By Bruce Lieberman, Yale Climate Connections, October 28, 2014 The image is arresting, a dramatic illustration of a chaotic future fueled by climate change crises. It ran with a Bloomberg story on the Pentagon’s recent report … Continue reading
By Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, November 28, 2014
Fracking carries potential risks on a par with those from thalidomide, tobacco and asbestos, warns a report produced by the government’s … Continue reading
By Peter Gorman, Fort Worth Weekly, October 1, 2014
On a crisp Saturday morning, Delga Park, just north of downtown Fort Worth, was beautiful. The deep blue sky was spattered with cumulus … Continue reading
By Duke Environment, October 20, 2014
Scientists have developed new geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the environment.
The tracers, which were … Continue reading
By Sam Kusic, Pittsburgh Business Times, October 31, 2014
As The New York Times has it, a consultant told … Continue reading
By Sean Cockerham, Star-Telegram, November 3, 2014
Evidence is growing that fracking for oil and gas is causing earthquakes that shake the heartland.
States such as Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and Ohio are being hit … Continue reading
By Jessica Robertson and Mark Petersen, USGS, July 17, 2014
To help make the best decisions to protect communities from earthquakes, new USGS maps display how intense ground … Continue reading
By Casey Coates Danson, Global Possibilities, October 16, 2014
What this study means is that with the shifts that are reflected in the earthquakes there are new faults and fractures created. These can be new pathways along which materials can move – … Continue reading
See the 2011 Congressional Report Below
Although Baker Hughes, Inc. has received kudos for promising to disclose at FracFocus.org, “all the chemicals” they use in gas extraction, questions about the value of the promise are being raised.
Evidence from Pennsylvania
Elaine L. Hill, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
This research exploits the introduction of shale gas wells in Pennsylvania in response to growing controversy around the drilling method of hydraulic fracturing. Using detailed location data on maternal address and GIS coordinates … Continue reading