News tagged with hydraulic fracturing

English tremors blamed on shale 'fracking'

(AP) -- The only company in Britain using hydraulic fracturing to release natural gas from shale rock said Wednesday that the controversial technique probably did trigger earth tremors in April and May.

Nov 02, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 1

Toxic chemicals at Australian CSG sites

A major Australian coal seam gas miner on Sunday said it had discovered traces of carcinogenic chemicals at a number of its monitoring sites, fuelling debate about the contentious industry.

Aug 29, 2011 2 / 5 (1) 1

EPA targets air pollution from gas drilling boom

(AP) -- Faced with a natural gas drilling boom that has sullied the air in some parts of the country, the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed for the first time to control air pollution at oil and gas wells, ...

Jul 29, 2011 4.2 / 5 (5) 1