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 indigenous...

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 150...

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 from...

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 the...

Gathering to Protect the Sacred From the Tar Sands and Keystone XL

January 3, 2013 Treaty Councils Oceti Sakowin Makoce Anpetu Waste Mitakuyepi: The Ihanktonwan Oyate Treaty Steering Committee is inviting Treaty Councils of the Oceti Sakowin to a historic gathering on January 23-25th 2013 for the following purpose: In Solidarity with...