Fracking and Alternative Energy

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William A. Ruskin: Environmentalists Support Fracking But With Important Reservations
Posted on 11 Feb 2014 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin It is necessary that natural gas be substituted for coal and oil as an energy source if the world is to have any chance of avoiding runaway greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions, particularly from the developing world. ... Read More

Babst Calland: Proposed Bill to Allow Unlimited Drilling Waste in West Virginia Landfills
Posted on 18 Feb 2014 by Babst Calland

By W. Brian Nickerson As reported in the Spirit of Jefferson newspaper, Senate Bill 474 , introduced in the West Virginia Senate on Monday, February 3, would amend W. Va. Code § 22-15-8 to allow commercial waste facilities to accept drill cuttings... Read More

Babst Calland: Permitting for Using Diesel in Hydraulic Fracturing Revised by EPA
Posted on 18 Feb 2014 by Babst Calland

By Scott McKernan The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released revised permitting guidance for underground injection control (UIC) under the Safe Drinking Water Act for wells using diesel fuels during hydraulic fracturing... Read More