"EPA’s report confirms what experts and the science show: that fracking operations put our drinking water at risk. "
"Climate change denier Scott Pruitt has worked with fossil fuel companies to make us more dependent on fossil fuels."
Methane emissions from fracking are the 'most significant near-term threat' of global warming.
It is nearly impossible to list everything Republicans have already indicated they will take from Americans given the opportunity
Blatant racism was on display last week in Pennsylvania and although it was disgusting and nothing to celebrate, the man displaying typical conservative racism gave decent Americans a reason to cheer; he was summarily fired for being a racist.
When NOAA published research using empirical data to refute GOP climate-change denial, Lamar Smith (R-TX) subpoenaed to the scientists
A new study finds that expectant mothers living in active fracking areas are 40 percent more likely to give birth prematurely
Ted Cruz just brought in the largest campaign contribution in the 2016 election cycle, from a pair of rich Texas frackers
It was encouraging, then, that in a Republican-controlled state virtually owned by the oil industry, a High Court issued a procedural ruling that has the potential to hold the oil industry liable for injuring Oklahoma residents and damaging their property.
Before anyone praises the oil industry for making a profit from stealing irrigation water to process oil and then selling it back to drought-stricken farmers, they may be interested in knowing the processed waste water used on crops they eventually consume is tainted with high levels of acetone and methylene chloride two chemicals that are highly toxic to human beings.
Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) know how to kick off Earth Day. As members of the Safe Climate Caucus, the Democrats used the day to put forth what they are calling the strongest anti-fracking bill in Congress to date -- one which would ban fracking on public lands.
At a time when Republicans and their money-machine the Koch brothers are waging a ferocious battle to put a stop to clean and renewable energy, and oppose any and all regulations on fossil fuels, another man-made disaster in West Virginia reveals why dirty fossil fuels are a clear and present danger to Americans' health.
The area geologists warned is likely to experience damaging earthquakes is situated under the proposed path of the KeystoneXL pipeline set to carry bitumen-laden tar sand renowned for ruptures without earthquakes, but that is something Republicans beholden to the oil export industry are unlikely to ever admit.
There were many winners and losers (and one who won and lost) in last night's elections, but the biggest winner was liberalism.
No other state that's allowed fracking has imposed a moratorium to study environmental and health effects. Can New York use these to ban it?
Why should the federal deficit scare us compared to an uninhabitable planet? Aren't mountains without tops more frightening than an IUD?
You have to wonder the degree to which conservatives are even aware any more of reality as they indulge in increasingly twisted fantasies
With the endorsement of Republican 'Golden Boy' Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney has locked up the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. Democrats are cautioned to start playing defensive politics and pay special attention to the very real possibility of rigging voting machines.
ALL ABOARD! The Nutbag Express will be making stops in Michigan and Arizona tonight as Republican voters take another step towards determining who will get to lose to President Obama.
Just in case you thought Dick Cheney's culpability for environmental destruction was limited to offshore drilling and the Gulf oil spill, here is Watergate II. Only this time, it's literally about water, specifically how Dick Cheney and Halliburton poisoned our drinking water.