Thursday, January 19, 2017

It's over! When Americans become uncomfortable, it never goes away; it just becomes a matter of 'let's get on with this.'

January 19, 2017

Attorneys for a group of Montana landowners, (click here) health advocates and conservationists have filed a lawsuit seeking to force energy companies to divulge more about the chemicals they use in energy production.

Oil and gas industry regulators in September denied a petition to make companies disclose the details on chemicals used during hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking."

A lawsuit challenging that decision was filed Tuesday in state court in Lewis and Clark County....

The State of Texas gave American consumers Dish, Texas.

May 25, 2011

By Joanna Zelman

Fearing for his children’s health, Mayor Calvin Tillman (click here) is leaving behind his government position and getting out of Dodge... or rather, Dish.

Dish, Texas is a town consisting of 200 residents and 60 gas wells. When Tillman’s sons repeatedly woke up in the middle of the night with mysterious nosebleeds, he knew it was time to move — even if it meant leaving his community behind. In an exclusive interview with The Huffington Post, Mayor Tillman reveals that when it came down to family or politics, the choice wasn’t a tough one to make.

Tillman, first elected mayor of Dish, Texas in 2007, has spent his time in office fighting to regulate natural gas companies that are drilling into the Barnett shale, which holds up to 735 billion cubic meters of natural gas....

And then came Josh Fox.