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

What About the “Keystone XL Clone”?

DAPHNE WYSHAM, daphne@sustainable-economy.org, @daphnewysham In Portland, Oregon, Wysham is director of the Climate and Energy Program at the Center for Sustainable Economy. She said today: “The Pacific Northwest is facing the carbon equivalent of five Keystone XL pipelines in the form of coal, gas, and… Read More

BREAKING: Climate Justice Activist Locks to VGS Construction Equipment to Halt Pipeline Construction

(Essex,VT) – A climate justice organizer has locked herself to machinery at a Vermont Gas pipeline construction site in Essex, VT, calling for an end to fracking and the construction of new fossil fuel infrastructure. “For almost three… Read More