When 2 wells meet, spills can often follow

Gayathri Vaidyanathan, E&E reporter August 5, 2013 When a geyser of oil and fracking fluid spewed out of an oil well on a farmer’s field in Innisfail, Alberta, it coated 100 trees with a fine mist. About 20,000 gallons of oil and fluid collected on a snow-covered field and had to be cleaned up. The … Continue reading “When 2 wells meet, spills can often follow”

Fracking in the Monterrey Peninsula

Hello my name is Anthony Malone and I read that a formal protest was filled by this group against the fracking of thenmonterey shale formation. I would like to help stop the fracking of the Monterey shale formation and volunteer myself to help.  I love the Monterey peninsula and do not feel that this issue … Continue reading “Fracking in the Monterrey Peninsula”

Help Stop Fracking in California

It’s time to halt fracking in California, and current legislation is getting us one step closer to that goal. Fracking is a dangerous, rapidly spreading oil and gas extraction technique that threatens our water, air, wildlife, climate and public health. Despite the grave risks, California oil and gas regulators don’t require companies to report when … Continue reading “Help Stop Fracking in California”

Ban Fracking Event in San Francisco, May 30, Noon

CALIFORNIANS AGAINST FRACKING COALITION LAUNCH Help make history with the Center when we join in launching Californians Against Fracking, a statewide coalition working to ban fracking in California. Fracking poses a direct and immediate threat to California’s drinking water, air, food, health, wildlife, climate and economy. While the state prides itself on being a leader … Continue reading “Ban Fracking Event in San Francisco, May 30, Noon”

Actions on Anti-fracking in Monterrey

Dear Activists and Stewards of our land, Whatever your skills and interests are, there is some way to put them to use for the earth.  Thank you for caring about this planet and wanting to use your energy for saving the land you love. This is a very important time for the anti fracking movement … Continue reading “Actions on Anti-fracking in Monterrey”

California court ruling gives hope to foes of fracking

By Rory Carroll and Braden Reddall SAN FRANCISCO | Tue Apr 9, 2013 8:18pm EDT (Reuters) – A court ruling that the U.S. government must consider the environmental impact of “fracking” on federal lands leased to oil companies offers opponents of the technique a useful weapon in the fierce public debate in California and other … Continue reading “California court ruling gives hope to foes of fracking”

Pennsylvania Court Deals Blow to Secrecy-Obsessed Fracking Industry: Corporations Not The Same As Persons With Privacy Rights

April 11, 2013 This article was published in partnership withGlobalPossibilities.org [3]. A Pennsylvania judge in the heart of the Keystone State’s fracking belt has issued a forceful and precedent-setting decision holding that there is no corporate right to privacy under that state’s constitution, giving citizens and journalists a powerful tool to understand the health and environmental … Continue reading “Pennsylvania Court Deals Blow to Secrecy-Obsessed Fracking Industry: Corporations Not The Same As Persons With Privacy Rights”

Accessing Data on Fracking using GeoTracker GAMA

The State Water Board’s Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment (GAMA) Program has added data from hydraulically fractured oil and gas production wells (DOGGR) and from US Geological Survey National Water Information System (USGS NWIS) to the publicly-accessible GeoTracker GAMA groundwater information system. The California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) has shared their available hydraulic … Continue reading “Accessing Data on Fracking using GeoTracker GAMA”

Fracking California

California’s best kept secret since leaky pipes at San Onofre, earthquake faults under Diablo Canyon, the $54 million hidden slush funds at State Parks, or the Governator’s maid, is that the state is already host to at least 628 “fracked” oil wells. While the rest of the nation is in an uproar to immediately ban … Continue reading “Fracking California”

Fracking for Foreigners?

New Report From Feds Backs More Natural Gas ExportsSaturday, 08 December 2012 09:21 By Mary Bottari, PRWatch | Report How times have changed. Ten years ago the United States was looking at importing natural gas via massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, yet to be built. Now the country appears to be getting ready to … Continue reading “Fracking for Foreigners?”