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NRDC Study Finds No Groundwater Contamination from Fracking in WV

MDN has previously chronicled bought-and-paid-for research done by Duke University’s Avner Vengosh, professor of geochemistry and water quality at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment (see Duke Hit Piece on Shale Water Usage from Same Park-Sponsored Prof and Latest Case of Duke U Bought & Paid “Research” by Park Foundation). Here’s how it works:…

Shale Gas News – April 22, 2017

Bill desRosiers External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas   The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM and 1510 AM, talked about the Rover Pipeline, storage hubs, pipeline jobs and much more last week. Every Saturday Rusty Fender and I host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural…

Penn State Misses Trees for Forest Fragmentation

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  In a recent Penn State study, partially funded by the anti-drilling Heinz Foundation, researchers claim pipelines cause forest fragmentation. Researchers from the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Penn State have just published a new study/paper in the Journal of Environmental Management titled, “Linear infrastructure…

Anti-Fracking Activists ‘March on Science’; EID Compiles Peer-Reviewed Research on Fracking and Health

With anti-fossil fuel activists across the country set to celebrate Earth Day by “marching for science,” Energy In Depth released a new compendium and a new health microsite highlighting peer-reviewed research and studies by government agencies examining the health impacts of fracking. Sponsors and partners of the march include anti-fracking groups, such as 350.org, Center for…

Penn State Researchers Claim Too Many Pipelines Threaten Forests

Researchers from the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Penn State have just published a new study/paper in the Journal of Environmental Management titled, “Linear infrastructure drives habitat conversion and forest fragmentation associated with Marcellus shale gas development in a forested landscape” (abstract below). Their thesis: “Fragmentation of ecologically important core forests within the…

Fracking Bolsters the American Economy

Robert Bradley, Jr. Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research. … …   Robert Bradley explains the practice of hydraulic fracturing is not only safe but is actually helping to bolster the American economy. Our friends at Institute for Energy Research shared this guest post with us, which was written by their founder and CEO, Robert Bradley,…

The American Rivers “Most Endangered” Scam

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc. … …   American Rivers, an organization funded by America’s elite with a lot of help from taxpayers, runs a “Most Endangered River” scam that is a complete joke. National Geographic, which is anything but the non-political image it cultivates, just helped promote one of the stupid pet tricks of…

PA Petrochemical Manufacturing Growth Potential Is Staggering

Brittany Ramos Coordinator, External Affairs Cabot Oil & Gas    A new study out from HIS Markit shows that Pennsylvania has abundant opportunities in petrochemical manufacturing thanks to Marcellus and Utica Shale. Marcellus Shale Coalition shared this post with Well Said Cabot, regarding a recent report by IHS Markit regarding prospects for the petrochemical and manufacturing…

Fractivist Journalism and Its Proficiency with Fake News

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc. … …   Fractivist journalism is one gigantic exercise in fake news – fake fracking news that is – as a story on a University of Guelph methane study illustrates. Fake news seems to be enjoying quite a run these days, but there are no better examples than those…

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