SOCAN Co-Facilitators Alan Journet and Kathy Conway escaped the Rogue Basin heat on August 20th to give a presentation at the USFS Umpqua Forest District Diamond Lake Campground Amphitheater. Besides the program, they enjoyed a couple of nights camping at the Thielsen View Campground, hiking, and visiting the waterfalls on Hwy 138. The talk employed images […]

Western Environmental Law Center, August 16, 2016 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a new study Monday examining what caused a methane “hot spot” to form in New Mexico. This new study of methane emissions generated by the oil and gas industry in the state’s San Juan Basin is a major step forward […]

Nathaniel Berman, AlterNet August 15 2016 As the poet W.H. Auden put it, “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” One of the main reasons water is so critical to life processes is that it is the ideal vehicle for transporting critical substances in and out of living cells. “The way they’re bonded […]