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Tagged: Hydraulic fracturing
The Illinois Legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill placing strict regulations on hydraulic fracturing last week, and now heads to Gov. Quinn’s desk where he has promised to sign it. SB[...]
Heartland’s Jay Lehr predicts Obama will ultimately reject the Keystone XL pipeline. But that will not slow development of Canada’s tar sands, a supposed goal of the environmental activists.
A 40-page draft bill unveiled in the Vermont Legislature last week would place a three-year moratorium on wind projects with a production capacity of more than 500 kilowatts. The bill[...]
Wisconsin may forever be known as “America’s Dairyland,” but a perhaps a secondary title could be “America’s Sandbox,” because Wisconsin is home to the finest and most economically valuable sand[...]
As Heartland President Joe Bast noted in a post below, Fox News on October 7 featured a Special Report hosted by Bret Baier titled “Behind Obama’s Green Agenda.” This is a[...]
On October 7, Fox News Channel aired “Behind Obama’s Green Agenda,” a 40-minute special report hosted by Bret Baier. Embedded at the bottom of this post, it is an outstanding[...]
According to reports from the media, a new study from the U.S. Geological Survey have scientifically linked hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” to the recent rise in Midwest earthquakes. But the[...]
What if fresh water like oil was treated as a critical economic resource in 1960? What if billions of dollars had been invested in ground water exploration over the past[...]
The New Jersey legislature is considering legislation to ban winged, flying monkeys in the state. Wait a minute, I got that wrong – the New Jersey legislature is considering legislation[...]
Amanda Weinstein and Mark Partridge, two Ohio State University economists, have published a report titled “The Economic Value of Shale Natural Gas in Ohio.” The report’s primary emphasis is on[...]
Those of you in the oil and gas industry are no doubt familiar with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s claim that fracking is a potential source of groundwater contamination, and[...]
As North Dakota benefits from the vast oil reserves discovered in the Bakken formation, you think NPR would find reason to cheer. With a one billion dollar budget surplus and[...]