No industry has given as much money to Congressman Gardner as the oil and gas industry. No wonder Cory Gardner just introduced legislation to create more profit opportunities for oil and gas corporations – using public lands.
While walking by the side of the road today here in Maine, I encountered the following campaign sign for Paul LePage, a Republican candidate for Governor. A bewilderingly unclear campaign sign might be better for Paul LePage than a crystal clear one: LePage, after all,
Currently, there is a special exemption for fracking fluid that allows Halliburton to keep the contents of fracking fluid a secret from the public, even though fracking fluid is believed to contain many chemicals that are dangerous to human beings. In the fracking process, ground water used to drinking often becomes contaminated with fracking fluid, so it’s an important issue.