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Posted by Jonas Persson on December 17, 2014

In a landmark decision, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that his administration will ban fracking in the state.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on November 03, 2014

Voters in cities and states across the United States will vote on a number of ballot propositions affecting the environment on Tuesday, November 4.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on September 30, 2014

Mining of the fine-grain sand needed for hydraulic fracturing is putting communities in Wisconsin and Minnesota at risk.

Posted by Jessica Mason on September 12, 2014

An unexpectedly strong primary challenge from the left is forcing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reckon with public opposition to fracking.

Posted by Jessica Mason on July 16, 2014

Citizens of the drought-ridden Southwest are taking action to make sure precious fresh water is not wasted and spoiled through fracking.

Posted 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 under Texas public records law -- reveals the scope of ALEC's anti-environmental efforts in 2014.

Posted by The PRW Staff on January 30, 2014

Did you see President Obama’s State of the Union? While the President had an optimistic tone, I saw the same theme of giving more power to corporations at the expense of the people.

Posted by Nick Surgey on June 05, 2013

The Illinois legislature has passed a fracking regulatory bill, expected to be signed into law by the governor, hailed by some environmental groups as the "toughest in the country." But other groups are highly critical, both of the bill and of the way some big environmental groups worked with legislators and industry to pass it into law.

Posted by Meher Ahmad on January 18, 2013

Cover for the movie "Promised Land"Before Gus Van Sant's latest film Promised Land even premiered, the energy industry was up in arms, gearing up to counter the film's apparent anti-fracking stance with a barrage of "community" responses (read: thinly veiled corporate PR).

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