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ELEEP Virtual Discussion on Water Scarcity in California

This ELEEP Virtual Discussion took place on September 18th, 2016. We were joined by Andrew Ayres to discuss the topic of water scarcity in California.

ELEEP Virtual Discussion on Citizen Monitoring of Fracking Activities

This ELEEP Virtual Discussion took place on July 26, 2016 and dealt with the topic of "citizen monitoring of fracking activities".The discussion included presentations by Sister Elizabeth Riebschlaeger, an environmental advocate in the Eagle Ford Shale basin of Texas, Samantha Rubright from the organization FracTracker Alliance, as well as input from Zachariah L. Hildenbrand from the organization Inform Environmental, LLC. The video and slides below highlight some of the challenges facing communities impacted by fracking activity and the potential for citizen monitoring of fracking through innovative technologies. The event was moderated by Max Gruenig, President of Ecologic Institute US.