Publications

New Mexico Permian Snapshot May 2019

June 25, 2019 • Earthworks
Publications

Uranium Classification Act of 2019 Letter of Support

June 25, 2019 • Earthworks
EARTHblog

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 »
Action Alerts

Tell Pan American Silver to come to its senses

We can't do this without you!

Donate now!

Donate Now

Publications

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
Media Releases

Report: As Toxic Oil & Gas Waste Streams Increase, Industry Pushes for Even Less Regulation

June 18, 2019 • Earthworks
Washington, DC — Today, Earthworks released Still Wasting Away, an investigation of waste from oil and gas drilling and fracking. The report found that major loopholes in waste management remain even after years of documented pollution. Furthermore, research shows that the volume… More »
Publications

Still Wasting Away

June 17, 2019 • Earthworks
Page

Helping protect Ohio families from fracking

June 13, 2019 • Hilary Lewis
EARTHblog

Safety first: Investors take action on mine tailings disasters

June 12, 2019 • Payal Sampat
In late January 2019, the collapse of two tailings dams at Vale’s Brumadinho iron ore mine in Brazil killed hundreds of workers and local residents in the state of Minas Gerais. Even more horrifying, the Brumadinho catastrophe was a tragedy… More »
Publications

Comments on the BLM, Bering Sea – Western Interior, DRAFT RMP and DRAFT EIS

June 11, 2019 • Earthworks
Publications

Rulemaking Information for IDAPA 2003.02 Docket 20-0302-1901

June 7, 2019 • Earthworks
Media Releases

Trout Downstream of Smoky Canyon Mine Still Contain Harmful Levels of Selenium

June 4, 2019 • Earthworks
As federal agencies consider Simplot’s proposal to expand its Smoky Canyon phosphate mine, independent tests, confirmed by Simplot’s monitoring data, show that trout downstream from the company’s existing Smoky Canyon operations continue to contain harmful levels of selenium–a toxic pollutant that… More »
Máxima's land in Peru. Photo: Goldman Prize
EARTHblog

Groundhog Day at the Newmont Shareholder Meeting

June 4, 2019 • Ellen Moore
Last year, Earthworks attended Newmont’s annual shareholder meeting in Denver, and asked CEO Gary Goldberg to end the company’s harassment of subsistence farmer Máxima Acuña de Chaupe and her family. We demanded that he follow through on his commitment not… More »
Publications

House Bill 1113: Protect Water Quality from Adverse Mining Impacts

June 4, 2019 • Earthworks
EARTHblog

Victory! Colorado Joins States Opposed to Perpetually Polluting Mines

June 3, 2019 • Pete Dronkers
For the last two years, Earthworks and our partners throughout Colorado have worked closely with legislators, regulatory agencies, local elected officials and community groups to update to the state’s mining law to protect communities from mines that pollute in perpetuity,… More »