Fighting for Health and Home in Rural America

August 10, 2018 • Adrienne Bermingham
The oil and gas industry is dumping more than 8 million tons of methane and toxic pollutants into our air each year and having a substantial negative impact on public health. Recent research shows that air pollutants from oil and… 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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Shell’s Falcon: A Pipeline and an Incomplete Plan

August 8, 2018 • Leann Leiter
In late 2017, Shell Pipeline Company filed a 20,000 page application for permits to construct the 45-mile Falcon Ethane Pipeline —and that’s just for its route through Pennsylvania. But don’t be fooled by the huge volume of information: this plan… More »

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 »

Report: oil & gas industry growth into rural areas brings air pollution and associated health threats

July 12, 2018
WASHINGTON, July 12 – In many parts of  America’s rural countryside, pollution from the booming oil and gas industry is causing an increase in asthma attacks and increased risks of cancer and respiratory diseases.  That’s the key finding of a… More »