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Thousands of environmentalists took to California's state capitol on Saturday to demand Governor Jerry Brown ban hydraulic fracturing, in what is being called the largest anti-fracking mobilization the state has ever seen.
The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday sent a fracking fluids disclosure case back to a lower court, giving environmental and consumer rights groups hope that the cocktails of chemicals used to frack for natural gas will become public knowledge.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an organization known for helping to advance corporate interests by crafting conservative legislation at the state level, has created a new initiative to expand its influence to cities, towns, and municipalities.