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At Last: FracFocus Now Publishing Machine-Readable Data

If you’ve been a faithful reader of this blog, you’ve seen a relentless series of posts from us criticizing the functional failures of FracFocus as a tool for the effective public disclosure of chemicals used for fracking at oil and gas drilling sites nationwide. Well, today we got some good news: FracFocus has finally stepped […]


Twenty years of SkyTruth success

Satellite technology has changed but SkyTruth remains true to its core principles, with an impressive track record of holding industries and governments accountable.

As 2021 draws to a close, SkyTruth is celebrating its 20th anniversary as an environmental tech nonprofit. It’s hard for us to believe how far SkyTruth — and technology — have come in those 20 years, and how much we have accomplished. In 2022 we’re poised to grow even more; doubling the size of the SkyTruth team and magnifying our ability to use technology to promote conservation for people and the planet. Read on to join us on our journey from very humble beginnings to high-tech innovators. 


Natural gas and oil extraction with hydraulic fracturing – from exploration to completion

By understanding the many stages of oil and gas drilling, skytruthers can detect new activity on their own using imagery on SkyTruth Alerts.

SkyTruth is working to automate the detection of drilling sites around the world using machine learning. In the meantime, intern Dylan Thomson explains what skytruthers who care about drilling in their communities should look for when using satellite imagery on SkyTruth Alerts.


From the Bird’s Foot to the Dogsleg: 2015 in Review

Our most recent trip around the sun was filled with growth and major (positive!) impact for the environment, so we’re inviting you to share in our success. Of course, SkyTruth is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, so your tax-deductible donation before midnight tomorrow will reduce your 2015 tax bill and help us keep a sharp […]