Live in the Permian Basin

About Sharon Wilson, Senior Organizer Sharon is a 5th generation Texan who joined Earthworks in 2010 after 12 years of working in the oil and gas industry where she witnessed first-hand the environmental and public health impacts associated with the… More »

San Juan County, New Mexico

Mike Eisenfeld San Juan County, New Mexico Mike is a 22-year resident of Farmington, NM who, along with his family and community, is experiencing the health impacts caused by air pollution from the oil and gas industry. Mike’s is just… More »

Noble County, Ohio

The Smith* Family Noble County, Ohio The Smith family left their home in the Ohio countryside because of the health impacts they were experiencing caused by air pollution from the oil and gas industry. Theirs is just one story that… More »

Washington County, Pennsylvania

Dale Tiberie Washington County, Pennsylvania Dale is a 23-year resident of West Pike Run Township who, along with his family and community, is experiencing the health impacts caused by air pollution from the oil and gas industry. Dale’s is just… More »

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Uintah County, Utah

Residents in Uintah County, Utah are experiencing the health impacts caused by air pollution from the oil and gas industry. Theirs is just one story that reveals pollution from the booming industry is causing an increase in asthma attacks and… More »

Karnes County, TX

George Karnes County, Texas George is a retiree and a veteran living in rural Texas who, along with his family and community, is experiencing the health impacts caused by air pollution from the oil and gas industry. George’s is just… More »

Eiliv Erdal

Eiliv Erdal Naustdal Norway Eiliv, a member of the Association of Norwegian Salmon River Owners, is fighting a proposed open-pit rutile and garnet mine that would dump nearly 250 million tonnes of waste into the Førdefjord, impacting fishing and tourist… More »

Silje Karine Muotka, Saami Parliament

Silje Karine Muotka Alta, Norway Silje, a member of parliament in the indigenous Saami community, is fighting a proposed copper mine that would dump nearly 2 million tonnes of waste into the Repparfjord, impacting traditional livelihoods, human health, animals, and… More »