Archives: natural gas

Fracking Expansion in Ohio

Last week, a fracking well in Monore County caught fire and likely sent contaminants into Possum Creek, killing fish for miles. Proponents of fracking say it’s a plentiful and cheap energy source, but some worry about its links to explosions and earthquakes. We’ll examine the expansion of fracking in Ohio, and its public health consequences.

Fracking in Ohio – Economics and the Environment

This newer process of extracting oil and natural gas known as “fracking” may yield more money for the state… but how will it impact the environment?

Hydraulic Fracturing / FCC Regulation Curbed

The environmental concerns of hydraulic fracturing, and a discussion concerning the federal appeals court ruling striking down FCC regulation of “fleeting expletives”