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Tomgram: Ellen Cantarow, Paradise Lost — or Found?

From the article: Salt caverns 1,000 feet or more underground have been used for gas storage since the middle of the last century and have a checkered history. A January 2015 analysis of Crestwood’s plan, based on documents by both independent scientists and an industry geologist, found 20 serious or extremely serious incidents in American salt cavern storage facilities between 1972 and 2012. Ten of these involved large fires and explosions; six, loss of life or serious injury; eight, the evacuation of from 30 to 2,000 residents; and 13, extremely serious or catastrophic property loss.

Tomgram: Ellen Cantarow, An Environmental Occupy Fracks Corporate America> Shale-Shocked Fracking Gets Its Own Occupy Movement

Tomgram: Ellen Cantarow, An Environmental Occupy Fracks Corporate America Posted by Ellen Cantarow    January 22, 2012   Tom Dispatch They say you can’t keep a good man down, but the “good” part of that equation is often negotiable.  If you thought you had seen the last of the then-disgraced Newt Gingrich in the 1990s, you know what I […]