americans against fracking

Yesterday environmental activists, Indigenous youth, and other concerned citizens disrupted a Politico event sponsored the American Petroleum Institute (API), the leading American trade group of the fossil fuel industry. The event, “Energy and the Election at the DNC”, featured prominent Democratic lawmakers and energy advisors including, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA), Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Ed Rendell, […]

Yesterday was the day to Un-frack the #COP21 climate talks in Paris. Dozens of Environmental Action members chipped in to support a delegation from Beyond Extreme Energy — our pipeline fighting, export terminal busting, front-line community supporting buddies who you’ve met before on the sidewalks in front of FERC.Don Weightman of Philadelphia was one of a delegation of international fracktivists who […]

The Global Frackdown was a series of more than 300 coordinated events around the world calling for a ban on this destructive and dangerous drilling technique. By all accounts, the weekend of action was a big success! Environmental Action helped kick off the events a day early in Washington, D.C. Last Friday I met up with fracktivists from Pennsylvania, nurses, and […]

Cross posted with an additional Quote from Drew Hudson from Americans Against Fracking – a national coalition to ban frackingMore than 200 Progressive, Health and Environmental Organizations Call on Gov. O’Malley to Ban Fracking MARYLAND – More than 200 national and statewide progressive, health, environmental and community organizations called on Gov. Martin O’Malley to protect the public’s health, lead the nation […]