fracking

  1. U

    w/o fracking, gas would be $5 a gallon

    and that would destroy the US economy. Back when it was $3.50 a gallon, it was doing so. Now that a lot of power companies use fracked natural gas, rather than oil to run their turbines, gas is pretty cheap, altho going up in price again. $2.50 a gallon is a LOT better than $5 a gallon. Cars...
  2. U

    W/o fracking,gas/diesel/heating-oil= $5 a gallon

    and that would DESTROY the US economy. It got to $7 a galllon or more in other countries, you know. But they dont have the sort of large spaces we have, nor the very high level of (and dependence upon) trucking and car travel that we have. The power companies switched from oil to fracked gas...
  3. excalibur

    Federal judge slaps down fracking regulations on federal land

    The rule of law at work. Blog: Obama-appointed federal judge slaps down fracking regulations on federal land 
  4. LongWinded

    Fracking Linked to Increased Infant Mortality

    in Alarming New Study Pennsylvania has issued more than 10,000 drilling permits over the past decade. Infants and children may be paying a heavy price. Fracking Linked to Increased Infant Mortality in Alarming New Study | Alternet Oh no. I sure hope this gets more attention from the...
  5. LewisTR

    Oklahoma Billionaire Demanded University Fire Scientists Studying Dangers of Fracking

    Oklahoma Oil Billionaire Demanded University Fire Scientists Studying Dangers of Fracking | Alternet That's why it is important to separate the state and the capital. America is relying on business too much, I believe. We all know free market system suits our needs the best but the market is...
  6. LongWinded

    8 Dangerous Side Effects of Fracking

    That the Industry Doesn't Want You to Hear About Radon gas, anyone? 8 Dangerous Side Effects of Fracking That the Industry Doesn't Want You to Hear About | Alternet As quickly as fracking was pushed and as long as no reporting was being done on it, I think many suspected these results...
  7. LongWinded

    Fracking Flowback From California

    Oil Wells Contains High Levels Of Carcinogenic Chemicals Water used in fracking is not disposed of in a cautious manner. Fracking Flowback From California Oil Wells Contains High Levels Of Carcinogenic Chemicals | Alternet Tired of deregulation yet? If you're pro-life, you are.
  8. intangible child

    (Update: Representative Mark Pocan has intoduced a bill to ban fracking in nation

    (Update: Representative Mark Pocan has intoduced a bill to ban fracking in national parks. Send a message, and urge your officials to support it!) Save Our Parks From Fracking | LeftAction Our U.S. parks and public lands are true national treasures. Parks like the George Washington National...
  9. skews13

    97% Of Fracking Operating At A Loss At Current Oil Prices

    Energy Crash ? 97% of Fracking Now Operating at a Loss at Current Oil Prices | Alternet If the Saudis wanted to crush America's shale oil industry they are certainly doing a good job of it. West Texas Intermediate reached a 2014 peak of $107.73 in June before dropping as low as $49.77...
  10. LongWinded

    'Thirsty' Global Fracking Industry Puts Water, Environment, Communities at Risk

    'Thirsty' Global Fracking Industry Puts Water, Environment, Communities at Risk | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community These corporations need to be stopped. But who can do it?
  11. LongWinded

    Is Spate of Texas Earthquakes Connected to Nearby Fracking Operations?

    Is Spate of Texas Earthquakes Connected to Nearby Fracking Operations? | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
  12. LongWinded

    Ohio Earthquakes Directly Connected to Fracking, Research Shows

    Ohio Earthquakes Directly Connected to Fracking, Research Shows | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community What a crock of environmental misery this is. STOP already.
  13. LongWinded

    Research Shows Frightening Correlation Between Fracking and Rates of Illness

    Research Shows Frightening Correlation Between Fracking and Rates of Illness | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community Come on. Republican fascism has worked? Let's demand tougher regulations, higher taxes on the rich and corporations and the republicans sent to...
  14. Camelot

    Exxon CEO loves making billions fracking, just not in his backyard

    What rank hypocrisy !!!!!!! Wake up America !!!!!! http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/02/21/3316881/exxon-ceo-protests-fracking/
  15. intangible child

    A future without fracking?

    Shale gas and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have been hitting the headlines for months, surrounded by debate on controversial extraction methods. But if the future of fracking is uncertain, what are the alternatives for a secure energy future? A future without fracking? | Positive News
  16. Mrs. CJ Parker

    Obama Administration Approves ALEC Model Bill for Fracking Chemical Fluid Disclosure

    Obama Administration Approves ALEC Model Bill for Fracking Chemical Fluid Disclosure on Public Lands Thoughts? And let's discuss the bill and it's getting through and approved by Obama. This is a bill..approved by Obama....thoughts?
  17. Mrs. CJ Parker

    Fracking the Suburbs: An Explosive Combination?

    Fracking the Suburbs: An Explosive Combination? This is really going to get attention now when you have fracking in the burbs. This pollution is irretrievable in our waters and land, as previous articles have shown us.
  18. Mrs. CJ Parker

    Huge Triumph for NY Towns Fighting Fracking's Risks

    Huge Triumph for NY Towns Fighting Fracking's Risks | Common Dreams Wow...those rights are well deserved. You'd think this would be something the right could wrap their support around. But they won't. Like republicans, the right wingers are told to worship the rich oil companies and hate...
  19. Mrs. CJ Parker

    The Downwinders: Fracking Ourselves to Death in America

    The Downwinders: Fracking Ourselves to Death in America | Common Dreams Really? People are going to defend this?
  20. Mrs. CJ Parker

    Sand Land: Fracking Industry Mining Iowa's Iconic Sand Bluffs in New Form of Mountain

    Sand Land: Fracking Industry Mining Iowa's Iconic Sand Bluffs in New Form of Mountaintop Removal Tea party state....see what it got them? Sorry, can't feel sorry for you at all.