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Dimock Pennsylvania

Dimock, Penn. Lawsuit Trial-Bound as Study Links Fracking to Water Contamination in Neighboring County

Steve Horn | Posted 05.09.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

A recent peer-reviewed study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has confirmed what many fracking critics have argued for years: hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas can contaminate groundwater.

Kate Sheppard

New York Enviros To Obama: No Fracking Way!

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Shale-Shocked

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.

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...

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. ...