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Pennsylvania medical society cites flawed fracking studies in call for moratorium

Pennsylvania medical society cites flawed fracking studies in call for moratorium

Released peer-reviewed study noting significant medical, climate benefits result of increased use of natural gas for electricity generation By Nicole Jacobs, EnergyInDepth This week, the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PMS) asked Governor Wolf to issue a ban on all new natural gas development making the debunked claim that “growing evidence has shown its increasing deleterious effects […]

By October 31, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
US, nearly 200 nations agree to ban hydrofluorocarbons

US, nearly 200 nations agree to ban hydrofluorocarbons

US Department of Energy working with national labs to develop new generation of air conditioning, heating technologies WASHINGTON – Following several days of negotiations between the United States and nearly 200 nations in Kigali, Rwanda, an agreement was reached to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase down the production and use of potent heat-trapping chemicals knows as […]

By October 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Overwhelming majority of Ohio ban-fracking ballot measures struck down

Overwhelming majority of Ohio ban-fracking ballot measures struck down

Ohioans rejected their attempts 83% of the time (and 100% of the time in areas where drilling is actually occurring) By Jackie Stewart, EnergyInDepth This year has marks another election season of failure for the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) and their local control initiatives. Recently, Ohio’s Secretary of State John Husted ruled that […]

By September 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
3 things to know as fractivists scramble to find signatures for ban-fracking ballot measures

3 things to know as fractivists scramble to find signatures for ban-fracking ballot measures

National activist groups imposing their extreme political agenda on Colorado are threatening state’s economy, employment, nation’s energy reserves By Randy Hildreth, Energy In Depth Activist groups hoping to place a pair of anti-energy ballot initiatives before Colorado voters in November are facing a 3 p.m. Monday deadline to turn in at least 98,492 valid signatures of […]

Rep. Polis sides with New York activist groups over Coloradans on ban-fracking initiatives

Rep. Polis sides with New York activist groups over Coloradans on ban-fracking initiatives

National activist groups behind these measures growing increasingly extreme, Polis isn’t going to have support from his own party By Randy Hildreth, EnergyInDepth New campaign finance disclosures reveal that Congressman Jared Polis is getting behind an anti-fracking ballot measure that is opposed by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and state business leaders, who have called it “an attack […]