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Stevieslaw: May I Steal That?

Stevieslaw. May I Steal That? As an aspiring writer and poet, I often seek to put words together, that through some mystical balance of sound and sight, transcend the sentence and come alive. It rarely happens. When a member of … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Oklahoma OK

Stevieslaw: Oklahoma OK The Oklahoma State Government announced today that there may indeed be a “cause and effect” relationship that affects the oil and gas industry. This, following a careful study by scientists that showed the injection of wastewater from … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Fracking News

Stevieslaw: Fracking News The Pennsylvania Environmental Protection Agency released a report today that showed “little potential for direct radiation exposure to the public and workers.”  Spokesperson, Petty Shor, said that “it will be a gosh-darn long time before folks begin … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Tomorrrow’s Headlines Today-Our Irrepressible Job Creators

  Michael Wines, of the New York Times, reported today that research has linked earthquakes outside of Youngstown to fracking near a fault in Ohio.  Earthquakes, as a possible consequence of fracking and its related waste disposal, have also been … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Ye of Little Faith

Smokey Diamond and I learned from the CDT this morning that fracking was responsible for some drinking water pollution in Wyoming. There is nothing to worry about in Pennsylvania, however, as the names of the two States have such very … Continue reading

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Biosurfactants and the Making of Dick Cheney

Catherine Tsal, writing for AP, reported today that an unnamed Halliburton Corporate Executive took a sip of their new fracking liquid when summoned to the podium by CEO Dave Lesar, during an industry meeting. The sip was supposed to prove … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Tom Corbett to Seek Historic Site Legislation

The news that fracking firms could drill at will at archeological sites of importance created a furor today in the offices of Tom Corbett, Governor of Pennsylvania and man of the people. Our own intrepid reporter, Smokey Diamond, was dispatched … Continue reading

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StevieslawPubServAnn: Squelching the Naturally Gaseous Rumors

David Caruso, of the Associated Press, reports in this morning’s Centre Daily Times that the natural gas industry will stop using riverside water treatment plants to get rid of millions of barrels of tainted wastewater that results from fracking.  The … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: A Good Citizenship Guide for Energy Producers.

Smokey Diamond was able to obtain The Good Citizenship Guide for Energy Production Corporations: A Primer this week.  It is surprisingly short. In applying for a permit to drill, blast, or frack, cite the extensive research you have done that … Continue reading

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StevieslawItMakeNoSense: Tom Corbett Babbles like a Blighted Brook. AP Looks On.

Peter Jackson of the Associated Press, reporting in today’s local paper, has Pennsylvania Governor and man of the people, Tom Corbett, assuring citizens that he will “not let them poison the water.”  Smokey Diamond, our intrepid reporter, and I would … Continue reading

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