House Republicans are pushing legislation to limit the federal government’s authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing as polls show the public supports the practice and scientific studies attest to its environmental benefits.
The Democratic mayor and legislature of a New Mexico city hundreds of miles from the southern leg of the Keystone pipeline on Thursday officially endorsed illegal activity as a means to stop the pipeline’s continued construction.
Environmentalists saw mixed results on Tuesday after turning their attention to local elections to thwart fracking and the export of coal.
A pair of federal agencies credited increased natural gas production for a decline in American greenhouse emissions in reports released this week.
Dozens of anti-fracking protestors were arrested in Canada after throwing Molotov cocktails into at least five police cruisers on Thursday.
Business and political leaders agreed that U.S. energy independence was on the way, but differed over the form it would take during a conference Wednesday.
The burgeoning natural gas revolution in the United States threatens the central economic strategy of Russia and leaves its autocratic leaders with few alternatives to combat anemic economic growth, one expert said Wednesday.
Dr. Thane Gustafson, a political science professor at Georgetown University and one of the world’s foremost experts on Russian energy, said the surge in U.S. natural gas production has undercut Russian gas exports to Europe and prompted executives to scuttle their plan for shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) to America.
A study released Monday that was co-financed by one of the highest-profile environmentalists in the country undercuts a chief objection to the innovative natural gas extraction technique known as hydraulic fracturing.
A new IHS Global Insight report showed that fracking added an estimated $1,200 to real household disposable income in 2012, the Wall Street Journal reports.
A prominent environmental activist advocated bizarre theories about child sexuality, saying parents should have sexual relationships with their children and expose them to sexually explicit imagery at a young age.