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Chapter activist Helen Slottje wins largest environmental prize

Attorney Helen Slottje, a member of the Atlantic Chapter, has won the world’s largest award for grassroots environmentalists, the $175,000 Goldman Prize. With her husband David, partner in their Ithaca-based pro bono law firm, she has helped enact fracking bans in 172 communities across New York in the last five years. She first presented her legal argument for home rule in a front-page article in the Sierra Atlantic in 2011. Read more at

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
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