“Other countries, namely China, are frantically investing in renewables. For us to crow about our oil wealth, and not focus on renewables, is for us to miss the opportunity to be leaders in the world as it’s going to be.”
The explosions were strong enough to be felt by residents of the nearby island.
“We expected the state regulators and the governor to step in and assure the safety of Pennsylvanians. They have not.”
"This really is not as much about the monetary amount as it is about awareness and influencing future behavior."
Instead, the fracking industry has helped set new records for U.S. oil production while continuing to lose huge amounts of money – and that was before the recent crash in oil prices.
"We are deeply disappointed Gov. Snyder approved legislation that will keep oil pumping through the damaged Line 5 Pipeline for another decade or more."
Here's why that's bad news for the communities in both Canada and the U.S. where this influx of oil train traffic will pass.
"It was a leak of significant proportions, with an impact on the mangroves."
"The time to clean this up was 14 years ago. Taylor Energy has shown nothing but negligence all this time."
Has the industry run out of good rock?