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Webinar: Shale Gas & Oil Health Registry/Resource Network

April 20, 2017

Learn about the Environmental Health Project’s (EHP) new project, a registry and resource network for people living or working in the shale fields. It allows people to upload and document their health symptoms and potential exposures to contaminated air and water. Presenters are Jill Kriesky and Beth Weinberger from the SWPA Environmental Health Project , along with Lois Bower-Bjornson from the Clean Air Council.

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Add an extensive fracking knowledge base to your website

April 17, 2017

Want to provide support for people impacted by fracking on your own website? Here’s a quick video explaining the fracking help center, how it works, and how to add it to your site.     Here’s an example of the embedded help center It starts by inviting your website visitor to submit a ticket. This is the simplest…

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Building the Fracking Help Center

April 1, 2017

In direct response to leader interests, Halt the Harm Network piloted the Help Center. This was a public outreach and education initiative to help inform people near fracking sites of the potential harms they may be experiencing. We found that many people in Pennsylvania (and around the country) being harmed by fracking aren’t necessarily connecting those impacts…

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Uncovering Misconduct & Hidden Data in the DEP

March 29, 2017

For the first time ever, the public has access to thousands of citizen complaints related to fracking in Pennsylvania – the second largest producer of natural gas behind Texas thanks to a three-year investigation by investigative team at Public Herald. These records have been kept hidden by state officials until now. These complaints reveal information…

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Campaign Support & the Rapid Response Toolkit

March 7, 2017

Campaign support is one of our top priorities. Did you know that by running campaigns through the Halt the Harm Network, leaders have access to a base of nearly 15,000 advocates opposed to fracking? We’ve been working with leaders Jordan Hoover, Melissa Marshall and Beverly Braverman on the development of a Rapid Response Toolkit. We are currently…

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Protect Lake Arlington from Proposed Wastewater Injection

March 7, 2017

Petition by Liveable Arlington Target: Railroad Commission of Texas Lake Arlington is the main source of drinking water for nearly half a million residents in the Arlington and Fort Worth, Texas area. However, Bluestone Natural Resources has filed an application to inject toxic wastewater on the west side of Lake Arlington. Aside from the fact…

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What’s new with the network this quarter?

February 18, 2017

One of our ongoing efforts is to continue to provide feedback and transparency into the work of Halt The Harm Network. We hope you can find ways to use this feedback to find new services, connect with other leaders in the network, or find ways to work with us to meet the goals. We can…

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“Unraveling the Law” in Fracking-Related Litigation

November 15, 2016

Among the many different tactics that advocates have taken to fighting fracking’s harms, litigation is among the most powerful tools. Yet the rise in these legal battles have led to a need for organizing all of this information in a way advocates and the legal community can use cases, both past and current, to support…

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“I thought I was just doing my civic duty.”

August 15, 2016

Jenny is a blueberry farmer in Central Pennsylvania. For decades she lived her dream of owning a farm and raising her kids and dogs amongst rolling green hills. Everything changed when industry arrived. She’s experienced some of the most dramatic impacts of fracking. At first it was trucks everywhere, and soon after her water was…

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