Podcast

Injection Wells 101 – finding a place for our fracking waste

October 8, 2017

Unconventional oil and gas operations have to eliminate the flowback waste that results from fracking. Recycling is an available, but not a frequently used option. Companies prefer to use underground injection wells. The number of these wells being developed is growing at a rapid pace, and residents who live nearby are left with questions and…

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Webinar : Too Dirty, Too Dangerous : Why Health Professionals Reject Natural Gas

September 15, 2017

Are you concerned about fracking? Natural gas pipelines and compressor stations? Have you tried to make the argument that fracking is unsafe, yet haven’t yet found a way to do so with research? Physicians for Social Responsibility has just released a new comprehensive report with summaries of recent medical and scientific studies on just how…

Webinar : Building Your Network – Tools For Collaboration

August 21, 2017

This is the first in a series of training webinars that connect leaders in the network who have valuable skills to offer. This series is covering topics like : fracking research, litigation, networking, email management, campaign strategy, fundraising, and more… (signup below for details) Learn about two valuable (and free!) tools which allow you to…

Want to Improve Your Organizing Skills?

August 17, 2017

One thing that’s been effective with our network is webinars. This format has allowed parts of our network to share information, teach each other, and even strategize together from a distance. Click here to see past webinars or signup for webinar announcements. Anyways, one thing that’s been missing is hands-on training on how to get more…

Webinar: Frac Sand Mining – Fracking’s Hidden Connection to America’s Breadbasket

July 25, 2017

Among those familiar with fracking, many are not as familiar with frac sand mining — the process by which industry removes, excavates, and processes silica sand for hydraulic fracturing across the country. Much of this activity is concentrated in the Midwest region of the U.S. and, consequently, impacts farmers and landowners in that region. Join…

Webinar: What’s In My Food? When Food and Shale Production Intersect

June 7, 2017

As much as clean air and water are necessary for healthy lives, safe and clean food is just as important. But what happens if the farms where our food comes from are near shale production activity? Join Halt the Harm Network for a webinar to learn about a new map created in collaboration by Citizens…

Webinar: Maryland’s Fracking Win – A Public Health Perspective

May 18, 2017

The recent ban on fracking in Maryland has energized efforts to ban fracking in other states and jurisdictions. The movement in Maryland was the result of a collaborative effort of countless individuals and organizations that pushed one common vision and a demand that legislators in Maryland could not ignore. Halt the Harm Network and Chesapeake…

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.

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…

Shale Reality Check: The Need for Realistic and Transparent Oil & Gas Analysis

December 20, 2016

Halt The Harm, Post Carbon Institute, and Stop the Frack Attack collaborated to host a webinar focusing on Post Carbon Institute’s newly-released reports (authored by earth scientist J. David Hughes) assessing the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s most recent projections for domestic tight (“shale”) oil and shale gas production. The reports (“2016 Tight Oil Reality Check”…