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Tag: Oklahoma

Oklahoma Earthquake & Fracking

I’ve drawn the link between natural gas hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) and earthquakes numerous times, long before the Oklahoma earthquakes or Blackpool (Lancashire) earthquakes in England. I started doing so … [Read full article]

Oklahoma Gas Drilling Rig Explodes (VIDEO)

Reportedly, an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig exploded near the town ofΒ Watonga last night. The drilling rig has around-the-clock workers and about a dozen workers were working at the time of the explosion, but they were reported to have evacuated right before it. The explosion occurred at about 10:30pm local time.

Tornado Videos from Space

The United States has been suffering through a torrid tornado season, and NASA has captured several videos of the tornadoes as they swept through the country, devastating homes and lives in many towns and states.

Tar Sands Pipeline Could Contaminate US Agricultural Water Supply

Tar sand oil extraction — already a growing environmental issue in Canada — has now made it to America. Considered the most polluting of energy extraction industries, tar sand processing is becoming a more appealing option in this current “energy at all costs” zeitgeist — fueled by a major domestic energy push by the Obama administration. The primary focus of concern in the US is the proposed Keystone XL pipeline which is currently under review. Critics charge that the US State department is not doing enough to assess possible harmful environmental impacts of the 13 billion dollar pipeline.