24Feb/15
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A Letter to The Editor Published in the Daily Camera January, 2015

http://www.dailycamera.com/Opinion/ci_27383212/Karen-Dike:-Governors-approach-to-oil-and-gas-a-sham

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

23Feb/15
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Unconscionable

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.

Unconscionable

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

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It Is Time

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

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

21Feb/15
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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

15Feb/15
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California Loses Earthquake Crown to Oklahoma

Oklahoma rocketed to the top of the earthquake charts in 2014, tripling the number of 3.0 shakers in California, the one-time undisputed champion of the United States.

But like the steroid scandal that tarnished baseball and ruined the statistical landscape in the 1990s, many scientists are pointing to the introduction of performance-enhancing chemicals to explain the recent 40-fold-plus increase in quakes—in Oklahoma’s case, hydraulic fracturing (fracking). Continue reading