how things change

Until recently, the US Government Accountability Office’s website described oil and gas drilling on federal lands as posing an “inherent risk” to human health and the environment. Now, that language has been replaced with wording about the economic benefits of oil and gas activity. The edits—made between midday on Feb 15 and midday Feb 16,…

via A US government website that used to warn about the risks of oil and gas drilling was changed to promote their economic benefits — Quartz

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