Lead and Drinking Water
Lead is a highly poisonous metal and can affect almost every organ in the body and the nervous system. It is a naturally occurring element found, due to human activity, in all parts of our environment
The Chilling Effect of Oil and Gas Money on Our Democracy
The weakness of campaign finance laws allows the oil and gas industry to elect candidates who support efforts to undermine environmental protections

The Issues

Jersey City. Photo credit: J J / Creative Commons - Flickr
Protect Our Water and Health
Fighting harmful impacts of oil & gas production.
Reducing exposure to toxic chemicals in products.
Innovative programs to reduce waste

From We All Live Downstream

Methane flare, black smoke. Photo credit: Leonid Ikan / Shutterstock
May 12, 2016

Today is a good day for public health and the climate. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the first-ever national limits on dangerous methane pollution spewed by the oil and gas industry.

US Map with Aquifer Exemptions plotted
March 25, 2016

On March 23, we sent a legal petition to EPA requesting the Agency revoke or amend its rules governing Aquifer Exemptions.

Three glasses of water on a table. Photo credit:  bunyarit / Shutterstock
March 2, 2016

Increased oversight of state programs is essential in light of public concern in the wake of events in Flint, Michigan.

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