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July 14, 2017 Stop Dumping Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf of Mexico

Source: EcoWatch

A Trump administration proposal to continue allowing oil companies to dump unlimited amounts of offshore fracking chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico violates federal law and threatens imperiled marine wildlife, the Center for...

July 6, 2017 Fracking has transformed oil drilling, but carries risks

Source: Minn Lawyer

OKLAHOMA CITY — One of the most important advancements for the modern oil and gas sector has become a household curse word.

June 20, 2017 Study Finds Fracking Doesn’t Harm Drinking Water in Texas

Source: Daily Signal

Hydraulic fracturing hasn’t contaminated groundwater in Texas, isn’t an earthquake hazard, and has been a boon for the state’s economy, according to a study released Monday.

June 7, 2017 Pros and cons of fracking: Research updates

Source: Yale Climate Connections

Fracking to extract gas and oil from shale rock remains among the most controversial practices in the new energy landscape. It’s also among the least well-understood … by pundits and perhaps also by many proponents and opponents.

May 24, 2017 Fracking crew shortage may push oil’s biggest bubble to 2018

Source: Denver Post

Shale explorers pushing to expand oil production are struggling to find enough fracking crews after thousands of workers were dismissed during the crude rout.

May 11, 2017 Document Shows How Environmentalists Trick The Media Into Attacking Fracking

Source: Daily Caller

A newly uncovered environmentalist memo from 2012 shows how green groups conspired to link hydraulic fracturing to health issues, despite a lack of scientific evidence.

May 1, 2017 Can Fracking Threaten Scotch Whisky?

Source: Forbes

It seems that fracking may cause damage to the Scotch whisky industry, which supports more than 10,500 Scottish jobs.

April 28, 2017 Duke study finds on water well contamination from fracking

Source: West Virginia Metro News

A just-released study by the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment demonstrates that these kinds of claims by the anti-fracking crowd are false.

April 23, 2017 Quora Question: The Real Impact of Fracking

Source: NewsWeek

The environmental effects of shale gas are varied—wide ranges of importance and risk level. First, many say that the burning of natural gas emits fewer greenhouse gases per unit of energy than burning alternative energy sources...

April 20, 2017 Fracking and horizontal drilling will reduce oil prices to historic lows

Source: Financial Times

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