"This is Trump's energy dominance policy at work, where nothing matters except fossil-fuel interests."
Drilling agreements on the books before 1982 have been allowed to continue, and that's where ExxonMobil, Koch, and other companies come into play.
Judge William Orrick of the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled that the Bureau of Land Management's decision was "untethered to evidence."
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.”
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