(Copy sourced from Steve Horn for DeSmog) Article: https://www.desmogblog.com/2017/01/31/rex-tillerson-exxon-xto-fracking-water-contamination-pennsylvania The investigative journalism outlet Public Herald documented that ExxonMobil subsidiary XTO Energy has been the subject of 176 citizen complaints in Pennsylvania, many of them drinking water-related. The state is home to the Marcellus Shale basin, the most prolific field for obtaining natural gas via hydraulic fracturing ('
This video was edited by EDGE Member for Public Herald. After a 3-year investigation in Pennsylvania, Public Herald has uncovered evidence of widespread and systemic impacts related to “fracking,” a controversial oil and gas technology. Ending over a decade of suppression by the state, this evidence is now available to the public for the first time. Read the story: http://publicherald.org/fracking. “You’re telling me that there are thousands of people [who say their water was
This comic was created to be one page of a 16-page broad sheet called "How To Fight Back" published by Shadow Press. The broad sheet goes through President Trump's proposed policies and highlights groups who are fighting back against them in order to protect the people and environments the policies will affect.
Current updates for Pilgrim Pipelines: Coalition Against Pilgrim Pipelines CAPP (copy sourced from Fractracker) The proposed Pilgrim Pipelines are two parallel 18-24-inch pipelines that would run from the Port of Albany to Linden, NJ, alongside the New York State Thruway (I-87) for 170 miles just to the west of the Hudson River, with nearly 80% of the pipeline within the public right-of-way. The rest of the pipeline would traverse private property and some utility areas... Pr
Photo by Gage Skidmore It's just under two weeks until President-Elect Trump's innaguration and he continues to make his Presidential cabinet choices. Some alarming choices have been Rex W. Tillerson, president and chief executive of Exxon Mobil, for Secretary of State and Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma attorney general who is a close ally of the fossil fuel industry, for E.P.A. Administrator. For a full list of cabinet choices go here: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/us/poli
Nine months after the maple trees were felled on the Holleran family's land, the court date is coming for the Williams Companies appeal agains New York state for denying the permits to build the Constitution Pipeline, which would cross Pennsylvania and New York. For more complete coverage, go to: https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2017/01/02/friends-and-foes-of-constitution-pipeline-await-appeals-court-ruling/ To get updates, connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.co
(Copy sourced from Unicorn Riot) Minneapolis, MN – Water protectors climbed hundreds of feet up a ladder in the top section of US Bank Stadium and unfurled a 10 foot by 40 foot banner that read “US Bank DIVEST #NoDAPL” in the second quarter of the last Minnesota Vikings game of the season. Three people were arrested on charges of burglary for this latest action in solidarity with the water protectors struggling to prevent the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline. To see U
Photo by Tom Jefferson (copy sourced from Sightline Institute) On January 1st, the Dakota Access Pipeline agreement expires, meaning that those "who have contracts to purchase oil from Dakota Access [can] exercise their rights to cancel due to the delay." “In connection with its long-term transportation contracts with 9 committed shippers, Dakota Access has committed to complete, test and have DAPL in service by January 1, 2017. The long-term transportation contracts give shi