Via an Obama Dept. of Energy permit, fracked gas from the Marcellus Shale basin may soon be headed overseas from Dominion Resources' Cove Point LNG export terminal in Lusby, Maryland.
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Obama's former PR flack Anita Dunn was hired by Katie McGinty to do PR for her 2014 Pennsylvania gubernatorial run. Dunn also does PR for the Keystone XL pipeline.
The EPA tried to suppress a PowerPoint about about groundwater contamination from fracking in Dimock, Pennsylvania, a town featured prominently in the films 'Gasland' and 'Gasland 2.'
An LA Times investigation reveals the Obama administration put the kibosh on a key Environmental Protection Agency study on fracking groundwater contamination, this time in Dimock, Pennsylvania.
A DeSmogBlog investigation showed that David Petraeus' proposed syllabus at CUNY includes talking points provided by Big Oil, the natural gas industry, and the Obama administration.
David Petraeus is set to teach a seminar this coming fall and a records request reveals that his syllabus features two of the most well-known "frackademia" studies.
ERM Group, the contractor hired by the State Department to conduct the environmental review for the Keystone XL pipeline, has made suspicious claims in environmental reviews in the past.
If an oil pipeline that will wreak havoc on the environment isn't an imminent danger, what is?
The more we learn about the people lobbying for the Keystone XL pipeline, the more we realize just how deeply embedded they are at all levels of government, and in both parties.
The organization that received a State Department contract to write an Environmental Impact Statement on Keystone XL has deep ties to the oil and gas industries — ties they lied about.
Neither Secretary of State John Kerry nor President Barack Obama could tell you the exact route Keystone XL will travel, a DeSmogBlog investigation reveals.
With many eyes honed in on the coal export battle in the Northwest, another coal export boom is unfolding on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Meet petroleum coke, or "the coal hiding in the tar sands."
Two major lawsuits were recently filed against Exxon, the private empire behind the March 2013 Pegasus tar sands pipeline spill in Mayflower, the second biggest on-land spill in U.S. history.
In his climate speech on Tuesday, President Obama said he would block the Keystone XL pipeline if it would do harm to the environment. Don't count on it happening.
President Obama announced his climate change plan for his second term in the Oval Office, and it's a full-throttle endorsement of every aspect of fracking and the global shale gas market.
Obama kicks can down the road on a key study designated to examine the connection between fracking and water contamination, as a Duke University study yet again proves a link between the two.
Documents recently obtained by Bold Nebraska show that TransCanada has colluded with an FBI/DHS Fusion Center in Nebraska, labeling activists as possible candidates for "terrorism" charges.
In the latest example of "frackademia" — or energy corporations infiltrating the university system — the University of Tennessee is leading 8,600 acres for fracking.
Don't say you weren't warned. The parts of the Keystone XL pipeline already constructed are practically falling apart, and we want to build the rest of it?
Beyond having the second biggest on-land pipeline spill in U.S. history, the county in which the ExxonMobil Pegasus tar sands pipeline sits has also been ravaged by fracking.
Energy investor Bill Powers posits a looming shale gas bubble could lead to a domestic gas crisis akin to the one faced in the 1970's. We discuss these issues and far more in the interview below.
Land rife with "frac sand," a resource necessary for hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) is in the crosshairs of an industry prepared to turn Iowa into the "New Saudi Arabia for Frac Sand."
ExxonMobil's Pegasus tar sands pipeline spill dumped over 500,000 gallons of toxic crude into a small Arkansas town. Now an independent study confirms it's poisoning the town's air.
Around 300,000 gallons of tar sands spilled onto the streets of Mayflower, Arkansas, last month after an oil spill. Could we something worse with the Keystone XL pipeline?
ExxonMobil is overseeing the FAA no fly zone in Mayflower, Arkansas, the site of a recent major ExxonMobil Pegasus tar sands pipeline spill. Sound suspicious?