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Epa Fracking Regulations

Shale Gas: Black Hole for Water

Asit Biswas | Posted 05.29.2013 | Green
Asit Biswas

If each state adopts its own unique set of shale gas regulations, a regulatory race to the bottom is possible. However, if the federal government adopts rigid regulations, America's shale gas boom may prove to be more environmentally friendly.

After Jackson, EPA Faces Big Decisions On U.S. Fracking Boom

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Green

By Jonathan Leff and Joshua Schneyer NEW YORK, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The past four years of U.S. environmental regulation was marked by a...

EPA: Water Safe In Dimock, PA

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, May 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said drinking water is safe to consume in a small P...

Federal Fracking Regulations Cover Only A Sliver Of Land

Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

ProPublica's Lena Groeger Reports: Last week’s media coverage of the Obama administration’s newly-proposed fracking rules focused so heavily on...

EPA's Fracking Rules: 'We Can Do Far Better'

Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

ProPublica's Lena Groeger reports:  The Environmental Protection Agency issued the first-ever national air pollution regulations for fracking on W...

EPA To Set Fracking Air Pollution Standards

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 06.18.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday set the first-ever national standards to control air pollution from gas wells that are drill...

EPA To Finalize Emissions Rules On Fracking

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON, April 18 (Reuters) - U.S. environment regulators are expected to finalize long-delayed rules Wednesday that aim to slash smog-forming em...

Feds To Study Fracking In 5 States

Posted 08.26.2011 | Green

By ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten The Environmental Protection Agency will focus its national st...