Earthworks cheers PA move on methane and pushes for DEP and Gov. Wolf to fulfill their promises

December 22, 2017 • Leann Leiter
After years of government promises and public anticipation, Pennsylvania will soon have brand-new rules to reign in future fracking pollution. Last week, I attended the quarterly meeting of the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee… More »

Women as change makers in Papua New Guinea

December 11, 2017 • Immaculate Javia
Women around the world have been applauded for breakthroughs in male dominated fronts and for fighting for gender equity. Yet there are others who silently occupy male dominated settings, performing tasks executed by men while also fulfilling their own responsibilities… More »

Mining and Drilling our Monuments: Trump Picks the 1872 Mining Law over the 1906 Antiquities Act

December 7, 2017 • Aaron Mintzes
President Trump announced this week his decision to destroy two national monuments: Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears in Utah. This is the largest rollback of protections for treasured public lands in American history. The purpose: a giant giveaway to the oil, gas, and… More »