Heartland’s Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr and Jim Lakely in episode #195 of the In The Tank Podcast. Featured in today’s podcast is work from The Heartland Institute, the RAND Corporation, Reason Foundation, and the Brookings Institution.
Heartland’s Donald Kendal and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr, Policy Fellow at the Center of the American Experiment, in episode #177 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s episode features work from the Center of the American Experiment, the Reason Foundation, and the Mercatus Center.
The rapid development of frac sand mining in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and especially Wisconsin led many people living near mines and processing plants to become concerned about the potential negative impact these facilities could have on local air quality. One of the primary worries some residents cite is the amount of very fine particle pollutants, measuring 2.5 micrometers in diameter (PM2.5), that may be generated from these facilities. But what does the best available evidence tell us?
Two recent reports on Ohio’s wastewater injection well program discredit chronic allegations by opponents of hydraulic fracturing. These include claims that the creation of such wells leads directly to earthquakes, and that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has neglected to establish proper regulations to keep Ohioans safe.