The Domestic Energy Job Act

Fracking for natural gas is important to our economy; however, many people believe that the economic boost from natural gas isn't worth the risk. Reports from varies organizations and a thorough investigation from the EPA, believes otherwise. The risk associated with...

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Is the EPA stepping on toes?

What happens to Pennsylvania fracking when the EPA steps in? Needless to say, it gets complicated, and the Department of Environmental Protection Secretary, Michael Krancer doesn't always agree with the EPA stepping on his toes. Hydraulic fracturing (fracking), in the...

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Pennsylvanial legislation passed

Last month Pennsylvania legislation passed, which sets new comprehensive rules for hydraulic fracturing activity in the state.  The rules are strict and cites the need for statewide uniformity to ensure the most efficient development of oil and gas resources and...

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Shale gas is economic

The Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.) drafted a new rule that proves hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania to be economic. The new rule would limit carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants to 1,000 pounds per megawatt-hour, which will force new power...

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Fracking chemical regulations

Similar fracking chemical regulations have been adopted in Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wyoming. Environmental groups in Wyoming are pushing for stronger regulations that would give a complete chemical disclosure to the public. Environmental groups in Wyoming say that too...

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