Monday, May 27, 2024

Tag: fracking

Department of Interior announces protection of more than 351,000 acres of...

This action is an effort to "protect the Chaco Canyon and the greater connected landscape, and to ensure that public land management better reflects the sacred sites, stories, and cultural resources in the region."

How big oil rigs the system to keep winning

The oil and gas industry has refined its techniques to stay a step ahead over decades. And it has no plans to stop anytime soon.

Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for...

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Price spikes puncture fracking’s promise to keep natural gas prices low

After a decade spent stoking demand for “abundant” natural gas, the U.S. now sits more exposed than ever to the fossil fuel’s wild price swings. Oil and gas advocates want you to blame wind and solar energy.

First-of-its-kind study measures fracking’s impact on nearby surface water quality

“Our work provides the first large-sample evidence showing that hydraulic fracturing is related to the quality of nearby surface waters for several U.S. shales.”

Fracking’s ‘new religion’ offers false hope

U.S. oil fracking industry is asking investors to have faith that ‘bigger is better’ to try to lure them back into risky shale investments.

New poll shows Pennsylvania voters want a ‘crackdown’ on fracking

As the promised benefits of fracking fail to materialize and the environmental costs mount, Pennsylvania voters of all demographics favor more regulation.

Fracking dumps millions of gallons of toxic chemicals into Gulf of...

“Offshore fracking threatens Gulf communities and wildlife far more than our government has acknowledged.”

Supreme Court allows fracked gas pipeline’s use of eminent domain. But...

The decision could give private companies more power to take state land, but experts point to a thicket of legal obstacles that remain in the pipeline’s way.

Exxon is telling investors its Permian fracking projects are ‘world class’....

A new report finds that the productivity of ExxonMobil’s wells in the Permian basin declined in 2019, raising “troubling questions about the quality” of its assets.

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Low-life Supremes openly break supreme perfidy records

Without term limits and strong ethics log,/ Our fate mimics that water-boiled frog.

FCC proposes mandating AI disclosure in political ads to safeguard election integrity

This move aims to enhance transparency and protect voters from deceptive practices.

Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

Sanders and Omar push to end $17 billion in fossil fuel subsidies with new...

Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar reintroduce legislation to eliminate federal subsidies for fossil fuel companies, aiming to save taxpayers $170 billion over the next decade.

Historic ITLOS ruling: Greenhouse gas emissions classified as marine pollution in landmark decision

This landmark ruling obligates countries to take all necessary measures to prevent global temperature rise above 1.5°C, marking a significant step forward in the fight against climate change and the protection of marine environments.