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  1. Making history! SEHN intervening in the Bakken Pipeline on behalf of Future Generations


    Press Release: Fight against pipeline proposals in the Midwest will continue with Dakota Access Pipeline and Upland Pipeline (original post on Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, with the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition)     Iowa Utilities Board hearings will be held Nov 12 – Dec 3   Beginning Thursday, Nov. 12, the Science & Environmental Health Network…Read More →

  2. Iowa’s Heart in the Fight to Protect the Land: A Conversation with Angie Carter


    SEHN’s Kaitlin Butler has a conversation with Board Member Angie Carter. November 3, 2015. Angie Carter is one of the co-founders of the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition. She recently earned her PhD from Iowa State University’s Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture (GPSA) and Sociology. She also holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of…Read More →

  3. Utah is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Unconventional Energy Development


    “Something gravely important had gone missing. Something related to reverence—to holding on to the ineffable wonder of what already is, caring for what little remains, being cognizant of how quickly we’re losing it. As we attempt to develop new energy sources and figure out how to feed ourselves and inhabit this warming world, we need…Read More →

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


    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 →