Editorial – Don’t let drilling companies hide fracking data A Sept. 26th, 2016 editorial in the Richmond Times-Dispatch deals with transparency. In particular, it seems a suggestion has been made to postpone the adoption of proposed regulations for hydraulic fracturing … Continue reading →
Article from the HeraldDemocrat.com (June 28, 2015/updated that same day) Pressure from fracking or construction may cause hidden wells to leak into drinking water or even explode More than a million oil and natural gas wells were drilled in this … Continue reading →
Fracking causes earthquakes, but new research finds way to make it safer https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160922150659.htm Scientists are working hard to come up with ways to make hydraulic fracturing safer. The “landscape” of the process is shifting constantly. This approach address the potential … Continue reading →
14 Pipeline Projects in 24 States … Which Will Be the Next Battleground? http://www.ecowatch.com/fracking-pipeline-projects-2011302077.html With the Keystone XL and the Dakota Access Pipeline curtailed, some are ramping up to try to shut down more pipelines. This article discusses some of … Continue reading →
This article in the Dailypress.com is likely to create some interesting legislative action in the upcoming session. http://www.dailypress.com/news/politics/dp-nws-natural-gas-foia-20160919-story.html The gas industry is pushing for a delay in new Virginia drilling regulations until it can get state law changed to protect … Continue reading →
Thanks to all who participated (presenters and audience alike), and thanks to those “behind the scenes” folks who put the workshops together and got things to work right:) Organizing one of these is no easy task. It was great!
You can now see Rona Ackerman’s Hydrulic Fracturing presentation on the special website we have for hydraulic fracturing (thanks to the Board for allowing this). The website is still growing and should prove a useful resource for the study process and for the future.
Home page of the website, where you can find links to other information: http://bit.ly/2d6ny6B
See the slide presentation here: Workshop Presentation
http://seekingalpha.com/article/4004877-major-earthquake-threatens-fracking Summary Major earthquake 30 miles from Cushing. Unusual spike in the number of earthquakes in Oklahoma since fracking began. Regulators may crack down on fracking development. The 5.60 magnitude earthquake that rattled Oklahoma in the outskirts of Cushing may … Continue reading →
Article in Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel by Michael James Barton 6:37pm CDT Aug 31, 2016 Environmentalists claim they are saving both people and the planet. In fact, they are hurting both. Unable to persuade federal regulators to ban fracking nationwide … Continue reading →
For-Profit Pipeline Company Claims “Public Benefit” in Seizing Private Lands in Pennsylvania New and protracted battles in the hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) war are breaking out across Pennsylvania and other states near the Marcellus Shale over pipeline companies’ use of eminent … Continue reading →
Article from Town Hall: Science Advisory Board to EPA: Show Your Work Anti-fracking activists who have been eagerly awaiting the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) findings on hydraulic fracturing must feel like those kids who rush downstairs … Continue reading →