Archive for April 13th, 2012

Fracktivists to Descend on Columbus, OH in June

With dire claims that Ohio is “poised to become a sacrifice zone” and will experience “dead creeks” like those “in Pennsylvania and West Virginia” and “wells poisoned to the point where residents can’t drink from their faucets” if widespread hydraulic fracturing is allowed to happen in the state, the group is convening a hippie-fest […]

Anti-Drillers Organize to Oppose LPG Fracking in NY

It’s time for MDN to say, “I told you so.” More than two weeks ago MDN said the following when it was announced a group of New York landowners are about to sign a lease and move forward with waterless LPG fracking technology: So MDN asks, what will the enviro-left do when all of their […]

Anti-Drillers Behave Badly at Act 13 Meeting in Nockamixon

As is typical—and has been the experience of MDN many times—it is the anti-drillers at public meetings who are loud, unruly, offensive and just plain uncivil. The latest example on full display was last night at an educational forum at Palisades High School in northern Bucks County, Pennsylvania where a panel of twelve people had […]

PA Act 13 Author Responds to Charge “Doctors Will be Gagged”

Anti-drillers who oppose the new Act 13 drilling legislation in Pennsylvania have focused on a provision in the law that they claim “gags” doctors and health care workers, preventing them from sharing information about the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing if they learn what those chemicals are in the course of treating a patient. Yes, […]

Comments from an Environmentalist Oil Industry Geologist

A very interesting interview with someone who works as an exploration geophysicist for the oil and gas industry who considers himself to be an environmentalist—or rather, a “realistic environmentalist”—recently appeared on the Adventure Journal blog. The interviewee, who asked to remain anonymous, responded this way when asked if other environmentalists give him a hard time […]

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Fri, Apr 13, 2012

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading:


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