The shale gas revolution -- a battlefield report
By Helen Slottje
Yes there is a shale gas revolution in the U.S. but it's not the one you hear about, says Helen Slottje, winner of the 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize for North America. The real shale gas revolution is about people all over the U.S., pushing back and fighting for the right to decide what happens in their communities.
Lawyer and winner of the 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize for North America, for her work campaigning against fracking in upstate New York.
Helen Slottje is the winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2014, Helen is a commercial attorney turned rural lawyer, who developed an innovative and successful legal framework, enabling over 170 towns and rural communities to pass local laws prohibiting fracking.... Read More