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The Intersection Between Tribal Sovereignty and Environmental Justice

By: Kristen Millstein, Communications Intern In the summer of 2016, I traveled to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. I was in high school and had not spent significant time outside my California bubble. Pine Ridge was like a different world. While there, I learned from tribal leaders about the continual violation of their [...]

MORE OHIOANS WANT SOME SAY IN SITING DRILLING WASTE INJECTION WELLS

Each well drilled using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for oil and gas production creates tens of millions of gallons of wastewater, called produced water or brine. In Ohio, much of that wastewater is disposed of in underground injection wells, including waste from Pennsylvania and West Virginia. As the number of injection wells grows in Ohio, [...]

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