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Court Files: Coal CEO Robert Murray Unearths Lease from Aubrey McClendon's New Fracking Company

Steve Horn | Posted 10.16.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogDeSmogBlog has obtained a copy of a sample hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") lease distributed to Ohio landowners by embat...

Risk Management: What if Cuomo Greenlights Fracking?

Kyle Rabin | Posted 09.12.2012 | New York
Kyle Rabin

If Governor Cuomo opens New York State to fracking, experts who analyze its impacts and have studied the toxic and environmental outcomes of Love Canal and the BP oil rig explosion predict similar long-term consequences.

The Fracking Plot Thickens: Are Gas Leases on Thin Ice?

Kyle Rabin | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Kyle Rabin

Most people would agree that fracking comes with an assortment of environmental risks given that it's a heavy industrial activity; in this case an activity that introduces hazardous substances into people's backyards. What's less clear is the regulatory and legal landscape.