April 21, 2014

Caution on Fracking Wise

Our opinion: The state’s deliberative study of natural gas drilling is appropriate to insure the safety and health of residents
By TU Editorial Board, timesunion.com, April 18, 2014

Eighteen months after the New York State Health Department began studying the health impacts of high-volume hydrofracking, there is still no indication … Continue reading

Don’t Use Our Water for Fracking

Drilling operations could reduce the value of a home that is dependent on well water by up to 22.4 percent of its market value
By Elisabeth N. Radow, timesunion.com, April 2, 2014

A home typically represents a family’s most valuable asset and, historically, is a place people can exercise control … Continue reading

NY State Consultant Slams Fracking

Says fracking involves “substantial concerns and major uncertainties”
By Scott Waldman, Politico Magazine, March 7, 2014

A consultant hired by the state Health Department to assist in a review of the health effects of fracking recently published a study that concluded “substantial concerns and major uncertainties” should be resolved before … Continue reading

Fracking Methane Leakage Study Financed by Gas Industry with Partner, EDF, is Deeply Flawed

Numerous Problems Outlined With How Study Was Conducted in Order to Achieve Results Inconsistent with Findings of Independent Researchers
By Physicians Scientists & Engineers for Healthy Energy, September 17, 2013

The new gas industry/Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) study released Monday on methane gas leakage appears to be fatally flawed. 

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TEDX Upcoming Events

View the TEDX (The Endocrine Disruption Exchange) Newsletter

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: Exposure, Research and Regulation
Join us Thursday September 12th (9am Pacific/12 Eastern) for a jointly sponsored call with the Collaborative on Health and the Environment featuring Dr. Jerrold Heindel (NIEHS), Dr. Laura Vandenberg (U Mass), and Gwynne Lyons (CHEM … Continue reading

Censored EPA PA Fracking Water Contamination Presentation Published

DeSmogBlog Publishes Censored Power Point Presentation
By Steve Horn, desmogblog.com, August 5, 2013

DeSmogBlog has obtained a copy of an Obama Administration Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fracking groundwater contamination PowerPoint presentation describing a then-forthcoming study’s findings in Dimock, Pennsylvania.

The PowerPoint presentation reveals a clear link between hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) … Continue reading

Gangplank to a Warm Future

Fracking for Natural Gas: “a gangplank to more warming and away from clean energy investments”
By Anthony R. Ingraffea, The New York Times, July 28, 2013

Many concerned about climate change, including President Obama, have embraced hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. In his recent climate speech, the president … Continue reading

Conservation in Delaware Basin Worth $8B Annually

The economic value of water and forests dwarfs the value of natural gas drilling in the Upper Delaware River Basin
By Jessica Cohen, Times Herald-Record, July 5, 2013

If governments managed the Delaware River like an industry, they would note that the economic value of water and forests dwarfs the … Continue reading

The Shale Gale is a Retirement Party

So concludes an expert analyst of the natural gas boom. Brace for bust.
By Andrew Nikiforuk, TheTyee.ca, March 27, 2013

Every day a government agency or industry group in North America still hails natural gas mined from deep shale rock formations as “the bridging fuel” that will power a brighter … Continue reading

The Shale Gas Boom and Market Manipulation

Two Groundbreaking Reports from ShaleBubble.org

For Release: 19 February 2013
CONTACT: T. Brilliant, POST CARBON INSTITUTE, tod@postcarbon.org, 707-823-8700 x105

Energy Policy Forum & Post Carbon Institute have released two groundbreaking reports that belie energy industry claims of U.S. energy independence as a result of newly accessible shale gas and shale … Continue reading