How Activists Shut Down Key Pipeline Projects In New York

By Greta Moran, Grist. -

If all had gone according to plan, the Constitution pipeline would be carrying fracked gas 124 miles from the shale gas fields of Pennsylvania through streams, wetlands, and backyards across the [...]

Every Purple Dot

By Eleanor Goldfield, Hard Road of Hope. -

Water is Life – it is where we come from, who we are (both in a base physical sense and philosophically as fluid beings in space and time), how we and the ecosystems we depend on survive. And [...]

Fracking Shatters Illusions Of A Clean British Columbia

By Peter McCartney, The Georgia Straight. -

Wind howls in my ears. My fingers are numb. It’s midnight and I’m on top of Pink Mountain, near Mile 147 of the Alaska Highway in northeastern British Columbia. As I look out into the night, [...]

Boat Blockade At Ineos Oil Refinery

By Jaime Shuttleworth, The Herald. -

Scotland - Climate activists have blocked the gates of the Ineos refinery at Grangemouth with boats in a protest against pollution. Extinction Rebellion Scotland claims Ineos is Scotland’s [...]

Mountain Valley Pipeline Project Remains Stalled In Legal Limbo

By Mike Tony, Charleston Gazette-Mail. -

It was a shock to the system. That’s how EQT President and CEO Toby Rice described the impact of the July cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Rice made the allusion during EQT’s [...]

Victory: East Pittsburgh Community Stops Fracking Well

By Food and Water Watch. -

The East Pittsburgh Zoning and Hearing Board announced this evening that it was rejecting a permit appeal from Merrion Oil & Gas, the company seeking to drill a fracking well at the US Steel [...]

Natural Gas Fracking Under Fire In Pennsylvania

By Ad Crable, Bay Journal. -

In a blistering report on Pennsylvania’s 12-year experience with hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, a special statewide grand jury said public health and the environment have suffered and the [...]

Fracking Company Made It Rain Toxic Water Upon New Mexico

By Dahr Jamail, Truthout. -

Penny Aucoin, her husband Carl Dee George, their son Gideon and their daughter Skyler have had their lives devastated by the fracking industry. There was no oil and gas infrastructure where [...]

Trump’s Golden Era Of Energy Is Turning To Lead

By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog. -

It was just over a year ago that President Trump announced, “The golden era of American energy is now underway,” saying that his policies focused on exploiting oil, gas, and coal were “unleashing [...]

Biden Climate Plan Will ‘Double Down’ On Oil; Dakota Access Lives On

By Steve Horn, The Real News. -

Presumptive Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden has released his climate plan, and it’s drawn mixed reviews on its ambitiousness and ability to combat the climate crisis. The plan is an [...]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Canceled Following Years Of Protests

By  Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch. -

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), which would have carried fracked natural gas through 600 miles of West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, will never be completed. Pipeline owners [...]

Gavin Newsom Hands Out Fracking Permits To Connected Driller

By Steve Horn, Capital & Main. -

On June 1, in the midst of the turmoil created by the coronavirus pandemic and the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration quietly issued 12 fracking [...]

Could COVID-19 Spell The End Of The Fracking Industry?

By Dahr Jamail, Truthout. -

It has always been known that the oil and gas industry only survives by way of debt financing. Fracking is capital intensive, and very few companies involved ever actually even turn a profit in [...]

Rights Of Nature Law Forces Revocation Of Fracking Permit

Grant Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania - In an extraordinary reversal, last week, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) revoked a permit for a frack waste injection [...]

Is The U.S. Fracking Boom Based On Fraud?

By Justin Mikulka, Desmogblog.com -

In a 2016 interview with Fraud Magazine, former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow explained what he thought made him so successful while at the former energy corporation that's now infamous for financial [...]