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An open letter from Lou Allstadt to Rex Tillerson

From time to time this blog reposts articles and letters that are relevant to our topic. Rex Tillerson: an icon of hypocrisy Today we have a powerful open letter from Louis Allstadt to Preserve the Beartooth Front icon Rex Tillerson. … Continue reading

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“This process has not been shown to be safe”

When we look at the impacts of the oil boom on environment and health, it is important to note that the rise of fracking technology is a relatively recent phenomenon. The Bakken boom that so dominates the news today was … Continue reading

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The four ways hydraulic fracturing contaminates water

For over a decade, oil and gas executives and the policy makers who support them have repeated a single bold claim: there has never been a single documented case where fracking contaminated¬†groundwater. Well, if you repeat a lie often enough … Continue reading

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New Study: Methane Emissions Far Higher Than Previously Thought

New Study: Methane Emissions Far Higher Than Previously Thought Found this today, had to share. New study draws into question long held beliefs concerning methane and drilling. Key findings: Total methane emissions in the United States appear to be 1.5 … Continue reading

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