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Local Actions Against Fracking

Passed Measures

Across the United States, communities are taking control of their futures and well-being by banning fracking within their borders. See which cities, towns, villages and counties have passed measures against this dangerous practice. These documents can be useful if you’re working to ban fracking in your own community.

Find passed measures by state:

California  |  Colorado  |  Connecticut  | District of Columbia  |  Florida  |  Hawaii  |  Illinois  |  Indiana

Indigenous |  Maryland  |  Massachusetts  |  Michigan  |  Minnesota  |  New Jersey

New Mexico |  New York  |  North Carolina  |  Ohio  |  Pennsylvania  |  Texas  |  Vermont   

Virginia | West Virginia  |  Wisconsin  |  Wyoming



Arroyo Grande, CA

Berkeley, CA

Beverly Hills, CA

Butte County, CA

Cambria Community Services District, CA

Carson, CA

Compton, CA

Culver City, CA

Fairfax, CA

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Community College District, CA

Mar Vista Community Council, Los Angeles, CA

Marin County, CA

Mendocino County, CA

Oakland, CA

Rampart Village Neighborhood Council, Los Angeles, CA

San Benito County, CA

San Luis Obispo, CA

Santa Cruz County, CA

San Francisco, CA

Sebastopol, CA

Sonoma, CA



Boulder City, CO

Boulder County, CO

Broomfield, CO

Colorado Springs, CO


Fort Collins, CO

Lafayette, CO

Longmont, CO

Loveland, CO

Nederland, CO



Connecticut State

Washington, CT


District of Columbia

District of Columbia



Alachua County, FL

Bonita Springs, FL

Broward County, FL

Coconut Creek, FL

Davie, FL

Deerfield Beach, FL

Escambia County, FL

Fernandina Beach, FL

Flagler County, FL

Fort Myers Beach, FL

Gadsden County, FL

Hallandale Beach, FL

Hamilton County, FL

Hollywood, FL

Key West, FL

Leon County, FL

Leon Soil and Water Conservation District, FL

Madison County, FL

Marianna, FL

Miami-Dade County, FL

Miramar, FL

Monroe County, FL

Plantation, FL

South Miami, FL

St. Augustine, FL

St. Lucie County, FL

Sunrise, FL

Tallahassee, FL

Tampa, FL

Union County, FL


Hawai‘i County, HI


Alto Pass, IL

Anna, IL

Carbondale, IL

Jackson County, IL

Johnson County, IL

Murphysboro, IL

Pope County, IL



Terre Haute, IN



Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa



Baltimore, MD

College Park, MD

Mountain Lake Park, MD

Washington Grove, MD



Chesterfield, MA


Atlas Township, MI

Burleigh Township, MI

Cannon Township, MI

Courtland Township, MI

Cross Village Township, MI

Dearborn Heights, MI

Detroit, MI

Ferndale, MI

Heath Township, MI

Ingham County, MI

Orangeville Township, MI

Reno Township, MI

Scio Township, MI

Shelby Township, MI

Southfield, MI

Thornapple Township, MI

Waterford Township, MI

Wayne County, MI

West Bloomfield Township, MI

Yankee Springs Township, MI

Ypsilanti, MI



Goodhue County, MN


New Jersey

New Jersey State

Bethlehem, NJ

Bloomingdale, NJ

Bordentown Township, NJ

Byram Township, NJ

Clinton, NJ

Clinton Township, NJ

Closter, NJ

Delaware Township, NJ

Edison Township, NJ

Elizabeth, NJ

See the .pdf.Fair Lawn, NJ

See the .pdf.Franklin Township, Somerset County, NJ

See the .pdf.Glassboro, NJ

See the .pdf.Greenwich Township, NJ

Highland Park, NJ

Hillsdale, NJ

Holland, NJ

Howell Township, NJ

Lambertville, NJ

Lebanon Township, NJ

Middlesex County, NJ

See the .pdf.Monmouth Beach, NJ

Musconetcong River Management Council, NJ

New Brunswick, NJ

Paramus, NJ

Passaic County, NJ

Point Pleasant, NJ

Princeton Township, NJ

Princeton Borough, NJ

Readington, NJ

Red Bank, NJ

Rumson, NJ

Rutgers University Student Assembly

Secaucus, NJ

Stillwater, NJ

Stockton, NJ

Trenton, NJ

Union Beach, NJ

Union County, NJ


New Mexico

Las Vegas, NM

Mora County, NM

San Miguel County, NM


New York

New York State

Albany, NY

Albany County, NY

Alfred Town, NY

Alfred Village, NY

Altamont, NY

Amherst, NY

Andes, NY

Annsville, NY

Auburn, NY

Augusta, NY

Ava, NY

Avon Town, NY

Barrington, NY

Beacon, NY

Benton, NY

Berne, NY

Bethel, NY

Binghamton, NY (overturned)

Blenheim, NY

Boonville Town, NY

Buffalo, NY

Burns, NY

Butternuts, NY

Brighton, NY

Bristol, NY

Brookfield, NY

Caledonia Town, NY

Camden, NY

Camillus, NY

Canandaigua, NY

Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association, NY

Canandaigua Town, NY

Carmel, NY

Caroline, NY

Cayuga County, NY

Cherry Valley, NY

Chester Town, Orange County, NY

Clinton County, NY

Cochecton, NY

Colden, NY

Conesus, NY

Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce, NY

Cooperstown, NY

Copake, NY

Cortland, NY

Cortland County, NY

Cortlandt, NY

Cortlandville, NY

Danby, NY

Danube, NY

Deerfield, NY

DeWitt, NY

Dolgeville, NY

Dryden, NY

Dunkirk, NY

Eaton, NY

Elbridge, NY

Enfield, NY

Erie County, NY

Fabius, NY

Floyd, NY

Forestburgh, NY

Forestport, NY

Freeville, NY

Fulton Town, NY

Geneseo Town, NY

Geneva, NY

See the .pdf.Geneva Town, NY

Genoa, NY

Germantown, NY

Gorham, NY

Guilderland, NY

Hartwick, NY

Highland, NY

Homer, NY

Hopewell, NY

Hudson, NY

Huron, NY

Italy, NY

Ithaca City, NY

Ithaca Town, NY

Jerusalem, NY

Kirkland, NY

See the .pdf.LaFayette, NY

See the .pdf.Lancaster Town, NY

Lansing, NY

Lebanon, NY

Ledyard, NY

Lenox, NY

Lima Town, NY

Lincoln, NY

Little Falls, NY

Livonia, NY

Locke, NY

Lumberland, NY

Mamakating, NY

Manchester, NY

Manheim, NY

Marbletown, NY

Marshall, NY

Marcellus, NY

Mendon, NY

Meredith, NY

Middleburgh Town, NY

Middlefield, NY

Middlesex, NY

Milford Town, NY

Milo Town, NY

Minden, NY

Moravia, NY

Naples Town, NY

Naples Village, NY

Nassau County, NY

Newfield, NY

New Hartford, NY

New Lisbon, NY

New Paltz Town, NY

New Paltz Village, NY

Newport, NY

New York City, NY

Niagara Falls, NY

Niles, NY

Niskayuna, NY

Nunda Town, NY

Olean, NY

Olive, NY

Oneida County, NY

Oneonta, NY

Oneonta Town, NY

Onondaga County, NY

Onondaga Town, NY

Ontario County, NY

Oppenheim, NY

Orange County, NY

Otego Town, NY

Otisco Town, NY

Otsego Town, NY

Owasco, NY

Owego Village, NY

Oxford Village, NY

Palatine, NY

Paris, NY

Penfield, NY

See the .pdf.Penn Yan, NY

See the .pdf.Perinton, NY

Phelps, NY

Philipstown, NY

Plainfeld, NY

Plattsburgh, NY

Pompey, NY

Portage Town, NY

Preble, NY

Putnam County, NY

Red Hook, NY

Remsen, NY

Rensselaerville, NY

Richmond, NY

Richmondville Town, NY

Rochester City, NY

Rochester Town, NY

Rockland County, NY

Rome, NY

Roseboom, NY

Rosendale, NY

Rush, NY

Rushford Lake Recreation District, NY

Sangerfield, NY

Saugerties, NY

Schoharie Town, NY

Scipio, NY

Seward, NY

Sennett, NY

Sharon, NY

Sharon Springs, NY

Skaneateles, NY

South Bristol, NY

Southeast, NY

Southampton Town, NY

Spafford, NY

Springfield, NY

Springwater, NY

St. Johnsville Town, NY

St. Johnsville Village, NY

Stafford, NY

Starkey, NY

Suffolk County, NY

Sullivan County, NY

Summerhill, NY

Syracuse, NY

Taghkanic, NY

Tompkins County, NY

Torrey, NY

Trenton, NY

Trumansburg, NY

Tully, NY

Tusten, NY

Ulster County, NY

Utica, NY

Ulysses, NY

Vienna, NY

Virgil, NY

Vernon, NY

Verona, NY

Wales, NY

Warwick, NY

Waterloo Town, NY

Wawarsing, NY

Wayland Town, NY

Wayne, NY

West Bloomfield, NY

Westchester County, NY

Westerlo, NY

Westmoreland, NY

West Sparta, NY

Whitesboro, NY

Whitestown, NY

Wilson Village, NY

Woodstock, NY

Yates County, NY

Yorkshire, NY


North Carolina

Anson County, NC

Asheville, NC

Bakersville, NC

Bertie County, NC

Butner, NC

Camden County, NC

Carrboro, NC

Carteret County, NC

Chapel Hill, NC

Creedmoor, NC

Currituck County, NC

Dare County, NC

Duck, NC

Durham, NC

Durham County, NC

Elizabeth City, NC

Forest Hills, NC

Franklin, NC

Granville County, NC

Greenville, NC

Hayesville, NC

Haywood County, NC

Jackson County, NC

Jones County, NC

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Marshall, NC

Orange County, NC

Pasquotank County, NC

Perquimans County, NC

Pittsboro, NC

Raleigh, NC

Southern Shores, NC

Stokes County, NC

Sunset Beach, NC

Swain County, NC

Sylva, NC

Tyrrell County, NC

Weaverville, NC

Webster, NC


Amesville, OH

Athens, OH

Athens County, OH

Bowling Green, OH

Broadview Heights, OH

Brunswick, OH

Burton, OH

Canal Fulton, OH

Canton, OH

Chester Township, Geauga County, OH

Cincinnati, OH

Columbiana, OH

Garrettsville, OH

Girard, OH

Hartville, OH

Heath, OH

Hinckley Township, OH

Lake Erie, OH

Madison Township, Richland County, OH

Mansfield, OH

Medina Township, OH

Meyers Lake, OH

Montville Township, Medina County, OH

Munroe Falls, OH

Niles, OH

North Canton, OH

Oberlin, OH

Plain Township, OH

Randolph Township, OH

Sharon Township, Medina County, OH

South Russell, OH

Stow, OH

Summit County, OH

Weathersfield Township, OH

Yellow Springs, OH

Youngstown, OH

York Township, Medina County, OH




Baldwin, PA

Buckingham Township Civic Association, PA

Easton, PA

Emsworth, PA

Ferguson Township, PA

Forest Hills, PA

Grant Township, Indiana County, PA

Harveys Lake, PA

Lanesboro, PA

Media Borough, PA

Murrysville, PA

New Hope, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Phoenixville, PA

Pittsburgh, PA

State College Borough, PA

West Homestead, PA

Wilkinsburg, PA



Bartonville, TX

Denton, TX


Flower Mound, TX



Vermont State



Bath County, VA

Botetourt County, VA

Fairfax County Water Authority, VA

Falls Church, VA

Headwaters Soil & Water Conservation District, VA

Lynchburg, VA

Roanoke, VA

Rockbridge County, VA

Shenandoah County, VA

Staunton, VA

West Virginia

Lewisburg, WV

Morgantown, WV (overturned)

Pennsboro, WV

Pocahontas County Free Libraries, WV

Wellsburg, WV (repealed)



Eau Claire County, WI

Ellsworth Town, WI

Holland, La Crosse County, WI

Oak Grove, Pierce County, WI

Rock Elm, WI



Bridger-Teton National Forest, WY


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