Poltico Article 12/6/12 above on DOE's LNG report. CWN comments on the report that has to do with fracking.
ND Sen. Hoeven will introduce a bill that will give states the power to regulate hydraulic fracturing. This will help states enforce violations more efficiently.
Tim Kustic of CA’s Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources said that the state will come up with rules to regulate hydraulic fracturing in the fall. The proposal will have producers disclose any chemicals used when fracking.
Chimera Energy Corp’s (Texas Based) Non-Hydraulic system is engineered to be a safe and economically efficient technology compared to hydraulic fracking. The company is implementing this technology in Mexico’s Chicontepic Basin. The results will help Chimera Energy Corp implement the new technology worldwide.
A University of Minnesota team won a federal grant to develop technology to help cleanse wastewater so it can be reused efficiently. One goal is to reduce water usage in hydraulic fracking.
Global grassroots movements, opposed to hydraulic fracturing, came together in Brussels as part of “Global Frackdown”. There will be numerous events worldwide for the first “day of action against fracking,” persuading individuals to ban fracking.
The NRDC created the “Community Fracking Defense Project”. This will ensure local communities will be protected from fracking through legal procedures.
Hundreds of lawmakers have signed a letter addressed to Governor Cuomo to continue to ban fracking in New York.
Various environmental groups are garnering support for policies to ban fracking in Maryland until further research is conducted about the fracking process.
Interactive rundown of the dangers of fracking at http://www.dangersoffracking.com/