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Northern White Sand mine, North Utica, Illinois

Northern White Sand mine, North Utica, Illinois. Aerial images taken with the assistance of the non-profit pilot collaborative LightHawk. (Ted Auch/FracTracker Alliance, June 2016)

Northwestern University
Farmers in Illinois are fighting in an ongoing lawsuit to stop a proposed sand mine that would be built close to their land.
George Washington University
Did you know that hydraulic fracturing in just a state away from your home could be affecting where you live?
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Fracking is part of a contentious debate across the U.S. But just how did we get to this modern day gold rush?
The practice of hydraulic fracturing (a.k.a. “fracking”) is as controversial as ever across the country, with California lawmakers tightening restrictions and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo giving consideration to lifting that state’s nearly five-... Read More
This week on Bloomberg West, we feature AquaMost, a chemical-free wastewater treatment system that is used in natural gas fracking.
AquaMost is focused on providing bacterial and polymer remediation for the oil and gas industry. Its advanced technology delivers these benefits without the use of chemical feedstocks at competitive prices. The company’s systems use patented... Read More
Val Washington
Val Washington
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
What role does natural gas fracking play in our move towards renewable energy? At our fall Fracking Salon we ask some experts to explain fracking - its dangers, what this means for entrepreneurs and where it fits in the discussion of energy... Read More
Timothy Considine and Robert Watson: Do those names ring a bell?
The influences that distinguish New York’s approach to Shale Gas from Pennsylvania’s were again on full display this week in Albany.
Hydraulic fracturing is problem free. The science says so. Those who ignore this science are hysterical fear mongers.

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