Iraq War PR Alums Built ‘Guns, Knives’ Talking Points To Discredit NODAPL

By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman Originally published at DeSmogBlog   Behind the scenes, as law enforcement officials tried to stem protests against the Dakota Access pipeline, alumni from the George W. Bush White House were leading a crisis communications effort to… Read More

End the Circus: Big Oil Group Plots to Exclude Public from Public Lands Bidding at IOGCC Meeting

By Steve Horn  Originally published at DeSmogBlog At the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC)‘s 2016 meeting in Denver, Colorado this week, a representative from a prominent oil and gas lobbying group advocated that auctions of federal lands should… Read More

Documents: How IOGCC Created Loophole Ushering in Frackquakes and Allowing Methane Leakage

Originally published in DeSmog Blog.   By STEVE HORN Earthquakes caused by injection of shale oil and gas production wastes — and methane leakage from shale gas pipelines — have proliferated in recent years, with both issues well-studied in the scientific… Read More

Earth Watch: Steve Horn on Obama Pushing Pipeline Permits Forward

KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth radio show host Margaret Prescod interviewed journalist Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog for this week’s  “Earth Watch” segment. Horn discussed his recent piece,  During Paris Climate Summit, Obama Signed Exxon-, Koch-Backed Bill Expediting Pipeline Permits…. Read More