For four years under Governor Corbett, tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians, along with our friends at PennEnvironment, fought back against the governor’s attempts to open state parks and forests to fracking.
Amazing news from our friends at Food & Water Watch: Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on fracking in New York state. This victory could not have happened without the amazing work of thousands of dedicated anti-fracking activists all over the country, including hundreds of MoveOn members.
In Wake of Exxon CEO’s Lawsuit Against Local Fracking Infrastructure, MoveOn.org Offers Tillerson “FrackingFighter” Award to Help Stop Fracking in His Community
In reaction to news out earlier this week that ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson was filing a lawsuit to stop the construction of a water tower in his community used for storing water for fracking, MoveOn.org has decided to offer the CEO its #FrackingFighter grant, which provides training, materials, and up to $500 in reimbursements in expenses for materials used to run an anti-fracking campaign in a local community.
While members of Congress take unprecedented sums of money from the oil and gas industry and cast votes to loosen regulations on fracking,1 at the local level we are winning fight after fight.
All across the country, MoveOn members are standing together against fracking. And in Erie County, New York, public sentiment against fracking was so strong that the county chair introduced a bill to ban fracking on county-owned land. Sarah Alexander of the organization Food & Water Watch started a MoveOn Petition to the Erie County Legislature, asking them to support the bill.
Apply to be one of 50 MoveOn #FrackingFighters and you could win $500, materials, and expert training for your campaign to end fracking.
Here’s what you need to know about fracking — and why it’s not such a good idea to blast the earth with a toxic chemical soup.
On Thursday, August 29th, Dorothy Reik, a MoveOn.org member from Topanga, to delivered over 70,000 petition signatures from from MoveOn, CREDO, and Friends of the Earth to State Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (CA-43) and Assembly Speaker John Pérez’s (CA-53) offices, urging them to add an immediate moratorium on fracking to State Sen. Fran Pavley’s regulatory bill (SB4).
MoveOn members joined Americans Against Fracking—and actress and activist Daryl Hannah—at the White House to deliver 650,000 public comments
MoveOn members joined Americans Against Fracking—and actress and activist Daryl Hannah—at the White House to deliver 650,000 public comments to the Bureau of Land Management demanding a ban on fracking on public and Native American lands.
If something is totally harmless, why would a company put a gag order on some little kids about it?