A Colorado group with concerns about the environmental impacts of fracking are pushing for a fundamental change to the state’s legal system to give communities greater power over corporations.
Articles: fracking bans (8)
Today, the Maryland House of Delegates passed legislation, voting 102 – 34, that would prohibit fracking permits in the state until October 2017.
Some environmental advocates are calling for Pennsylvania to undertake a similar review to New York's.
In a victory for environmental, health and community activists, fracking has been banned in New York state.
Whether or not a ban on fracking is favored by the American people is still up for debate after reviewing this year’s election season.
County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties
In a precedent-setting case decided today by the New York Court of Appeals, local communities have triumphed over the fracking industry.
A small-town fracking ban took place nearly three years ago in upstate New York, but that doesn’t make it any less monumental.