Our friends from Beyond Xtreme Energy shut down the monthly meeting of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today. This is part of an on-going series of actions to draw attention to the fact that FERC doesn’t work.FERC, you’ll remember, is the federal agency that approves not gas drilling or fracking, but all the pipelines, compressor stations, storage facilities and export […]

Via Talking Points Memo, the AP reports that corporate giant General Electric has invested heavily (to the tune of $15 billion) in the oil and gas practice known as fracking.This should tell us everything we need to know about whether fracking can be considered "clean" or "natural." GE claims that "the fracking boom plays into the company strengths," and indeed GE […]