Contributed by Rona Ackerman This is an article on how Alberta, Canada is dealing with some of the economic issues including financial assurance, orphaned well cleanup, and putting unemployed workers back to work. Although Canadian law and procedures are different … Continue reading →
An expansive new analysis by Yale School of Public Health researchers confirms that numerous carcinogens involved in the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing have the potential to contaminate air and water in nearby communities. http://publichealth.yale.edu/news/article.aspx?id=13714 According to the findings, the … Continue reading →
Water used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, can be reused to water crops with no adverse effects, according to research published Monday by California government officials. Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/10/24/another-study-proves-water-used-in-fracking-is-perfectly-safe/#ixzz4O47IUfiT … Continue reading →
are now available on this website for your use at local League meetings. Final Committee Report and Consensus Questions … Continue reading →
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