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Keeping up with the Joneses: how one FLIR camera led to more

September 10, 2015 • Hilary Lewis

Last August, Earthworks purchased a FLIR Gasfinder camera to make invisible air pollution from the oil and gas industry visible. Since then, we’ve traveled the country exposing the pollution and demanding action from industry and regulators.

It’s working.

There are many ways to measure success: families helped, air cleaned, industries fined, but this week we found yet another -- FLIR cameras purchased.

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*In Their Own Words* – the fracking chapstick edition

March 12, 2012 • Lisa Sumi

This is the second submission of "In Their Own Words"; a series of recordings from a much ballyhooed industry PR conference in Houston where Texas Sharon recorded industry talking about transparency. Despite their constant use of the word "transparent"; these recordings will show an industry that is anything but

In this second post, we hear Anadarko Petroleum discuss/dismiss the use of fracking polyacrylamides.

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Introducing *In Their Own Words*, Post #1: fracking biocides are just bleach

February 23, 2012 • Lisa Sumi

Today Earthworks is launching In Their Own Words a series of recordings from a much ballyhooed industry PR conference in Houston where Texas Sharon recorded industry talking about transparency. Despite their constant use of the word "transparent" these recordings will show an industry that is anything but. 

In this first post, we hear Anadarko Petroleum discuss/dismiss the use of fracking biocides.

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On psychological operations: what it means that the fracking industry is using military tactics in communities

November 9, 2011 • Alan Septoff

Riffing off revelations by Earthworks' Texas Sharon that the fracking industry is using military tactics in shale gas communities, today DeSmogBlog posted an excellent story explaining what military psychological operations are and how they've been used in our communities.

You should read the whole thing.  But some highlights:

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