Stories by Adam Federman

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Posted on: May 14, 2015, Source: Earth Island Journal

One FBI memo touted the economic advantages of the pipeline while labeling its opponents "environmental extremists."

Posted on: Mar 26, 2015, Source: Earth Island Journal

The fossil fuel industry is now an economic behemoth firmly hitched to the national security state.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2014, Source: Earth Island Journal

Leaked transcript shows energy companies will be told to make the fight against fracking opponents personal.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2014, Source: Earth Island Journal

The Bureau meeting with TransCanada suggests that concerns over opposition to the pipeline had reached the highest levels of the law enforcement community.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2014, Source: The Nation

An alliance is born between anti-gay, anti-abortion American groups and the Russian Orthodox Church.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2013, Source: Earth Island Journal

The infiltration is part of a larger pattern of government surveillance of tar sands protesters and shows just want can happen when industry has law enforcement in its pocket.

Posted on: May 28, 2013, Source: Earth Island Journal

It's likely that some of the $38 billion US intelligence spends on private contractors annually is used to spy on American citizens.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2011, Source: Earth Island Journal

Scientists have been left with more questions than answers after a massive die-off in an Appalachian stream near mining and fracking operations.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2011, Source: Earth Island Journal

Oil and gas service companies used tens of millions of gallons of diesel fuel in fracking operations between 2005 and 2009, thus violating the Safe Drinking Water Act.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2010, Source: Earth Island Journal

Who knew that accepting a Facebook friend invitation could be a parole violation?

Posted on: Mar 2, 2010, Source: Earth Island Journal

Rural communities are feeling the heat of a troubled economy, especially farmers. Will natural gas drilling be their saving grace or an environmental nightmare?

Posted on: Jan 21, 2010, Source: CounterPunch

Getting to the bottom of why bee populations have collapsed.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2010, Source: Earth Island Journal

As Congress reviews the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, that could have big impacts on Exxon's acquisition of XTO Energy.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2010, Source: Earth Island Journal

But the industry is leaving behind a wake of law suits and contaminated water.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2009, Source: Earth Island Journal

The company, which had to pay $120,000 in pollution fines earlier this year, has denied charges that it's poisoning Pennsylvania's water.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2009, Source: Earth Island Journal

The future of this ecologically rich area is now in the hands of oil and gas companies that have leased thousands of acres to drill in the Marcellus Shale.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2009, Source: Earth Island Journal

Not only do bumblebees pollinate about 15 percent of our food crops (valued at $3 billion), they also occupy a critical role as native pollinators.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2009, Source: Earth Island Journal

The paper published a story about the virtues of natural gas drilling that read like an industry power point presentation.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2009, Source: Earth Island Journal

Texas will receive 81 train cars full of PCB-contaminated sediment from the Hudson River every four to five days for six months.

Posted on: May 6, 2009, Source: Earth Island Journal

In New York, even though the drilling hasn't begun, the battle lines have been drawn.

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