"They were 55-gallon and, on occasion, 30-gallon drums. You could smell the chemicals and a few were stenciled with 'Defoliant' in white with 'Property KAB Special Services."
Five activists were arrested Mar. 20 in Pennsylvania's Tiadaghton State Park for protesting fracking operations there. Blocking the only access point to a wellpad, they chained themselves to barrels of concrete.
It's no coincidence that the collapsed buildings were served by a 127 year-old gas main; those in the labor movement are feeling the unfortunate burden of vindication.
Truth is stranger than fiction, so don't be surprised that the Koch Brothers, BP, and a web of multinationals have been hedging bets and kicking up dust on an industrial corridor of working-class neighborhoods between Chicago and Indiana.
The FOI request was prompted by Gov. John Kasich's failure to follow through on a 2011 law permitting fracking in Ohio's state parks.
Although the storm system that brought precipitation to LA is going to help combat the drought in the short-term, weather officials don't believe it will have a lasting effect. The drought is a product of climate change.
It would halt all forms of "extreme well stimulation," including fracking, and require an independent multi-agency study be conducted exploring the economic, environmental, and health impacts of such drilling operations.
In a dramatic sign of growing opposition to construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, 398 students were arrested March 2 after they chained themselves to the White House fence.
The Chevron-owned fracking well shot flames into the air with a powerful boom, starting a fire that burned intensely for four days afterward before it was extinguished.
The report was based on a poll which found that two out of three U.S. citizens want the Endangered Species Act either strengthened or simply left alone, but not circumvented or weakened.