Poll: Pennsylvanians Support Energy Development

Most Pennsylvanians support the development of domestic natural resources, according to a new poll sponsored by the American Petroleum Institute. The Pittsburgh Business Times reports that the majority of respondents support the construction of the country’s energy infrastructure and the development of oil and gas specifically. Further, “70 percent of respondents said they’d be more… More »

ND Continues to Break Oil and Gas Records

North Dakota’s oil production has surpassed previous record highs once again. According to the Associated Press, “oil drillers in the state produced an average of about 1.09 million barrels of oil a day in June.” The report, released by North Dakota’s Industrial Commission, also shows that the state produced 37.5 million cubic feet of natural… More »

CO Activists Take Aim at Polis, Food and Water Watch

A compromise between Governor John Hickenlooper and Representative Jared Polis that resulted in two anti-fracking measures being dropped from the November ballot has left environmentalists unsure of their next move in the fight against fracking in Colorado. Energy In Depth reports that “activist infighting” resulted in an op-ed by Thomas Alan Linzey of the Community… More »

MI Accepts Rejected Fracking Waste

The Wayne Disposal landfill in Michigan will accept 36 tons of low-level radioactive waste that was generated by a Pennsylvania fracking well. According to the Lansing State Journal, “Ohio and West Virginia, two states with more intensive fracking activity than Michigan, have strengthened regulations on how to store, treat, process and dispose of radioactive oil… More »