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July 6, 2015 Secrecy over fracking chemicals clouds environmental risks, advocates say - A report by the Environmental Protection Agency (îEPAî) last month found that hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas can lead, and has led, to the contamination of drinking îwaterî. It was...

June 24, 2015 Judge blocks federal fracking rule

Source: The Hill

A federal judge in Wyoming has temporarily blocked implementation of the Obama administration’s regulations for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, hours before they were set to take effect.

June 12, 2015 U.S. fracking rules to face early legal test

Source: Reuters

Energy industry groups and states that oppose new U.S. rules for hydraulic fracturing on public lands are headed to court this month to try to block the regulations a day before they are to take effect.

June 2, 2015 Maryland bans fracking

Source: The Hill

Maryland’s ban on hydraulic fracturing became law after Gov. Larry Hogan (R) decided not to veto it. The bill bans fracking for two and a half years, and requires the state to write standards to regulate the practice for when the...

May 27, 2015 Technology for a Saudi fracking boom moves closer to reality

Source: CNBC

The key to an energy boom is simple: Build a technology to get at the oil and gas that geologists already know is trapped in various subterranean, or subsea, formations.

May 26, 2015 Four States Sue U.S. Interior Over 'Too Strict' Fracking Regulations

Source: Indian County Today

Wyoming, North Dakota, Colorado and now Utah are suing the U.S. Department of the Interior over fracking regulations issued by the federal government in March

May 19, 2015 Texas governor signs law to prohibit local oil well fracking bans

Source: Reuters

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed a bill into law that prohibits cities and towns from banning an oil drilling practice known as hydraulic fracking, giving the state sole authority over oil and gas regulation.

May 11, 2015 Scientists probe the dynamics of Texas 'earthquake country' (+video)

Source: CS Monitor

ATLANTA — Yet another in a series of cluster earthquakes rattled the Dallas area on Thursday, the size of which only intensified a subterranean quest to find out how parts of Texas have become “earthquake country.”

May 6, 2015 Bill gutting fracking bans advances in Texas

Source: Reuters

A bill giving Texas the sole right to regulate the oil and gas industry and take away the power of municipalities to pass anti-fracking rules moved a step closer to becoming law on Monday after it passed the Senate.

April 28, 2015 Fracking is not the cause of quakes. The real problem is fracking’s wastewater

Source: Washington Post

The maps highlight 17 hot spots where communities face a significantly increased risk of earthquakes, and the accompanying report links the earthquakes to injection wells used to dispose of fracking wastewater. Previous maps did...

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