Monthly Archive: November 2013

Are State Officials Withholding Vital Info From the Mayflower Oil Spill?

Example ALOHA map showing hydrogen sulfide plume, prepared for Cimarex Rands Butte Project in Wyoming

Re-posted from Occupy.com: Are State Officials Withholding Vital Info From the Mayflower Oil Spill? David Lincoln thinks so. Lincoln is an environmental consultant with over 15 years’ experience studying chemical exposure and potential health effects. He didn’t go to Mayflower to see the spill because, he told a group of residents at a meeting this …

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The Climate Movement Needs to Stop ‘Winning’

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Cross posted from Huffington Post – Guest post by Maya Lemon from Nacogdoches, Texas As a child my favorite chore was hand-pumping water from the thirty-foot well on our family homestead. The pump was shiny black and the water ice-cold. Then my father was diagnosed with leukemia, a cancer linked to chemicals used in oil and gas …

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The Aftermath of a Chevron Pipeline Explosion

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When we heard that a Chevron drilling crew had punctured a Chevron gas line, causing a massive explosion (but no injuries, miraculously) in Milford, Texas, we went to investigate. Three of us left the Dallas area the morning after the explosion and drove about fifty miles south to Milford. We went with the intention of …

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