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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: methane, pollution, flir, cep


Stop Wasting California’s Water on Fracking

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By Hilary Lewis

April 6, 2015

California is in the middle of a severe drought.

How severe? State officials expect the 2015 statewide snowpack to be about 6% of normal.

Can you imagine having only 6% of the water you normally have to last the whole year? Well, if you're in California you don't have to imagine.

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Tagged with: climate change, california, drought


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