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Fracking

Page | June 24, 2011 at 15:15

An extreme new approach to oil and gas drilling called hydraulic fracturing—or fracking— is wreaking havoc on communities and the environment across the country.

Natural Gas and Global Warming

Page | June 16, 2014 at 9:31

Natural gas, when burned, emits less carbon dioxide than coal and other fossil fuels. This has led to widespread support for replacing other fossil fuels with methane, the main component of natural gas. Unfortunately, methane's contribution to...

Natural Gas and Climate Change: A Bridge to Nowhere

Page | June 7, 2012 at 16:39

For years the gas industry has advertised “clean, reliable natural gas” as a boon for the environment and a viable alternative to coal when it comes to reducing greenhouse gases from the generation of electricity. The claims are based on the fact...

Cove Point Fracked Gas Export Facility vs. Safety of 24,000 Residents

Blog by Cassady Sharp | June 27, 2014

Originally posted to EcoWatch by Karen Gibbs, Calvert Citizens for a Healthy Community As a resident of the town of Lusby, MD, where a Virginia-based energy giant Dominion Resources wants to build a massive $3.8 billion liquefied natural gas...

Virginia Governor backs cross-state natural gas pipeline

Blog by Cassady Sharp | September 3, 2014

By Kate Sheppard Original posted to Huffington Post Dominion Resources plans to build a 550-mile pipeline to bring natural gas into the South, and it got the blessing of Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday. McAuliffe called the...

Duke Energy Florida Customer’s are on the hook for billions, once again.

Blog by Kate Melges | October 21, 2013

Duke Energy Customers in Florida can prepare to dump out their wallets again. Last week the Public Service Commission (PSC) approved the controversial settlement agreement over Duke Energy’s $5 billion nuclear boondoggle after hours of testimony...

Mark Ruffalo and Greenpeace US Executive Director team up to say no to fracking

Blog by Phil Radford | April 29, 2013

By Phil Radford & Mark Ruffalo Originally posted to CNN Even the heads of fossil fuel companies read the polls.They know the majority of Americans see global warming as an imminent threat and a clear sign that the way we use … Continue reading →

Mark Ruffalo and Greenpeace US Executive Director team up to say no to fracking

Blog by Phil Radford | April 29, 2013

By Phil Radford & Mark Ruffalo Originally posted to CNN Even the heads of fossil fuel companies read the polls.They know the majority of Americans see global warming as an imminent threat and a clear sign that the way we use … Continue reading →

$100 million worth of natural gas goes up in flames every month in North Dakota

Blog by Mahesh Prasad | August 1, 2013

Originally posted to Grist by John Upton Amidst an oil and gas drilling boom in North Dakota, a new report suggests that nearly a third of the natural gas that’s being sucked out of the ground is being wasted — … Continue reading →

Halt Fracking! 68 Groups Say to Obama

Blog by Kyle Ash | August 8, 2011 10 comments

This morning, CEOs, founders, and other leaders of 68 organizations sent a letter to President Obama , urging that he do what he can to stop the dangerous extraction of shale gas that is occurring across the country without any...

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