News tagged with hydraulic fracturing

Report to UK government backs fracking

(AP) -- Exploratory work to extract gas by hydraulic fracturing in England should be allowed to resume even though the technique has caused earth tremors, a report commissioned by the government said Tuesday.

Apr 17, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Fracking risks, fact or fiction?

A Simon Fraser University researcher known for his expertise on naturally occurring hazards will participate Friday in a shake down of the truth about a new form of human-induced earthquakes.

Feb 17, 2012 4.5 / 5 (2) 4

EPA theorizes fracking-pollution link

(AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday for the first time that fracking - a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells - may be to blame for causing ...

Dec 09, 2011 4.9 / 5 (7) 5