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Anti Hydraulic Fracturing Companies/Organizations

Berks Gas Truth – Berks Gas Truth is a grassroots community organization of over 600 concerned citizens who are fighting to stop unconventional natural gas drilling.

Catskill Mountain Keeper – Catskill Mountainkeeper is a grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the unique and irreplaceable Catskill Region of New York State.

Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) – CCE engages in extensive education, research, lobbying and public outreach. One of their primary goals is to help citizens increase their influence and participation in important environmental campaigns.

Clean Water for North Carolina – A nonprofit organization promoting clean, safe water and empowered, just communities through community organizing, advocacy, education and technical assistance, with offices in Durham and Asheville.

Coalition to Protect New York (CPNY) – CPNY’s mission is to create an environment in which we claim the right to run a government truly of, for and by the people. We will work together against those organizations, governments, and regulatory agencies that operate with disregard for people and nature. Stopping fracking is our primary initial battle and represents the many barriers we must overcome to achieve our vision.

Delaware Riverkeeper Network (DRN) – DRN provides effective environmental advocacy, volunteer monitoring programs, stream restoration projects and public education.

EarthShare of Texas – The mission of EarthShare of Texas is to support the work of its participating organizations to conserve and protect our natural resources through participation in payroll contribution charitable campaigns at public and private worksites in Texas.

Earthworks – Earthworks is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the impacts of irresponsible mineral and energy development while seeking sustainable solutions. Earthworks stands for clean water, healthy communities and corporate accountability.

Environment Texas – Environment Texas is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization.

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) – EDF’s mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. Guided by science and economics, we find practical and lasting solutions to the most serious environmental problems.

Environmental Working Group – The Environmental Working Group is the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization. Their mission is to serve as a watchdog to see that Americans get straight facts, unfiltered and unspun, so that they can make healthier choices and enjoy a cleaner environment.

Food & Water Watch – Food & Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainable. So we can all enjoy and trust in what we eat and drink, we help people take charge of where their food comes from, keep clean, affordable, public tap water flowing freely to our homes, protect the environmental quality of oceans, force government to do its job protecting citizens, and educate about the importance of keeping shared resources under public control.

Frack Free Nation – The Frack Free Nation was formed to educate about and illustrate the impact of the petrochemical and nuclear industries on a broad range of environmental, peace and social justice issues.

FrackAlert – FrackAlert, Inc. was established to focus specifically on making sure that Pennsylvania politicians are fully aware of the short and long-term dangers of hydraulic fracturing and of the mass public resistance to hydraulic fracturing that now exists in Northeast Pennsylvania due to its threat to your water, air, local food sources, public health, and economy.

Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition – The Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition, Inc. of Luzerne County, based in Dallas, PA, is a non-profit community educational association, whose members are concerned with the negative effects of the Industrial Process of Drilling for Natural Gas in Pennsylvania.

Group Against Smog & Pollution (GASP) – GASP is a non-profit citizens’ group in Southwestern Pennsylvania working for a healthy, sustainable environment.

Marcellus Shale Protest – MarcellusProtest.org is an information clearing house about Marcellus Shale gas drilling and activism and related issues.

Mothers Against Drilling In Our Neighborhoods (MADION) – MADION is a group formed by Ohio mothers whose sole mission is to preserve the health and safety of our children from the harmful effects of drilling for gas and oil in our neighborhoods.

National Grassroots Coalition – The Coalition comprises approx. 57 organizations and individuals who reject the practice of hydrofracking and rebut shale gas as America’s energy future.

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) – NRDC is the nation’s most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.

New York Residents Against Drilling (NYRAD) – NYRAD is a grassroots network of local residents who are opposed to unconventional gas development in New York State.

New Yorkers Against Fracking – New Yorkers Against Fracking was created when the need arose for a broad-based coalition of New York State residents to call for a ban on the dangerous and polluting practices of fracking. The coalition includes members from every part of the state and a diverse collection of consumer advocacy, health, religious, food, and environmental organizations and dozens of grassroots groups.

Ohio Environmental Council – The mission of the Ohio Environmental Council is to secure healthy air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home. We help individuals, communities, and businesses go green, save money, and live healthier.

Save the Water Table – Save The Water Table’s mission is to preserve an uncontaminated water table.

Stop the Frack Attack – In 2013, the Stop the Frack Attack Network will collectively engage in a series of strategic incentives and collaborative national public campaigns.

Union of Concerned Scientists – The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous independent science to work to solve our planet’s most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, we combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe and sustainable future.

350.org – 350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. 350 means climate safety. To preserve our planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current levels of nearly 400ppm to below 350ppm.

NOTE: If your organization is not listed, please send the name of your organization, description and website to rdt.vpr@ttu.edu.