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

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By Hilary Lewis

September 10, 2015

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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Tagged with: fracking, air pollution, anadarko, flir, cep

One Year in FLIR: Exposing invisible fracking air pollution

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By Hilary Lewis

August 10, 2015

One year ago, thanks to the generous support of Earthworks members, we bought a FLIR Gasfinder camera to expose otherwise invisible air pollution from fracking and drilling operations.

With this camera, we are able see what industry is trying to hide, and show that fracking isn't clean or safe. We put the results of this technology in the hands of everyday citizens living with oil and gas in their backyard so they can see what's really going on and demand action. 

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Tagged with: fracking, epa, pollution, methane, flir, cep

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