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Big Data, Big Oil: Unveiling the ‘Dark Forces’ Behind Trump’s 2020 Reelection Campaign With Josh Fox

Big Data, Big Oil: Unveiling the ‘Dark Forces’ Behind Trump’s 2020 Reelection Campaign With Josh Fox

By Reynard Loki Josh Fox, the Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind Gasland, the documentary that started the global anti-fracking movement, is bringing a new message to audiences across the country with The Truth Has Changed, a live theater-based project that sounds the alarm on the right-wing disinformation campaign working to secure President Trump’s reelection. Commissioned […]

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    Bernie Sanders Deserves Better

    Bernie Sanders Deserves Better

    I was shocked to learn that last week the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) gave Sen. Bernie Sanders a score of 6 percent in their 2016 National Environmental Scorecard. LCV claims that Sen. Sanders received such a low score because he missed votes while he was running his historic presidential campaign. But there may be […]

    Fracking Caused 6,648 Spills in Four States Alone, Duke Study Finds

    Fracking Caused 6,648 Spills in Four States Alone, Duke Study Finds

    Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has long been tied to environmental risks such as spills. The frequency of spills, however, has long been murky since states do not release standardized data. Estimates from the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) vary wildly. “The number of spills nationally could range from approximately 100 to 3,700 spills annually, assuming […]

    Fracking Caused Pennsylvania Earthquakes, New Report Confirms

    Fracking Caused Pennsylvania Earthquakes, New Report Confirms

    Earthquakes in Pennsylvania are usually rare but fracking operations triggered a series of small temblors in Lawrence County last year, officials at the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced in a Feb. 17 report. Human-Induced #Earthquakes on the Rise https://t.co/eMyzTU4yqz @foe_us @SierraClub @FrackAction @DeSmogBlog @350 @billmckibben — EcoWatch (@EcoWatch) January 25, 2017 Hilcorp Energy […]

    Fracking Rule Text Disappears From Interior Department Website

    Fracking Rule Text Disappears From Interior Department Website

    By Alleen Brown In Donald Trump‘s first week as president, text describing two rules regulating the oil and gas industry was removed from an Interior Department website. The rules, limiting hydraulic fracturing and natural gas flaring on public lands, are in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. The changes were noted by the Environmental Data […]

    Huge Victory: Winona County, Minnesota Bans Frac Sand Mining

    Huge Victory: Winona County, Minnesota Bans Frac Sand Mining

    By Jim Gurley Winona County, Minnesota has placed a total ban on the strip-mining of frac sand, a necessary component of fracking. This is thought to be the first such countywide ban in the nation. The Winona County Board of Commissioners on Nov. 22 voted 3-2 to ban the mining, processing or trans-loading of frac […]

    Fracking California Threatens Water Supplies

    Fracking California Threatens Water Supplies

    A major new report released Tuesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highlights hydraulic fracturing’s threat to California’s water supplies. All six factors identified in the EPA report as increasing the risk of fracking-related water pollution apply in California. Final EPA Study Confirms Fracking Contaminates Drinking Waterhttps://t.co/HLoCvupJvC — Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) December 13, 2016 […]

    Final EPA Study Confirms Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

    Final EPA Study Confirms Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its widely anticipated final report on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, confirming that the controversial drilling process indeed impacts drinking water “under some circumstances.” Notably, the report also removes the EPA’s misleading line that fracking has not led to “widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources.” “The report, […]

    Thousands of Veterans Arrive at Standing Rock to Act as ‘Human Shields’ for Water Protectors

    Thousands of Veterans Arrive at Standing Rock to Act as ‘Human Shields’ for Water Protectors

    As tensions grow in North Dakota, with multiple eviction orders facing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline, U.S. military veterans begin arriving at the Oceti Sakowin protest camp. Hundreds of Veterans to Join Water Protectors at Standing Rock to Protest Dakota Access Pipeline https://t.co/ls0d415hLB @IdleNoMoreNews — EcoWatch (@EcoWatch) […]