Hydraulic Fracturing

September 11th, 2013
  • A workers’ green ban on fracking? on red pepper blog, by Ira Berkovic, September 9, 2013: … report from a workshop at this summer’s anti-fracking protest camp;
  • Hydraulic fracturing on en.wikipedia;
  • What Is Hydraulic Fracturing? on ProPublica/Tools & Data, (it) is a process used in nine out of 10 natural gas wells in the United States, where millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals are pumped underground to break apart the rock and release the gas. Scientists are worried that the chemicals used in fracturing may pose a threat either underground or when waste fluids are handled and sometimes spilled on the surface …; see ProPublica.org;
  • HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: Oil lobbyists seek CEQA exemption ahead of Calif. frack bill vote, on EneryWire, by Anne C. Mulkern, September 9, 2013.


Not with a Bang but a Whimper: the SEC Enforcement Team’s Propaganda Campaign, on New Economic Perspectives, by William K. Black, Sept 10, 2013;

(see also: Welcome to our new blog: politics for the 99%).

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