WHY IS THIS MOMENT URGENT? TPP negotiations are expected to conclude within 2 months! Congress is holding hearings on the 27th about new legislation that will apply Fast Track rules to TPP, prohibiting Congress from amending the agreement’s most environmentally disastrous provisions. President Obama promoted TPP in his State of … Continue reading
By Heather Smith, Grist, January 20, 2015
Across the U.S., people celebrated the long weekend brought on by the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in different ways. Bridger Pipeline LLC spent the weekend spilling Bakken crude into the … Continue reading
By Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, November 28, 2014
Fracking carries potential risks on a par with those from thalidomide, tobacco and asbestos, warns a report produced by the government’s … Continue reading
By Duke Environment, October 20, 2014
Scientists have developed new geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the environment.
The tracers, which were … Continue reading
By Sam Kusic, Pittsburgh Business Times, October 31, 2014
As The New York Times has it, a consultant told … Continue reading
By Don Hopey, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 20, 2014
Three widely cited state … Continue reading
Download our template letter for sending to your NJ State Senator
The materials presented here were developed by our colleagues in the Delaware RiverKeeper Network.
On August 11, Governor Christie officially vetoed the Frack Waste Ban Bill. This legislation (Senate Bill 1041) would have prohibited the treatment and discharge of … Continue reading
DCS is protesting the recent decision by Susan G. Komen to partner with fracker Baker Hughes (see our letter below). Please join in this protest by writing a letter, for the greatest impact, or sending an email. Feel free to borrow language from our letter, if you like.
By Peter Mantius, DC Bureau, October 3, 2014
Brushing aside warnings of dangerous geological risk, federal regulators say construction can start immediately on … Continue reading
By Stephen Love, Daily Kos, September 24, 2014 I first left my mother for extended periods of time in the Fall of 1964 when I entered kindergarten. I … Continue reading