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

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (2 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 (3 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

Leaky Equipment, Not Fracking, Behind Tainted US Water -Study

Vehicles / Watercraft : (13 hours ago)

The contamination of water supplies near U.S. shale gas fields appears to be the result of leaky cement wells and casings and not the controversial production technique of hydraulic fracturing, Read Post

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