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US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia

Crude production in US at highest level in 50 years, putting it ‘neck-and-neck with Saudi Arabia’

By AFP and The Associated Press

This June 27, 2017, file photo shows an oil rig at sunset in Midland, Texas. 500 more words

Borough councillors vote unanimously against Cuadrilla's revised fracking plans

Fylde Borough councillors voted unanimously yesterday against Cuadrilla’s updated transport plans for its Roseacre Wood fracking site near Blackpool. 494 more words


United Kingdom: I’m 73 and a grandmother. Fracking has turned me into an activist

Until last year I’d never been in a protest. Now I’m due in court for trying to stop this destructive industry ruining our landscape

Iam a 73-year-old grandmother. 183 more words

Study defines link between fracking, earthquakes in northern Alberta

Scientists have figured out how hydraulic fracking causes earthquakes in northern Alberta, but they have a way to go before they can use that knowledge to predict if it will cause temblors in other areas. 580 more words


Protect Chaco Call-in Day Alert (please share far and wide)

Martin Luther King Jr. led efforts toward creating a just, equal, and loving world. In a show of solidarity, we’re asking people to take this message to their congressional delegates (wherever they are based) to uphold the principles of racial equality and environmental justice, as well as ask their delegates to support a federal protections bill for the Greater Chaco Landscape and surrounding communities. 441 more words

Climate Change

Busting Up New Mexico Oil and Gas Association

The front page of this week’s Santa Fe Reporter, Making it Go ‘Boom’, focuses on the industrialized oil and gas development besieging the Permian Basin of southeastern New Mexico and how activity is bolstered by aggressive new political strategies that were unveiled by New Mexico Oil and Gas Association’s Executive Director Ryan Flynn during… 604 more words


Mike Brune Cracks the Methane Myth, Hits Jordan Cove / Pacific Connector

By Ted Gleichman

How many times have you heard the meme “Natural gas is the bridge to the future”?  We’ve known for years that is not true, but now we can quantify… 624 more words