Quantcast
Fracking
Matt Crossick

The Queen of Punk Tells Archbishop of Canterbury to Ban Fracking

By Yosola Olorunshola

Whether it's through fashion or protest, Vivienne Westwood is not a woman afraid of making a statement.

On May 23, she rocked up to the residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury in London with a special guest—the Grim Reaper—to issue a strong statement on the Church of England's position on fracking.

Keep reading... Show less
Fracking
The Dakota Access Pipeline under construction. Photo credit: Flickr

Two More Spills for Dakota Access Pipeline

The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) system leaked more than 100 gallons of oil in two separate incidents in North Dakota in March.

This is the $3.8 billion project's third known leak. The controversial pipeline, which is not yet finished and not yet operational, also spilled 84 gallons of oil in South Dakota on April 4.

Keep reading... Show less
Sponsored
Fracking

The Elephant in the Room That Smells Like Natural Gas

By Julie McNamara

A curious thing happened in the aftermath of President Trump attempting to sign away the past eight years of work on climate and clean energy: The public face of progress didn't flinch. From north to south and east to west, utilities and businesses and states and cities swore their decarbonization compasses were unswerving; yes, they said, we're still closing coal plants, and yes, yes!, we're still building ever more wind and solar—it just makes sense.

Keep reading... Show less
Fracking
Wetland destroyed by spilled drilling fluids during construction of Rover Pipeline.

Feds Halt New Drilling on Rover Pipeline After Massive Spills Destroy Ohio Wetlands

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) halted new drilling Wednesday on the Rover Pipeline until it addresses its 2 million gallon spill of drilling fluids into Ohio wetlands.

Keep reading... Show less
Sponsored
The We Are Seneca Lake civil disobedience campaign kicked off on Oct. 25, 2014. Colleen Boland

Huge Victory: Natural Gas Storage Plan Halted at Seneca Lake

The news broke Wednesday in the most banal of venues: the biweekly environmental compliance report submitted by Arlington Storage Company to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Keep reading... Show less
Fracking
Peter Byrne, ZUMA Press / Newscom

Will Anti-Fracking Websites Be Labeled 'Fake News?'

By Kevin Kalhoefer

Conservative outlets are highlighting a pro-fracking group's attempt to convince Google, which recently promised to alter its search algorithm to demote fake news, to also tweak it to purge or demote websites critical of fracking.

Keep reading... Show less
Sponsored
Fracking
First photo of Ineos ship of gas from fracking destined for the UK. Andrew Shields / Friends of the Earth Europe

Fracking Pennsylvania to Make Plastics in Scotland?

A new report from Food & Water Watch documents how a Scottish energy billionaire's dangerous plan to ship gas liquids across the Atlantic is linked to a controversial pipeline currently under construction across Pennsylvania.

Keep reading... Show less
Fracking
Richland County Wetland destroyed by spilled drilling fluids during construction of Rover Pipeline, April 14. Sierra Club

Energy Transfer Partners Fined $431,000 for Rover Pipeline Spills

Construction of Energy Transfer Partners' new Rover Pipeline only began mid-February but the project has already resulted in 18 incidents involving mud spills from drilling, stormwater pollution and open burning that violated the Clean Air Act.

Keep reading... Show less

mail-copy

Get EcoWatch in your inbox