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Glue And Fracking Make Protesting Partners

Glue And Fracking Make Protesting  Partners

An anti-fracking protester at the Barton Moss drilling site in Greater Manchester glued herself to the gate. It took two hours for police to pry her loose. She was arrested. Another day at the same location, two women glued themselves to a concrete barrel, blocking the road from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. They were arrested. Fracking [...]

Fracking: Sophie’s Choice…

Fracking: Sophie’s Choice…

The question for people in Pennsylvania is whether they want the money now and possible health problems later. This is because natural gas is hidden in the Marcellus Shale, thousands of feet beneath Pennsylvania land. Gas companies want to get at that abundant underground gas that is available through fracking; and locals in Pennsylvania [...]

Freedom of the Press? Right to Assemble?

Freedom of the Press? Right to Assemble?

Opponents of fracking want Boulder to ban fracking. Their position is that the process is not safe and threatens water supplies. Tuesday Anti-fracking protesters disrupted a Boulder meeting and criticized individuals who favor fracking. For nearly half an hour, activist protests delayed the start of the Boulder County commissioners' Tuesday [...]

U of M / Government Fracking Study Commencing in Michigan

U of M / Government Fracking Study Commencing in Michigan

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder released an energy and environmental policy blueprint calling for increased production of Michigan's natural gas. University of Michigan researchers are going to work with government regulators to examine the environmental and societal effects of fracking. Hydraulic Fracturing is a contentious issue especially with [...]

Fracking Complaint Filed by Earthjustice

Fracking Complaint Filed by Earthjustice

A California lawsuit filed by Earthjustice in Alameda County Superior Court on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity, Earthworks, Environmental Working Group and the Sierra Club accuses the California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources with failing to consider or evaluate the risks of fracking, as [...]

Secret Chemical Gag Rule In Pennsylvania

Secret Chemical Gag Rule In Pennsylvania

Fracking wells are created when engineers inject water, sand and chemicals into the rock bed to free the natural gas. The wells remain to collect the gas. In Wyoming, the EPA reported potentially dangerous substances linked to fracking. Some studies identified pollutants possibly from fracking in water wells and in the air, some of which may be [...]