Stories by Gloria Flora

Gloria Flora is founder and Director of Sustainable Obtainable Solutions, an organization dedicated to the sustainability of public lands and of the plants, animals and communities that depend on them. In her 22-year career with the U.S. Forest Service, Gloria became nationally known for her leadership in ecosystem management and for her courageous principled stands: as supervisor of the Lewis and Clark National Forest in north-central Montana, she made a landmark decision to prohibit natural gas leasing along the 356,000-acre Rocky Mountain Front. You can read her recent essay, "Backing the Front," about fighting oil and gas development in the Rocky Mountain Front published in the new book Energy Reality. subscribe to Gloria Flora's feed

Posted on: Aug 5, 2013, Source: Post Carbon Institute

A significant amount of fracked wells are currently drilled on federal lands—that is, public land, our national commons.