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Colorado Health Department Disavows Activists' Favorite Fracking Researchers

State public health officials in Colorado have publicly disavowed the latest paper from a team of researchers whose work is routinely cited by political activist groups that want to ban hydraulic fracturing.In fact, the public could “easily be...

Posted February 5, 2014    

'Ban Fracking' Activists Go Local Because They Are Losing Everywhere Else

[Author’s note: This post was originally published on the Energy In Depth website on Nov. 5 before polls closed. Since then, unofficial election returns show oil and gas development bans were defeated in the Ohio cities of Youngstown and Bowling...

Posted November 8, 2013    

'Climate Warrior' Jeff Immelt Corrects Activists on Gas and Renewables

For years, professional activist groups have tried to ban hydraulic fracturing by claiming this six-decade-old technology is “inherently unsafe [and] can’t be made safer through government oversight or regulations.” It’s a loser of an argument,...

Posted November 5, 2013    

Obama EPA Debunks Activists Who Played Politics with Tragic Floods

Comments from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the recovery and clean-up efforts following Colorado’s historic floods directly contradict the fear mongering of environmental activists who have played politics with this tragedy since...

Posted October 9, 2013