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For months, the frustration surrounding the Governor's pro-fracking stance has been simmering among fractivists and democratic party delegates alike. We have done literally everything within our ...
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
Today, SUNY Buffalo closed the doors of its Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI), what we at DeSmog have described as an epicenter for "frackademia" and a public relations front for the oil ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 06:49 PM PST with 52 Recommends
Earthworks Oil and Gas Accountability's just-published report, "Gas Patch Roulette: How Shale Gas Development Risks Public Health in Pennsylvania," makes the case that the decision to allow fracking ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 06:13 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
The laws that ensure the safety of our water and air no longer protect us all as they once did. They don't apply to frackers, so for people who have had what they drink, bathe in, and breathe ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 04:53 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Sacramento: Where Pay-To-Play Means Pay-To-Frack "California is home to one of the largest remaining deposits of oil in the country: the Monterey Shale. It has 13.7 billion barrels of oil locked ...
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 03:52 PM PST with 20 Recommends
This is Part 2 of the Blog-Series : "Fracking Up The Golden State" If you haven't already, please read Part 1 : The Insinuating Implications The Democratic Party & SB 4 Environmental Blindness & ...
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 11:11 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
8,600 acres of the Cumberland Forest owned by University of Tennessee-Knoxville will be leased off to the oil and gas industry this August in a new form of "frackademia" - and one of the top ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 03:46 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
"We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations." -- Barack Obama, January 21, 2013 The president made climate ...
by DWG
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 09:21 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The Fracking Menace A short time ago, in the echoing halls of California's capitol building... The room became silent as the Governor removed the cap of the pen. Pages were turned. The ...
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 09:19 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Weeks after SUNY Buffalo's upper-level administration gave the Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI) the boot due to its gas industry public relations effort ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 08:29 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Records obtained by DeSmogBlog pertaining to City University of New York (CUNY) Macaulay Honors College's hiring of former head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) David Petraeus to teach a ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 12:36 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
On Friday, SUNY Buffalo's President's Office released a lengthy and long-awaited 162-page report upon request of the SUNY System Board of Trustees that delved into the substantive facts surrounding ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 03:49 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
“Frackademia” – shorthand for bogus science, economics and other research results paid for by the oil and gas industry and often conducted by “frackademics” with direct ties to the oil and ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 07:40 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration - led by a potential 2016 Democratic Party nominee for president - has announced it won't achieve the late-Feb. deadline it set on whether or ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 02:48 PM PST with 8 Recommends
A storm is brewing in Buffalo and it's not the record snow storm typically associated with upstate New York. Rather, it's taking place in the ivory tower of academia and revolves around hydraulic ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 10:12 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The long-awaited Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)-sponsored hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) fugitive methane emissions study is finally out. Unfortunately, it’s another case of “frackademia�
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 05:13 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Attack of The Hubris A short time ago, in the echoing halls of California's capitol building... There was silence among the crowd. One by one they voted. A pleasant atmosphere filled ...
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 25, 2013 at 05:03 PM PST with 6 Recommends
With the school year starting for many this week, it’s another year of academia for professors across the United States – and another year of “frackademia” for an increasingly large swath of �
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 04:40 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Senate Bill 4 has officially made its way to Governor Brown’s desk and it will be signed within the next few days. "SB 4 passed the State Assembly on Wednesday, [September 11th, 2013], 47-14,
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 05:39 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
In Pennsylvania – a state that sits in the heart of the Marcellus Shale basin – the concept of “frackademia” and “frackademics” has taken on an entirely new meaning. On Sept. 27, the PA ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 02:51 PM PDT with 5 Recommends