The Halliburton Loophole: Effect of Deficient Ethics in Government
Paper 2

The Halliburton Loophole: Effect of Deficient Ethics in Government


Industrial development and environmental protection have always been at odds with each other. For hundreds of years in the United States, the energy industry- timber, coal, oil, and now natural gas- has been inherently bad for the natural world. In response, Federal and State governments have attempted to mitigate damage while still allowing development. Depending … Continue reading

We’re Fracked
Paper 2 and haiku (blog 8)

We’re Fracked


Fracking, a blessing? Or another distraction From a green future?   I am going to use environmental ethics theory to investigate a case related to the natural gas industry. I think it would be interesting to explore the industry specifically through an environmental lens, which incorporates both utilitarian and deontological theories. Natural gas extraction has … Continue reading