Fracking disclosure tested by recent spill in Pennsylvania
May 5, 2011, 6:16 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Despite leading the charge for voluntary disclosure of fracking chemicals, Chesapeake Energy is now resisting revealing what was spilled during a blowout in Pennsylvania in April.
Company suspends fracking operations in Penn. after well explosion
April 21, 2011, 5:58 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Chesapeake Energy, which has one of the largest natural gas recovery operations in the country, halts all fracking in the state after a spill on the eve of the anniversary of the BP disaster.
Public water plants can't be used for fracking wastewater
April 20, 2011, 5:30 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Pennsylvania governor takes swift action after study shows increased levels of bromide in the state's drinking water.
4 things I learned at this week's fracking hearings
April 13, 2011, 6:17 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
A congressional hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracking revealed a few rifts on Capitol HIll.
Report: Methane from fracking has large greenhouse footprint
April 11, 2011, 4:39 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
A group of researchers at Cornell University finds that natural gas may not be as clean as originally thought.
Following Arkansas quake, regulators call time out on fracking
March 7, 2011, 2:29 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Wastewater storage from fracking may be causing earthquakes. For now, Arkansas is stopping operations.