October 19, 2017

Hydrofracking a Boom-bust Endeavor

By SUSAN CHRISTOPHERSON, Times Union

During the yearlong moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing for shale gas, New Yorkers have learned a lot about the environmental impacts of fracking. Yet most people continue to assume that new drilling for natural gas will have significant economic benefits for the state and for … Continue reading

Insiders Sound an Alarm Amid a Natural Gas Rush

E-mails published in The New York Times reveal that industry consultants and analysts say that public statements by the gas industry do not match reality. In these e-mails, people within the industry voice grave concerns, because the analysis of data from thousands of wells shows that industry has organized a … Continue reading