Studies: Fracking Not Affecting Drinking Water

A study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that methane increases were due to natural variability and not drilling. According to the Associated Press, manuscript is one of many scientific examinations coming out showing that drinking water around natural gas fracking sites in Pennsylvania are not contaminated. While some…

Study: No Evidence Of Natural Gas Fracking Pollution in OH Drinking Water

A study published Friday in the journal Environmental Monitoring and Assessment authored by Geologists with the University of Cincinnati reveals no evidence of natural gas contamination in Ohio drinking water from counties where recent oil and gas drilling took place due to their proximity to the Utica Shale formation. According to Science Codex, the scientists…

Scotland Bans Fracking Except When They Didn’t

The multinational petrochemical company Ineos brought a court action against Scotland recently. It was brought in response to a recent ban enacted by the Scottish parliament on fracking. According to the UK Telegraph, the Scottish government denies any such ban is in place and that government ministers are still considering the issue. What was enacted,…

Environmentalists Use Sage Grouse to Shut Down Oil Drilling

Two lawsuits filed by environmentalist groups seek to halt drilling for oil and gas on public lands. According to The Washington Times, groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity and the National Resource Defense Council contend that the Trump Administration violated a 2015 agreement made with the Interior Secretary that certain areas of certain…

Is Putin Funding Eco-Activists?

With the mainstream media covering Russian collusion, much more meddling is being conducted by Russia in funding environmentalist groups in seeking to influence you on energy policy. Specifically, it’s been revealed that either the Russian government or wealthy Russian individuals (possibly including Vladimir Putin himself) who are subsidizing anti-fracking efforts in the United States and…

The Des Moines Register’s #FakeNews GMO Story

In an article published in The Des Moines Register today, Scientists at Iowa State University (ISU) allege Russia is supporting fake news reports online to undermine US GMO production. According to Doctors Shawn Dorius and Carolyn Lawrence-Dill, both scientists state their research shows Russia is funding propaganda in the US in order to bolster their…