Proposed Fracking Regs in Colorado, Industry Admits Dangerous Air Pollution

By: Tuesday November 19, 2013 6:22 pm

With approval from major drilling and fracking companies, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has proposed a set of regulations to reduce pollution from methane and other dangerous gases leaked by the oil and gas industry. The rules are focused on fracking wells, a mostly unregulated drilling technology that has allowed an unprecedented increase in fossil fuel extraction in Colorado and across the nation.

 

Daily Commute Traffic Linked to Asthma, Anxiety, and Now Cancer

By: Friday April 12, 2013 11:31 am

There is no shortage of critiques of the suburbs. The most popular suburban critiques typically are cultural and revolve around disgust with Eisenhower era superficiality and antipathy towards white flight. There have even been some recent environmental additions to criticizing the suburban lifestyle with its long daily work commutes burning massive amounts of fossil fuel making the suburbs themselves unsustainable and wasteful.

But now there is a new critique of suburban living, health. Mental and physical.

Obama Shelves EPA’s Ozone Restrictions

By: Friday September 2, 2011 9:28 am

The EPA was set to soon implement tough new regulations that would restrict the production of ozone. President Obama has decided to ignore the advice of his own EPA director, Lisa Jackson, and direct her to shelve the new standards for now. From the official White House statement.

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