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Is hydro-fracturing really an environmental-friendly method?

Caption: Hydro-fracturing

Figure from: http://potomacriverkeeper.org/blog-tags/hydrofracturing-fracking

Hydro-fracturing, also referred as frakking, is a well development process that involves injecting mixed water under high pressure into a bedrock formation via a well. 659 more words

Environmental Studies

Debate Over Fracking Continues In Pennsylvania

By John Ostapkovich

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Pennsylvania remains at the center of the raging debate over fracking, the hydro-fracturing techniques to get at natural gas locked in shale. 144 more words

News

Preliminary Analysis of FracFocus.org Data

Abstract

This post covers the oil/gas well and chemical data extracted from the FracFocus.org website by the staff of SkyTruth.org.  The FracFocus.org website is gradually becoming the default repository for general hydro-fracturing well information as well as the chemicals used on each well during the fracturing process.  1,591 more words

Carcinogens

Preliminary Analysis of FracFocus.org Data

Abstract

This post covers the oil/gas well and chemical data extracted from the FracFocus.org website by the staff of SkyTruth.org.  The FracFocus.org website is gradually becoming the default repository for general hydro-fracturing well information as well as the chemicals used on each well during the fracturing process.  1,591 more words

Carcinogens

My rant for the day

As I went to pay my school taxes today, I was surprised at the absence of protesters.

I was surprised because this year our school taxes went down. 305 more words

Only in New York

Only in NY can one mow the second section of his lawn 7 days later, without noticeable difference in the length of the two sections of grass, because it has snowed twice since the first half was mowed … … 324 more words

Biblical (or Abiblical) Doctrine

Worth Reading: Devastating Beauty

I’ve been doing a ton of research on natural gas fracking and have come across some very cool projects. This is a piece in Smithsonian… 33 more words

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