Stories tagged: hydraulic fracturing
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
Senate votes to ban fracking in Washington.
Wed., June 22, 2016
The Obama administration on Wednesday decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision prevents regulators from using “21st-century standards” to ensure that …
Thu., May 12, 2016
The Obama administration issued a final rule Thursday to sharply cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production, a key part of a push by President Barack Obama to …
Fri., May 4, 2012
The Obama administration is requiring companies drilling for natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
Sun., April 29, 2012
Kevin McLeod packed up his ’93 Dodge Ram and kissed his wife and 5-year-old son goodbye. From Coeur d’Alene, the 33-year-old construction worker headed east on Interstate 90, across the …