Bold Nebraska, Natives protest pipeline, impact on land

 January 28, 2013 7:00 pm By KEVIN ABOUREZK/Lincoln Journal Star Cowboys hats and shawls adorned a coalition of more than 100 ranchers and Native activists who gathered Monday at the state Capitol to protest the Keystone XL pipeline and show support for...

International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects

 Signed on January 25th 2013 International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects The representatives from sovereign Indigenous Nations, tribes, and governments, participating in the Gathering to Protect the Sacred on January 23 – 25, 2013, on the...

West Virginia’s streams are in trouble

 More than 40 percent of West Virginia’s rivers are too polluted to pass simple water-quality safety thresholds. They are too polluted to be safely used for drinking water or recreation, or to support healthy aquatic life. This is due in large part to pollution...

Preliminary Analysis of FracFocus.org Data

 Abstract This post covers the oil/gas well and chemical data extracted from the FracFocus.org website by the staff of SkyTruth.org.  The FracFocus.org website is gradually becoming the default repository for general hydro-fracturing well information as well as...