An Environmentally Sound Holiday

Its the holiday season! With the holidays comes lots of waste, in fact, according to the augustafreepress.com (https://augustafreepress.com/10-tips-for-a-more-sustainable-holiday-season/), Americans throw away twenty five percent more trash between Thanksgiving and New years Eve. It’s important especially during the holiday season to continue to be environmentally conscious and more aware of the things we use and the…

How the fossil fuel and fracking industries are influencing children

This is an NPR article from 2017, but I think that it’s extremely important to read, even today. This article shows how the fossil fuel industry is sabotaging a generation of children in Oklahoma by giving them half-truths and omitting the important facts, such as the existence of climate change. I also think that it…

Judge stops Keystone XL Pipeline construction

U.S. district judge, Brian Morris, has ordered that construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline be stopped until the state government fully determines its environmental impact. The topic of the Keystone XL Pipeline is a highly controversial one, drawing critics to it for environmental reasons, homeowners’ rights, political reasons, and economic reasons. The Keystone XL Pipeline…

Sand Crisis – The Hidden Environmental Impact Of Fracking

We have a global sand crisis that is impacting the United States, and close to home here in Pennsylvania, more than the public knows. Silica is a precious and finite resource that is increasingly more valuable to those invested in natural gas and fracking projects. Silica is preferred for fracking because the small particle size…