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Wasting Water Endangers Texas' Rivers, Fish and Wildlife

Excessive water withdrawals threaten many of Texas’ most important and beloved rivers. Rivers are a central element of our natural heritage, but wasteful water use...

Nov 12, 2013 Report

Three years into a devastating drought made worse by wasteful water use, voters in Texas approved a constitutional amendment that will allow the state to...

Nov 12, 2013 Blog Post
Key Impacts of Dirty Drilling at the State and National Level

Over the past decade, the oil and gas industry has fused two technologies—hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling—in a highly polluting effort to unlock oil and...

Oct 3, 2013 Report
Weak Bonding Rules for Oil and Gas Drilling Leave the Public at Risk

“Fracking” operations pose a staggering array of threats to our environment and health – many of them with significant “dollars and cents” costs. Current federal...

Jul 16, 2013 Report

This winter, Frontier Group’s research helped spur debate on public interest issues that have gained new resonance in today’s high-stakes discussions about reforming our tax...

Apr 29, 2013 Blog Post
State and Local Policies to Improve Pennsylvania’s Food System and Protect Our Land and Water

Pennsylvanians increasingly want healthy, locally grown food that is produced in ways that reflect their values – including protection of the environment. The rapidly rising...

Mar 21, 2013 Report
Strategies for Conserving Limited Water Supplies

The ongoing drought in Texas has reduced recreational opportunities, harmed wildlife, and threatened drinking water supplies. As Texas’ population and economy continue to grow, demand...

Mar 19, 2013 Report
Reducing Global Warming Pollution, Cutting Air Pollution, and Saving Water

Coal- and natural gas-fired power plants pollute our air, are major contributors to global warming, and consume vast amounts of water—harming our rivers and lakes...

Nov 28, 2012 Report

Generating electricity from wind doesn’t produce global warming pollution, add to air pollution or consume water—a sharp contrast with generating electricity at coal and natural...

Nov 28, 2012 Blog Post
The Price Tag of Dirty Drilling's Environmental Damage

The negative environmental and health impacts of fracking for oil and gas come with heavy “dollars and cents” costs, ranging from cleaning up contaminated water...

Sep 20, 2012 Report

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