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CELDF: Breaking: Rights of Nature Law Forces Pennsylvania to Revoke Industry Permit

Yes we can! “Yet, in a stunning about-face, DEP enforced Grant’s law and rescinded the injection well permit, last week. “Grant Township’s Home Rule Charter bans the injection of oil and gas waste fluids,” the DEP writes. “Therefore, the operation of the Yanity well as an oil and gas waste fluid injection well would violate […]

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CELDF: PA Court Allows Argument for Local Right to Protect Environment

“The judge’s decision allows Grant Township to argue that local governing authority is necessary to protect the community’s constitutional rights in the face of harmful state oil and gas policies. To reiterate: the Department of Environmental Protection sued Grant Township for trying to protect the environment.” CELDF: PA Court Allows Argument for Local Right to Protect

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Fracking Fluid Used to Irrigate Organic Crops

Support your local farmer….they won’t poison you. “In certain areas of California, oil and gas companies supply up to half of the water that goes to farmland. That includes some areas owned by companies that grow organic crops.”  Fracking Fluid Used to Irrigate Organic Crops By anh-usa on March 14, 2019 A loophole in organic

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Advocates Raise U.S. Water Quality, Access and Pollution as a Civil Rights Issue with the UN

“Water should be managed as a common resource, not a profit generator,” said Maude Barlow, Board Chair of Food & Water Watch and former Senior Advisor to the UN on water issues. “The more we learn about various issues affecting the human right to water in the U.S., including millions of residents having their water

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Study shows oil and gas industry wields ‘meta power,’ but Colorado residents are fighting back

Taking our government back from corporate interests…..”Colorado Rising, however, doesn’t have the funds to pay for pro-proposition television advertisements. Instead, the campaign for Proposition 112 is attempting to counter the industry with online videos. On Wednesday, the group released its first campaign video in favor of the proposition. The video shows scenes from an April

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Fracking use of water has increased 770% over the last 5 years—and that’s just the beginning

“A well’s wastewater is comprised chiefly of brines extracted with the gas and oil from deep underground, blended with some of the water initially injected into the well during hydraulic fracturing. These brines are typically salty and may contain toxic and naturally occurring radioactive elements, making them difficult to treat and dispose of safely. To

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