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US Politics & Gov't

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
- 15 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
- 96 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
- 113 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
- 181 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 )

Judy
- 281 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
- 337 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
- 338 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
- 371 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
- 525 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
- 558 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
- 561 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
- 705 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.
The Fracking Industry's Money Trail Leads Straight to Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, big business, environment, oil and gas lobby money, fracking, legislations, husa, politics, news, ethics, government, dishonesty, corruption, americans )

Cal
- 720 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
With billions in profits flowing their way, it's no surprise that the oil and gas industry lambasted the recent EPA report. To protect those profits, they've pumped $238.7 million into gubernatorial and Congressional election campaigns since 1990, to pers
Tell Governor Christie: Sign the Ban on Fracking Wastewater!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: toxic, waste, water, jersey, dumping, air pollution, Governor Christie, fracking, political power, communities, toxic hazardgovernment, republicans, politics )

Reggie
- 748 days ago - act.credoaction.com
New Jersey is increasingly importing toxic wastewater from fracking -- the dangerous method of gas drilling that poisons water, generates harmful air pollution, and produces millions of gallons of toxic wastewater.
 

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