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Civic Leadership Institute’s visit to Earthworks

July 9, 2019 • April Urbanowski
On July 3rd, Earthworks hosted 16 high schoolers from the Civic Leadership Institute. The Civic Leadership Institute  is a collaboration between the Civic Education Project, based at Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development, and Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented… More »

U.S. House Acts to Protect National Monuments from Uranium Mining

June 27, 2019 • April Urbanowski
On June 25th, the Natural Resources’ subcommittee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing to discuss Uranium mining’s ‘critical’ status and legacy of contamination. This hearing was focused on H.R. 3405, Uranium Classification Act of 2019, introduced by Rep.… More »

Dangerous PA conventional oil & gas bills create loopholes; engender pollution

June 26, 2019 • Melissa Troutman
Pennsylvania’s oil and gas politicians are back at their old tricks of turning back the clock on protections for air, water, health, and the climate. Just like when they killed important new regulations for the conventional oil and gas industry,… More »

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Uranium Classification Act of 2019 Letter of Support

June 25, 2019 • Earthworks

New laws put our right to protest at risk

June 20, 2019 • April Urbanowski
Recently, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced a new proposal that protesters who block the construction of crude or natural gas pipelines could face up to 20 years in prison. The current law has a maximum penalty of 20 years in… More »

Testimony of Bruce Baizel before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on the “Restoring Community Input and Public Protections in Oil and Gas Leasing Act of 2019”

June 18, 2019

House Bill 1113: Protect Water Quality from Adverse Mining Impacts

June 4, 2019 • Earthworks