Saturday, May 13, 2017

First We Take Our Town: Street to Street Fighting for Energy Change

New Campaign Urges People "Off Fossil Fuels" In Their Own Communities


May 12, 2017

With federal environmental protections and regulations under attack by the Trump Administration, Food and Water Watch is launching a new effort to take the fight protecting the environment to states and towns.

Wenonah Hauter is the founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch. She has worked extensively on food, water, energy and environmental issues at the national, state and local level. Experienced in developing policy positions and legislative strategies, she is also a skilled and accomplished organizer, having lobbied and developed grassroots field strategy and action plans. Her latest book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment exposes how more than 100 years of political influence peddling facilitated the control of our energy system by a handful of corporations and financial institutions. Her previous book Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America examines the corporate consolidation and control over our food system and what it means for farmers and consumers. For more information, visit and

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