Tagged Methane

What You Need to Know About the New Raton Basin Earthquake Study

Researchers at the University of Colorado-Boulder released a study this week that claims to “for the first time” definitively link several earthquakes that occurred between 2008 and 2010 in the Raton Basin, which spans central Colorado to northern New Mexico, to wastewater disposal from oil and gas activity. From the study’s abstract: “We find that…

Emails Confirm Enviro Report on Success of Colorado Oil & Gas Oversight

A Washington D.C. trade publication obtained “thousands” of emails from the office of Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO), which included correspondence in the wake of the Firestone tragedy. Although the publication, EnergyWire, framed these messages in the darkest terms on Thursday, the emails confirmed once again that in Colorado, collaboration and communication are keys to responsible…

Dead Billionaire’s Tax Scheme Funds Earthworks Fractivism in Texas?

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   Earthworks, a fractivist group that has focused a lot on Texas, is being funded by a foundation created to help an eccentric billionaire avoid paying taxes. Earthworks is one of several fractivist groups that are part Jay Halfon’s network. Halfon is the Fractivist Rasputin, intimately connected with the trial…

Natural Gas Protein: The New “It’s What’s for Dinner” Meal?

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  A new protein derived from feeding bacteria a methane-laced solution is being used to help feed farm animals and maybe soon, humans.  Food supplies around the world can sometimes be scarce. Natural resources may not be adequate in some areas with increasing human population or as we are seeing…

Emissions Are Down as New Technologies Increase Production

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  Air quality and greenhouse gas emissions have improved to 30-year lows. This is due to the increased use of natural gas and industry investment.  There is no doubt about it, the air we are breathing is cleaner than it has been in nearly thirty years. This is not because…

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