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DRBC Fracks Its Own Governing Compact

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Just in time for Turkey Day: Next week, on Monday, 21 November 2011, the Delaware River Basic Commission’s five members will cast their votes on fracking the Delaware. To frack the Delaware is to frack the DRB Compact itself– twice. … Continue reading

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T-Boone Pickens: Too honest about Williamsport visit! Ooops!

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TOMORROW, Friday, 30 September 2011, T. Boone Pickens will present “Powering Our Future: A Conversation with T. Boone Pickens” at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth Street.  Don’t miss the implications of the lecture’s title… READ ON! … Continue reading

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What does the $20m Chief lawsuit mean for YOU?

By now, I bet you’ve heard that Chief Oil & Gas has brought suit against a few landowners for $20,000,000. But, what does this mean TO YOU? Did you catch Chief’s comment that this lawsuit is more than punitive? It … Continue reading

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PA Governor Corbett’s Own “Phony Hysterics”

Tropical Storm Lee caused problems in PA. Two drowning Bison were shot at a Hershey zoo and the Governor’s residence was evacuated. Also, Gov. Corbett entered a psycho-emotional rabid state, publically disembowling himself by stating, “Flood water is toxic and … Continue reading

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PA Lt. Gov Cawley Declares War on Enviro Advocates?

The Lt. Governor of PA recently informed a small group of humans that the natural gas industry should “fight back” against media reports on water contamination due to shale gas development. That’s right. Them’s fightin’ words… literally. Does Cawley even … Continue reading

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once upon a leaky well…

Once a leaky well, always a leaky well? That is the question. Here’s what we know: about 5% of unconventional gas wells leak right off the bat; upwards of 50-60% leak within 20ish years. In a Canadian study, the failure … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Unconventional Shale Gas Will Fail

It may take quite awhile, but the development of shale gas will eventually fail. There are three main reasons. I am not one of them. It’s debate-able how many “knowns” there are when it comes to shale gas, but here are three … Continue reading

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the lorax (original full dr. suess video)

Update: I am SO happy to hear there is a new Lorax movie, and I hope it does the original one justice. I’m sure FOX News will bash it like they bashed the recent new Muppets movie–but, oh well, coverage … Continue reading

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West Virginia Study: Frack Fluid Kills

Mary Beth Adams recently published in the Journal of Environmental Quality an extremely interesting study on the effects of frack fluid on vegetation. The short answer? Things die. The long answer: “Two years after fluid application, 56% of the trees … Continue reading

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failures of pro-gas arguments

As only a dog can do, I’ve decided to put together a couple resources so that you humans have a quick and easy place to refer back to when you need some scientific and logical back-up while picking apart pro-gas … Continue reading

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