Communities are taking a stand against fracking and winning. From stronger regulations to outright bans, localities are passing restrictions on dirty drilling to protect themselves from harm. The risks that fracking poses to public health and the environment are too great to be ignored, which is why people are joining the fight to stop fracking across the country. We've provided this toolkit to show you how you can take action too.
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A Maryland bill that bans hydraulic fracturing cleared its final hurdle when the Senate approved the measure with a 35-to-10 vote.
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration announced on Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State because of concerns over health risks, ending years of debate over a method of extracting natural gas.
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The Senate Appropriations Committee narrowly defeated a bill Thursday that would set regulations for fracking, a method of oil and gas drilling that environmentalists have opposed over fears it could contaminate drinking water and make people ill.
Watch our video to learn how to run a local campaign to fight fracking near you.