The company is still very much engaged behind the scenes in trying to stymie any government attempt to seriously address climate change.
Climate Energy Bill is the newest legislature passed by the Irish government to protect the environment and effects of climate change.
“This hub of horrors is a nightmare waiting to happen … The people deserve better than false economic hope and toxic neighbors.”
According to the environmental advocacy group Clean Water Action, the announcement appears to be in violation of DOGGR’s own compliance schedule, which requires all injection well operators that have not obtained an aquifer exemption from the EPA to cease injection by February 15, 2017.
The government estimates over 138,000 marine mammals, including dolphins and whales, would be injured and disturbed if seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic were to take place.
The spread of fracking across the U.S. over the last decade has been damaging to our environment and health, and it’s time to put a stop to the practice and start healing the damage.
“While no known municipal treatment plants currently accept fracking waste, the option could have become more attractive to drillers as standards tightened on other waste disposal methods.”
A new EPA rule limits methane emissions from new oil and gas infrastructure and requires operators to submit to semi-annual or quarterly monitoring, depending on the type of operation.
Less than half the oil we consume is used for gasoline. Petroleum also goes into a bunch of everyday products. Some useful, and many we could live without.
TransCanada recently asked the Obama administration to hold off on a decision regarding Keystone XL until after the 2016 election. Is TransCanada hoping the next White House occupant is a Republican and the dirty pipeline will be approved?
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