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September 30, 2014

Press Releases : FERC’s Approval of Dominion Cove Point Sacrifices Communities and Public Health

"In its approval of the Dominion Cove Point LNG export facility late Monday evening despite local opposition, the Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) chose to sacrifice the well being of Maryland communities and endanger public health in favor of hefty profits for Dominion Resources. Cove Point will be one of the largest LNG export facilities in the U.S., and the first of its kind to be located so close to a community.

Press Releases : Food & Water Watch Denounces Decision to Uphold Detroit Water Shutoffs

Michigan Bankruptcy judge Steven Rhodes decided not to bring relief to the thousands of residents still struggling to access this vital resource. Judge Rhodes announced yesterday that he would not issue a temporary order to pause the shutoffs.






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New Blogs

October 1, 2014

Blogs : The Movement to Ban Fracking Has Momentum

A big part of our mission on climate change is our fight to ban fracking, and while 2014 has seen some major milestones for our efforts, perhaps the most important of these is the evidence that our movement is growing. As our video for this year’s Global Frackdown shows, we are building on this momentum, and we need you to join us on October 11 to show just how strong we are.

Blogs : Offsetting: Financial Hocus-Pocus Posing as Conservation

The EU is showing every indication of making a very bad turn indeed on biodiversity offsetting, and you can help us put on the brakes.

September 29, 2014

Blogs : What Will it Take for the EPA to Act on Fracking?

At a forum, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy answered questions from the press, but would not answer a question from a victim of gas drilling and fracking water contamination, Craig Stevens of Silver Lake Township in Pennsylvania.

September 26, 2014

Blogs : Notes from the “Wicked” Weed Summit

On September 10, the Weed Science Society of America held its second summit to discuss the so-called “wicked” problem of herbicide resistance in agriculture.

Blogs : Fighting for a Frack-Free Europe

With just two weeks until the Global Frackdown, we called up our colleague Geert deCock in Brussels to get the low-down on Europe’s fight against fracking — the progress that’s been made and the work that still needs to be done. Prepare to be inspired.

September 25, 2014

Blogs : The Science is Still Out on GMO Moths

The USDA has made available for comment, the environmental assessment of the field trial of the genetically engineered diamondback moth, cooked up in a lab to supposedly protect cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and their kin from pesky invaders.