28 07, 2014

Oil & Gas Journal: States with fracking are economically stronger, House panel told

2014-07-28T15:43:55-04:00July 28th, 2014|Fracking, Media Coverage, Tanton, Testimony|

by Nick Snow Oil & Gas Journal US states that embraced hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling staged stronger economic recoveries than those that did not since 2008 when the country plunged into recession, an economist told a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee. “In those states that have chosen to pursue energy development, output and jobs have grown faster than [...]

16 07, 2014

Heartlander: New York Municipalities Can Ban Fracking, New York High Court Rules

2014-07-21T09:56:17-04:00July 16th, 2014|Fracking, Media Coverage, Tanton|

by Alyssa Carducci Heartlander Magazine New York’s highest court ruled municipalities can use zoning laws to ban hydraulic fracturing, adding to the frustration energy producers are experiencing in the state. The New York Court of Appeals voted 5-2 to allow municipalities to ban fracking, affirming more than 170 municipalities in the state that have enacted [...]

28 05, 2014

Human Events: Bad Oil News is Much Ado About Very Little (E&E Legal’s Tom Tanton Quoted)

2014-05-28T13:26:52-04:00May 28th, 2014|Fracking, Media Coverage, Tanton|

by Steven Greenhut Human Events SACRAMENTO — Environmentalists are gleeful at the news reported last week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that the amount of recoverable oil from California’s Monterey Shale formation — predicted to be the nation’s largest reserve of oil — is a whopping 96-percent below original production estimates. In response, more than 100 environmental groups signed [...]

26 02, 2014

Washington Times: Health links hyped to drive fear of fracking despite studies that fail to back up claims

2016-12-11T17:08:01-04:00February 26th, 2014|Fracking, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Valerie Richardson Washington Times DENVER — Environmentalists are still waiting for proof that hydraulic fracturing makes people sick, but that’s not stopping them from whipping up anxiety over public health. Two high-profile research papers seeking connections between hydraulic fracturing and health issues in Garfield County, Colo., are being trumpeted as evidence that fracking is [...]