Alison Grass

Alison Grass is a researcher for the water program at Food & Water Watch.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:45am
Alabama: The Next Tar Sands Frontier?
If you’re like me, you probably have a special spot in your heart for your hometown and home state. I grew up in Alabama, in the countryside, in a house surrounded by several sprawling acres of trees, farmland and open space.
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Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 10:58am
Moving Dirty Crudes, Another Threat Posed by Dirty Fossil Fuels
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Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 8:29am
No Person Shall Be Deprived of Life, Liberty or Property… Unless the Oil and Gas Industry Says So
Eminent domain, the government’s right to condemn (or take) private land for “public use,” has at times been a highly contentious topic because it can displace people from their homes to make way for construction of different projects, like highways or roads, civic buildings and other types of public infrastructure. However, what some may not realize is that several states have granted eminent domain authority to certain private entities, including oil and gas companies.
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