Authors of pro-fracking studies are coming under fire for their cozy relationships with the fossil fuel industry.
Meanwhile, anti-fracking activists are descending on D.C. for a weekend protest -- with banjos in tow.
Here’s Sean Lennon, deliberately looking just like his father and singing just like Bob Dylan for some reason, performing a slightly naughty anti-fracking song with his mom on Jimmy Fallon’s show.
On the plus side, this is a problem that has only existed for 128 years.
It depends on how you want to frame it. But a new study provides no evidence that it does.
In North Carolina, of course.
No place blessed with an abundance of natural gas is safe from the possibility of fracking — not even cemeteries. In Texas, the president of the cemetery association has already been selling the gas underneath his graveyard, the Centre Daily Times reports: [John] Stephenson leased mineral rights under two of his cemeteries within the past three years, he said. Each is about a century old and populated with 75,000 graves. Revenue from the leases — he wouldn’t say how much — has allowed him to pave roads, repair fences and make other improvements during economic hard times.
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A survey from the University of Texas indicates that nearly two-thirds of Americans aren't familiar with fracking – even as anecdotes about negative effects pile up.
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