Tag: natural gas

The Fracking Sandbox – Part 2

In my Saturday May 22 blog ‘THE FRACKING SANDBOX’ we looked at frac sand, from cradle to grave, so to speak. And on that second point, I’m not even sure I pointed out how much of this sand, contaminated by hydraulic fracturing, ends up… Continue Reading “The Fracking Sandbox – Part 2”

The Fracking Sandbox

In a small township one hour east of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the small town of Red Cedar, Wisconsin. It’s described on their web site as “a local township of 2,204 residents in West Central Wisconsin, located in a peaceful, rural setting amid rolling hills… Continue Reading “The Fracking Sandbox”

Crypto Climate Change

Who knew that the next wave of destructive mining would gobble up huge amounts of electricity, further delaying our transition from fossil fuels? Yup, Bitcoin mining. The new energy hog. For those who don’t understand how this 21st Century “mining” works, and why it… Continue Reading “Crypto Climate Change”

Radioactive Dumps in Pennsylvania From Fracking

Pennsylvania has become a dump for radioactive waste in landfills never designed to hold any toxic waste. Fossil Fuel Polluters and Friends Ramp Up New Attack on Solar Energy in Pa. In 2019, Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency issued its recommendation to exempt oil and gas waste… Continue Reading “Radioactive Dumps in Pennsylvania From Fracking”

Risky Rail Shipments of LPG and LNG

A series of train wrecks has citizens concerned about public safety when it comes to increased rail shipments of LPG and LNG.