There are 50,000 fracking wells in Colorado, of which 29,000 are in Weld County. That number is greater than all the wells in Pennsylvania.
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Low-income communities and African American and Hispanic populations are struggling to cope with the disproportionate impacts of toxic sitings in their neighborhoods. Yet, they are being pitched a Madison Avenue type story about how fossil fuels makes life great.
The media failed. In all the debates, not once was the environment or climate change addressed.
Stats from the last ten years show that almost 25 percent of American emissions have resulted from the fossil fuels that were burned as a result of federal leases. That number translates to a contribution of 4 percent of global emissions.
Stein believes in the power of her message. “In my experience, all you have to do is get to the microphone.”
There are approximately forty fracking infrastructure projects in various stages of approval in New York State.
Inglis believes Conservatives are an “indispensible part of the solution” to energy and environmental issues.
A study published on February 6, 2013 in the journal “Environmental Health Perspectives” posits, “Maternal exposure to outdoor air pollution is associated with low birth weight.”
There is a mighty contingency out there that will continue to promote the concept that the Environmental Protection Agency is Al Capone, not Eliot Ness.
News footage traces American presidents expounding upon the need for energy independence. It begins with Richard Nixon in 1974 telling the country, “We must provide for our own energy needs.”