Dangers of the Drill

Fracking is threatening our communities and our health.

Personal Action

Stand up to oil and natural gas companies using this three-pronged approach.


NRDC's Community Fracking Defense Project allows residents to stand up to oil and gas companies.

Northeast Dispatch

Proposed regulations would still allow wastewater to be disposed of in the watershed, with risks to both drinking water and the environment.

Policy Primer

Lax monitoring of the country’s fracking boom does little to allay concerns about the air, water, and health impacts of this oil and gas extraction method.

onEarth Story

A group of Illinois landowners have waged a legal battle against a fracking company to protect their agricultural community.

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