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FRACTIVIST FAIL: Ohio Study Finds No Groundwater Contamination from Fracking

FRACTIVIST FAIL: Ohio Study Finds No Groundwater Contamination from Fracking FrackFeed | May 9, 2018 Scientists found no evidence of groundwater contamination from fracking in Ohio, according to a new study that will surprise no one with a pulse. The peer-reviewed study from the University of Cincinnati “found no relationship between CH4 [methane] concentration or source in […]

Russian Trolls’ Post-Election Task: Disrupt Florida and Other U.S. Energy Pipelines

Russian Trolls’ Post-Election Task: Disrupt Florida and Other U.S. Energy Pipelines Greg Gordan | McClatchy DC Bureau | May 1, 2018 WASHINGTON – A television crew from Russia’s largest state-backed network swooped into downtown Miami two days before New Year’s Eve, 2016, on a curious mission. RT, the network formerly known as Russia Today, was there […]

Unhinged Patagonia Founder Thinks He’s a Killer Bee Who Can Bite President Trump or Something

Unhinged Patagonia Founder Thinks He’s a Killer Bee Who Can Bite President Trump or Something FrackFeed | April 24, 2018 The founder of outdoor clothing company Patagonia – which hates fracking but loves selling petroleum products – thinks the Trump administration is “evil,” because of course he does. “I call the Trump administration evil,” said Yvon Chouinard […]

Schwarzenegger Says Oil Industry ‘Kills People’ as He Touts Helicopter Tour of LA

Schwarzenegger Says Oil Industry ‘Kills People’ as He Touts Helicopter Tour of LA FrackFeed | March 22, 2018 Get to the choppa! Actor and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger made news last week when he said at the SXSW festival that he would sue oil companies because they caused global warming or something. But jury selection won’t begin […]

Court Punishes Enviros For Using Ridiculous Legal Theory To Ban Fracking

Court Punishes Enviros For Using Ridiculous Legal Theory To Ban Fracking Chris White | The Daily Caller | 01/08/2018 Environmental lawyers were slapped with court sanctions Friday for using a sketchy, unfounded legal theory to ban hydraulic fracking in a small community in Pennsylvania. Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter reprimanded two attorneys with the Community […]

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Stunts Pulled Out West by “Ban Fracking” Activists in 2017

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Stunts Pulled Out West by “Ban Fracking” Activists in 2017 Energy In Depth | Rebecca Simmons | Dec. 29, 2017 In Colorado and across the west, there is overwhelming bipartisan support for responsible oil and gas development. It’s no wonder, therefore, that “Keep It In the Ground” are left with only bad theater, […]

What do future cities look like?

What do future cities look like? Mic | Steve Dool | Sept. 18, 2017 City planning in the 21st century often requires navigating a Pandora’s Box of complicated, interconnected issues. In population-dense urban centers like San Francisco, for example, strict zoning laws clash with a need for more housing. In contrast, further south in Los Angeles, an abundance of new construction has […]

Hollywood Fractivists Should Fear, FractCheck is Here

Hollywood Fractivists Should Fear, FractCheck is Here Fox and Hounds | Dave Quast | 10/16/17 For years, anti-fracking activists (“fractivists”) and Hollywood celebrities have made unfounded claims about fracking with no consequence or regard for scientific facts. The fact that oil and gas fuel their jet-setting and yachting lifestyles is apparently lost on them, too. To dispel these […]

Jury convicts activist who targeted North Dakota pipeline

Jury convicts activist who targeted North Dakota pipeline The Associated Press | Oct 8, 2017, 4:52 PM ET A North Dakota jury has convicted an environmental activist who targeted an oil pipeline a year ago. The Pembina (PEM’-buh-nuh) County jury found Michael Foster of Seattle guilty Friday of conspiracy to commit criminal mischief, criminal mischief and trespass. Foster […]

Fracking Has Cut More CO2 Emissions Than All Renewable Energy Combined

The Daily Caller | Michael Bastasch | 10/6/17 Hydraulic fracturing has done more to cut U.S. carbon dioxide emissions in the last decade than all renewable energy sources and nuclear power combined, according to data from the Energy Department’s statistical arm. The shift from coal to natural gas alone cut CO2 emissions more than 2 […]