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US Politics & Gov't

Sandra Steingraber: Why I Am in Jail
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sandra Steingraber, jail, law, probation, activism, energy, fracking, corruption )

Nancy
- 67 days ago - ecowatch.com
Half the women in my cell block are here for probation violation. One thing they all agree on: It's almost impossible to be a single mother in search of housing and a job, both of which require mobility, and comply with probation rules, which restrict...
Louisiana Governor Hedges On Climate Change As His State Disappears Into the Sea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bobby Jindal, Governor, Louisiana, Climate Denialist, Professional Idiot, Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, Flooding, Erosion, Fossil Fuels, Oil, Natural Gas, Fracking, Emissions )

Brian
- 129 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) unveiled a new energy plan Tuesday that called for increasing on- and off-shore oil drilling and gas fracking, rolling back environmental protections, and..."
CO Republican: Fracking Is Okay, It's Natural for Water to Burn. 'Indians' Used It for Warmth.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, Colorado, fracking, environment, dishonesty, republicans, ethics, lies, politics, politics )

Carrie
- 168 days ago - rawstory.com
A Colorado Republican state senator justified the practice of hydraulic fracturing -- commonly known as "fracking" -- by saying that the presence of burnable amounts of methane gas in drinking water is a perfectly natural phenomenon.
Fracked Up Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democracy For Sale, Corruption, Popular Resistance, Fracking, Protests, County Council Meeting, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Marcellus shale )

Brian
- 250 days ago - socialistworker.org
"The activists who turned out to the meeting have been working tirelessly to stop hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," and the exploitation of the land by corporate interests. However, the Council seemed to be interested in what these activists said..."
GOP Leader Calls Anti-Fracking Congressman a Terrorist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Republicans, terrorism, jihad, Jared Polls, terrorist, fracking )

Roseann
- 267 days ago - grist.org
Democrat Jared Polls (D-Colo) thinks local communities should have control over fracking and Republicans say that makes him a "terrorist" on a "jihad."
PETITION - Tell the EPA to Investigate Fracking Contamination!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, fracking, crime, government, ethics? )

David
- 334 days ago - leftaction.com
Send a message to the EPA: Tell them it's time to reopen their fracking investigations and provide residents with safe drinking water. It's time for the EPA to do its job and protect the drinking water of the American people. --- Sign the petition?
Interior Secretary Jewell Doesn't Know About the Most Dangerous Federal Fracking Loophole? - PLEASE SIGN!!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Department of Interior, fracking, safe water, toxic chemicals )

Judith
- 435 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is responsible for what may be the Obama administration's single most important fracking policy decision: Drafting regulations for fracking on public lands. Please sign petition!!!
Tell the EPA to Investigate Fracking Water Contamination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, EPA, fracking, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 490 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Please fill out the form below and edit the message as you wish. We'll deliver your messages to the new EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and to President Obama to make sure the EPA does its job.
Tell the EPA to Investigate Fracking Water Contamination - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: EPA, environment, fracking, Americans, ethics, humans, water, healthconditions )

Carrie
- 492 days ago - action.citizen.org
Sign Petition to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Protect Communities from Fracking-Related Contamination.
What The US and Russia Are Really Quarreling Over: Pipelines
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, Govtfearmongering, FRACKING, OPEC, politics, propaganda )

Kit
- 525 days ago - truth-out.org
A 21st-century "gas Cold War" has arisen between the U.S. and Russia, with Edward Snowden serving as the illustrative protagonist. President Obama, upset over Russia's asylum offer to Snowden, recently cancelled a summit with President Putin.
Drilling Deeper: The Wealth of Business Connections for Obama's Energy Pick
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dr Moniz, DOE, energy industry, BP, GE, USEC, conflict of interests, clean energy, environment, fracking, nuclear power, MIT, Sec Chu )

Angelika
- 678 days ago - propublica.org
Here's what we know about Moniz's recent involvement with the energy industry: He was on BP's Technology Advisory Council between 2005 and 2011.. As part of the nomination process, Moniz has to fill out a financial disclosure that will become public,>>
Demand Obama Take Action on Climate - Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Climate change, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, globalwarming, science, research, dishonesty, fracking, Big Oil, coal )

Angelika
- 711 days ago - action.citizen.org
President Obama is still pushing an all-of-the-above energy strategy that prioritizes dirty industries over clean, sustainable energy. Sign the petition urging Obama to tell us his plan to address climate change.
U.S. Senate Panel Mulls Future of Natural Gas Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, policy, congress, fracking, environment, destruction, energy, nature, obama, news )

Cal
- 714 days ago - uk.reuters.com
U.S. natural gas policy, from hydraulic fracturing to exports, came under the microscope on Tuesday as environmental and industry groups presented their views on the issue to Congress and divided along mostly familiar lines.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ABC, CBS and NBC: Stop Airing Oil and Gas Industry Lies During National Newscasts!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, lies, ethics, propaganda, oil company lies, fracking, environment, elections, news, usa, government, corruption, dishonesty )

Cal
- 859 days ago - change.org
Studies by countless researchers have raised serious questions about the risks of fracking. Tell the major news networks to stop airing misinformation from API during election season.
 

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