Native communities have taken control of a thermoelectric plant, oil tanks and key roads in the Amazonian region of Loreto, where Pluspetrol operates block 1-AB, the company said on Thursday. http://www.nationofchange.org/500-indigenous-protesters-occupy-peru-s-biggest-amazon-oil-field-1398871948
South Texas Drilling Country Saying No to Fracking Waste - NYTimes.com "he and his neighbors are fighting to keep out: a 143-acre oil and gas waste plant that developers hope to build just outside of this village of about 300. The proposed site — about half the size of Nordheim — ... hold millions of gallons of toxic sludge from drilling and hydraulic fracturing."
FRACCIDENTS: Contrary to the oil & gas industry's claim that fracking is harmless and safe, there have been numerous documented "fraccidents" linked to poisoned drinking water, polluted air, mysterious animal deaths, and explosions. http://earthjustice.org/features/campaigns/fracking-across-the-united-states
A former boat captain, Malcolm Coco, has come forward to reveal his role in setting fires in the Gulf following the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He details how local shrimp boats were hired to corral the oil, after which “homemade bombs” would ignite the oil creating fires the size of city blocks.