California’s Governor is Doing Big Oil’s Dirty Work on Fracking

California’s Governor is Doing Big Oil’s Dirty Work on Fracking

Last week the Chief Executive of Occidental Petroleum, a mega-fracker, told analysts and investors if “towns don’t want us there, we won’t be there.” What he failed to mention is that they’ve got the Governor in their pockets doing the dirty work for them.

Fracking’s Growing Problem of Radioactive Waste

Fracking’s Growing Problem of Radioactive Waste

With every passing day the downside of America’s burgeoning fracking boom becomes apparent. The industry has done much to portray fracked gas as a clean fuel. But its dirty secrets are slowly and painfully being revealed.

Thousands Attend Californian Anti-Fracking Rally

Thousands Attend Californian Anti-Fracking Rally

They came in their thousands from across the Sunshine State. On Saturday, the largest anti-fracking rally and protest in California’s history took place in the state capital of Sacramento.

Ohio Fracking Well Suspended After Quakes

Ohio Fracking Well Suspended After Quakes

Fracking operations at one site in the state of Ohio remain suspended until further notice after five small earthquakes over a period of twenty four hours earlier this week.

“Frack Water” Cologne Ad Exposes Motives Behind Gov. Brown’s Fracking Push

California Governor Jerry Brown is taking a hit today for his penchant for fracking and dirty energy donations with a new satirical online video launched by Oil Change International (OCI) and Heavy Crude Video. The video is the latest escalation of the Big Oil Brown campaign effort sponsored by OCI, pushing for a ban on fracking for oil and gas in the state.

“The drought is a game changer on fracking”

“The drought is a game changer on fracking”

California remains gripped in a vice-like drought, with last year being the driest on record in the state. Last month, the situation was so bad that it prompted Governor Jerry Brown to declare that the sunshine state was in a drought emergency. “We ought to be ready for a long, continued, persistent effort to restrain our water use,” Brown said.