While fracking is banned in Scotland, fracked gas from Pennsylvania is imported there to make plastic. The FBI is investigating the Wolf administration for its role in permitting of the Mariner East pipeline. The Pa. AG says climate change is costing the state hundreds of millions of dollars. A report from the borderlands: how the wall will impact wildlife.
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- How the Border Wall Could Harm Wildlife - For animals like jaguars, bison, kestrels and flycatchers, a wall would be devastating. A report from the borderlands.
- Uneasy State of Affairs: Scotland’s Use of American Shale Gas - Despite a ban on fracking, Scotland imports shale gas from Pennsylvania for its plastics industry. This has some activists saying 'no fracking here, no fracking anywhere.'
- AP: FBI Is Investigating Wolf Administration’s Issuing of Mariner East Pipeline Permits - FBI agents have interviewed current or former state employees in recent weeks about the Mariner East project, which has a long track record of drilling mud spills, fines and regulatory shutdowns.