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Colorado Oil and Gas

Colorado is home to close to 60,000 active oil and gas wells. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, part of the Department of Natural Resources, is charged with regulating all oil and gas actions in the state, including produced water disposal. “The...

New New Mexico Regulations

New Mexico is now requiring oil and gas operators to report a bit of information regarding water use. Companies will have to report how much water is used to complete a well. Between two and eight million gallons of water is used to frack a well. The New Mexico Bureau...

I’m sorry, did you say Nurdle?

A nurdle is a small piece of plastic, about the size of a lentil, which is the building block from which plastic products are made. Masses of nurdles escape into the environment before they become part of a plastic product, causing nurdles to be a large portion of...

Why would they do this?

“This disastrous rule will allow coal power plants to continue dumping toxic wastewater–filled with dangerous pollutants like lead, mercury, and arsenic–into the same waterways that our families drink from and play in,” said League of Conservation Voters...

Are you drinking Roundup?

  Pesticides like RoundUp are made with glyphosate and are the most commonly sold throughout the world because of their wide uses, including on crops and in public areas in which weed mitigation is important. Glyphosate works by preventing the shikimic acid...