fracking

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Fracking’s Achilles’ Heel

Published: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 11:52pm
Category: 
Energy

It’s not very often that someone starts his career as a geologist and then winds up as governor, but John Hickenlooper, the governor of Colorado, can make that claim.

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Oil Company Caught Illegally Dumping Fracking Discharge In Central Valley

Published: 
Wed, 12/04/2013 - 8:20am
Category: 
Energy

For the first time, California has penalized an oil company over illegal fracking activity after the discovery of a video showing wrongful dumping of the fracking discharge.

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An Odd Alliance in Patagonia

Published: 
Thu, 10/24/2013 - 8:06pm
Category: 
Energy

On the windswept Patagonian steppe, crews of roughnecks are drilling around the clock in pursuit of a vast shale oil reservoir that might be the world’s next great oil field.

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Acidizing could rival fracking in Monterey Shale

Published: 
Wed, 08/28/2013 - 10:13pm
Category: 
Energy

Fracking hasn't unleashed an oil production boom in California, at least not yet.

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Internal EPA report highlights disputes over fracking and well water

Published: 
Mon, 07/29/2013 - 8:51am
Category: 
Water

One year ago, the Environmental Protection Agency finished testing drinking water in Dimock, Pa., after years of complaints by residents who suspected that nearby natural gas production had fouled their wells.