Social Issues Related to Energy

In 1970, the first Earth Day brought twenty million Americans to the streets to advocate for a healthy environment, laying the grounds for the modern climate justice movement. Explore issues related to Environmental Justice, resistance, activism, and stewardship in the articles and maps below.

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Permitting New Oil and Gas Wells Under the Newsom Administration

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California regulators halt well permitting after Consumer Watchdog…
Urban Drilling in Los Angeles

Impact of a 2,500′ Oil and Gas Well Setback in California

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Why does California need setbacks? A new bill proposed by California…

The Falcon Public Monitoring Project

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Part of the Falcon Public EIA Project In March of 2019, two…

Release: The 2019 You Are Here map launches, showing New York’s hurdles to climate leadership

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For Immediate Release Contact: Lee Ziesche, lee@saneenergyproject.org,…

An Earth Day Tribute to Bill Hughes

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In March 2019, Bill Hughes, environmental defender extraordinaire…
Frac sand mine in Wisconsin

Living on the Front Lines with Silica Sand Mines

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Guest blog by Christine Yellowthunder, an environmental activist,…

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