Fracking

Jenna McGuire, staff writer
Climate activists with Stop the Money Pipeline held a rally in midtown Manhattan on March 3, 2021, at BlackRocks HQ and then JP Morgan Chase HQ, two of the worlds biggest funders of climate destruction, to urge the two companies to end their support for the dangerous proposed Line 3 pipeline project, and stop funding fossil fuels and forest destruction. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"It's time for our leaders in Washington to tackle the climate crisis now, not later. This means halting fracking and fossil fuel projects, period."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Deb Haaland, nominee to be Interior Secretary, attends President Joe Biden's inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images)
The Senate majority leader said he "just filed cloture to move ahead" with the...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
"A real transition to a clean energy future can and must begin with a halt to new fracking—first on federal lands, and everywhere else soon after," says Food & Water Action executive director Wenonah Hauter.  (Photo: michael_swan/flickr/cc)
"Democrats should be making a big, bold push on climate—and the CLEAN Future...

Further

Days after a report of “substantial gaps in oversight” at thousands of high-risk fracking wells, emergency officials announced a leak at Tioga, N.D.'s Ron Burgundy 3-23-14H fracking well, which is under a confidentiality agreement that protects its owners from having to tell the public what the hell is going on there. Alarmingly, 22% of North Dakota's 1,813 oil and gas wells have such “tight hole” status, probably because the state awards it to any operators who ask. What's most scary here:...