Category Archives: Safety


A Letter to The Editor Published in the Daily Camera January, 2015

I wrote this to call attention to the lack of consideration for moral principles by the government, corporations, and even by the Physician at the head of Colorado Department of health and the environment.

Karen Dike: Governor’s approach to oil and gas a sham Continue reading



Below is blog I wrote about a year ago and never published.  The facts aren’t from the latest data, but they remain true over time.  That is the good thing about facts: they don’t change.


I have a friend who says,” That is unconscionable” when someone is making bad decisions that are of questionable ethics.  Recently I decided what we are seeing with the pollution from Oil and Gas Drilling/ Fracking raises to the level of being unconscionable. Continue reading


It Is Time

I am going to post a speech I gave at a rally. Because IT IS TIME!

Time to stop saying natural gas is a bridge to the future; it is a bridge to nowhere
A new study shows that fracking for natural gas releases enough methane into the atmosphere to be 86 times worse than for the climate over a 20 year period than burning coal.
Time to end the Halliburton loophole that gives the oil and gas companies’ exemption from 7 federal acts including the clean air and water acts. If they weren’t polluting they wouldn’t need these exemptions. Continue reading


USGS: Fracking Is The Cause of Earthquakes In Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA — It’s the million dollar question in Oklahoma: What’s causing all the earthquakes?

There have been a lot of theories about fracking causing earthquakes. But now, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) says that fracking, is indeed, to blame. Continue reading