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September 5, 2014 Limited water presents challenge for natural gas frackingSource: LA Times
Extracting natural gas for energy from shale rock deep underground requires lots of water, but much of the world's shale gas is in regions where water is already scarce, including part of California, according to a study issued...
September 4, 2014 US mulls methane limits for fracking operationsSource: Business Green
New rules forcing oil and gas producers to cut emissions of potent greenhouse gas methane could be introduced in the US, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief admitted yesterday. Gina McCarthy told a New York Forum...
September 4, 2014 North Carolina Is The New Ground Zero In The Fracking DebateSource: Forbes
North Carolina is already a hub for key industries such as finance, tech, health care, and medicine. Now, as the state is poised to begin taking part in the energy boom that has been an economic boon to a number of gas-rich...
September 3, 2014 China has more shale gas than any other country. But getting it out of the ground could be disastrous
Quartz - Thereâs a catch, though. More than three-fifths of Chinaâs shale resources are in areas where water is very hard to come by, as a new study by îWorld Resources Instituteî details. Thatâs...
September 3, 2014 Water experts urge environmental rules for shale gas extraction
one.trust.org - energy and food nexus at the îStockholm International Water Instituteî (SIWI). âBefore that, we need to first understand clearly the impact of such extraction, devise policies based on that...
September 1, 2014 Shale drillers’ landfill records don’t match those of Pennsylvania DEPSource: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
EQT Corp. told the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that it sent 21 tons of drill cuttings from its Marcellus Shale wells to area landfills in 2013. But landfills in southwestern Pennsylvania told a different...
Source: LA Times
The federal government will resume oil and gas leasing in California following a report released Thursday that found little scientific evidence that fracking and similar extraction techniques are dangerous..The Bureau of Land...
August 28, 2014 Deep Water Fracking Next Frontier for Offshore DrillingSource: Bloomberg
Energy companies are taking their controversial fracking operations from the land to the sea -- to deep waters off the U.S., South American and African coasts.
August 27, 2014 Fracking link to birth defects probedSource: Sun Herald
NEW YORK — The first research into the effects of oil and gas development on babies born near wells has found potential health risks. Government officials, industry advocates and the researchers themselves say more studies are...
August 26, 2014 Fracking The Anti-Fracking Movement: The Inside Story Of The Foundation Behind The Activist Campaign To Discredit Natural GasSource: Forbes
Dan Fitzsimmons remembers that blustery day in March 2011 when he traveled to the offices of the Park Foundation in Ithaca, New York, asking for help. He was hopeful and a little desperate. The landowners he represented in the...
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