Former Pennsylvania Governor Blasts Natgas Industry

The Pennsylvania governor who led the state through the first years of the Marcellus Shale boom said the natural gas industry has “screwed up so badly” that it brought a tide of negative public opinion on itself.

September 9, 2011

New Brunswick Group Ends Call for Moratorium

A citizens group has reversed its call for a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in New Brunswick after the provincial government unveiled tougher regulations for the emerging Frederick Brook Shale.

July 11, 2011

Few Happy with Proposed DRBC Regulations

The hundreds of people testifying Tuesday on the Delaware River Basin Commission’s proposed regulations for Marcellus Shale development agreed that the regulations won’t work, but the agreement ended there.

February 24, 2011

House Lawmakers, Director Put Focus on Hydrofracking

The Gasland documentary film continues to dog the footsteps of the natural gas industry (see Shale Daily, Feb. 16). The film’s director Josh Fox and actor-turned-activist Mark Ruffalo flanked Reps. Maurice Hinchey (D-NY), Rep Jared Polis (D-CO) and Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) Thursday as they announced plans to reintroduce legislation to regulate the practice of hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) at the federal level.

February 18, 2011