The Environmental Protection Agency is insufficiently protecting sources of drinking water from oil and gas pollution, raising concerns about damaging health effects, according to a federal report.
The sister of Gov. Jerry Brown of California (D.) sits on the board of an energy company that owns a facility responsible for what is being called the “worst environmental disaster since BP” as thousands of residents have been displaced from their homes due to a methane gas leak that is expected to continue until spring.
On Wednesday, Israel made an agreement with Jordan to supply the country with $15 billion in natural gas over the next 15 years.
Gas prices in the United States may be high, but they would be downright obscene without the current oil glut produced by shale oil extracted through hydraulic fracturing.