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Attempts to create a commercially viable fracking industry in the UK were dealt fresh blows this week, with the refusal of planning permission for a key site, and the revelation of an unpublished government report showing fracking could cause ...
Environmentalists are raising alarms over language slipped into a budget bill that would prevent the state Department of Environmental Protection from establishing its new draft rules on conventional oil and gas
drillers.“It’s very ...
Dear Secretary Clinton -
In your husband’s years in office, the greenhouse effect was still fairly novel science; even eight years ago, when you were first running for president, climate change was not yet really a top-tier issue. In a ...
Fracking for shale
oil and gas
has not led to widespread pollution of drinking water, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency draft report said on Thursday, although it warned some drilling
activities could potentially cause health ...
A Virginia advisory panel is recommending that energy companies disclose the chemical ingredients they use in horizontal fracking, a type of natural gas drilling
that has raised environmental concerns.
The recommendation, among 14 ...
Hillary Clinton may be the prohibitive favorite, and the Democratic slate for the presidential nomination almost certainly won’t be as large as the Republican field. But Saturday, another credible candidate joined Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie ...
President Obama’s move to open up vast, untouched Arctic waters to oil and gas drilling
as he pursues an ambitious plan to fight climate change illustrates the inherent tensions in his environmental and energy agenda.As the first ...
For a leader who has made fighting climate change a priority, President Barack Obama's decision to approve Royal Dutch Shell's return to oil and gas
exploration off Alaska was seen by many environmentalists as a contradiction.
A new study released Tuesday suggests that the global oil and gas
industries allow as much as 3.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas
— and almost certainly far more — to escape into the atmosphere annually. The leakage rate represents at least ...
The wheels begin to turn in earnest next week on efforts to bring a ban on hydraulic fracturing before Michigan voters in 2016.
When Michigan's Board of State Canvassers meets Tuesday, the four-member panel will review forms for the ...
The Obama administration recently announced new rules to regulate fracking. But no one, it seems, is entirely happy with them.
Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is the process of drilling
and injecting fluids into the ground at high ...
On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious candidates on a debate stage, ...
The national debate over fracking, which critics say can pollute groundwater and endanger public health, heated up last week when the Obama administration announced the first-ever federal regulations
on the practice. But nowhere is fracking as ...
An anticipated cascade of litigation targeting the Obama administration's new drilling
rule gained speed yesterday as a Wyoming lawsuit became the second legal challenge on court dockets so far.
Wyoming's suit accuses the Interior ...
On Thursday, the Senate Energy Committee convened a hearing to discuss the U.S. ban on crude oil exports, which has been in place since 1973. With the United States in the midst of an oil boom - and with Americans using less gas
than ever before ...
On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy's High Bridge Generating Station offers an iconic view of the current state of electrical generation in the United States. Opened in 2008 as a replacement for an aging coal plant, the ...
Without hesitation, Kirkwood resident Marchie Diffendorf can recall the exact date of the phone call: Dec. 7, 2007.
It was a landman with a natural-gas company: Would he be interested in leasing the natural-gas rights to his 60-acre ...
AN alliance of community and environmental groups has called for the Scottish Government`s moratorium on fracking to be extended to cover underground coal gas
Almost 30 organisations and individuals, including residents’ ...
On December 14, 2006, Barbara Correro was at home drinking tea, reading the paper. She had spent the past five years and most of her savings on a long-cherished retirement dream: a small mobile home on 24 acres of pine and hardwood forest, a ...
Fracking companies will be allowed to drill horizontally under national parks and other protected areas if the wells start just outside their boundaries, after the government rowed back on its earlier acceptance of new environmental ...
At least 460,000 tons and 23,000 barrels of waste from Pennsylvania drilling
operations have been taken in by a few New York landfills since 2010, a new analysis Thursday indicates.
The report from Environmental Advocates of New York ...
that would impose a variety of best practices and safeguards on drilling
for shale gas
were proposed in the final days of the O'Malley administration, and are out for public comment.The rules were drawn up by the O'Malley ...
Methane is leaking from natural gas
infrastructure in Boston and the surrounding region at rates two to three times higher than government estimates, scientists at Harvard University and other institutions found.
Published in the journal ...
Planning decisions on the UK’s full scale fracking have been deferred for eight weeks by Lancashire county council (LCC), which was due to decide this week on two proposals from shale gas
But after council planning ...
Fracking is the process of extracting gas
and oil from shale
rock by drilling
into the earth.
"We cannot allow Britain's national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty to be developed into oil and gas
fields ... Parliament should ...