University at Buffalo rejects call for transparency at Shale Institute

The controversy surrounding the University at Buffalo’s shale institute continued to grow yesterday, with the university’s administration rebuffing a new coalition’s calls for transparency at the institute. Last month, PAI released a report identifying significant errors and distortions in a report released by the University at Buffalo’s brand-new Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI). The …

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Frackademia In Depth

Frackademia in Depth Frackademia in Depth This interactive table lists all of the studies included on the list provided by Range Resources to the Parks Committee of the Allegheny County Council in Pennsylvania. Studies were analyzed for industry ties and peer review and coded as described in the “Methodology” section of the report. Expanding each …

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The Power Behind the Pipelines: Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Bayou Bridge is a proposed 162-mile oil pipeline running along the southern coast of Louisiana, from Lake Charles to St. James. The pipeline is proposed to carry 280,000 barrels of crude oil per day through “11 Louisiana parishes and over 700 acres of fragile wetlands, and watersheds that supply drinking water for up to 300,000 …

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The Power Behind the Pipelines: Pilgrim Pipeline

Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, LLC (PPH) is proposing a 178-mile double pipeline from Albany, New York to Linden, New Jersey. The underground pipelines will carry fracked Bakken crude oil southward and refined oil products (heating oil, gasoline, diesel, and kerosene) northward. PPH estimates that the pipeline will carry 200,000 barrels per day in both directions – …

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The Carbon Council of New York State?

The Business Council of New York State, a corporate lobbying group backed by fossil fuel interests, has taken a forceful position against climate change legislation in New York State. The group has brought its considerable resources to bear to prevent the passage of the Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA). CCPA, introduced late in the …

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