posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:12 PM
Drilling and fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of the greenhouse gas methane into the air, as has been feared, a new study says.
posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:44 PM
In the past few years, more than 50 New York municipalities have banned gas drilling, and more than 100 have enacted moratoriums on drilling activities.
posted on February 15, 2013 at 4:32 PM
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union speech this week, calling for action on jobs, deficits and other of his lofty goals.
posted on August 24, 2012 at 12:48 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A $1 million grant intended to promote the manufacture of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer was delayed while North Dakota officials sought more information about the project.
The state Industrial Commission on Monday...
posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:25 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Some New York farmers look across the Susquehanna River, see the flares of Pennsylvania gas wells and think of the money they're losing as heated debate keeps hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, out of New York.
posted on April 27, 2012 at 5:57 PM
The Sierra Club says it will block an energy company's plan to export liquefied natural gas from the booming Marcellus Shale formation.
posted on April 20, 2012 at 2:24 PM
The Obama administration, for the first time, is issuing standards to control air pollution from gas wells that are drilled using the method known as fracking.
posted on January 27, 2012 at 4:34 PM
President Obama delivers the State of the Union and unveils his Blueprint for America.
posted on August 12, 2011 at 5:05 PM
A U.S. Department of Energy panel wants energy companies to reveal all the chemicals they use in a drilling technique that has allowed them to reach huge and previously inaccessible deposits of natural gas and paved the way for tens of thousands...
posted on July 10, 2009 at 8:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to spur alternative vehicles, lawmakers want to double the size of tax breaks for buying cars that run on natural gas.
posted on January 2, 2009 at 8:01 PM
BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- The Bush administration has approved a plan that could allow more than 18,000 natural gas wells to be drilled in southeastern Montana over the next two decades.