Category Archives: Global Frac News

Pennsylvania, Three years on: Frac’ing health study into Ewing sarcoma and other rare forms of cancer results in cover-up rug. Secrets are a toxic industry’s (and enabling court’s) best friend.

Environmental groups seek results of Pitt cancer studies by Karen Mansfield, Jun 3, 2023, Observer Reporter Environmental health groups are seeking an update on the status of a pair of studies about fracking and health issues, after those studies were … Continue reading

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Big bitumen (Suncor et al), oil, gas & frac’ers hold the world captive boasting jobs jobs jobs while slashing 1000’s of workers via automation to serve greed greed greed (as our world burns).

Prof Dan [email protected] Jun 1: Over the past 48 hrs in Alberta, we’ve had the announcement of new 1.4 GW solar installation and the elimination of 1500 jobs from an oil and gas company. The writing is on the wall. … Continue reading

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Central Alberta: 2005 study suggests oil and sour gas facilities located within 4 km of rural residential properties significantly affect their sale price.

I have a paper copy of the complete study. Time permitting winter 2023, I’ll scan and upload it to my website, and add a link to it below. The impact of oil and natural gas facilities on rural residential property … Continue reading

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Belmont Co, Ohio: Father and 10 year old son drown in plastic-lined frac water hoarding impoundment. Younger son, age 8, went to get help. What terror all three endured.

Father and son drown in pond, younger child runs for help by D.K. Wright, May 30, 2023, WTRF.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — An Amish man and his 10-year-old son died of drowning Saturday, according to Belmont County Sheriff’s Department … Continue reading

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Fracking Next Door

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Oh my raped and frac’d heart; I can’t take much more of the hideousness and stupidity of humanity. Spotted owl in Canada: going going …

All I see are ghosts’: fear and fury as the last spotted owl in Canada fights for survival, Only one female remains in the Canadian wilderness, a symbol of the country’s inability to save a species on the verge of … Continue reading

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Dear Ruby River Capital LLC and your Énergie Saguenay: Take your greedy Clusterfuck lawsuit for *your* failures back to Hell. How many hundreds of $Billions would *you* owe Canadians for your part in burning Canada up and polluting our climate, air, land, water and public health via frac’ing? You owe us! Not surprising Osler represents you.

Sodding greedy clusterfucks at Ruby River Capital LLC (U.S.-based owner of GNL Québec Inc.) and Osler in Calgary, you’re way out of line with your $20 Billion in lost profits demand. Frac’ing loses money. It loses lots of money, notably … Continue reading

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Hey CBC! Why report that PFAS chemicals are used in EVs, batteries and solar panels but leave out that oil & gas frac’ers, including Encana/Ovintiv, use them too?

‘Forever chemicals’ found in Canadians’ blood samples: report, Government departments propose listing the chemicals as toxic under Canadian Environmental Protection Act by David Thurton, May 20, 2023, CBC News Toxic “forever chemicals” are being found in the blood of Canadians … Continue reading

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New study: Scientists find massive amount of methane, super-potent greenhouse gas, spewed from California wildfires. Any air quality managers accounting for methane from wildfires in Canada?

What a vicious circuitous cumulative impact if oil, gas and frac companies’ leaking methane and other gases are igniting and fuelling wildfires which then release massive amounts more methane. It’s been known for decades that oil, gas and frac companies … Continue reading

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South Africa to frac ecologically sensitive water scarce Karoo. Frac’ing will “directly and detrimentally affect women’s lives.” Yup.

Earth is running on empty. Water scarcity is becoming ever more dire, with frac’ers invading the most water scarce places. Most humans, notably male, corporate, legal and or political, don’t care and keep over producing babies. Every new human born … Continue reading

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New study on wildfires: Measurable connection between acres burned and carbon emissions released by world’s largest fossil fuel companies.”The general public has been left footing the bill for these disasters.”

The study: 19-page PDF Observed Impacts of Anthropogenic Climate Changeon Wildfire in California by A. Park Williams, John T. Abatzoglou, Alexander Gershunov,Janin Guzman‐Morales, Daniel A. Bishop, Jennifer K. Balch and Dennis P. Lettenmaier, 2019, Earth’s Future, 7, 892–910. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019EF001210 Abstract … Continue reading

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Frac Central Alberta: Fox Creek Wall of Wildfire. How many hundreds of thousands of fracs are leaking methane, ethane, propane, butane, pentane, sour gas to surface fuelling wildfires? Do leaking facilities, wells, pipelines start and fuel fires? Who’s checking? AER? Encana/Ovintiv? Chevron? No one.

Photo by Kyle Brittain: Wall of Wildfire, Fox Creek Alberta May 14, 2023 Mother’s day: Gaia weeps. John [email protected]: ’cause all the [smoke] was being inhaled by the fire . . . ? Kyle [email protected]: Yes sir! Brad In YYC … Continue reading

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New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs: Old, white, Irving Oilman (for 33 years), anti-First Nations, anti-water, anti-community, anti-health, anti-environment, anti-rule of law, anti-truth frac pimp. Dolly Parton: “Greedy politicians present and past. They wouldn’t know the truth if it bit ’em in the ass.”

Liar, liar, the world’s on fire. Whatcha gonna do when it all burns down? First Nations chiefs blast Higgs over report he is prepared to frack without their consent, Premier quoted as saying, ‘We gotta get on with it’ by … Continue reading

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Really pope? Capitalism? Perhaps popes helping priests rape kids is stopping Italians from having kids; popes and christian men sure stopped me.

After too many rapes to count when I was a child – all by white married christian men, I decided not to have kids. One of my dreams was to be a stay home mum but no way would I … Continue reading

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First PEI criminalized frac’ing to protect their water, now this! So positive, smart, easy, can be relocated, and benefits community instead of just the raping polluting rich

How electric school buses will keep Canadians warm during emergencies by Jameson Dow, Apr 28 2023, Electrek Prince Edward Island has enlisted the help of Lion Electric‘s electric school buses to provide power in the event of emergencies, to keep … Continue reading

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To Protect Water Stop Frac’ing! Stop SAGD! Stop Tarsands Mining! Stop Water Waste by Fossil Fools!

To Protect Water, Bring Together Indigenous and Western Knowledge: U of G Expert Report, To restore and protect vulnerable freshwater systems in North America, start by interweaving Indigenous and Western values, worldviews and knowledge systems Press Release by Dr. Andrea … Continue reading

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Michael de Adder: Successful removal of cancerous lump, Tucker Carlson, from America’s anus. (Thank you Dominion!)

Keith [email protected] Apr 24: I’d just like to congratulate @TuckerCarlson on getting fired from the middle @cnn and from the left @msnbc and from the fascist right @foxnews [email protected] BREAKING: Tucker Carlson Will Receive NO Severance From Fox News Because … Continue reading

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The Lawless Place = Frac’ing. The Moral Urgency of Stopping this Intergenerational Theft

April 2023 Networker: A Fracked Nation by Science and Environmental Health Network Volume 28 (4), April 2023 Table of Contents 1. Editor’s Note2. Celebrating Our Colleagues: Martha Dina Argüello3. The Moral Urgency of Stopping this Intergenerational Theft4. The RePercussion Section: … Continue reading

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Elon Musk/SpaceX: Selfish idiotic misogynistic mega polluter, risks and makes community clean up his mess, yet again.

Brandon [email protected]: What a debacle: The FAA has now grounded SpaceX’s Starship program “pending results of a ‘mishap investigation.’” “It’s not yet known” whether the fallout material “is dangerous to touch or breathe in and what effect it could have … Continue reading

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Celebrate earth day 2023? How?

Human greed has destroyed everything I love. Starting with Encana/Ovintiv illegally frac’ing my drinking water supply at Rosebud, enabled by AER, Alberta gov’t, politicians at all levels (municipal, provincial and federal), judges, NGOs and Synergy groups, even my own legal … Continue reading

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Letter in PR PEAK by Jan Slakov: “Often the legal system has failed to protect the health of people and other living things.” Ernst: Science is on humanity’s side, the law is not; billionaires get richer while making life on earth increasingly unbearable.

Thank you Ms. Slakov for including me and my case in your excellent letter, and thanks to PR PEAK for publishing it! Kids in Newfoundland demanding climate justice – NOW! Letter: Class action, Efforts to protect our children’s future have … Continue reading

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Dear G7, Fossil Fools: Liquefied frac’d *un*natural gas is a bridge fuel to climate disaster

My note that I attached to this open letter to Ireland’s Minister for Energy, Eamon Ryan, on LNG U-turn. This is excellent! G7: Liquefied natural gas is a bridge fuel to climate disaster by Leah Qusba, April 14, 2023, The … Continue reading

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Montana: Courageous integral Judge Michael Moses rules officials failed to adequately consider climate pollution, cancels natural gas power plant permit

Judge cancels Montana gas plant permit over climate impacts by Matthew Brown and Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press, April 9, 2023, W.Va. News BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge canceled the air quality permit for a natural gas power plant … Continue reading

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Congratulations Pooja Parmar! “The President’s Chair is the highest academic honour UVic can bestow on a faculty member.”

Finding common threads of Indigenous laws in a global context by Julie Sloan, March 28, 2023, U Victoria There are common threads that run through experiences of Indigenous communities in different parts of the world—experiences of social, political and economic … Continue reading

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New Brunswick Premier Higgs pisses on UNDRIP, bullies/threatens First Nations trying to coerce them to let their territories and unceded lands be frac’d; sings about gas riches like any old conniving oilman. Stand firm, say “NO!” If Cities of Calgary and Lethbridge in Alberta can keep frac’ers out, First Nations in NB can too.

The frac’d get all the propaganda, lies, lures, bribes, bullying, threats and harms. The rich get richer because the frac’d get all the harms while the rich get billions via infinite subsidies, royalty breaks, freebies, deregulation and regulators and courts … Continue reading

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Health protections against airborne pathogens like SARS2: Masking works. It matters, even if you are the only one. Dec 2022: Nearly 30% excess mortality in Canada’s fastest reporting provinces, Germany 47%, France 31%, UK 25% …

Malgorzata (Gosia) [email protected]: Please speak. Please act. Even small actions matter.Every internal or public conversation and chat matters. The data shows that the situation is grave Tara [email protected]: My colleagues, the emperor has no clothes. Nearly 30% excess mortality in … Continue reading

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Qatar Energy’s big stakes in ExxonMobil’s NL and Canada offshore (50% stake with Encana/Ovintiv spawn, Cenovus, 22% stakeholder)

Qatar Staking Out Eastern Canada Offshore for More Natural Gas, Oil Prospects by Carolyn Davis, April 3, 2023, Natural Gas Intelligence Qatar’s state-owned energy producer is looking to Eastern Canada to build exploration prospects after taking sizable stakes in ExxonMobil’s … Continue reading

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Frac’er Lone Pine Resources loses evil attempt to snag $250 Million from Canadians via suing under NAFTA, at the time owing $300 Million in debt.

Prairie Provident Resources announces decision in NAFTA case Press Release by owner of Lone Pine (Prairie Provident), November 22, 2022, Globe Newswire, BOE Report CALGARY, Alberta – Prairie Provident Resources Inc. (“Prairie Provident” or the “Company”) announces that its wholly-owned … Continue reading

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Judicial Frac-Farce, Dimock PA: Aquifer polluter Coterra (Cabot) rewarded, the harmed betrayed, to be refrac’d. 15 criminal charges, incl. 9 felonies, dropped to 1 misdemeanor, Judge J. Legg accepts Coterra admitting criminal responsibility while denying guilt; DEP un-bans Coterra from 9 sq mile gas-contaminated groundwater zone. Judge orders: 2 supply wells drilled (any safe groundwater there?); 10 mile water p/l that’ll take *5 yrs* to build (same was ordered a decade ago but pro-frac’ers killed it, and will again); bottled water for 75 years (after that?) or water treatment systems known to blow up (Bruce Jack and two industry gas-in-water testers were nearly killed by similar system pimped by Alberta gov’t in 2006).

Email in, with photos, from one of the Coterra/Cabot frac-harmed families: “Nice article. Photo below is of the bogus “water treatment system” which DEP mandated in 2010 then let the gas co run away from. DEP also ignores complaints from … Continue reading

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Question from Ireland on Canada’s taxpayer-funded Propaganda “Energy Centre” for Big Oil, Bitumen, Gas and Coal Profit-Raping Law-Violating Polluters

“Are these muppets for real?” My response: “YES! They are using our tax dollars to lie for big oil and propagandize the world into taking our frac’d LNG. VULGAR!!!!” Canadian Energy Centre (@CDNEnergyCentre) tweeted at 5:37 pm on Wed, Mar01, … Continue reading

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George Rammel’s judicial satire sculpture: “Chambers of Predetermined Outcomes / Gatekeepers of Justice” unveiled with a dinosaur landing aptly on BC Chief Justice Robert Bauman’s head during the performance!

The unveiling of Mr. Rammel’s interactive sculpture unveiling and performance starts at 20 mins. (The three judges featured were put on BC’s Supreme Court by Steve Harper.) This art is clever and fun. Mr. Rammel’s artist statement is just as … Continue reading

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April 5, 2023, 3 – 5 pm: Participate live with Justin Nobel and others on the oil and gas industry’s “Downstream Radioactivity: What on Earth is Coming out of the Pipes?” (Canada’s LNG is frac’d gas, it’s not natural)

Downstream Radioactivity: What on Earth is Coming out of the Pipes? Moderated by Justin Nobel April 5, 2023 Join us Wednesday April 5th, 3 – 5 p.m. EST / noon – 2 p.m. PST Click below to participate on the … Continue reading

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Comedy Hour at the AER: Bla bla “independent” bla bla bla 3rd party (retired Harper judge?) “review” of our lies, inaction regarding Imperial’s toxic spill at Kearl bitumen cesspit that went on for months and months bla bla bla, while we, the regulator, bla bla bla, did nothing but help hide it.

AER Board Chair, David Goldie, Announces Kearl Investigation Press Release by AER, March 28, 2023 At our March 16, 2023, meeting, the Board of Directors of the Alberta Energy Regulator decided to commission an impartial, third-party reviewby Encana (aka run … Continue reading

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March 26 & 27, 2023: End Fracking in Canada (PEI already banned it). Frac Free Art Day of Action. Let’s put posters up across Canada!

Anyone who makes frac free posters for your community and puts them up, or prints and puts up the one provided below: Take photos when you do, send them to me, I’ll add them to this post. email hidden; JavaScript … Continue reading

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James Byrne: We must act fast, push for change and dump fossil fuels; “Health-care costs alone are a great reason to get the hell off of fossil fuels”

World needs to mitigate and adapt to climate change: expert by Ry Clarke, March 24, 2023, Lethbridge Herald The Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs welcomed back James Byrne to its Thursday session speaking on the topic of “Climate, Energy, … Continue reading

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Gong Show! Oil and gas industry self-regulator, AER, after blaming nature, “regulates” Obsidian Energy *only* because researchers make their study public on the 2022 damaging, record-breaking 5.6M industry-induced earthquake at Peace River, and media, including Tyee, reported on it. Corrupt AER cowards led by just another scandal-ridden old white “dickhead.” Obsidian shares fell 4% by morning.

And here’s why industry’s self-regulator, AER, doesn’t regulate unless publicly pressured to: Obsidian shares fall after Alberta’s energy regulator says company caused seismic events March 24, 2023 6:30 AM, The Globe and Mail I wonder how much Encana’s shares would … Continue reading

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New Standford study confirms Tyee investigation: Tarsands high pressure injections near Peace River most likely caused 2022 5.6M earthquake (largest in Alberta so far) and others, felt as far away as Edmonton; More quakes (4.6 to 5) in 2023, also felt in Edmonton. AER, industry’s self regulator, as usual, blames nature.

Disposal From In Situ Bitumen Recovery Induced the ML 5.6 Peace River Earthquake by Ryan Schultz, Jeong-Ung Woo, Karissa Pepin, William L. Ellsworth, Howard Zebkar, Paul Segall, Yu Jeffrey Gu, Sergey Samsonov, March 23, 2023, Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 50, … Continue reading

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No surprise: New study by UChicago links frac’ing to heart and respiratory disease among older adults living near unconventional (un)natural gas development.

Study links fracking to heart disease in nearby communities by Alison Caldwell, Press Release by UChicago News, March 14, 2023 UChicago Medicine research finds hospitalizations for older adults are higher near fracking sites A new University of Chicago study examining … Continue reading

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Faces of Greed, Lies & Evil: LNG2023 Vancouver BC Canada, July 10-13, Sponsors include Bennett Jones Law Firm. Biggest lie = LNG is green (it’s not, it wastes masses of energy and water and can’t be decarbonized). In Canada, LNG is polluting, health farm & family harming, methane-leaking (at every stage), noisy, diesel-fuming, permanent water-losing, frac’d gas. *LNG = LFG (Liquid Frac’d Gas), it’s not natural!*

1982 LNG bomb cartoon in Vancouver Sun LNG’s biggest lie is that it’s green. LNG is much more polluting than coal. Think about what LNG is, and the vast amounts of energy required to frac it, ship it, cool it, … Continue reading

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Holy Fracamoley! U.S. Dept of Justice Backs Communities Suing Big Oil

DOJ Backs Communities Suing Big Oil, Reversing Trump-era Position Press Release by Centre for Climate Integrity, March 16, 2023 For the First Time, the Justice Department Sides with Communities Seeking to Hold Major Fossil Fuel Corporations Accountable for Climate Damages … Continue reading

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Queen’s University (receives $millions in corporate “donations”) via CBC spews crap to deflect dioxin and phosgene pollution/health risks in Ontario and Quebec from Norfolk Southern’s toxic train derailment, burning of vinyl chloride, etc.

Greg [email protected] March 8, 2023: Chemistry prof Philip Jessop @queensu quoted saying dioxins are “too heavy to have crossed the Great Lakes through the air.” But study from 2000 found that almost all dioxins in Nunavut got there by traveling … Continue reading

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Dear rage farmers, anti science, anti rule of law Justice Centre for [Con] Freedoms; anti maskers; anti vaxxers; anti public health care; abusive Fucker Truckers: “Prior COVID-19 infection associated with increased risk of newly diagnosed erectile dysfunction”

I write rage farmers because during the wanna-be-republican insurrectionist fucker truckers’ violent illegal invasions of Ottawa and elsewhere, I was nastily assaulted five separate times by fucker truckers enraged that I choose to mask indoors in public to protect myself … Continue reading

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USA Supreme Court, In 6-3 ruling asserts “only corporations have the right to abortion, if done properly through child health and development issues arising from air pollution”

I have hundreds of posts in draft form. I am struggling to catch up. Injuries done to me when I was being raped (often) as a child causes me difficulty typing and posting. Unknowingly bathing in Encana/Ovintiv’s life-threatening frac water … Continue reading

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Finally! More than four years after quitting Ernst vs Encana, Murray Klippenstein (lawyer bencher LSO) stops using me, my image and “environmental protection” case as free advertising for his firm (that he said was destroyed along with his career by working to kill his self regulator’s Statement of Principles)

Why now? To appear honest to get re-elected to the board of Ontario’s LSO? On the main page of his law firm’s website, Mr. Klippenstein used my name, image and case without permission or specifying he quit in 2018, betraying … Continue reading

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Give Canadian youth their day in court! Kids appeal 2020 loss trying to sue Canada over climate inaction where Harper’s Justice Michael D. Manson ruled it’s not for courts to decide. What cave does he (and Harper) live in?

Canada is behind on environmental rights. Will the courts help? Last month, 15 children and youth asked judges to hear their claim to a constitutional right to a livable climate. The federal government wants to stop the case before the … Continue reading

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Worldwide Premier of award-winning film: “Uncovering the Permian Climate Bomb”

Complete documentary now on youtube: Uncovering the Permian Climate Bomb Trailer: Uncovering the Permian Climate Bomb by Earthworks To protect billions of people from the immediate risks of climate change, science tells us the world needs to end all new … Continue reading

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“Women don’t need to be ‘included’ into our capitalist, neoliberal economic system. We need to transform it.” This International Women’s Day, “resist, reimagine and rebuild.” No more empty platitudes. Say “NO!”

I highly recommend this short clip, best in full screen: Message from the Governor General on the occasion of International Women’s Day March 8, 2023 Today, as we mark International Women’s Day, we celebrate the contributions of women and girls. … Continue reading

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Politicians magically turn toxic frac’d gas “green.” Poof! No more sperm-decimating benzene from frac crews spewing into the air you and your loved ones breath. No more life threatening drinking water.

Comments: Pilot3: Goebbels would be proud. No tactic is too slimy for big business. asdfkjasldk: Their new definition of green energy is “anything better than coal”. Their clean coal friends are going to be really pissed. Voter Frog: In other … Continue reading

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Lawsuit settles industry’s 2016 methane leak contaminating citizen water wells and Mahomet Aquifer, Illinois’ largest freshwater source. Judge’s order requires four relief wells to try to remove the gas. In Alberta, AER still has not ordered Encana/Ovintiv to fix the company’s illegal fracs into Rosebud’s drinking water aquifers 20 years ago.

Illinois AG, Peoples Gas settle lawsuit over 2016 leak that reached Mahomet Aquifer by Mary Schenk, June 29, 2022, The News-Gazette URBANA — A Champaign County judge has approved an agreement between the state of Illinois and People’s Gas Light … Continue reading

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Ontarian white ass, Alberta (ex) Premier Jason Kenney, joins Bennett Jones Law Firm. Ex PM Steve Harper glued his anti rule of law Ontarian white ass to a law firm too (Dentons in Edmonton). How much do firms pay for punted politicians voters reject? No wonder most can’t afford to hire lawyers, legal fees are too high because of exorbitant costs buying used white trash to keep raping religion and corporations happy.

How many Albertans did Kenney and his compliant puppet Dr Deena Hishaw kill or disable via COVID-19? Of course he “joined” a law firm, one that largely serves big oil, notably runaway to the USA illegal aquifer frac’er Encana/Ovintiv. Kenney … Continue reading

Posted in Global Frac News, Other Legal | Comments Off on Ontarian white ass, Alberta (ex) Premier Jason Kenney, joins Bennett Jones Law Firm. Ex PM Steve Harper glued his anti rule of law Ontarian white ass to a law firm too (Dentons in Edmonton). How much do firms pay for punted politicians voters reject? No wonder most can’t afford to hire lawyers, legal fees are too high because of exorbitant costs buying used white trash to keep raping religion and corporations happy.

Bankruptcy, Deregulated & Weaponized: Used by the rich and powerful, judges, lawyers, corporations (including churches), politicians, etc. to hide truth, evade liability and accountability so as to keep polluting and poisoning us (as earth becomes increasingly unlivable). “Using bankruptcy, corporations get to eat their cake and lie about it too.” 

Alberta is in an uproar these days, with anti Canada, anti Rule of Law “Dead Eyes” Premier Danielle Smith giving law-violating, billion dollar profit-raping, polluting oil and gas companies more billions off the backs of taxpayers (to clean up abandoned … Continue reading

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Calgary Petroleum Club 1986: Votes against women, “That’s very discriminatory.” Calgary Petroleum Club 2023: Says it never tolerated “any form of discrimination.”

Heather [email protected] March 1, 2023: Quote: “The club replied Tuesday that it has never and will never tolerate any form of discrimination, and encourages respectful freedom of expression.” So says the Calgary Petroleum Club which did not admit women until … Continue reading

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Victoria BC: Big crowd protests old growth logging; Neil Young and Daryl Hannah special guests: “The necessary and simple answer is do no harm. … No further destruction.”

It’s always fascinating to me, but upsetting, how mainstream media report using photos showing a few attendees at such events at this one, instead of photos showing the thousands attending and marching, such as the photos above. Main media no … Continue reading

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Dutch Gov’t NAM Exxon Shell Game: Delay Delay Delay Court orders to Pay?

Dutch government, Shell and Exxon ignored Groningen risks for years, inquiry finds by Reuters, February 24, 2023, The Globe and Mail The Dutch government and energy companies Shell SHEL-N -0.86%decrease and Exxon Mobil XOM-N -0.41%decrease ignored the risks of gas … Continue reading

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Rob Rogers cartoon, Team Trump-GOP-Norfolk Southern’s vast Poisoning for Profit Project, East Palestine Ohio, PA, NY, Ontario, Quebec and more: “I love the smell of deregulation in the morning.”

Just like the wanna-be-GOP, Trump-worshipping conservatives in Canada, notably in Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan where deregulation is religion, and oil and gas towns ‘n trains ‘n frac’d water towers blow up poisoning and killing (with judges lying in rulings, enabling … Continue reading

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Judge rules CP not liable for Lac-Megantic deadly frac’d oil train crash. Status quo wins again. Soon, there will be no ordinary people left for the rich to rape, pillage and murder.

Quebec court says Canadian Pacific Railway not liable in Lac-Mégantic train derailment by Marisela Amador The Canadian Press, December 15, 2022, Global News A Quebec Superior Court judge has found that Canadian Pacific Railway was not liable in the 2013 … Continue reading

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How can an intelligent species be so stupid? Trout River, my favourite town in NL, ignores destructive reality of the up and incoming sea (created by our greed induced over population and pollution)

Trout River’s Main Street destined for destruction by Diane Crocker, Feb. 12, 2023, Saltwire TROUT RIVER — Residents and business owners in Trout River are concerned that their town could become another Port aux Basques if something isn’t done to … Continue reading

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New study: Increased transparency and public pressure around frac’ing lowers pollution levels; mandatory chemical disclosure lowers number of new wells drilled. Targeted transparency can influence corporate behavior, no kidding – that’s why regulators keep so many secrets and let industry keep secrets too.

No wonder conservative/repuglican states and provinces have been so busy destroying education. Knowledge brings power to ordinary minds, which rapists (frac’ers, churches, and other industries) do not want us to have. No wonder my lawyer Murray Klippenstein withheld my website … Continue reading

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Texas: 58,199 wells frac’d (some by Encana/Ovintiv) in 9 years with 6.1 billion lbs “trade secret” chemicals, nearly 100,000 lbs PFAS (extremely toxic at low levels) “forever” chemicals and precursors. How much in Canada? Hint: No one is looking.

Frac’ing proves the stupidity of the human species. In a world running out of safe water, and in some communities, running out of contaminated water, politicians (so called “law” makers but really rape enablers, both rape by corporations and men … Continue reading

Posted in Global Frac News | Comments Off on Texas: 58,199 wells frac’d (some by Encana/Ovintiv) in 9 years with 6.1 billion lbs “trade secret” chemicals, nearly 100,000 lbs PFAS (extremely toxic at low levels) “forever” chemicals and precursors. How much in Canada? Hint: No one is looking.

Boycott the Olympigs! IOC’s Thomas Bach licks Putin’s ass, threatens Ukraine, says boycott violates its charter. Oleksandr Usyk: “The medals that Russian athletes are going to win are medals of blood, deaths and tears.”

I’ve boycotted the raping doping exploitative Olympigs for decades and will until I die. Nothing will change my mind. The Olympigs and its IOC are like frac’ing and CAPP – corrupt and harmful. Typical. IOC’s head honcho, Thomas Bach, is … Continue reading

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