Friday, August 17, 2018

Tag: fracking

Fracking wastewater spikes 1,440 percent in half decade, adding to dry...

The industry’s demand for water during fracking is a growing concern.

Bureau of Land Management proposes fracking on 1.6 million acres of...

"...there's really no question that more fracking would be terrible for California."

The fracking industry is cannibalizing its own production, increasing spill risks

How will this turn out? Don’t ask the industry experts because they admit they have no idea.

Sempra Energy plans to export fracked gas on the West Coast...

“It has everything to do with corporations degrading the environmental quality of communities and the communities themselves."

Second controversial fracked gas pipeline runs into legal trouble

Three days after the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered work to pause on the Mountain Valley Pipeline, its sister pipeline also ran into legal trouble.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 3, 2018

7 hospitalized after pipeline explosion, Senate Democrats agree to major military spending, White House rolls back fuel economy standards, and more.

Ireland bans onshore fracking and joins France, Germany and Bulgaria as...

On Wednesday, the Irish Senate "passed legislature" to "outlaw the controversial drilling technique."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 2, 2018

Warren urges delay in confirmation vote for CFPB Director, new President of Mexico vows to ban fracking, Portland cracks down on fossil fuels, and more.

Newly elected president of Mexico, Lopez Obrador, vows to ban fracking

The “plan to ban fracking in Mexico represents the latest common-sense decision by a world leader to prohibit this inherently toxic, polluting practice.”

Did plans to export US ethane help fund accused Russian spy...

“I think the gravity of what we were doing in big picture stuff is not lost on any of us.”

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

How a small town in Iowa freed local workers from ICE detention

It was the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the state since 2008.

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

The albatross wrapped around America’s neck

It is truly time for change in America but how can we make this happen?

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

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