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A Knock on Fracking’s Footprint

By at April 13, 2011 | 10:39 am | 43 Comments

A Knock on Fracking’s Footprint

Researchers at Cornell University are blowing apart the notion that natural gas is the cleanest energy source behind solar and wind. Robert Howarth and his team sized up the greenhouse footprint of natural gas.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 13, 2011 | 9:06 am | 1,295 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; a new study by a researcher at Cornell University finds that drilling for natural gas does more harm to the environment than mining for coal. Tokyo Electric says it is working on a plan to end the nuclear crisis in Japan, and Pennsylvania could have a new resort casino by tomorrow; at least on paper.

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The Air is just fine in Marcellus Land

By at January 31, 2011 | 1:15 pm | 41 Comments

The Air is just fine in Marcellus Land

Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection says limited air quality tests in areas around drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale show no adverse impact for people or wildlife. The DEP had registered complaints about a foul smell coming from well sites, and the DEP determined what caused the foul oder.

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