Texas is Fracked: More than 30 Towns Will be Out of Water due to Fracking

More than 30 towns in West Texas will soon be out of water as a direct result of diverting their well water for use in hydraulic fracking. Largely unregulated fracking, it should be said. Largely unregulated fracking that is definitely putting arsenic into the ground it happens to be drying out. Before you start acting horrified, though, consider: this is exactly what Texas’ mental-midget teabillies voted for.

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FYI: Ethanol Fuel is NOT Linked to E. Coli

I want you to know that ethanol does not increase E. coli contamination. I know, I know: Mother Jones recently published an article that ethanol production is linked to E. coli contamination, and (for better or worse) Mother Jones is usually a go-to. I get it, and I’ll get to that when you click here …

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Well, Frack Me! (or: the Chemicals are in the Water Now)

Natural gas seems to be a promising source of future fuel, with high-octane characteristics highly favorable to producing both ultra-clean

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