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Alex Lotorto on Supporting Frontline Communities

September 8, 2016

“Welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast, I’m your host Ryan Clover. In this episode Alex Lotorto joins us from Northeast Pennsylvania to talk about the value of building grassroots support networks to sustain our movement. Alex is a recipient of the Community Sentinel Awards presented by FracTracker Alliance in 2016. For anyone who cares about the future of the…

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Alma Hasse Challenges Oil and Gas in Idaho

September 8, 2016

“Welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast, I’m your host Ryan Clover. In this episode Alma Hasse joins us from Idaho to share how she became involved in organizing to protect her community from oil and gas impacts. Alma is a recipient of the Community Sentinel Awards presented by FracTracker Alliance. In this conversation Alma shares…

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Halt the Harm Podcast : Welcome Episode

September 8, 2016

“Hello and welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast, I’m your host Ryan Clover. This is the introductory issue so I’m joined by two of the core organizers from Halt the Harm Network, Dawn Arteaga and Marty Kearns. They talk about the network, and share why they are excited about this podcast collaboration. Then Sam Rubright…

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“My father always used to tell me, ‘He who shouts is losing.'”

August 22, 2016

Lisa grew up around Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, attended college at Duquesne University, and began a decade-long career as a journalist. So when she learned of a plan to dump coal ash next to her family’s property, she knew how to dig. Coal ash presented Lisa a struggle she had never encountered. She didn’t see herself as…

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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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Funding the Frontlines

August 10, 2016

Funding: it’s always a topic of discussion at any workshop, conference or even informal get togethers among activists and leaders. Fighting the harms of fracking and gas development requires resources, yet unfortunately, smaller groups in this fight are often hard-pressed to effectively fundraise and find sustainable funding. Some groups working regionally have found that one…

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The Collision of Private Interests and Oil & Gas Regulations

April 6, 2016

Corruption in the highest levels of state and federal regulation of the oil and gas industry may not come as a surprise to many. However, the extent to which these federal agencies and state bodies have succumbed to regulatory capture would surprise most. Halt the Harm Leaders have documented examples when the agencies created to…

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Direct Support for Those Harmed by Fracking

June 24, 2015

Direct Support for Those Harmed by Fracking Learn about support services to directly help those harmed by the impacts of fracking. This webinar featured three Halt the Harm Network Leaders to tell you about the services they provide and ways you can access the support. Services featured: Mountain Watershed Association’s Direct Support Fund, Berks Gas…

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

April 8, 2015

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 |YouAreHereNYMap.org | #Fileroom About the Presenters: Samantha Malone…

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The Health Harms of Fracking

March 23, 2015

This session focused on the latest research and findings in the field about health impacts of fracking. The panel shared examples of impacts found in research, in the field and ways these impacts can be used in organizing efforts. View the recording below.  Want more free services like this webinar? Apply to be a Halt…

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