Notes From Underground: Fracking — The Bridge to Nowhere, Part I

Notes From Underground: Fracking — The Bridge to Nowhere, Part I

Climate Science Watch  – ‎2 hours ago‎
NFUG, CSPW Fracking 2 According to its proponents, natural gas is supposed to be the bridge between old, dirty energy and new, clean, sustainable energy.

Law bars local fracking regulations

Fayetteville Observer  – ‎17 hours ago‎
Tonight, the Lee County Board of Commissioners was planning to consider adopting a temporary moratorium on gasand oil drilling and fracking within its borders, and the Sanford City Council on Tuesday was going to consider proposed ordinances on the …

Fracking saves water, a new pro-industry report claims

San Antonio Business Journal  – ‎Oct 2, 2015‎
Hydraulic fracturing uses a small fraction of freshwater consumed in Texas and natural gas-fired power plants save 33 gallons for every one gallon used to extract it from the ground.

Judge Blocks Obama Administration Rules on Fracking

New York Times  – ‎Sep 30, 2015‎
The rules were the Obama administration’s first effort to regulate fracking, but they applied only to oil and gas production on federal and tribal lands. The vast majority offracking in the United States – almost 90 percent – is done on state and

Researchers finish study of Michigan oil, gas fracking

WDIV Detroit  – ‎Sep 23, 2015‎
Michigan’s oil and gas industry and its regulators have a long way to go toward convincing the public that the development process known as hydraulic fracturing, orfracking, is environmentally sound, said the director of a study on the practice

Watch How Fracking Is Causing Heavy, Smelly Smog All Across Texas

BuzzFeed News  – ‎Oct 3, 2015‎
An enormous pollution plume that spun around central Texas last year appears to have been triggered by a single oil and gas collection facility. The plume is just one example of how the fracking boom is changing the environment in the Lone Star State.

Fracking Earthquakes “Appear” To Be A Thing

CleanTechnica  – ‎Sep 30, 2015‎

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