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Cook Inletkeeper Stands Ground, Wins Against Coal and Gas

Alaska is blessed with wild and spectacular natural amenities, but logging, mining and other extractive industries have long taken a toll on its landscape and waterways. It’s a state where the fossil-fuel industry exercises a lot of power and control. In south-central Alaska, however, Cook Inletkeeper is watching closely, and acting effectively. One of its ...


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The Top 10 Ways Scott Pruitt Can Hurt the Nation’s Largest Estuary

Waterkeepers Chesapeake is a coalition of 19 Waterkeeper, Coastkeeper, Shorekeeper and Riverkeepers from around the Chesapeake Bay watershed. We asked our Waterkeepers, who know their watersheds better than anyone, their greatest fears about Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator. With Pruitt’s history of climate change denial and his close ties to the oil ...


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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Has One Clear Demand: Ban Fracking Now

Written by Katlyn Clark of Waterkeepers Chesapeake. For the past few years, Waterkeepers Chesapeake has worked to prevent horizontal hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) from coming to the state of Maryland. We had a short-lived victory when a 2-year moratorium law passed in the beginning of 2015 – but that law will expire in October 2017, meaning that ...


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“Dirty Dozen” Calls Out Most Threatened Waters in Georgia

Written by Georgia Water Coalition, a group of more than 230 organizations including Altamaha Riverkeeper, Apalachicola Riverkeeper, Chattachoochee Riverkeeper, Flint Riverkeeper, Ogeechee Riverkeeper, Satilla Riverkeeper, Savannah Riverkeeper, St. Marys Riverkeeper, and WWALS Watershed Coaltion, a Waterkeeper Affiliate. Georgia’s leading water coalition named its “Dirty Dozen” for 2016, highlighting 12 of the worst offenses to Georgia’s waters. ...


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Georgia legislature overwhelmingly rejects river easements for Spectra’s Sabal “Sinkhole” Trail Pipeline

John S. Quarterman is President of WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc., the Waterkeeper® Affiliate for the Withlacoochee, Alapaha, and Upper Suwannee River watersheds. On March 22, 2016, Georgia State representatives voted to defeat SR954, which would have granted easements to construct the Sabal Trail Pipeline under rivers and near springs. Georgia Sierra Club’s Colleen Kiernan summed ...


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New York’s Ban on Fracking Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Joseph Campbell is the Principal at Seneca Lake Guardian, A Waterkeeper Affiliate. New York State banned fracking, a dangerous form of drilling for methane gas, in 2014.  However, the Finger Lakes region, in the heart of New York State, is slated to become the largest fracked-gas storage and transport hub for the Northeastern United States, ...


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As Part of BLM Fossil Fuel Auction Protest, Author Terry Tempest Williams Buys Parcels

Large-Scale Protest and Activism by Prominent Author Ups the Ante on “Keep it in the Ground” Activism This morning, over 100 local activists protested at a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) oil and gas lease auction in Utah and author and activist Terry Tempest Williams attended and purchased several parcels totaling 1,751 acres in Grand ...


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Gov. Brown’s Cozy Ties to Oil & Gas Is a Threat to California’s Coast and Democracy

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. | EcoWatch  This piece originally appeared on EcoWatch. Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly maneuvering to oust the California Coastal Commission’s outspoken director, Dr. Charles Lester, during the commission’s quarterly meeting in Morro Bayon tomorrow. Brown’s campaign to unseat Dr. Lester is an unsheathed assault on that agency’s integrity and a dire threat ...