The Natural Gas Divide

Jul 15, 2020 by

States are confronting the future of gas in buildings — and facing a set of high-stakes questions.

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Fracking Firms Fail, Rewarding...

Jul 13, 2020 by

Fracking Firms Fail, Rewarding Executives and Raising Climate Fears

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Shell’s Falcon Pipeline ...

Jun 17, 2020 by

Shell’s Falcon Pipeline Dogged by Issues with Drilling and Permit Uncertainty During Pandemic

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A Seven-Mile Gas Pipeline Outs...

Feb 3, 2020 by

National Grid says the project is needed to meet rising demand, but opponents see it as a means of connecting two interstate pipelines and boosting their capacities.

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Citing Latest Climate Science,...

Nov 20, 2019 by

On Saturday, November 16, 29 people were arrested in a rally at a massive natural gas-fired power plant, the Cricket Valley Energy Center, that is being constructed in a picturesque rural valley of farms and forests near the New York-Connecticut border, about 80 miles north of New York City.

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Virtual Pipelines: A Dangerous...

Jul 3, 2019 by

For several years a mysterious fleet of tractor trailers loaded with natural gas cylinders has been crisscrossing U.S. roads, and in the dark early morning hours on Sunday, March 3, one drove off a highway near Cobleskill, New York, careened down an embankment, and flipped over.

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“No Evidence” That Fracking Ca...

Jun 21, 2019 by

A group of doctors and scientists have released a report highlighting that 84 percent of studies published from 2009-2015 on the health impacts of fracking conclude the industry causes harm to human health.

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Trump plans to allow fracking ...

Apr 26, 2019 by

Environmental groups are preparing for a fight against the proposal that would end a five-year fracking moratorium in central California

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BLM lists sacred land outside ...

Feb 1, 2019 by

“Oil and gas has already devastated our state’s air quality, water quality and flow, and public health. It’s clear the Trump administration will stop at nothing to sacrifice public interest for private profits.”

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Court Orders Moratorium on Off...

Nov 9, 2018 by

A federal court today ordered the Trump administration to stop issuing permits for offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast.

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Fracking Chemicals Dumped in A...

Sep 26, 2018 by

Chemicals from fracking wastewater dumped…

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Fracking is destroying U.S. wa...

Aug 17, 2018 by

[Translate] Toxic wastewater from fracking jumps 14-fold from 2011 to 2016 — and it may get 50 times bigger by 2030. Joe Romm think...

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Some rare good climate news: t...

Jun 22, 2018 by

[Translate] Bill McKibben From Wall Street to the pope, many increasingly see fossil fuels as anything but a sure bet. That gives us...

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Trump’s Direct Assault on Nati...

May 2, 2018 by

[Translate] by Nancy LeTourneau    WASHINGTONMONTHLY.COM   Political Animal Gage Skidmore/Flickr Much has been made of Donald Trump’s...

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Why Fracking Is a Symptom of t...

Mar 9, 2018 by

The battle over fracking pits corporate power against communities whose very health is imperiled.

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Why Is Fracking Controversial?

Feb 27, 2018 by

10 Claims that Help Us Understand Natural Gas Drilling Controversy

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EPA Finally Concludes that Fra...

Sep 15, 2017 by

[Translate] The country’s push to find clean domestic energy has zeroed in on natural gas, but cases of water contamination have...

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Fracking Has an Enormous Radio...

Sep 4, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment Lax federal and state regulations have led to the illegal dumping of dirty drilling fluids. By Lorraine Chow...

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How Fracking Violates Human Ri...

Jul 27, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment Peoples Climate March, New York City, September 21, 2014. Photo Credit: andyparker72/Shutterstock   We...

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Stand With Sanders Against ‘Pr...

Jul 24, 2017 by

[Translate] By Jessica Corbett / Common Dreams   VIA TRUTHDIG   Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking on Capitol Hill in June. (Edward Kimmel...

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Extended Interview with Actor ...

Jul 15, 2017 by

[Translate]   Guests James Cromwell Oscar-nominated actor and an activist. He was sentenced to a in jail, scheduled to begin...

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Erin Brockovich Helps Pawnee N...

Jul 9, 2017 by

[Translate] A 5.8-magnitude earthquake that rattled Pawnee, Oklahoma in September 2016 was classified as largest in state history....

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REX TILLERSON HAS BEEN MISLEAD...

May 12, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment In a 2013 interview, Tillerson made the false claim that there had “never been a verifiable case of...

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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO KILL F...

May 10, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment Trump disagrees with majority of Americans, who are opposed to fracking and drilling on public lands. By...

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SURPRISE: THIS REPUBLICAN GOVE...

Mar 22, 2017 by

[Translate] Briefly Stuff that matters On the right side of the fracks Joe Andrucyk Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan shocked many on Friday...

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Maryland House overwhelmingly ...

Mar 11, 2017 by

[Translate] Samantha Page Climate Reporter at @ThinkProgress. People who want to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Maryland...

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USGS FINALLY ADMITS THAT FRACK...

Mar 7, 2017 by

[Translate] Posted by Aaron Kesel WE ARE CHANGE.ORG It has taken years to finally admit it, but the U.S. Geological Survey has just...

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OKLAHOMA REMAINS NATION’...

Mar 3, 2017 by

[Translate] LORRAINE CHOW OF ECOWATCH ON BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT (Photo: Joshua Doubek)Article reprinted with permission from EcoWatch...

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‘BIGGEST OIL FIND’...

Feb 5, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Sharon Kelly, DeSmogBlog | Report The prospect of fracking where water is so scarce raises questions about what...

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EPA ADMITS THAT FRACKING CAN C...

Dec 14, 2016 by

[Translate] Samantha Page Climate Reporter at @ThinkProgress. Good thing so many people in Trump’s cabinet have ties to the fracking...

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