Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

February 25th, 2016

5 communities sticking it to fossil fuel companies — and winning.

This January, communities around the world are seeing victories in long, hard-fought struggles against fossil fuel companies. Congratulations to everyone involved, and good luck to everyone still working to protect their own home. Here are 7 victories this month: 1. Carson, California, USA The community fought for years, and this week California Resources Corp. decided to pull […]

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July 12th, 2015

Arsenic and Frackwater Waste

Frackwater contains many toxic elements and chemicals that contaminate groundwater, if it spills. The Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier reports that when this wastewater from fracking spills, microbes start to clean it up, but the process can release arsenic, which also pollutes groundwater Listen or Read more here… 246 total views, 1 views today

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May 28th, 2015

School Drill: Too Close for Comfort

A new review of active and prospective well data in four northern Colorado counties, researched by Western Resource Advocates, found nearly 200 wells within 2,000 feet of a public school. In Adams, Boulder, Broomfield and Weld counties, 32 public schools are within 2,000 feet of a drilling site, and 26 of those schools are within […]

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