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EDF Burned By Its Own Fracking Study, Sez Gas Experts

EDF Burned By Its Own Fracking Study, Sez Gas Experts

EDF Burned By Its Own Fracking Study, Sez Gas Experts (via Clean Technica) Now, here’s a shocker. The Environmental Defense Fund has spearheaded an ambitious industry-funded series of studies on fugitive emissions from fracking and other natural gas life cycle operations, and the first study to be released looks just like…

EPA Chemist Who Revealed Twin Towers Toxic Dust Fired

EPA Chemist Who Revealed Twin Towers Toxic Dust Fired

EPA Chemist Who Revealed Twin Towers Toxic Dust Fired – Again (via Environment News Service) WASHINGTON, DC, September 11, 2013 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency scientist who first revealed the dangers of toxic dust at the World Trade Center disaster site has received a second notice of proposed removal from her job more […]

Organic Visual Aids

Organic Visual Aids

Something in the water?

Something in the water?

Oil companies are not saying what chemicals are used in ‘fracking.’ An Assembly bill would change that.   Actor and director Mark Ruffalo, center, speaks at the Hydraulic Fracturing prevention press conference urging the protection of the drinking water at Foley Square on in New York City.         (D Dipasupil / Getty Images / April 25, […]

Hug a bee today!

Hug a bee today!

Bees partly loaded with pollen return to their hive. (Frank Rumpenhorst, AFP/Getty Images / May 6, 2011)   The buzzing swarms may seem scary, but we humans—and our vegetables and flowers—couldn’t get along without them By Sandy Banks   I’ve grown accustomed to the bugs that flit around my desk at home while I write. […]

1 Billion Hectares Have Been Planted With GM Crops - Half Of Total In US

1 Billion Hectares Have Been Planted With GM Crops – Half Of Total In US

Keep in mind that there’s a bit of stats tweaking going on here. ISAAA has calculated that total by adding together all areas of land cultivated with GM crops since their introduction in 1996. In 2009 current land under GM cultivation was 148 million hectares. Brazil saw the fastest increase in GM crop adoption last […]

Gorgeous Sewage Treatment Plant Will be Put INSIDE an Office! Building

Gorgeous Sewage Treatment Plant Will be Put INSIDE an Office! Building

A new office building for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is going to be home to a whole raft of green building technologies that are becoming pretty familiar, along with something a little unexpected: a beautifully disguised “green” sewage treatment plant right plunk in the middle of the lobby. Talk about hiding in plain […]

T. Boone Pickens claiming, he has Fracked more then 3,000 wells!

T. Boone Pickens claiming, he has Fracked more then 3,000 wells!

AN OPEN LETTER TO JOURNALISTS FROM GASLAND DIRECTOR JOSH FOX IN RESPONSE TO ATTACKS BY GAS INDUSTRY by Josh Fox on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 With the recent Oscar nomination of my documentary film GASLAND, Big Gas and their PR attack machine hit a new low in its blatant disregard for the truth. In an […]

Alfalfa on the run!

“…market calls for a supply of crops free of genetic engineering”

Genetifically Modified Alfalfa Officially On The Way by Barry Estabrook On Thursday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) had approved the unrestricted planting of genetically modified alfalfa sold by Monsanto Co. and Forge Genetics, despite protests from organic groups and public health advocates and comments from nearly 250,000 […]

Bee having stare off with toxins !

…. Agribusiness Disaster on the Horizon ~hint bzzzzz

Author: John DeCock Environmental Activist And Writer There’s no reason for concern about the mass death of bees through Colony Collapse Disorder. No reason at all unless you happen to be a plant who relies on pollination or a living being who is planning to sustain life by eating food. If you don’t fall into either […]

'Gasland'  -  What the Frack!

‘Gasland’ – What the Frack!

About the film “The largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States. The Halliburton-developed drilling technology of “fracking” or hydraulic fracturing has unlocked a “Saudia Arabia of natural gas” just beneath us. But is fracking safe? When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he […]

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Scientists dig into the dirt of Gulf floor and strike black gold

Oil no longer on surface, but scientists dig into the dirt of Gulf floor and strike black gold CAIN BURDEAU SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press Writers 2:01 PM PDT, September 13, 2010 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Far beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, deeper than divers can go, scientists say they are finding oil […]

Put Solar Back on the White House!

Put Solar Back on the White House!

Dave Letterman thanks Bill McKibben, “…for scaring the crap out of me..” For the last three days, I’ve been sitting at my kitchen table in California cranking out press releases, calling reporters, and generally playing “pit crew” for Bill and our Put Solar On It road trip. It’s been a great ride: tens of thousands […]

'BP...takes responsibility for the deadly explosion and oil spill ...takes aim at Transocean and Halliburton'

‘BP…takes responsibility for the deadly explosion and oil spill …takes aim at Transocean and Halliburton’

BP report on well disaster faults mechanical, human failures The oil company accepts a share of the responsibility for the deadly explosion and oil spill but also takes aim at contractors Transocean and Halliburton, setting off additional finger-pointing. Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times September 9, 2010 Reporting from Washington and Los Angeles An internal investigation […]

Testing Way Down on Beach Waters!

Testing Way Down on Beach Waters!

Health testing way down at California beaches The monitoring is at its lowest level since becoming law more than a decade ago, putting swimmers, surfers and divers at greater risk of exposure to contaminated water, a Times investigation shows. By Tony Barboza, Los Angeles Times August 30, 2010 Health testing of California’s beaches has slumped […]