Tag Archives: Hydraulic Fracturing

New Study Finds Significant Water Pollution Risks from Fracking

Scientists at Stony Brook University have determined that the disposal of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing is one of the largest potential risks for water pollution.  The study was done in the Marcellus Shale region where wells are hydraulically fractured in … Continue reading

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Final Air Regulations for Oil and Natural Gas Industry

In July of 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed its first air rules for the oil and natural gas industries.  The rules concerned the reduction of emissions from volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other air toxics.  Since then, the … Continue reading

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Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Proposed For Delaware River Basin

Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as fracking, has undoubtedly become one of the most contentious and hotly debated issues in states across the nation where natural gas deposits are found. The state of Pennsylvania has become ground zero for oil … Continue reading

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