From EcoWatch http://www.ecowatch.com/health-dangers-fracking-1986527671.html
A new study out today from Johns Hopkins in Environmental Health Perspectives revealed associations between fracking and various health symptoms including nasal and sinus problems, migraines and fatigue in Pennsylvanians living near areas of natural gas development. The study suggests that residents with the highest exposure to active fracking wells are nearly […]
19 Proposed Fracking Pipelines Would Push Us Past Point of No Return, Report Finds
by Lorraine Chow
The U.S. will burst through its emission-reduction target under the Paris climate agreementif the 19 natural gas pipelines proposed in the Appalachian Basin come to fruition, according to a new study.
The report, A Bridge Too […]
Oil Change International
By Andy Rowell
As the U.S. shale industry comes under increasing scrutiny for its environmental and health impact, it has emerged that the U.S. has approved fracking offshore leading to billions of gallons of wastewater to be dumped at sea.
The Center for Biological Diversity has released federal documents that reveal […]
Sharon Kelly, DeSmogBlog | May 9, 2016
Thousands of oil and gas industry wastewater spills in North Dakota have caused “widespread” contamination from radioactive materials, heavy metals and corrosive salts, putting the health of people and wildlife at risk, researchers from Duke University concluded in a newly released peer-reviewed study
Some rivers and […]
From Josh Fox, Director of “Gasland,” comes GASWORK, The Fight for C.J.’s Law
Josh will be on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes on October 2.
We are excited to share our new short film with you today. GASWORK, The Fight for C.J.’s Law investigates deadly working conditions […]
Josh Fox and Lee Zeische were arrested protesting fracked gas storage in salt caverns under Seneca Lake. Photo courtesy of ‘We Are Seneca Lake.’
By Josh Fox and Lee Ziesche
A duplicitous and dangerous shift in energy is unfolding across our country. As part of the Obama Administration’s climate plan, coal-fired […]
At the Ithaca, New York stop of The Solutions Grassroots Tour: “A Solar Home Companion” local organizer, Stephanie Redmond, asked a very important question of Josh Fox, who had filmed the documentary, Gasland.She wanted to know when he was going to join the Seneca Lake Defenders and get arrested protesting fracked-gas storage in salt […]
Tuesday, after a nearly three year fight to stop the Addison County fracked gas pipeline, Vermont Gas Systems announced it will not proceed with its proposal to build Phase 2 of the pipeline expansion.
We’ve known all along that this pipeline was a bad investment for Vermont’s energy future. I’m glad […]
TELL BERNIE: What issues interest you most?
The Senate on Tuesday defeated a House-passed bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, a leading opponent of the project, said it would be “crazy” to promote the use of the dirtiest oil on the planet while scientists […]
By Bill Moore
Known as the Sioux, the Lakota of America’s Great Plains have fought fiercely for their rights, especially when it endangered their wellbeing, first Red Cloud’s War and the Lakota War of the 19th century, then the siege of Wounded Knee in 1973. Now they see the authorization […]