Tag: Industrial Pollution

Cattle, Fracking, and the Problem of Latent Control in American Settler Ecology

colinhoag , June 9th, 2020

By Néstor L. Silva, Stanford University § In May of 2017, I visited a frack site along with a group of petroleum engineering students from the University of…


Commentary: Toxic Bodies, Part I

colinhoag , February 22nd, 2018

By Mónica Salas Landa, Lafayette College § Oil infrastructure, Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico. Image by author. ‘‘How do you feel living right across from the oil and gas complex?’’ I…


In Search of the Toxic Berry Patch

colinhoag , December 12th, 2017

By Janelle Baker, McGill University § In Memory of the late “Cibomb” Clement Auger Cibomb. Photo by Janelle Baker. Rattling down a dusty oil field road in his little…


Mild Apocalypse – Feral Landscapes in Denmark: Reflections on an Exhibition

colinhoag , February 21st, 2017

By Nathalia S. Brichet, Frida Hastrup, and Felix Riede § From the late 1930s until 1970, low-grade brown coal was extracted at Søby in mainland Denmark. This activity carried out largely…