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  1. Civic Innovation: Realigning the Law with Justice (May 2015 Networker)

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    SEHN Networker Volume 20 (5) May, 2015 Civic Innovation: Realigning the Law with Justice   Walking the property line: eminent domain and the U.S. oil and gas rush      Editor’s note: Some of the first stories my parents read to me were Beatrix Potter’s fables. Did you know that several of Potter’s tales originated from letters or oral…Read More →

  2. Why Legal Principles are Important in Organizing Around Pipelines, Fracking and Mining

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      We have entered the Age of Extreme Energy. Every region is facing threats — from Virginia to Wisconsin, from Nebraska and Iowa to California. New destructive techniques — for mining, drilling, processing, and transporting fossil fuels — are swarming across the land like locusts.   Communities and the natural world are threatened Corporations come…Read More →

  3. Walking the property line: eminent domain and the U.S. oil and gas rush

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    Editor’s note, May 2015 Networker: Some of the first stories my parents read to me were Beatrix Potter’s fables. Did you know that several of Potter’s tales originated from letters or oral stories she shared with children she was close with? She was also an avid naturalist and conservationist. On her death, she left 4,000 acres…Read More →

  4. Sign On: Legal Principles

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    To protect our communities and the natural world, we can establish new legal principles. The Science & Environmental Health Network and the Women’s Congress for Future Generations offer some legal principles (PDF Available Here) to serve as a basis for organizing around pipelines, fracking and mining. The intent of these principles is to provide common talking points, a…Read More →