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Successful Anti-Fracking Organization Damascus Citizens for Sustainability Embarks on New Legal Fight to Save Rivers

The grassroots organization is widening their scope in order to help the watershed of the Susquehanna River.

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Since its inception in 2008, the Milanville, PA.-based Damascus Citizens for Sustainability, has been dedicated to the issue of protecting citizens from the ravages of shale gas extraction. DCS, a 501(c)3, has employed a variety of strategies to respond to this problem: public education, litigation, advocacy and technical assistance to communities throughout the region. DCS's public health advocacy role relating to gas drilling has had international influence.

For more information, go to Damascus Citizens for Sustainability.  

Nora Eisenberg's work has appeared in the Village Voice, Tikkun, the Los Angeles Times, the Nation, and the Guardian UK. Her most recent novel, "When You Come Home" (Curbstone, 2009), explores the legacy of the 1991 Gulf War.

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