January 19, 2018

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

More than Half of Ozone-Forming Pollutants in Erie, CO, Come From Drilling Activity

CU-Boulder, NOAA study uncovers oil and gas emission’s ‘chemical signature’
By John Aguilar, dailycamera, Jan. 16, 2013

Emissions from oil and natural gas operations account for more than half of the pollutants — such as propane and butane — that contribute to ozone formation in Erie, according to a new … Continue reading

From Industry Insider to Implacable Fracking Opponent

Meet Dr. Anthony Ingraffea
By Ellen Cantarow, EcoWatch, Jan. 2, 2013

Dr. Anthony Ingraffea

Why, exactly, is high-volume slickwater hydraulic fracturing such a devastating industry? How best to describe its singularity—its vastness, its difference from other industries and its threat to the planet?

When I interviewed Dr. Anthony Ingraffea—Dwight C. … Continue reading

New Fears Over Fracking Groundwater Contamination

High concentrations of salts, including those of radium and barium, are present in the flowback waters from late-end fracking operations, lending fears over potential groundwater contamination.
By Professor Chris Rhodes, oilprice.com, Jan. 1, 2013

It is found that high concentrations of salts, including those of radium and barium, are present … Continue reading

Viability of Shale Gas Power Source in Doubt Due to Cost

Industry experts’ figures predict fracking in the UK will not be commerically viable.
By Tom Bawden, The Independent, Dec. 20, 2012

George Osborne’s hope for a shale gas revolution in the UK has been dealt a serious blow after a leading authority on the energy industry predicted that it would … Continue reading

Letter to the President About Chemicals Disrupting our Bodies

CLICK HERE to view the video of Dr. Colburn’s letter to the President.

Theo Colborn is Founder and President of The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX), based in Paonia, Colorado, and Professor Emeritus of Zoology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. She is an environmental health analyst, and best known for … Continue reading