August 27, 2016

Major Developments

Story of the Week


  • Impacts of Fracking on Drinking Water. READ ARTICLE
  • What Frackers Say Behind Closed Doors. READ ARTICLE
  • High Levels of Toxins Found in Bodies of People Living Near Fracking Sites. READ ARTICLE
  • Harmful Chemicals from Fracking Pose Serious Threat to Infants & Children. READ ARTICLE
  • Constitution Pipeline Project Halted, NYS Denies Needed Permit. READ ARTICLE
  • Does Range Resources Target Poorer Areas of PA for Drilling? READ ARTICLE
  • Scientists Find Fracking Contaminated Wyoming Water After EPA Halted Study. READ ARTICLE
  • Scientists Slam EPA For “Walking Away” From Fracking Pollution Study. READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking Has Contaminated Drinking Water, EPA Now Concludes. READ ARTICLE
  • Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry. READ ARTICLE
  • PA Families Win $4.24M Verdict Against Cabot Oil & Gas in Dimock. READ ARTICLE
  • PA Fracking Water Contamination Higher Than Reported. READ ARTICLE
  • Legal Victory: PA Fracker Can’t Keep Pollution Tests From Residents. READ ARTICLE
  • Living in the Shadow of Danger. READ ARTICLE
  • CA Investigating Exxon Mobil for Lying About Climate-Change Risks. READ ARTICLE
  • Video Makes Visible CA’s Unseen Natural Gas Disaster. READ ARTICLE
  • Massive Natural Gas Storage Leak in CA. READ ARTICLE
  • EPA Finding on Fracking’s Water Pollution Disputed by Its Own Scientists. READ ARTICLE
  • Cuomo Nixes Port Ambrose, Proposed Natural Gas Terminal Off Jones Beach. READ ARTICLE
  • Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline. READ ARTICLE
  • Exxon Mobil Investigated for Possible Climate Change Lies by NY Attorney General. READ ARTICLE
  • Exxon Knew Fossil Fuels Were Causing Climate Change Since the 1970’s. READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking Industry Wells Associated With Premature Birth. READ ARTICLE
  • PA DEP Fracking Complaint Investigations are “Cooked” & Shredded. READ ARTICLE
  • Study: Gasland Key Driver of Opposition to Fracking. READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking in the Delaware River Basin Would Threaten Health of Thousands. READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking linked to Health Hazards in Fetuses, Infants, and Young Children. READ ARTICLE
  • Internal Fossil Fuel Industry Memos Reveal Decades of Disinformation. READ ARTICLE
  • Living Near Shale Wells = More Likely to be Hospitalized. READ ARTICLE
  • NYC Moves to Power 100% of City Government From Renewables. READ ARTICLE
  • NY State Officially Bans Fracking. READ ARTICLE
  • Possible Link Between Radioactivity in Ten Mile Creek and Shale Gas Drilling. READ ARTICLE
  • EPA’s “Pitifully Limited Investigation” Does Not Mean Fracking is Safe. READ ARTICLE
  • The DCS Frac Sand Poster is Here. READ ARTICLE
  • California Democrats Approve Sweeping Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution. READ ARTICLE
  • New Look at BTEX (Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene and Xylene). READ ARTICLE
  • NY State to Make Fracking Ban Official, Not Permanent. READ ARTICLE
  • EPA Loophole Allows Streams of Wastewater in WY. READ ARTICLE
  • Deadly Radon in PA Buildings Linked to Fracking. READ ARTICLE
  • Racketeering Suit Against Chesapeake Energy Moves Forward. READ ARTICLE
  • DEP Reporting Failures Costing PA Millions! READ ARTICLE
  • 24 Studies Show Significant Health Threat to Those Living Near Fracked Wells READ ARTICLE
  • Success: Cuomo to Ban Fracking in NY! READ ARTICLE
  • The Military Takes on Climate Change Deniers READ ARTICLE
  • PA DEP Ignores Vast Majority of Chemical Hazards READ ARTICLE
  • PA DEP Sec. Chris Abruzzo Resigns Amid Lewd Email Scandal READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking In Ohio Triggered 400 Tiny Earthquakes in 3 Months READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking Workers Exposed to Dangerous Amounts of Benzene READ ARTICLE
  • Leaked Documents Show NY Health Department Fracking Concerns READ ARTICLE
  • Health Professionals Release Study on the Risks and Harms of Fracking READ ARTICLE
  • Criminal Charges Filed Against Waste Disposal Company, PA DEP Unaware READ ARTICLE
  • Tests Prove Fracking to Blame for Flaming Wells READ ARTICLE
  • FERC Pipeline Approval Violated Federal Law READ ARTICLE
  • Twelve NY counties ban fracking waste READ ARTICLE
  • Expert warns: methane must be controlled now READ ARTICLE
  • Coal seam gas drilling suspended in Australia READ ARTICLE
  • More evidence: Gas GHG emissions far exceed government estimates READ ARTICLE
  • It’s he-e-e-re: National Assessment says climate change has arrived, and we’re responsible READ ARTICLE
  • Caution on Fracking Wise READ ARTICLE
  • Medical Society Passes Resolution on Radon READ ARTICLE
  • Weak Records Cites on PA Shale Pollution READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking Impacts Property Values and Rights READ ARTICLE
  • Chesapeake’s $5 Billion Shuffle Gouges Land Owners READ ARTICLE
  • Gas jobs not all they’re cracked up to be READ ARTICLE
  • Exxon CEO on fracking tower: not in my backyard READ ARTICLE
  • Toxic chemicals ‘pre-polluting’ our children READ ARTICLE
  • Frack Gas is a Grave Danger, Not a “Bridge Fuel” READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking for an Energy Renaissance that Will Not Come READ ARTICLE
  • EPA Flip-Flops on Fracking Water Contamination READ ARTICLE
  • Letter to Con Ed Concerning Radon in Natural Gas READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking Wastewater = Underground Trespassing? READ ARTICLE
  • High Decline Rates Require Constant Expansion of Gas Fields Just to Maintain Production READ ARTICLE
  • Jobs Impact of Shale Drilling Exaggerated by Industry READ ARTICLE
  • Why Fracking is a Problem for Banks READ ARTICLE
  • Dents, holes flaws in Keystone XL weeks away from startup READ ARTICLE
  • What other industry can get away with wasting 29% of product? READ ARTICLE
  • ‘Caught up in their own hype.’ READ ARTICLE
  • Could fracking boom peter out sooner than expected? READ ARTICLE
  • PA: $1 billion in state subsidies for nat gas READ ARTICLE
  • Who pays the cost of fracking?  READ ARTICLE
  • Rogers: Coal Displacing Nat Gas… Already
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  • Study shows VOC-polluted air, health problems related to hydrocarbon development. READ ARTICLE
  • Action on Climate Change is a Moral Imperative. READ ARTICLE
  • Drilling Injury Lawsuit Settled. READ ARTICLE
  • Frackers Avoid Paying Royalties. READ ARTICLE
  • Gas Driller Freezes Plans in UK. READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking Destroys Property Values. READ ARTICLE
  • Fracking Boom = Housing Bust? READ ARTICLE