Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Calling Plan To Open Millions Of Acres Of Public Land To Fracking ‘Illegal’

By Ashley Curtin, Nationofchange.org -

Environmental groups are pushing back on the Trump administration’s decision to expand fracking in California. A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on Tuesday challenges the Bureau of Land Management’s [...]

Weymouth And Quincy Communities Assaulted By Enbridge’s Reckless Construction Practices

By Peter Nightingale, Upriseri.com -

Construction of a fracked gas compressor station in Weymouth, MA, started after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice to Proceed with Construction on November 27, the [...]

As Fracking Companies Face Bankruptcy, US Regulators Enable Firms To Duck Cleanup Costs

By Justin Mikulka, DeSmogBlog. -

In over their heads with debt, U.S. shale oil and gas firms are now moving from a boom in fracking to a boom in bankruptcies. This trend of failing finances has the potential for the U.S. public, [...]

Chile’s Warning To The World + The Untold Story Of Fracking

By Eleanor Goldfield, Act Out! -

COP 25 is over and the people have spoken – from Chile to Madrid, largely indigenous-led protests are highlighting the uselessness of these climate summits and the danger of falling for [...]

Massive Cricket Valley Fracked Gas Plant Shut Down By NY Protesters

By Staff, Erikmcgregor.com -

Wingdale, NY – Impacted residents and supporters from across the Northeast, including local farmers, used a tractor blockade and climbed a 275ft tall smokestack halting construction of the [...]

After Second Deadly Crash, Regulators Say Trucks Leaking Fracked Gas Cargo Are Fine

By Justin Nobel, Desmogblog.com -

Last Friday, October 11, a “Virtual Pipeline” truck carrying compressed natural gas crashed on a highway in Orange, Massachusetts, killing the driver, leaking the potent greenhouse gas methane [...]

States With Fracking Bans Are Still Building Fracking Infrastructure

By Jen Deerinwater, Truthout.org -

Fracking bans have begun to sweep across the world, with Ireland, France, Germany and Bulgaria declaring a moratorium on the deadly fossil fuel process. While the U.S. is lagging behind in the [...]

Study: Fracking Prompts Global Spike In Atmospheric Methane

By Blaine Friedlander, News.cornell.edu -

As methane concentrations increase in the Earth’s atmosphere, chemical fingerprints point to a probable source: shale oil and gas, according to new Cornell research published Aug. 14 in [...]

The Research Is In: Stop Fracking ASAP

By Barbara Gottlieb, Otherwords.org -

Science. Evidence. Facts. Do these even matter anymore in U.S. policy? They should — especially when it comes to issues that affect our health and environment, like fracking. Concerned Health [...]

Court Tosses Another Crucial Permit For Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Staff, Sierraclub.org -

RICHMOND, Va. -- Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a permit that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) needs to continue construction. A three-judge panel vacated the United States [...]

Appalachians Against Pipelines Continues Protests Against MVP Pipeline

From Appalachians Against Pipelines -

Over 30 water protectors from around communities around Virginia walked on to the MVP worksite at Cove Hollow just over the hill from the Yellow Finch blockade blocking work while singing and [...]

Fracking May Trigger Earthquakes For Decades Even After Operations Cease

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nation of Change -

Oil wastewater disposal from oil and gas production may cause earthquakes for decades even after operations or are reduced, says new research published earlier this week. Fracking, along with [...]

Former Shale Gas CEO Says Fracking Revolution Has Been ‘A Disaster’ For Drillers, Investors

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

Steve Schlotterbeck, who led drilling company EQT as it expanded to become the nation’s largest producer of natural gas in 2017, arrived at a petrochemical industry conference in Pittsburgh [...]

Residents Shout Down Oil And Gas Execs Over Fracking At US Steel Mill

By Kristina Marusic, Ehn.org -

Tensions ran hot Wednesday night during a community meeting about proposed fracking at the site of U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson Steel mill in Braddock, 10 miles east of downtown Pittsburgh. [...]

New Mexicans Strike And Sit-In At BLM State Headquarters To Protest New Fracking

By Staff, Krwg.org -

Commentary: Crowds gathered today for a climate strike in front of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) state office in Santa Fe to protest the lease sale of 11,000 acres of public and ancestral [...]