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No Fracking Way, CBS Evening News

The February 23 CBS Evening News segment on hydraulic fracturing gas drilling, better known as fracking, revealed how journalists can cover a highly controversial subject by removing the controversy. The report started off with references to high gasoline prices; the implication, then, is that  domestic gas drilling will help solve that problem. As anchor Scott Pelley [...]
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Pennsylvania water tainted by hydraulic fracturing

Arts / Photography : PhotoBlog on msnbc.com (3 years ago)

EPA reports:The gas rush in Pennsylvania, created by the controversial drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking—which requires injecting huge amounts of water, sand, and chemicals at high pressure thousands of fee... Read Post

Fracking Update: Two Investigations Give ‘OK’ to Controversial Drilling Process, But Doubts Remain

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (3 years ago)

Two Separate Investigations: A  major review of hydraulic fracturing studies, completed last month by UT researchers, found “no direct evidence” that the natural gas drilling process known as ‘fracking’ contaminates groundwater. A s... Read Post

Fracking the Future: How Unconventional Gas Threatens Our Water, Health and Climate - Report

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : DeSmogBlog (4 years ago)

Fracking the Future.png The United States is at the center of a high profile controversy over the threats posed by unconventional gas drilling, particularly surrounding the industry’s hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and horizontal d... Read Post


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