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Kate Sheppard

New York Enviros To Obama: No Fracking Way! | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

Anti-fracking activists confronted President Barack Obama as he toured upstate New York on Friday. Organizers reported that more than 500 protesters s...

Despite Fracking Concerns, EPA Says Town's Water Is Safe

AP | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green

Residents of a northeastern Pennsylvania town who say their well water was poisoned by a gas driller are nearing a settlement of their long-running an...

EPA Test Results To Feed Fracking Debate

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green

DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's testing of scores of water wells will give residents of a small northeastern Pennsylva...

EPA Heightens Scrutiny of PA Fracking

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green

DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) — Tugging on rubber gloves, a laboratory worker kneels before a gushing spigot behind Kim Grosso's house and positions an empty bot...


Ellen Cantarow | Posted 03.24.2012 | Green
Ellen Cantarow

This is a story about water, the land surrounding it, and the lives it sustains. But for once, this story isn't about tragedy. It's about a resistance movement that has arisen to challenge some of the most powerful corporations in history.

EPA To Start Sending Water To Town With Tainted Wells

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it will deliver fresh water to four homes in a northeastern Pe...

Dimock, Pennsylvania Residents Asking EPA Chief To Address Contaminated Water

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents of a small northeastern Pennsylvania town at the center of the political fight over natural gas drilling struck out Fr...

Health Experts Push EPA To Protect PA Residents With Contaminated Water

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 01.10.2012 | Green

Dimock, Pennsylvania residents may be on the least fun roller-coaster ride ever. For nearly three years, 11 families with tainted water wells in t...

PA Residents With Tainted Water Scramble After Delivery Plans Reportedly Canceled

AP | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency abruptly changed its mind Saturday about delivering fresh water to residents of a northeast...

EPA May Re-Test Town's Water For Fracking Contamination

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2012 | Green

* EPA looking into possible contamination of water in Dimock * Some residents have long said fracking polluted the water * Findings could he...

Activists Deliver Water To Pennsylvania Town Affected By Fracking

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 12.07.2011 | Green

Environmentalists are setting their sights on a small village in northeastern Pennsylvania and the impact hydraulic fracturing has had on the town. ...

Judge Refuses To Force Fracking Co. To Give Water To Local Families

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 01.30.2012 | Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Families in a northeastern Pennsylvania village with tainted water wells will have to procure their own water for the first tim...

Lawyers Say Water Still Tainted By Fracking In Pennsylvania, Replacements Needed

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

SCRANTON, Pa. — A law firm has demanded that Pennsylvania environmental regulators force a natural-gas driller to continue delivering replacemen...

Fracking Company Will Stop Delivering Clean Water To Locals

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Pennsylvania environmental regulators said Wednesday they have given permission to a natural-gas driller to stop delivering rep...