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…

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, […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

BP • hearings stalled as witnesses won't show !

BP • hearings stalled as witnesses won’t show !

Gulf oil spill: Hearings on BP disaster canceled as witnesses say they won’t show July 20, 2010 None of the five witnesses called to testify will appear at Wednesday’s hearing of the U.S. Coast Guard-Interior Department probe into what caused the Deepwater Horizon oil rig to explode. U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Hung Nguyen said the […]