DAPL-style protesters could face jail under new ‘critical infrastructure’ protection laws

New laws introducing harsher penalties against protesters who target “critical infrastructure” such as oil and gas pipelines are now pending in half a dozen states in the US. The legislation is aimed at deterring protests similar to the one that delayed operations at the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in …

US built ‘equivalent of 10 Keystones’ since 2010 – report

Critical reaction to President Barack Obama’s blocking of the Keystone XL pipeline from the oil industry amounted to a shrug, perhaps because the US has constructed enough pipeline in the last five years to equal 10 Keystone projects, a new report stated. Keystone XL’s “deliberation process has gone on so long that the market has …

STOP the F/G Fracking in Kentucky! Send the message now!

  Governor Beshear, the General Assembly and the Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) are seeking comments on how the Commonwealth should move forward with regulating the oil and gas industry — including fracking. Around the country, fracking has been known to create toxic air pollution, contaminate drinking water and lead to health problems in communities …

Michael Tellinger seminar on hidden acient technology and how the world banking system has turned us all into slaves…

In Slave Species of god, Michael Tellinger takes his readers on a remarkable odyssey of the true origins of humankind in which he: * draws clear and startling analogies between new discoveries in genetic engineering and ancient archaeological finds… * highlights emerging scientific information overlooked in the past… * unravels the Bible’s often obscure stories …

A Beginner’s Guide to Hemp Oil, the Cannabis Product That’s Legal Right Now

    By Hannah Sentenac Thu., May 29 2014 at 7:00 AM With medical marijuana on everyone's lips (in more ways than one), people are buzzing about weed, hemp, cannabis, THC, CBD, and all kinds of other related terms that you might or might not understand. It's OK -- this is confusing stuff. Leave it …

Kentucky court overturns $24M royalty verdict against Dallas-based Atmos Energy

By BRETT BARROUQUERE Published: 25 January 2013 09:16 AM   LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky Court of Appeals has overturned a $24.7 million jury verdict against Dallas-based Atmos Energy stemming from a lawsuit by landowners who claimed they didn’t get their rightful royalties from an oil and gas project. The appeals court on Friday ordered …

The Big Fracking Bubble: The Scam Behind the Gas Boom

It’s not only toxic – it’s driven by a right-wing billionaire who profits more from flipping land than drilling for gas. By Jeff Goodell March 1, 2012 8:00 AM ET Aubrey McClendon, America's second-largest producer of natural gas, has never been afraid of a fight. He has become a billionaire by directing his company, Chesapeake …