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Fracking And Natural Gas Have Cut Pennsylvania’s CO2 Emissions 30%

By Jude Clemente | Forbes | 17 Apr 2016 Thanks to the mighty Marcellus shale play, Pennsylvania’s natural gas production has boomed nearly 30-fold since 2005. At over 16 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/day), the Marcellus, also being developed in West Virginia, now produces more gas than all of Canada. Our shale revolution is even more remarkable because it […]

U.S. Carbon Emissions Have Dropped? Thank Fracking

By Stephen Moore | The Orange County Register | 10 Apr 2016 The U.S. Department of Energy published data last week with some amazing revelations – so amazing that most Americans will find them hard to believe. As a nation, the United States reduced its carbon emissions by 2 percent from last year. Over the past 14 […]

Ballotpedia: No proof fracking sinks home prices

By Joey Brunch | The Denver Post | 5 Apr 2016 Residents who live near fracking operations might worry about the impact to their property values, but so far the data doesn’t back up that concern, according to a study released Tuesday by Ballotpedia. The nonpartisan online encyclopedia collected data from tax assessors for seven […]

Yet Another Study Finds Fracking Not Contaminating Water

6 Apr 2016 According to a new study from Syracuse University, scientists found that methane in groundwater was there before drilling and fracking occurred. The researchers focused on parts of Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, and they looked at nearly 20,000 water wells. They found nothing to back up what fracktivists claim. What a surprise! […]

Calls for Fracking Bans Ignore Sound Science

By Nicolas Loris and Andrew Wilford | The Daily Signal | 21 Mar 2016 Some politicians and environmental activists have been quick to call for blanket bans on hydraulic fracturing under claims that the process is poisoning America’s drinking water. Scientific evidence, from both government agencies and independent analyses, proves otherwise. For instance, The Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

Petroleum Used as Component in Everyday Products

By KFYR-TV | 15 Mar 2016 Crude oil has been used for centuries. One of the first uses was to light kerosene lamps. Today, gasoline is a major byproduct of oil, but that’s far from the only use. On average, one 42 gallon barrel of oil creates 19.4 gallons of gasoline. The rest of the barrel […]

Another Ohio court slaps down a city’s anti-fracking ‘bill of rights’

By Terry Smith | The Athens News | 13 Mar 2016 Another Ohio court case has gone against community activists seeking local restrictions on oil and gas drilling. The appeals court’s decision in this Cuyahoga County civil case is especially noteworthy in that it directly addresses – and dismisses – the legal underpinnings of “community bill of […]

Fracktivists Proven Wrong in Dimock Case

14 Mar 2016 For years, anti-fracking activists built their arguments against hydraulic fracturing in large on alleged water contamination in Dimock, a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania.  Last week brought the conclusion of a lawsuit filed by a few Dimock residents who claimed a nuisance from drilling, with a jury awarding $4.24 million to the […]

Obama Will Clamp Down On Fracking — To Reduce Global Warming 0.004 Degrees Celsius

By Michael Bastach | Daily Caller | 10 Mar 2016   President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will clamp down even more on methane emissions from oil and natural gas wells as part of a broader effort to tackle global warming. Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will now begin crafting rules to […]

Chart: EPA’s Own Data Blows Away Claims That Natural Gas Causes Global Warming

By Andrew Follett | Daily Caller | 10 Mar 2016   Green claims that America’s natural gas boom is contributing to global warming just got blown away by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data. The Sierra Club and other enviromental groups have long claimed that the environmental advantages of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, are negated by […]