Monday, July 22, 2024

Tag: fracking

How fracking is making some US communities more radioactive than Chernobyl

Justin Noble talks about the secret radioactive history of oil and gas, hazardous waste zones located just down the road from high schools, and why he decided to release his book independently.

Ohio commission decides to allow fracking in state parks

The commissioners held a meeting to consider the applications, and many environmentalists showed up to protest.

Kids who live near fracking sites are up to 7 times...

"Data suggests that those who lived closer, especially in areas with greater intensity of unconventional natural gas development activities, had the highest risk."

Fracking linked to seismic tremors in new study

New research confirms that fracking leads to small, slow earthquakes or tremors, the origin of which had previously been unknown.

Environmental groups sue to block ‘unconstitutional’ new law allowing fracking in...

“This is a clear example of the Ohio legislature ignoring constitutional requirements that are in place to ensure Ohio citizens can participate in the legislative process."

How to beat the ‘fracking frenzy’—lessons from the campaign that ended...

“We want to make the government listen to the community, who for over a decade now have been saying that fracking is not safe, not trusted, not wanted in the territory."

Alleging ‘failures’ to protect drinking water, coalition urges EPA to take...

Ohio’s “permissive” regulation of fracking waste injection wells threatens public health and the environment, a petition to the EPA says.

New study reveals children born close to fracking more likely to...

Not only are children at a greater risk of developing ALL from toxic air pollution, but the study said that fracking also contaminates drinking water, which causes more exposure to cancer-linked chemicals.

Redlined neighborhoods in cities across the US saw more oil drilling,...

“Racially marginalized communities should be prioritized because of the heavy burden that these communities have borne for decades.”

Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west...

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...


Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.