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Fracking What Makes it Tick? -Demystifying the Why’s, Technology and Science behind Unconventional Oil and Shale Gas Extraction

Contrary to some media reports, hydraulic fracturing is not a “drilling process.” Also, many wrongly view hydraulic fracturing as the midnight shadow of witches dancing around the fiery cauldron brewing a magical potion of eye of newt, toe of frog, wool of bat, and tongue of dog, with adder’s fangs, blind women’s string, lizard’s leg and owlet’s wing to be forced into the bowels of earth to cause death and destruction throughout the world. 191 more words

PA Rep. Introduces Bill to Retain Local Impact Fee if Severance Tax is Enacted

State Rep. Jesse White on Tuesday introduced legislation that would preserve the Marcellus Shale local impact fee if a severance tax on natural gas production is enacted. 396 more words

Heat and Eat Program, Part II

A number of articles have appeared in the past few weeks and months, written by various advocacy groups on the ‘Heat and Eat’ issue. Together, they provide a compelling story about new, threatened safety net cuts for New Jersey families. 106 more words

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