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FRACKING
FRACKING

One Fracking Well Can Suck Up 250,000 Bathtubs' Worth of Water in Less Than a Week

A new study examines the impact of fracking on streams in Arkansas.
Stephen Leahy
1.31.18
fossil fuel industry
fossil fuel industry

Oil Lobbyists: Thunderbird Strike Video Game 'Promotes Ecoterrorism'

The award-winning game features an Indigenous thunderbird that destroys pipelines and restores the environment.
Jacob Dubé
10.27.17
thunderbird strike
thunderbird strike

Destroy Oil Pipelines as a Thunderbird in this New Video Game

Thunderbird Strike is the latest from Indigenous developer Elizabeth LaPensée.
Jacob Dubé
10.19.17
zombie oil
zombie oil

The US Is Paying Big Oil to Keep Fossil Fuels Profitable

Subsidies are keeping “zombie energy” alive.
Stephen Leahy
10.3.17
Greenhouse Gases
Greenhouse Gases

Canada Is Dragging Its Feet on Capping Dangerous Methane Leaks

The government finally has a plan to regulate methane leaks from the oil and gas industry. It doesn’t come into effect until 2020.
Lisa Cumming
5.26.17
what the frack
what the frack

Fracking in BC Releases 2.5 Times More Methane Than Government Estimates

Methane is a more potent greenhouse gas than CO2.
Kate Lunau
4.26.17
Fossil Fuels
Fossil Fuels

Shell Is Abandoning Canada’s Oilsands

Shell says it’s focused on becoming a “company of the future,” and that future apparently doesn’t include the Alberta oilsands.
Bryson Masse
3.9.17
Fossil Fuel Pollution
Fossil Fuel Pollution

The EPA Just Gave Fossil Fuel Companies More Freedom to Pollute

Under Scott Pruitt, the agency no longer requires oil and gas companies to hand over information about greenhouse gas emissions.
Sarah Emerson
3.2.17
Congressional Review Act
Congressional Review Act

Behind The Obscure Law Republicans Are Using to Gut Environmental Protections

Republicans in Congress are using the Congressional Review Act, a rarely-used law, to rip away protections for public lands.
Sarah Emerson
2.28.17
Passing Gas
Passing Gas

Republicans Want to Let Oil Companies Waste Gas on Public Lands

GOP lawmakers want to remove a rule forcing companies to capture waste gas. If that happens, it could cost taxpayers $23 million a year in lost revenue.
Grennan Milliken
2.10.17
Texas Forever
Texas Forever

The Company Behind Dakota Access Is Pushing Another Pipeline In Texas

When Energy Transfer Partners announced the project, they didn't ask for permission, but simply told residents a massive pipeline was coming through some of their properties—soon.
Amy Martyn
2.7.17
ukraine
ukraine

Rex Tillerson Denies Accusations That Exxon Lobbied Against Russian Sanctions

But there’s a very good chance he did.
Sarah Emerson
1.11.17