Hillary Clinton endorses more carbon emissions, opposes Keystone pipeline

In a not altogether surprising announcement today, The Washington Post reports Democrat Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton decided to stand with environmentalists by coming out against the Keystone XL pipeline. The Post quotes Clinton’s communications director as saying: Having the experience of being a former Secretary of State distinguishes her and her candidacy, but it comes… Read More Hillary Clinton endorses more carbon emissions, opposes Keystone pipeline

Environmentalists advocate for stringent rail transit rules for oil

Environmentalists from New York and Vermont have released their findings based on research they did on transport of tar sands oil by rail. WPTZ reports that the study details the potential risks of transporting tar sands oil through the Adirondack and Champlain Valley regions with millions of gallons of oil being transported along Lake Champlain’s… Read More Environmentalists advocate for stringent rail transit rules for oil

The Sierra Club is counting trains. No, really.

Sonomish County, Washington Sierra Club is counting trains. The North County Outlook reports the environmentalist group is conducting a Train Watch due to coal and oil transportation. Since the two fossil fuels are transported by rail train explosions or accidents that involve oil explosions have gotten more attention since there have been incidents in recent… Read More The Sierra Club is counting trains. No, really.

Study: Fracking doesn’t pollute drinking water

A new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology states that fracking doesn’t seem to be seriously contaminating Pennsylvania drinking water. Science Magazine points out that this manuscript contradicts other research released in 2011 & 2013 suggesting a stronger link. The data encompassed in the Environmental Science and Technology research was from 11,309… Read More Study: Fracking doesn’t pollute drinking water

Saudi Arabia Sierra Club’s ‘best ally’ in Keystone pipeline fight

Surprise! Surprise! Surprise! The Washington Free Beacon has uncovered some very interesting information related to environmentalist’s opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. I distinctly remember during the Presidency of George W. Bush the Left’s fetish with the House of Saud. The Left even went so far as to claim that President Bush remained sensitive to… Read More Saudi Arabia Sierra Club’s ‘best ally’ in Keystone pipeline fight