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Upstate New Yorkers now favor natural-gas drilling - The Business Review

Upstate New Yorkers now favor natural-gas drilling - The Business Review | Fracking for Science Research | Scoop.it
According to a Quinnipiac University poll, upstate New York voters are in favor ...
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Natural Gas Puts Greens in Tough Spot

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National environmental organizations’ embrace of gas has anti-fracking groups hopping mad.

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May 3 News: Chemicals From Marcellus Shale Fracking Could Reach Surface In ‘Just A Few Years,’ Study Finds

May 3 News: Chemicals From Marcellus Shale Fracking Could Reach Surface In ‘Just A Few Years,’ Study Finds | Fracking for Science Research | Scoop.it

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Americans Say ‘Yes’ to Clean Energy, ‘No’ To Fracking Without Safeguards

Americans Say ‘Yes’ to Clean Energy, ‘No’ To Fracking Without Safeguards | Fracking for Science Research | Scoop.it
by Daniel J. Weiss Fossil fuel companies and their political allies have spent millions of dollars on advertising to persuade Americans that drilling and mining are the best solutions to our energy problems.

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Stick to fracking science, not the politics

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At a recent U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee hearing, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson justified the agency’s “desire to do additional science around hydraulic fracturing ... because the public’s trust in that technology we believe is also based on the belief that we are looking to bring the very best science to bear, to ensure that it remains safe.” While no one would argue with the importance of ensuring safety in responsible shale-gas development, recent missteps and questionable actions by the EPA have regrettably cast doubt upon the agency’s credibility and ability to put forth the “best science” to ensure the public’s trust.


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Natural Gas Drilling - In Marcellus Shale, Fracking Regulations May Center on Wastewater Disposal

Natural Gas Drilling - In Marcellus Shale, Fracking Regulations May Center on Wastewater Disposal | Fracking for Science Research | Scoop.it

"While hydraulic fracturing has been employed in Western states for years by oil and gas companies seeking to extract valuable natural gas from deep within the ground, the controversial process has remained largely unregulated while simultaneously coming under scrutiny due to concerns about its potentially harmful effects on both the environment and human health."

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