Tag Archives: Spectra Pipeline

Stop a pipeline, prevent a meltdown

I don’t usually ask readers to sign on to be troublemakers, but something seriously stupid and dangerous is about to be built and stopping it is necessary if people want to live around this part of NY. The Spectra folks, who put that amazingly dangerous 30″ natural gas pipeline under the Whitney museum, are building […]

Hitting peak oil twice

Per this article from Zerohedge, it appears we ‘Muricans have done something that was previously thought impossible. We’ve peaked twice in oil production. US Oil production hit its first peak around 1970, when we were getting 10 million barrels a day of our beloved dead dinosaur juice out of the ground and ocean drilling platforms. […]

Destroying priceless art the Western Way

  Like all my well-meaning lib friends, I’m appalled at the destruction of artwork that has followed the rise of extremism in many places in the world. The Taliban’s destruction of ancient Buddhist statues in 2001 alarmed people of culture worldwide. The destruction and looting of Iraq’s museum after the US 2003 invasion was about […]

Thursday on WBCR: Pipelines and fracking oh my!

This Thursday night you will find me behind the microphone on WBCR‘s Sex and Politics. The show starts at 8 PM and you can pick it up on your internets machine by going into the mywbcr site. I’ll be interviewing a representative of Sane Energy Project, which opposes the development, transport and export of shale gas. they have […]

The Gansevoort Pipeline, Mayor Bloomberg, and the future of Fracking in NY State

Okay, here’s a delightful story about Occupy and a giant gas pipeline under construction in the West Village–a story that also involves fracking and the Marcellus Shale range and Mayor Bloomberg. It’s hard to follow at times, and it’s not at all clear who the actors are and whose script the government is following. The subject […]