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Fracking – Oil’s downside: Should governments invest in it?

This is only part of the entire problem, however. In many countries, particularly the USA, a controversial technique known as fracking is now being used extensively to bring oil and gas deposits out …

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OSU-Cascades professor tackles fracking water

An Oregon State University-Cascades researcher armed with nearly $ 3 million in federal funding is looking to make the wastewater generated by fracking more usable. Late last year, Bahman Abbasi, an …

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Fracking ban advances amid concerns

Ron DeSantis’ call to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which involves injecting large volumes of fluids into rock formations at high pressure to help release natural gas and oil. Sen. Doug …

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Fracking ban advances in Florida Senate, environmentalists warn it doesn’t go far enough

Ron DeSantis’ call to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which involves injecting large volumes of fluids into rock formations at a “high rate” of pressure to help release natural gas and oil. Sen …

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Senate Committee Passes Fracking Bill but Leaves In Major Loophole

Although the bill added new amendments to protect the Everglades and ban the use of injection wells to dispose of fracking waste, it does not deal with the central question of matrix acidizing. “Anti- …

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‘Fracking’ Ban Advances In The Florida Senate Amid Concerns

Sen. Doug Broxson, a Gulf Breeze Republican who voted for the proposal, expressed concern that the ban could impact the industry. Broxson noted that while the fracking technique has not been …

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Florida Senate fracking bill draws criticism

The definition would not prohibit a technique called “matrix acidizing,” which utilizes many of the same chemicals used in the fracking process and dissolves rocks with acid instead of fracturing them …

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OSU-Cascades prof develops fracking wastewater treatment

Concept illustration for technology proposed by OSU-Cascades researcher Bahman Abbasi to siphon grey water from the residue of hydraulic fracturing. Concept illustration for technology proposed by OSU …

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What’s Up With Water – Mexico, approved exploratory fracking wells in pursuit of energy independence.

This production facility on the Gulf Coast would depend on fracking for its raw materials. Mexico needs investment and infrastructure to support hydraulic fracturing, but a great challenge, and an eve…

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Les Leyne: Fracking and First Nations aren’t fitting

The 200-page document is a very technical review that concludes not enough is known about fracking impacts. It raises numerous concerns about water quantities and quality, the handling of wastewater, …

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