The uncontrolled release of Methane from natural gas production may make the supposedly "cleaner" fuel worse a worse contributor to global warming than coal says Robert Howarth of Cornell University
Chevron announced it will cease in its efforts to explore for natural gas in eastern Romania after thousands successfully protest and blockade the company
Artists Against Fracking have put out a song with music video to Governor Adrew Cuomo. Their song is fun and the video is entertaining to watch as well as being a little silly. You can tell their message is heartfelt and hopefully will turn Gov. Cuomo against fracking.
NPR has a history of favorable coverage for both Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) and Nuclear Power, but when a show aired Monday titled "Better Fracking" on NPR's On Point, both guests and host Tom Ashbrook found it hard to say nice things about the process.
The state of New York is "trying" to figure out what to do about fracking. While they deliberate many towns across the state are banning fracking within their city limits. I've heard the saying if you want something done right, do it yourself. This seems to be working out for the towns of New York State. Way to go!
The revelation last week that the Sierra Club took a $26 million donation from the Natural gas industry continues to force the organization to answer questions about what the money actually bought
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker of "Gasland" Josh Fox talks about his arrest while trying to film an open Congressional hearing on the controversial practice of Hydraulic Fracturing or Fracking
Congress apparently doesn't yet want the public to know about their decision water contamination in an Ohio town. The director of the Emmy-winning "Gasland", Josh Fox, attempted to film the committee meeting on fracking but was arrested. No film crews were allowed in which sort of makes you think they're hiding something we won't like.
The EPA offered to supply Dimock, Pennsylvania residents with safe drinking water after their wells were polluted by nearby natural gas mining activity, only to retract the offer without explanation, leaving the town without drinkable water.
If you are still a little unsure about what fracking really is, watch this video. Some journalism students got together and made a catchy and dance worth song and video that explains fracking really well.