Tag: oil and gas
Fracking is helping to defeat terrorism. By making global oil prices lower, fracking is hurting ISIS and other terrorist groups that are known to sell the oil they have captured on the black market.
The study is just the latest to prove fracking does not contaminate drinking water.
Ream said Wild Earth has pledged to protest every federal lease sale for the remainder of Barack Obama’s presidency.
But critics of the cancellation said the unilateral move by a federal agency puts all such leases at risk.
The Department of the Interior’s new fracking regulations make it harder for American Indians to compete and to have their shot at the American dream.
But blocking Keystone is not merely bad domestic policy. Equally unfortunate, and perhaps worse, are the negative implications for America internationally.
The notions that fracking is only a decade old and the industry is “lightly regulated” are laughable to anyone knowledgeable with what is involved.
The congratulatory back-slapping which followed the Nov. 21 announcement of a “landmark settlement agreement” on Roan Plateau oil and gas leases was an embarrassing example of life imitating art.
Before you move into your mud hut by the river, burn wood and dried cow pies for cooking and warmth, eat grasshoppers and deer mice, poop in a hole in the ground, and live a short life and die a brutal death at the age of 23, please consider how interconnected affordable and abundant fossil fuels are with human history and the steady increases in longevity and life-span.
The federal government in 1787 issued School Trust land grants. These land grants were awarded knowing new states would need reliable income to establish and sustain public education. Today, the State Land Board manages these acres with a mandate to generate revenues for schools and education.