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Who pays? The economic and health impacts of fracking in PA

July 10, 2019

Since the advent of unconventional shale gas drilling, some effects have been immediate, some have emerged over time and some are just becoming apparent. The webinar shares the two reports with a goal of seeking to advance our understanding of the breadth of the impacts of fracking in Pennsylvania by examining what science and analysis tell us about the health effects and economic costs of fracking, who is paying now, and what we can expect the future price is will be.

Myths and Realities of zoning protections from Oil & Gas

June 27, 2019

If you are a community leader or concerned citizen concerned about oil and gas development in your community, then zoning is something you should know about.   powered by Crowdcast What you’ll get from this webinar presentation: An overall and broad understanding of the municipal and county zoning laws and how they impact the development…

Be informed, prepared, and involved when industry is your neighbor!

March 27, 2019

Collecting data and documenting health and environmental violations can be daunting. You may feel discouraged and simply give in to the industry’s narrative that there is nothing citizens can do to stop it. But that’s not true. You have rights, and you can document violations of your rights and report them in an effective manner.…

Discussion With Eliza Griswold, Author Of Amity and Prosperity

September 20, 2018

Eliza Griswold, author of “Amity and Prosperity : One Family and the Fracturing of America” joined us for a live recorded discussion about her book on Wednesday, September 12th 2018. Eliza is currently on a book tour : visit www.amityandprosperity.com for tour dates. “Amity and Prosperity is at heart a David and Goliath story fit…

Using Social Media for Advocacy

August 17, 2018

Are you using social media effectively? Organizations have developed a coordinated and strategic approach to using social media, and have been able to see tangible results: more people at events, more support during a fundraiser, more celebrating victories. In this webinar, you’ll learn from Katie Edwards, the social media director at the Clean Air Council,…

How to Use Public Hearings to Beat Oil & Gas

May 10, 2018

The public process can feel defeating – often times we hear about things when it’s too late, or an oil & gas project is presented as a done deal. Oil & gas companies rely on people feeling this way, so they can move through our democratic process quietly and efficiently. Because of this, it can…

Using FLIR Cameras to Show Oil & Gas Air Pollution: Seeing is believing!

April 17, 2018

The Earthworks Community Empowerment Project Do you want to be able to show, without a doubt, the threats of oil and gas production? Last year Earthworks created over 250 videos documenting fracking air pollution around the U.S. Through the Community Empowerment Project, Earthworks brings the FLIR GasFindIR 320 Infrared Camera to people living with oil…

Monitoring the health impacts of fracking and related industry

February 19, 2018

Are you interested in tracking the long term fracking-related health effects you and your community are experiencing? Would you like to be a part of the research on fracking and health which may influence lawmakers and physicians? Would you like to feel less alone in your fracking-related health problems? More details (and registration) powered by…

Falcon Ethane Pipeline : Preparing our response through mapping and public impact assessment

February 16, 2018

Do you live along the proposed route of the Falcon ethane pipeline, or do you suspect you might live nearby? Are you curious about the implications of building a major pipeline in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania? FracTracker recently released a public environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the Falcon Pipeline being proposed to feed Shell’s…

Find research with the FrackHealth database

January 31, 2018

Do you want evidence from peer-reviewed research showing the health impacts of unconventional oil and gas drilling? Wouldn’t it be nice if all this research was accessible in one organized, searchable database?

It is! It’s a new tool by The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX) called the FrackHealth Database. In this presentation you’ll learn how to use the database to quickly find research you need – plus you’ll see some examples on how to use this research in your campaigns when challenging industry or government dismissal of health concerns.