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Mora County New Mexico Fracking Ban Overturned

In yet another case of corporate interests trumping environmental concerns or the ability of local communities to live with autonomy and in concert with the landbase, it is being reported that Mora County, New Mexico’s “nation’s-first ban on oil and gas drilling and fracking has been overturned by a federal judge”.  We in Deep Green … Continue reading Mora County New Mexico Fracking Ban Overturned

Deep Green Resistance UK Autumn 2014 Newsletter

Dear friends, Deep Green Resistance UK would like to invite you to a free day of talks and workshops on Sat 22 November in Willesden, NW London. This will give people the chance to hear more about and discuss our radical analysis, to learn about our strategy and to talk about the kind of tactics … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance UK Autumn 2014 Newsletter

Dead Babies and Utah’s Carbon Bomb

A sudden and extreme spike in neonatal mortality in Utah’s rural Uinta Basin is most probably related to the toxic air pollution related to the fossil fuel drilling/fracking frenzy in Eastern Utah. And the local poobahs want to kill the messenger. Donna Young is a midwife in Vernal, Utah, with 20 years experience managing home … Continue reading Dead Babies and Utah’s Carbon Bomb

Support bill to limit geothermal – deadline April 26

Passing this on from Puna Pono Alliance: This year’s geothermal legislation needs your help now, one last time. Please send an email (see below) and ask your friends to do the same. The immediate need for these emails ends this week (please do not send emails after April 26th.) Representatives Chris Lee and Cindy Evans … Continue reading Support bill to limit geothermal – deadline April 26

After fracking company sponsors museum, activists threaten symbolic “poisoning” of artwork

By Natalie Bochenski / Sydney Morning Herald An anti-fracking activist group will “poison” a major work at the Gallery of Modern Art to protest its sponsorship by Santos. Generation Alpha said Heritage, which features 99 animals gathered around a blue water pond, showed exactly the kind of environment that the natural resources company would ruin. … Continue reading After fracking company sponsors museum, activists threaten symbolic “poisoning” of artwork

Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Linked to Fracking Found in Colorado River

Original article by Sandra Postel, National Geographic   This week, more evidence came in that hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) poses potentially serious risks to drinking water quality and human health. A team of researchers from the University of Missouri found evidence of hormone-disrupting activity in water located near fracking sites – including samples taken from … Continue reading Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Linked to Fracking Found in Colorado River

Hydraulic Fracking 101

“It’s Fracking Crazy…. And This Is Why We Are Reading News Reports of Civil Disobedience and Destruction of Fracking Equipment” “When most people ask, “How can we stop global warming?” they aren’t really asking what they pretend they’re asking. They are instead asking, “How can we stop global warming without stopping the burning of oil … Continue reading Hydraulic Fracking 101

Texas Fracking Tragedy:

Ample oil, no water. Fracking boom sucks away precious water from beneath the ground, leaving cattle dead, farms bone-dry and people thirsty.  The Texas Fracking Dust Bowl has begun. In the small town of Barnhart, Texas the double impact of climate change and fracking have literally dried out the town’s water supply. In less then … Continue reading Texas Fracking Tragedy: