North Dakota Frack Waste Report

June 17, 2020

Earthworks Comments on CDPHE’s Regulation and Licensing of Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (TENORM)

June 16, 2020

Even as Extraction fails, CO state regulators consider company interests first

June 15, 2020
Background COGCC sided with Extraction and put company interests before public interests when Broomfield tried to temporarily block fracking operations while stay-at-home orders forced people to breathe oil and gas pollution. Now, just weeks later, COGCC must answer again whose… More »

Arlington City Council poised to improperly permit fracking by French energy giant

June 4, 2020
Arlington, TX — Today Earthworks, a national environmental nonprofit, sent a letter to the Arlington City Council notifying them that as of June 4, French energy giant Total had not properly complied with Arlington’s Gas Development & Production (GD&P) Ordinance. “If… More »

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Earthworks Letter of Opposition Re: Specific Use Permit SUP09-21R1 (AC360 Drill Site – 2000 South Watson Road)

June 4, 2020

Trump NEPA Executive Order Another Attack on Democratic Institutions

June 4, 2020
Background:  Today President Trump signed an Executive Order to weaken environmental review and community oversight in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. The order is the Trump Administration’s latest attempt to use the COVID-19 pandemic to aggressively roll back… More »

As SPOT comment period closes, Coast Guard tells company it’s likely its “application won’t be processed within statutory timeframe”

June 1, 2020
SURFSIDE BEACH, TEXAS — Today the U.S. Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) public comment period ended for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Enterprise and Enbridge’s proposed Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT). Local residents and concerned advocates submitted over 38,000 comments… More »

Conservation Groups Seek to Join Defense of Colorado Air Quality Protections

May 28, 2020
DENVER, CO — Today seven conservation groups filed papers in state court seeking to defend the State’s decision last December requiring oil and gas companies to make significant emission reductions, including strengthened protections from drilling near neighborhoods, schools, and places where people… More »