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Earthworks’ Response to COVID-19 & Continued Dedication to our Work

March 18, 2020 • Jennifer Krill
Earthworks’ work on mineral and energy development issues has always been rooted in protecting communities from harm. It is with our mission as our guide that we acknowledge the anxiety of these uncertain times and understand with sympathy the immediate… More »

REPORT: CDPHE fails to protect public health, must rebuild oil & gas oversight

March 12, 2020
Denver — A new report reveals that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) does not fulfill its mission “to protect and improve the health of Colorado’s people” when it comes to oil and gas pollution. Released by the… More »

Putting the Public First

March 12, 2020

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SPOT Draft Environmental Impact Statement Hearing

March 11, 2020 • Ethan Buckner
On Wednesday, Feb. 26, Earthworks joined local residents and allies in Lake Jackson, Texas to participate in a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT). Proposed by oil giants Enterprise and… More »

Surfside Votes Unanimously to Oppose Sea Port Oil Terminal Crude Export Facility

March 11, 2020
Surfside Beach TX, Mar 11 — At 7:54pm CST last night the Surfside City Council voted unanimously (5-0) to oppose the Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT), a proposed deepwater crude oil export facility. If built, the project would include the… More »

Earthworks Testimony on West Virginia HB4615: West Virginia Critical Infrastructure Protection Act

March 4, 2020

Exxon’s Methane Announcement is Too Little, Too Late in the Midst of the Climate Crisis it Helped Create

March 4, 2020
“The time to celebrate a vague announcement like Exxon’s — calling on nonspecific government actors to reduce oil and gas methane pollution with weak policies — was 30 years ago. Unfortunately, at that point, Exxon was fully invested in successfully… More »