Opportunity, the group behind the "creepy Uncle Sam" ads is weighing into the fight for control of the U.S. Senate in a big way.

By PR Watch Admin on May 02, 2014

Today in Kansas City, Missouri, the American Legislative Exchange Council is bringing your state legislators to a closed-door meeting with corporate lobbyists to ghostwrite "model" laws to bring to your state.

By Nick Surgey on April 23, 2014

An internal tracking document-- obtained from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) by the Center for Media and Democracy/the Progressive Inc. under Texas public records law -- reveals the scope of ALEC's anti-environmental efforts in 2014.

By PR Watch Admin on February 25, 2014

Today, the CMD released a new short film "Keystone PipeLIES Exposed" and major investigative report debunking key claims of proponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline as the State Department solicits comments from the public on its controversial environmental impact assessment.

By The PRW Staff on September 24, 2013

-- by Joshua Frank

FrackSwarmSnow drifts arc along the Interstate as a frigid wind rips through this austere landscape of western North Dakota. The scene is something out of a colorful and lonely C.M. Russell painting. If it weren't for the long line of semi-trucks backed up along Highway 85, leading into the nearby rural enclave of Williston, you may not have any idea there is something huge going on in this remote region that straddles Montana's eastern-most border.

By The PRW Staff on July 09, 2013

Fracking rigWhen the Environmental Protection Agency abandoned its multimillion-dollar investigation, which found strong evidence of fracking contamination of water resources in Wyoming in June, industry groups cheered, and environmentalists fumed.

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