Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: fracking

Protests continue across Canada in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders fighting...

Demonstrations over the past week have halted traffic in downtown Vancouver and shut down railways throughout the country.

Sanders introduces bills to ban fracking and clean up PFAS from...

“It’s long past time to toss this filthy, dangerous activity into the dustbin of history.”

This problem with fracked oil and gas wells is occurring ‘at...

Just look to its track record, and don't expect any surprises.

How one Utah community fought the fracking industry—and won

“Speak out, pull together like-minded neighbors, organize and don’t give up.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."

The fracking industry’s methane problem is a climate problem

As the scale of the fracking industry's methane problem becomes more widely known, the true impact of fracking for oil and gas becomes crystal clear.

As fracking companies face bankruptcy, US regulators enable firms to duck...

“Currently there is no way to treat, store, and release the billions of gallons of wastewater at the surface.”

Oil and gas industry rebukes fracking ban talk as UN shows...

“The time to begin planning for a wind-down of gas production is, as with other fossil fuels, already upon us."

Climate groups applaud Newsom’s temporary fracking ban in California, but say...

"Relentless organizing" by climate action groups across California forced the governor to call for a moratorium on fracking, 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben said.

UK halts fracking, effective immediately

"Fracking moratorium is thanks to years and years and years of work by local communities, campaigners and fierce political pressure."

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This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."