Category Archives: Hydraulic Fracturing

Obama Administration declined a request to use its veto power to temporarily halt gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alison-rose-levy/gas-drilling-to-begin-nea_b_736254.html Advertisements

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Pooling in PA: The gas industry keeps pushing

http://kdka.com/wireapnewsfnpa/Pooling.isn.t.2.1943378.html

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Obama Admin Rejects Timeout for Natural Gas Drilling in N.Y., Pa.

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/09/22/22greenwire-obama-admin-rejects-timeout-for-natural-gas-dr-60467.html

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Fracking Chemicals Found In Well Water

The bad news continues for residents of Dimock, PA.  Read about it here.

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Environmental and community groups launched a new website to educate New Yorkers about the potential degradation of New York State’s water resources by “natural” gas development

http://readme.readmedia.com/With-Website-Launch-Groups-Ask-New-York-State-Policymakers-to-Choose-Clean-Water-over-Dirty-Gas-Drilling/1699844 http://www.cleanwaternotdirtydrilling.org/

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Upstate NY farmers divided by differing perspectives

http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/environment/2010-08-23-fracking-natural-gas_N.htm Among the prime targets for gas leases are dairy farmers, who have been losing money since milk prices plunged in 2008.  “The money is tempting, but what you have to do for it isn’t,” Alice Diehl says. She believes … Continue reading

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Texas: Benzene in the air… More Air monitors planned for Texas drilling area

Earlier this year, the agency released results of testing at 94 sites across the Barnett Shale, revealing two sites with extremely high levels of benzene and 19 more with elevated levels of the chemical. Continue reading

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