Tag: Abraham Lustgarten
Abrahm Lustgarden: How Oil and Gas Drillers Avoid Paying RoyaltiesAugust 2013
Income from oil and gas production doesn’t always trickle down to landowners, as companies find ways to minimize the share they pay in royalties.
Abrahm Lustgarten: EPA Drops the Ball, AgainJuly 2013
In its latest abdication, the EPA hands over the Wyoming Fracking Study to a drilling company.
Abrahm Lustgarten: Why the EPA Reversed its Stance on Polluting Texas WaterMarch 2013
Emails to Heather Podesta from an interim director raise questions about outside influence on the agency’s decisions.
Abrahm Lustgarten: Land Grab Cheats North Dakota Tribes Out of $1 Billion, Suits AllegeFebruary 2013
A controversy implicates tribal politicians, Wall Street traders, and oil speculators.
Abrahm Lustgarten: Message from Mexico – U.S. Is Polluting Water It May Someday Need to DrinkJanuary 2013
While Mexico searches for untapped aquifers, the US government allows companies to pollute potential sources of fresh water.
Abrahm Lustgarten: How the Feds Let Industry Pollute the Nation’s Underground Water SupplyDecember 2012
Even as water grows more precious, the Environmental Protection Agency has permitted oil and gas, mining and other industries to contaminate aquifers in more than 1,500 places.