Category Archives: Uncategorized
- May 27, 2015
- North Carolina Fracking Permits Hit Lawsuit Snag
- New York Unveils Its Fracking Prohibition Regulations
- Utah Joins Other States That Seek To Challenge BLM Regulations
- SMU Releases Study Related To Seismic Activity and Hydraulic Fracturing
- February 16, 2015
According to reports, another lawsuit has been filed in Louisiana by a locality seeking to stop fracking within its boarders. This time, the United States Corps of Engineers has been sued in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana for its permit approval of hydraulic fracturing activity in wetlands. The Town of Abita Springs claims that the Corps did not follow requisite protocol prior to issuing a permit, such as a public hearing. The permit allows an energy company the…Continue Reading....
- November 18, 2014
- Colorado court refuses to issue stay related to Court’s prior decision invalidating local fracking ban.
- Illinois landowners join lawsuit against the state regarding fracking permit delays.
- University of Colorado study indicates frac fluid contains materials that are common household substances
- North Carolina commission meets to finalize hydraulic fracturing regulations.
- September 22, 2014
- Government, Academic and Industry Studies and Reports,Uncategorized
The Department of Energy released a study that, in short, concludes that there is no link between hydraulic fracking in the Marcellus Shale and groundwater contamination. The DOE, which was given access by the industry to monitor multiple sites, monitored situes both during and after the fracking process. It discovered that the chemicals used to free gas remained 5,000 feet below any drinking water supplies. The DOE indicated that the frac fluids remained approximately one mile below drinking water. DOE researchers used “tracers” and monitored…Continue Reading....
- Nevada District Court set to rule on environmental group challenge to BLM fracking lease.
- Defamation lawsuit filed against anti-fracking billboard in Ohio.
- Colorado drops challenge to locality rules on fracking.
- Lawsuits filed seeking to connect property damage from seismic activy to wastewater ejections.
- Texas Supreme Court to hear defamation case against anti-fracking group.