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 [...]

Puerto Rico Faces A Flood Of Fracked Gas In Wake Of Hurricane Maria

By Dimitri Lascaris, Therealnews.com -

This is Dimitri Lascars reporting for The Real News Network. Media have descended on Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island a year and a half ago, and many reported on its [...]

Landmark Climate Victory: Federal Court Rejects Sale Of Public Lands For Fracking

By Staff, Westernlaw.org -

In a landmark victory for climate, health, and public lands, a federal judge late yesterday rejected the sale of public lands for fracking and ordered a halt to drilling on more than 300,000 [...]

Are Investors Finally Waking Up To North America’s Fracked Gas Crisis?

By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog -

While U.S. politicians from both parties have given standing ovations for the U.S. oil and gas industry, investors appear to be losing their enthusiasm. The so-called shale revolution, the [...]

“Nutty” Begins 14-Day Sentence For Monopod Action Against Mountain Valley Pipeline

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

From March to May of last year, for 57 days, Nutty lived on a tiny cot atop a tall monopod, blocking MVP’s access to the top of so-called Peter’s Mountain in the Jefferson National Forest. Today, [...]

Activists Who Crawled Into Fracked Gas Pipeline Found Guilty In Narrow Ruling, Granted Unconditional Release

By Staff, Erikmcgregor.com -

Cortlandt, New York – On January 8, 2019, Cortlandt Town Justice Kimberly Ragazzo found three New Yorkers — Rebecca Berlin, David Publow, and Janet González — guilty of trespass, rejecting the [...]