Nuclear Power’s Promise and Peril

A very good video report by The New York Times on nuclear power. It points to the Three Mile Island incident that occurred during 1979, and also shows how the entire incident lead to unwarranted hysteria about nuclear energy. It was human ingenuity and technology that helped prevent Three Mile Island from becoming a disaster…

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…

The Coming “Nature Rights” Threat

Environmentalism is no longer about conservation or protecting endangered species. For at least a decade, environmentalist groups have become increasingly radical and explicitly anti-human. Whatever implicit, anti-human sentiments environmentalists may have harbored, greens are now more open about their hatred of mankind, and it has intensified since the American public turned against the Left. This…

Seneca Nation seeks to destroy their reputation

The Olean Times Herald reports that the Seneca Indian tribe is petitioning the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to not issue permits for a water quality management and discharge plant to be built and operated by Epiphany Alleghany, LLC at the base of Allegheny River in Potter County, Pennsylvania. The tribe alleges that the…

PA fracking hysteria grows, rights to be given to forms of nature

In a somewhat shocking but altogether not surprising move, many communities in Pennsylvania are embracing legal rights for forms of nature. Business Insider profiles the┬áthe city of Pittsburg is as being the first major city in the state to pass such legislation claiming the groundwork was laid in rural Pennsylvania towns and communities while trying…