The Advocate’s Toolkit: Resources for Tracking the Harms of Fracking

The Advocate’s Toolkit: Resources for Tracking Harms of Fracking.

Learn about tools you can use to map and track the harms of fracking. This webinar featured three experts to tell you about tools they work on and ways you can integrate these tools into your work.

Tools featured: FracTracker Mobile App | | #Fileroom

About the Presenters:

Samantha Malone

Samantha Malone


Sam Malone has worked with FracTracker since its inception in 2010 as a University of Pittsburgh project. With FracTracker, Sam conducts and translates environmental health research for the website; nurtures data-sharing, joint research, class projects and other collaborative relationships; manages FracTracker’s student internship program; and serves as the initial contact for media inquiries.

Samantha's slides

Clare Donahue

Clare Donohue


Clare Donohue is a kitchen and bath designer living a secret life as an activist. She grew up in the Catskills and got involved in the anti-fracking movement in 2010. She helped found Sane Energy Project, which became a key force fighting to replace shale gas infrastructure with renewable energy. A lifelong map geek, she organized a community of activists to create the YOU ARE HERE map of NY State shale gas infrastructure.

Melissa Troutman

Melissa Troutman


Melissa Troutman began investigating shale gas extraction as a newspaper reporter in her hometown of Coudersport, Pennsylvania before joining editor Joshua Pribanic to co-found the investigative news nonprofit Public Herald and create the feature-length documentary Triple Divide. She has experience as a traditional print and multimedia journalist with a flair for photography and teaching as well as songwriting, narration and performance.

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