On April 24th, The Denver Post reported on a Harvard Law School analysis that is questioning the reliability of the online database that Colorado uses to disclose the ingredients in fracking fluids to the public. The practice of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” as it is commonly referred to, is a highly controversial mining procedure in which pressurized mixtures of water, sand, and Continue Reading
In the last few months, we've been keenly interested in the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking' as it's commonly known...this method of resource extraction injects high pressures of water, sand and chemicals into deep rock formations, causing natural gas deposits to come to the surface. Although this extraction method has been around for decades, it has increasingly become popular Continue Reading
Recently, we've reported on a bill (federal) sponsored by two members of Colorado's congressional delegation regarding natural gas fracking, or a way of extracting natural gas that involves high pressures of water, sand and chemicals. The bill being sponsored by Reps. Diana DeGette and Jared Polis would require companies engaging in natural gas fracking to disclose the chemicals they're using Continue Reading
Asbestos exposure from working in older buildings is a serious health threat to thousands of workers. Some have died while many have been stricken with debilitating cancer in the lungs and other tissue in the body. The earlier these conditions are detected, the more likely they can be dealt with successfully. Researchers at New York University’s Langone Medical Center recently discovered a Continue Reading
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