30 Sep '15, 2pm

New Report Exposes Hidden Fracking Subsidy on Public and Tribal Lands

New Report Exposes Hidden Fracking Subsidy on Public and Tribal Lands

boom spreads across the country, companies eager to tap profitable shale oil are burning away—or flaring—natural gas in record amounts. This practice increases air pollution and sends climate-busting carbon dioxide directly into the atmosphere. Last updated 35 years ago, existing federal guidelines allow widespread flaring on public and tribal lands that is almost always exempt from royalties.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2015/09/30/flaring-fracking-subsidy/

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