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Natural Gas Boom

Michael McAuliff

Al Franken Brings 'You Didn't Build That' To Fracking Boomers | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With a bevy of fellow senators and natural gas industry experts angling to jack up profits by boosting gas exports, Sen. Al Franken (D-M...

'Some People Thought It Was Stupid'

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 11.23.2012 | Business

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It sounds like a free-market success story: a natural gas boom created by drilling company innovation, delivering a vast new sourc...

NPR Takes a Deeper Look Into Fracking Boom

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

We need to educate our fellow Americans about the risks associated with continued use of fossil fuels and support policies that will transition our nation to relying on cleaner, renewable sources of energy.

Gas-Rich States Lose Fracking Lottery

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | Green

By Joan Gralla May 14 (Reuters) - While Pennsylvania, northwestern Louisiana and gas-rich areas around the Gulf of Mexico are losing ...

Governor Would Allow Counties To Impose Fee For Natural Gas Drilling

AP | MARC LEVY and KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green

PITTSBURGH — Gov. Tom Corbett released a plan for Pennsylvania's natural gas boom Monday that would allow the state's counties to impose a fee o...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Natural Gas Revolution Is Overblown, Study Says | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green

A veritable explosion in the number of natural gas wells in the United States in the late 2000's resulted in only modest gains in production, a new st...

Chevron Rushes To East Coast For Natural Gas Boom

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — Chevron will buy natural gas producer Atlas Energy Inc., marking the major oil company's first foray into the rich gas fields in the ...