Browsing the "hydraulic fracturing" Tag

Fight to Save the Delaware River

November 11th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

The fight is on to protect one of our nation’s most beautiful and vital rivers, the Delaware. Yesterday the Delaware


Earthquakes — Natural or Man-Made?

November 9th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

There are certain human activities that can trigger earthquakes, such as fracking. In fact, the U.S. Geological Survey has done a study linking at least 50 small earthquakes in Oklahoma with fracking that has been going on there


Is the World Running Out of Clean Water?

October 28th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

With the world’s population approaching 7 billion people, we are encountering a threat of a lack of clean drinking water. Now is the time to start conserving water and considering processes to alleviate the lack of clean drinking water


Hydraulic Fracking Infographic

September 27th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Natural gas may be better than coal, but the boom in natural gas has come as a result of hydraulic fracturing (or 'fracking'), which, beyond emitting greenhouse gases, has been linked to earthquakes (something we've written about many times here on Planetsave) and water quality problems (including flammable water)


France is Now First Nation to Ban 'Fracking'

July 10th, 2011 | by Michael Ricciardi

As reported in the June 30 on-line edition of Le Monde, the French Parliament has voted to ban hydraulic fracturing -- the natural gas extracting technique known popularly as 'fracking'. The law had passed the National Assembly nine days earlier and then moved on to the Senate, where the measure passed by a small majority of 176 (yes) to 151 (no). This makes France the first nation to ban the controversial extraction technique



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