ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's top court has ruled that local officials can approve zoning laws to ban hydraulic fracturing within their borders.
NEW YORK (AP) — The earnings season cranks up next month and investors are focusing on that rather than dwelling on the fact that the economy shrank at annual rate of 2.9 percent in the first three months of the year. That news yesterday didn't even faze them. The S&P 500 gained nine points to 1,959. The Nasdaq rose 29 points to 4,379 and the Dow climbed 49 points to 16,867. Futures point to a flat opening.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma residents whose nerves have been shaken by an upsurge in earthquakes want know what's causing the temblors — and what can be done about them.
AZLE, Texas (AP) — Earthquakes used to be almost unheard of on the vast stretches of prairie that unfold across Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma.
LUSBY, Md. (AP) — Dominion Resources' proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export facility is dividing residents of the quiet Chesapeake Bay town of Lusby in southern Maryland.
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for household water well owners who want to care for their wells and their water. They now have unprecedented help with access to 15 online lessons, eight webinars and much more—all free.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Natural gas money has been good to Denton, Texas.
SUGAR LAND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 17, 2014--Wireless Seismic, Inc., the leading innovator of real-time and cable-free seismic data acquisition systems for the oil and gas industry, announced today the purchase of its RT System 2 seismic data acquisition system by Geopartner Sp. z o.o. Based in Krakow, Poland, Geopartner is a leading provider of non-seismic geophysical services, including magnetotellurics, gravity and magnetics.
NEW CASTLE, Colo. (AP) — An Associated Press review finds many new oil and gas wells near fragile areas aren't getting any federal inspection from an agency that's having a tough time keeping pace with America's drilling boom.
Josh Fox galvanized the U.S. anti-fracking movement with his 2010 documentary "Gasland." Now he's back with a sequel — and this time, he's targeting an audience of just one.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it is dropping its longstanding plan to have independent scientists review its finding that hydraulic fracturing may be linked to groundwater pollution in central Wyoming.
(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley). In this March 29, 2013 photo, a rig drills for natural gas which will eventually be released using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on leased private property outside Rifle, in western Colorado.
(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley). This March 29, 2013 photo shows a typical hydraulic fracturing operation at a site outside Rifle, in western Colorado.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Artists Against Fracking say the group and supporter-celebrities, including Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon, haven't been told to register as lobbyists in their campaign to stop gas drilling in New York, but will if required to continue their cause.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A good-government advocate and two experts in lobbying law are calling on New York to examine whether celebrities opposing gas drilling should reveal their finances.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Celebrities belonging to the group Artists Against Fracking be wielding star power to influence New York law, but they may also be running afoul of it.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee wants to allow hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas on a state-owned tract of rolling woodland, raising the hackles of environmentalists who question its stated goal of raising funds to research the environmental impact of such drilling.
For the past four months, www.ShaleReporter.com, published by Pennsylvania-based Calkins Media (parent company of WWSB), and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting have been investigating the international practice of natural gas extraction, Hydraulic Fracturing, commonly known as fracking.