TV News LIES

Sunday, May 03rd

Last update08:27:28 PM GMT

You are here News Energy Is DEC’s top regulator too close to Big Energy for comfort?

Is DEC’s top regulator too close to Big Energy for comfort?

E-mail Print PDF

Bradley J. Field As head of the Department of Environmental Conservation’s Division of Mineral Resources, Bradley J. Field is a prominent figure in an agency that has promoted hydraulic fracturing as a risk-free and impeccably regulated technology with a proven track record in New York.

Perhaps it's relevant that Field also sees global warming as a good thing. Field is listed on the Global Warming Petition Project calling for the U.S. to reject international global warming agreements, while claiming there is “no convincing evidence” that manmade greenhouse gases will disrupt the earth’s climate.

On the contrary, the petition cites “substantial scientific evidence that increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide produce many beneficial effects upon the natural plant and animal environments of the earth.”

Field’s support of this global warming refutation was reported in Metroland by Robert H. Boyle, a journalist and activist who criticized Field and his agency for being an industry booster. The article, Field of Distortions, was co-authored by Bruce Ferguson. Given that it lacked comment from Field, I was curious to hear directly from the man who heads the agency that will be in charge of permitting and enforcing shale gas development in New York.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Oil Services Co.,Baker Huhes, lays off 10,500

Baker Hughes "Extreme market forces" are in play in the global energy sector, oil services company Baker...

To foil oil spills, new federal rule requires better blowout preventers

Blowout preventersThe Obama administration unveiled a new rule Monday that's designed to help prevent a repeat of...

Coal Is Dying and It's Never Coming Back

Coal is DyingCoal, the No. 1 cause of climate change, is dying. Last year saw a record number...

Germany Proves Life With Less Fossil Fuel Getting Easiersss

Life with less fossil fuelsSitting in a control center that helps ensure uninterrupted power for 82 million Germans, Gunter Scheibner...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!