Send a letter to congress and tell your Senators and Representatives to support the FRAC ACT...(H.R.2766 and S.1215). Ask them to close the so-called ‘Halliburton Loophole” in the Safe Drinking Water Act. The Oil and Gas Accountability Project and Earthworks - Keep Drilling Toxics Out of Our Drinking Water.
Call or Write to the EPA. Tell them that you support their investigation of Hydraulic Fracturing.
Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF)
Interested in protecting your community from industry development? Contact the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit, public interest law firm providing free and affordable legal services to communities facing threats to their local environment, local agriculture, the local economy, and quality of life.
CELDF recently assisted Pittsburgh in drafting and passing an ordinance that bans the extraction of natural gas and removes legal powers from gas extraction corporations within the city.
See the Pittsburgh Community Protection Ordinance here.
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Local and Regional Action
Join forces with a national organization or a local group in your area. Local groups will have Action Alerts for your area. If you don't have time, make a donation. They are working hard and are getting results. For a list of organizations that work on gas and oil issues, go to our Resources page.