Category Archive: Opposition

Whistleblower: EPA Official Covered Up Methane Leakage Problems Across US Natural Gas Industry

Inspector General has been called by Durham, North Carolina, based group NC Warn to investigate scientific fraud that wasted crucial years in slowing climate crisis while risking safety of workers and communities. NC WARN filed a complaint with the Inspector General of the EPA on June 8, 2016, charging that a high-ranking EPA official connected …

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Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment

This book by Food & Water Watch’s director Wenonah Hauter appeared on June 7, 2016, to expose the corruption that enabled the fracking industry’s rise to power – and the growing movement of people fighting back. Description: Over the past decade a new and controversial energy extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has …

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Activists shutting down Enbrel’s tar sand oil pipeline another time

Dec. 21, 2015 – “The Indignants” Shut Down Enbridge Line 9 in Canada Again – in protest against the devastating tar sand exploitation in their country – and were hauled away by the police.

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Global Resistance to Fracking

In this book a selection of 15 iconic struggles at very different levels, from Argentina to Romania, is presented. The book aims, first and foremost, to be a source of inspiration for anti-fracking activism, a means to make the strength and determination of our struggle more visible and, in addition, a gesture of solidarity with …

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Gasland I and II

Some say Gasland I, directed by the film maker and artist Josh Fox, was the starting point of the fast growing opposition to fracking, not only in the Americas. Published in early 2010, the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary in 2011. It focuses on communities in the United States affected …

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The Sky is Pink

A documentary by film maker Josh Fox showing industry’s and politicians’ neglect and denial of the imminent danger of drinking water pollution by fracking. Published in June, 2012. See also: Jeff Goodell, New Anti-Fracking Film by Gasland’s Josh Fox Targets Cuomo: ‘Governor, What Color Will the Sky Be Over New York?’. Rolling Stone, June 20, …

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