SEHN

Visionary Science, Ethics, Law and Action in the Public Interest

By Carolyn Raffensperger

  1. The Heartland: Environmental threat or promise?

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    Networker Volume 22 (2), March, 2017 Dear Reader   The Heartland and all the bordering rural areas are often described as “fly-over” country, places that barely merit a glance out the airplane window. And yet these vast lands are emerging as the center of both great environmental hazards and great environmental promise. For instance, crude…Read More →

  2. Legal Background for Dakota Access January, 2017

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    By Carolyn Raffensperger On Monday, January 23, 2017, the President signed a mix of presidential memoranda and executive orders that address Dakota Access, Keystone, and future pipelines. –For a good overview of the difference between executive orders and presidential memos, see this: http://www.usatoday.com/…/executive-order-vs-pres…/96979014/ The major legal question for Dakota Access is whether they already have…Read More →

  3. The Facts: Financial Status of Energy Transfer Partners and the Dakota Access Pipeline

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    Fact Sheet on Financial Status of Energy Transfer Partners and Dakota Access Pipeline   There are moral and financial reasons for banks and other investors divesting from Dakota Access. The Science & Environmental Health Network has prepared a financial analysis of the status of Energy Transfer Partners and the Dakota Access Pipeline.   Download the full…Read More →