Category Archives: Fracking

The reports of fracking’s demise are greatly exaggerated

I have some friends who run a companies or have investments in exploration for oil and gas. They remain optimistic that Saudi and Russian efforts to dampen fracking enthusiasm are not working.

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Ok joins in the effort to stop the local nannies from prohibiting fracking and oil and gas exporation and extraction.

It is so easy to pressure local politicians–they are a bunch of overgrown teenage seekers of office.
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Buffett and Putin paying off the anti pipeline and green movements

So if Putin’s economy and Buffett’s railroad investments are benefited by anti pipeline crusades–guess what, the whores are in the street.

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The fracking study is not what the enviro’s wanted

The draft of  EPA’s fracking study shows minimal impact on drinking water.  I wonder how much the final will change. Continue reading

EPA bites their tongue, admits fracking and drilling aren’t harming water supplies for humans

The problem with any half ass admission like this is that it leaves open the precuationary principle–as the EPA says–we must be ever on the alert. Remember the rule of practical politics–keep the populace alarmed so they will be clamorous to be led to safety (Mencken).

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Fracking bans by cities don’t stand

I learned a few things in law school–one is that at the state level the only sovereign is the state.

All political entities in a state exist at the pleasure and with the approval of the state–water boards, cities, utility districts, counties, conservation districts, school districts. That’s why the state can stop city bans. Now if we could get states to stop the sanctuary city movement.

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Putin and Russia invest in anti fracking propaganda–big surprise

Why am I saying this. Anybody awake out there????

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