Recycling Water for Fracking

In Pennsylvania, one of the country’s major fracking hotspots, more research is being conducted to reduce the amount of water wastage created through fracking. According to a 2011 report by the Environmental Protection Agency, it can take between 70 billion to 140...

EPA Fracking Study Benefits Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, the EPA study is focusing on water quality and quantity issues in Washington, Bradford and Susquehanna counties. The results of the study will help scientists and the public identify key issues to focus on. Past studies have already indicated that...

New Fracking Policy in Pennsylvania

According to the Post-Gazette, the Department of Environmental Protection issued a new policy dealing with Marcellus Shale drilling-related water contamination. [The new pol­icy has] department administration in Harrisburg instead of field offices decide whether...

Pennsylvania Benefits From Energy Boom

It’s about time we hear some truth about the proposed fracking bans in Pennsylvania. Over time, enacting a fracking ban will hurt business. Most of Pennsylvania has seen nothing but strong economic growth and lower than the average unemployment rates because of the...

Town Still Divided Over Fracking

Dimock, Pa is still divided over fracking despite the recent settlement agreement with Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Allegations regarding drinking water safety and fracking, a method of extracting natural gas, were put to rest following EPA investigation. Some Dimock...

EPA Study in Dimock, Pa

The EPA study in Dimock, Pennsylvania concluded that fracking had no effect on the town’s drinking water. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., the driller that occupies the area nearest to Dimock had suspicions that the EPA study was politically motivated. What Administration...
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