Broomfield Enterprise letter to the editor: Disputing claims on fracking, groundwater

A recent letter to the editor tries to revive the thoroughly debunked claim that hydraulic fracturing threatens farms and ranches, and by extension, people.

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Texas Continues To Lead The Shale Oil & Gas Revolution

Almost lost in all the news about the federal government “shutdown” (which has somehow left 83% of the government funded and functioning) over the last week are several new reports regarding the ongoing massive oil and natural gas Shale Revolution in the United States, and the role Texas is playing in making it happen.

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Obama EPA Debunks Activists Who Played Politics with Tragic Floods

Comments from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the recovery and clean-up efforts following Colorado’s historic floods directly contradict the fear mongering of environmental activists who have played politics with this tragedy since the beginning.

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Study of air quality in Barnett Shale finds few health effects

A review of air quality in the Barnett Shale using data from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality finds that emissions related to natural gas production are below levels that would pose health concerns.

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Fracking, Or Hydraulic Fracturing, Is Helping US To Produce More Of Its Own Energy

The U.S. is producing 14 percent more of its own energy than it did in 2005 due to the increase in oil and natural gas production, according to data from the Energy Information Agency.

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Environmentalist Favors Fracking

Darryl,

As one who favors fracking, I am sad to note unfortunate misuse of terms in media. Most important is “environmentalist” in reference to people who oppose industry and capitalism.

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Ex-Cabinet officials Ken Salazar, Steven Chu praise fracking as 'safe'

Two former high-profile members of President Obama's cabinet are reassuring the public that hydraulic fracturing —fracking — is a safe technology for extracting oil and natural gas.

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Study predicts ‘manufacturing renaissance’

Unconventional drilling for oil and natural gas, such as that in Ohio’s Utica Shale, could be a major boost to the nation’s manufacturers over the next decade and a half. Whether the anticipated growth is fully realized in Ohio remains to be seen.


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STUDY: METHANE LEAKS FROM GAS DRILLING NOT HUGE

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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.

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The Quiet Revolution Behind Your Light Switch

Growing use of natural gas for power generation is good news for cleaner energy, and the result is one of the greatest untold environmental stories of our time: U.S. power sector carbon emissions have been reduced to 1994 levels, and carbon emissions per capita have dropped to levels not seen since President Eisenhower left office in 1961.

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