About: Bob Higgins

I am an environmental journalist and have written on the national parks and Alaska.

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Fracking Water Contamination Confirmed

There are many problems with fracking for natural gas. One of the main ones is the destruction of clean water resources. Although gas companies and paid supporters sometime deny it, fracking water contamination has indeed been confirmed. When holes are drilled for fracking, they are supposed to go well below water sources. However … Energy Read More…

What We (Should Have) Learned From the Exxon Valdez

25 years ago the Exxon Valdez spilled?11 million gallons?of crude oil into the pristine Prince Williams Sound. Here are several things we should have learned from that:     Oil is really dirty and hard, if not impossible to clean to up. Accidents happen, and we shouldn’t transport or extract oil where an accident will Read More…

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