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Update on Jessica Ernst

Meanwhile, last year’s winner of the award is still battling her provincial government and Canadian energy giant EnCana, suing them for negligence and unlawful activities related to fracking. Her next court hearing is January 18; her opponents are trying to have the lawsuit thrown out, and to make her pay court costs in order to bankrupt her. She says she has started to haul in water for drinking/cooking, since all the chemicals in her tap water curdle the cream in her coffee!