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The fight to protect Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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Regulatory actions to open ANWR for drilling in ANWR have significant and potentially grievous implications for Alaska’s Native peoples, and do not bode well for Alaska’s air, water, and landscape, and the biodiverse species such as the Porcupine caribou that call it home.

Kern County’s Drafted EIR Will Increase the Burden for Frontline Communities

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Built on sound data and ample research, FracTracker recommends several measures be taken to protect the health of California's overburdened Frontline Communities.

Mapping intersectionality: Empowering youth addressing plastics

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VIEW MAP & DATA Overview A new collaboration between FracTracker…
FracTracker Alliance, 2021

Pennsylvania’s Waste Disposal Wells – A Tale of Two Datasets

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  VIEW MAP & DATA Overview Access to reliable data…
Los Angeles, California skyline

California Oil & Gas Setbacks Recommendations Memo

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The purpose of this memo is to recommend guidelines to CalGEM for evaluating the economic value of the social benefits and costs to people and the environment in requiring a 2,500 foot setback for oil and gas drilling (OGD) activities.

Electric Vehicles: Better Wheels

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The wheel may have been influenced by nature, but today, the…

Oil and Gas Wells on California State Lands

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The fossil fuel industry has historically taken advantage of…

Industrial Impacts in Michigan: A Photo Essay & Story Map

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Southwest Detroit and neighboring South Rockwood in Monroe County…
Utica and Marcellus shale plays in the Appalachian Basin map

Fracking Waste in the Appalachian Basin – A Story Map

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  The production of fracking waste in the Appalachian Basin…

Channels of Life: The Gulf Coast Buildout in Texas

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It’s been a little over a year since I visited the Texas Gulf…
CA Setbacks Map

People and Production: Reducing Risk in California Extraction

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Executive Summary New research shows that low-income communities…