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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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