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Linnea Lueken

​Linnea Lueken is a former communications intern at The Heartland Institute.

Lueken graduated from the University of Wyoming in December 2018 with a B.S. petroleum engineering, and a minor in geology. In college, Lueken participated in a wide variety of extracurricular activities, including College Republicans, the UW Shooting Sports team, and membership in the sorority Delta Delta Delta.

She now works in the field in the petroleum industry.

Recent Articles and Publications

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May 15, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
A professor and group of student researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire claim they found elevated particulate levels associated with frac-sand mining.
May 14, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law sweeping oil and gas legislation which that allows imposing greater restrictions on new oil and gas exploration in the state than a proposition voters rejected in a 2018 election referendum.
May 9, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
The Northern Indiana Public Service Co. filed a plan with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to remove coal from its electric power mix by 2028 and replace it primarily with electricity generated by solar power.
March 26, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
A new study concludes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), a program assessing the toxicity of chemicals and any risk from exposure to them, often produces assessments based on flawed research.
October 23, 2018
By Tim Benson, Linnea Lueken
Heartland Policy Brief Outlines Basic Elements Of The Fracking Process And Refutes Four Most Widespread Fracking Myths
October 12, 2018
By Tim Benson, Linnea Lueken
This Policy Brief outlines the basic elements of the fracking process and then refutes the four most widespread fracking myths, providing lawmakers and the public with the research and data they need to make informed decisions about hydraulic fracturing.

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