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A New, Extensive Platform for Fracking Imagery

by Ted Auch, FracTracker Great Lakes Program Coordinator, and Rebecca Johnson, Communications & Administrative Specialist FracTracker is pleased to release our improved multimedia platform of fracking imagery for your convenient use. You can easily view, download, and share photos and videos of oil, gas, and petrochemical impacts. We’ve made it easy for you to find […]

FracTracker in the Field: Building a Live Virtual Map

  August 19, 2020 Update: The virtual story map is live! In this special one-day fundraiser event, two intrepid FracTracker teams will build and share a live virtual map as we travel throughout the Ohio River Valley Region documenting oil, gas, and its effects on our health, climate, and environment. How many sites can we […]

Industry Targets Peaceful Protest via “Critical Infrastructure” Legislation

By Ted Auch, PhD, Great Lakes Program Coordinator and Shannon Smith, Manager of Communications & Development The oil and gas industry continues to use rhetoric focusing on national security and energy independence in order to advocate for legislation to criminalize climate activists. Backlash against protestors and environmental stewards has only increased since the onset of COVID-19, […]

FracTracker Receives Cornell Douglas Pearl Award

The team at FracTracker Alliance is honored and humbled to accept the 2020 Jean and Leslie Douglas Pearl Award from the Cornell Douglas Foundation. This award reflects the Foundation’s mission to provide support to organizations like FracTracker that advocate for environmental health, justice, and sustainability. We accept this award alongside two illustrious organizations: the Center […]

Announcing the 2019 Sentinel Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship! After being nominated by peers this summer, recipients were selected by a committee of five community defense leaders and environmental champions from around the country. Read brief descriptions of these inspiring individuals below, and make sure to register to reserve your seat […]