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Hydraulic Fracturing a Continuing Innovative Disruptive Technology - Eliciting a Wide Range of Citizen Response and Potential Regulatory Outcomes

Several years back, the U.S. Congress urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to study the relationship between hydraulic fracturing and drinking water. I have read the… 648 more words

Environmental

Fracking In The Bakken Formation

Hydraulic fracturing- or fracking- is a technique to acquire gas and oil deep within the earth by fracturing rock and pressurizing it with liquid.

The majority of fracking is done on shale rock formations. 839 more words

Sociology

OIG Recommends EPA Action to Manage Potential Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts on Water Resources

On July 16, EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a report that shares findings from a review evaluating how the EPA and states use existing authorities to regulate the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on water.  241 more words

Hydraulic Fracturing

An End to Fossil Fuels?

Francisco A. Laguna & Richard Shu

The G7 recently agreed to completely eliminate fossil fuel use by the end of the century, citing fossil fuel scarcity and the looming dangers of climate change. 754 more words

Corporate / Commercial

Denton May Reduce Distance Between Gas Wells & Homes

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DENTON (CBS 11 NEWS) – The vote by Denton City Council Tuesday night could allow gas wells to be placed closer than they already are to private homes. 143 more words

News

Is there a relationship between proximity to natural gas wells and health?

by Alex Frumkin

There has been little research about the public health impacts of living near unconventional natural gas extraction activities. Rabinowitz et al. a (2015) 487 more words

Fracking

Ocean Heat: New Study Shows Climate Scientists Can Still Torture Data until the Data Confess

A week or so ago, a troll left a link at my blog to a supposed-to-be-alarming blog post about a new climate study of ocean heat content. 1,559 more words

Ocean Heat Content Problems

Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

These minions of the progressive movement have forfeited any and all of degrees they were given as they have violated every principle of science. Worse the are creating propaganda just like those the did the bidding of Hitler in the 1930's. I see no difference between either group other than the language they they spoke.