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Source: Tulsa World
Whether scorned by those who view it as an environmental threat, or touted as the savior of the domestic energy industry, fracking is in the news. But, can you believe all you read? Is it true that fracking has resulted in...
In response to the ongoing drought, California Governor Jerry Brown has set limits on urban water use—ordering cuts of as much as 25 percent. Cities across the state will stop watering highway median strips and rip up grass in...
March 16, 2015 Stand up to junk science on frackingSource: The Hill
America’s smart drilling revolution has bestowed numerous economic and environmental benefits. Innovative entrepreneurs who combined horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing have led to huge increases of domestic energy...
December 30, 2014 New York takes the wrong approach to ‘fracking’ - EditorialSource: Washington Post
NEW YORK Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) claimed an ignoble distinction this month: He became the first governor of a state with large deposits of natural gas to ban “fracking,” or hydraulic fracturing, the controversial but highly...
September 8, 2014 Climate Alarm Bells Ring but UN and Obama Administration Fail To Act
The People's Voice - The recent report by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) is the most worrisome so far. Paired with data from the 2014 National Climate Assessment, there is no question that the...
August 11, 2014 We can't let agriculture destroy our environmentSource: Des Moines Register
Are we prepared to sit back and leave our quality of life, our natural resources and our health up to the goodwill of Iowa's agricultural producers? I ask because if you've read the news the past few days, you have learned that...
August 6, 2014 From the Daily: What the frack'
Michigan Daily - Since hydraulic fracturing â a complex procedure to extract natural gas from underground shale â began in Michigan about 50 years ago, approximately 12,000 wells have been fractured in the state....
July 3, 2014 How fracking foes are killing N.Y. jobsSource: Daily News
My hardworking, fair-minded liberal parents raised my sisters and me with a healthy sense of sympathy for the poor and the voiceless. So I can’t help but feel for the denizens of upstate New York, where a long-faltering economy...
June 30, 2014 The Water Crisis in the WestSource: NY Times
With water increasingly scarce in the drought-ravaged American West, many states could face drastic rationing without rain. Even with more sustainable practices, the future of water in the West is not secure. Population growth,...
June 12, 2014 Fracking: Could Mexico's Water Scarcity Render It's Energy Sector Reforms Self-Defeating?Source: Forbes
In many countries, including the U.S., France, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands and Australia, fracking has been partially banned or delayed on environmental concerns. Also known as hydraulic fracturing, fracking is a...
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