EPA Finds Fracking Study Optimistic

Top officials at the EPA find the fracking study optimistic about the future. The nationwide project examined natural gas hydraulic fracturing and potential drinking water impacts. According to the Huffington Post, the study will help scientists and the public...

Budget proposal for fracking research

The controversy over fracking and the environment is a leading discussion topic for political candidate. Obama proposed that the FY 2012 budget allocate $14 million toward fracking research.  The budget will include a dedicated study involving the impact of hydraulic...

EPA reports fracking can be “OK”

Lisa Jackson, EPA administrator reports that fracking can be “ok.” Jackson told energy leaders and environmentalists Wednesday that natural gas fracking can be done without harmful impacts. Jackson, also stated that fracking presents “an historic...