Study from Colorado Regulatory Agency Confirms Health Threats; Earthworks calls for Pause in Permits
With the release of a new study yesterday, Colorado regulators have finally confirmed what local residents, Earthworks, and numerous scientists (including at the Colorado School of Public Health) have asserted for years: oil and gas operations near homes and communities… More »
Earthworks Stands with Bristol Bay Alaska to Sue EPA for Abandoning Clean Water Protections for World’s Largest Wild Salmon Fishery
Earthworks is proud to stand today with Bristol Bay communities in challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to abandon protections for Alaska’s Bristol Bay and the world’s largest wild salmon fishery on behalf of the proposed Pebble Mine. The Bristol… More »
Will federal rollback leave Pennsylvania with “weak and meek” pollution protections?
Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board’s call for strong Pennsylvania methane rules here. There is visible proof that oil and gas air pollution is making our climate crisis worse and impacting communities across Pennsylvania. It is an urgent reminder that… More »
The latest science on fracking’s health impacts
Earthworks is part of a global coalition petitioning the United Nations to endorse a ban on fracking. As part of that effort we asked The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX) to do a literature review of the latest published scientific research… More »