Marcellus Shale

New York State Bans Fracking
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New York State Bans Fracking

The ban makes New York the largest and most significant region to bow out of the nation's energy boom because of concerns that its benefits may be outweighed by the risk.
California's Fracking Regulatory Bill: Less Than Zero

California's Fracking Regulatory Bill: Less Than Zero

"Telling someone when you're going to frack, where you're going to frack and what chemicals you will use, is like a murderer telling you he's going to shoot you on your front porch at noon tomorrow using an AK-47." "At the end of the day, you're still dead."
Fracking Settlement: Children, 7 And 10, Face 'Lifetime Gag Order'

Fracking Settlement: Children, 7 And 10, Face 'Lifetime Gag Order'

Range Resources paid approximately $750,000 to Stephanie and Christopher Hallowich of Mt. Pleasant Township for their 10-acre home after a Marcellus Shale wells and compressor station set up shop next door, and the couple became frightened of potential impacts on their children's health.