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
Sacrificing Water for Oil and Gas Profit
The Aquifer Exemption program essentially “writes off” potential groundwater sources

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

Illustartion - Green valley. credit: Tetiana Dziubanovska / Shutterstocl
April 22, 2016

The first Earth Day helped drag us kicking and screaming into realizing that we were destroying this planet that sustains us.  Still, too many people think of “the Earth” as an esoteric concern.

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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