Scottish Government extends Ineos fracking licence for a year

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The Scottish Government has extended a licence for fracking across the central belt by the Grangemouth company, Ineos – but insisted it is still opposed to fracking. Ministers have decided to renew for a year an onshore petroleum exploration and development licence, known as PEDL 162, covering 400 square kilometres to the south and west...

Boy, 14, referred to anti-extremism scheme over fracking activism

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A 14-year-old A* student was referred to the government’s anti-extremism programme following concerns he was being “groomed” for environmental activism by anti-frackers. The boy, known by the pseudonym Aaron, was targeted via social media after signing an online petition, according to a report on preventing extremism in Greater Manchester commissioned in the aftermath of last...

Texas to become world’s number 3 oil producer, passing Iran

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America is a powerhouse and I mean that literally as well as figuratively. CNN Money reported Wednesday that Texas is set to become the world’s number three oil producer thanks to a boom in production: Plunging drilling costs have sparked an explosion of production out of the Permian Basin of West Texas. In fact, Texas is...

Meet the Community Scientists Shaping the New Environmental Resistance

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“We wanted to figure out ways that we could drive down the price point and make tools for monitoring really accessible, because back in 2010 we were mainly seeing tools that were being created for government, research institutions, or for corporations to do monitoring. It wasn’t at a price point that was acceptable to communities,”...

‘Bathtub’ a bubbling, touching performance art piece

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Even if she wasn’t literally soaking in bubbles, Siobhan O’Loughlin would have an involving story to tell about how a bike accident wrecked her left hand and left her feeling vulnerable. But the tub is the thing in “Broken Bone Bathtub,” a fun, entertaining and evocative touring show the performance artist from New York is...

‘Oscars’ Academy Invites Irene Bedard, Q’Orianka Kilcher and Tantoo Cardinal

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By Vincent Schilling Indian Country Today New members will be welcomed into the Academy at invitation-only receptions in the fall. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recently announced their latest round of annual members who will be eligible in voting for recipients of an oscar. Three actresses of note in Indian Country...

Harthill villager seeks legal challenge to Ineos shale gas consent – DRILL OR DROP?

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Proposed lorry route to the Ineos site at Harthill, 25 January 2018. Photo: Paul Rowland A resident of the South Yorkshire village of Harthill has taken the first step in an attempt to overturn the planning permission for Ineos’s local shale gas scheme. Les Barlow is seeking a judicial review of the decision that gave...

ICYMI: The truth about Bob Casey’s pro-life record and Tom Wolf’s taxes

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The truth behind Bob Casey’s ‘pro-life’ stand Politico By Jennifer Haberkorn  “Sen. Bob Casey calls himself a pro-life Democrat. But his voting record paints a different picture. After a decade in the Senate, Casey has become an increasingly reliable vote in support of abortion rights — scoring as high as 100 percent on NARAL Pro-Choice...

Supervisors put off fracking discussion

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The Navajo County Board of Supervisors has put off discussion of possible fracking in the Holbrook Basin. County Manager Glenn Kephart told the board of supervisors at its June 26 meeting that it would be premature to make fracking an agenda item, in part because it falls under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land...

Making American oil number one again

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If there’s one thing you can count on, take to the bank or bet the farm with, it’s American ingenuity. Our freedom and drive is responsible for taking us to the moon, inventing personal computers, the internet, smartphones… almost every major transformative invention and jump in technology over the past six decades has a red...

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