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Discussion with Attorney Rob Bilott on Forever Chemicals

July 14, 2021

​Attorney Rob Bilott had just become partner at a corporate defense firm, representing chemical companies… But then he learned that a company he represented was knowingly poisoning people in Parkersburg West Virginia. ​He decided to risk everything and take on the case, which revealed one of the deadliest coverups in American history. The film Dark…

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Weekend Special! Watch Dark Waters with Halt the Harm Network

July 7, 2021

We are hosting an exclusive online viewing of Mark Ruffalo’s Dark Waters. The movie beautifully tells the story of standing up for communities against seemingly impossible odds.  You will see many powerful parallels to the challenges and types of people throughout our movement. Available via support of Halt the Harm Network donor, we can only…

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2020 Alliance Map is here! 📲

December 21, 2020

Ever wished you could have a list of all the community groups working to fight fracking? What about a searchable map? Well, the new Halt the Harm Network App is here! map.halttheharm.net It’s an easy to use mobile app that makes all this information easily accessible. We’re adding new features constantly with your input. You…

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6th Annual FracTracker Sentinel Awards (Video)

December 13, 2020

The awards ceremony begins with music, introductions, and then you’ll hear from outstanding grassroots organizers Edith Abeyta, Yvette Arellano, Theresa Landrum, and Brenda Jo “BJ” McManama. Dozens of supporters and grassroots leaders participated from all across the movement to recognize the hard-fought successes and perilous struggle for environmental justice. Four inspirational grassroots activists have nominated…

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5 Reasons Local Campaigns Should Host Webinars and Online Events

November 6, 2020

There are many reasons you would benefit from adding online events beyond raising awareness about the issue. Here are 5 other reasons which can help you get even more value for the time you put into planning and hosting your event. When you work with Halt the Harm Network to plan an event, these 5…

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Rebuilding the Leader Directory in 2020

July 21, 2020

Let’s face it, the Leader Directory has been a challenge – so we’re rebuilding it from the ground up. You may have joined, set up your profile, and then realized it was a bit slow and challenging to find your way around. The map never quite worked the way it should, and you maybe weren’t…

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Economic Impacts of Plastic (A-Z Series)

June 15, 2020

As industry looks to produce more plastic and expand fracking to do so… It’s imperative that we understand the economic costs. Not only to be prepared and protect ourselves, but to expose the false promise of prosperity through expanded plastic production. These promises hide the consequences to health, environment, and local communities whose economies are…

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Lines Between Issues Fade ~ From the Gas Fields to the City, Black Lives Matter

June 2, 2020

The Halt the Harm network does this work because we love people. We love activists and the environment.  As a movement, we don’t shy away from hard and uncomfortable work.  Pollution and threats to people who we know and harms that will fall on those we don’t know anger us.  We believe in social change…

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Raising Resistance, Send your Gratitude to Four Amazing People Fighting harms of Fracking.

December 4, 2019

Thank you. Thank you for all you do to fight the harms of fracking and gas development. Thank you for reading and listening and being informed. Thank you for supporting leaders in your community that are fighting among crazy conditions and seemingly insurmountable industry pressures. Thank you for speaking up about the threats and harms…

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Movement Networking and Campaign Updates

December 4, 2019

We have so much to learn from each other and the different fights around the country. Pipelines, export facilities, fracking, storage hubs, refineries, ethane crackers… the list goes on. You know better than most – taking on one of the most powerful and reckless industries ever to exist is hard, thankless work. And if you’ve…

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