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California Votes On Local Fracking Ban In Oil Country

California Votes On Local Fracking Ban In Oil Country

California residents will decide whether or not to ban hydraulic fracturing, vcialis 40mg or fracking, patient at the ballot box this coming Tuesday in Monterey County. The proposed ban would directly restrict fracking and the drilling of new wells, purchase in addition to restricting how oil companies dispose of water from the process. The vote […]

With brief to 10th Circuit, PLF opposes unlawful federal fracking restrictions

With brief to 10th Circuit, PLF opposes unlawful federal fracking restrictions

In a brief to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) urges that federal bureaucrats be blocked from usurping the authority of the states — and disobeying Congress — with unlawful federal regulatory restrictions on hydraulic fracking. Donor-supported PLF is the leading legal watchdog organization that litigates nationwide for limited government […]

Crony Capitalism and Political Privilege: Earthshaking. Literally.

Crony Capitalism and Political Privilege: Earthshaking. Literally.

By Thomas L. Knapp In 1962, US Army Corps of Engineers personnel pumped 165 million gallons of waste fluid into rock 12,000 feet below the surface of the earth at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Arsenal and noticed that the pumping was accompanied by a number of small earthquakes. Six years later,  the US Geological Survey monitored […]

Fracturing common sense: Colorado extremists want to ban fracking, oil, gas, jobs, revenues, property rights

Fracturing common sense:  Colorado extremists want to ban fracking, oil, gas, jobs, revenues, property rights

By Paul Driessen Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has given the USA and world centuries of new petroleum supplies, pharm lowered energy prices for manufacturers, motorists and consumers, and altered geopolitics for the Middle East, Russia and Venezuela. New natural gas supplies provide low-cost petrochemical feed stocks, and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by fueling […]

Here’s How Fracking Bailed Out California’s Global Warming Goals

Here’s How Fracking Bailed Out California’s Global Warming Goals

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas is responsible for California’s ability to keep electricity prices relatively low while meeting its global warming goals, according to statistical analysis published in Forbes Monday. The analysis concludes that fracking “cushioned the blow of shifting to higher cost and more intermittent sources of renewable energy” and saved the […]

America’s Fracking Energy Progress

America’s Fracking Energy Progress

A quick list of some of the benefits realized by the United States thanks to modern hydraulic fracturing and advanced horizontal drilling: Surging oil and natural gas production The United States is the world’s leading producer of oil and natural gas, order resulting in lower oil imports and an opportunity for the U.S. to compete […]

Feds freeze offshore CA fracking

Feds freeze offshore CA fracking

Environmentalists use Porter Ranch disaster to target CA fracking

Environmentalists use Porter Ranch disaster to target CA fracking

. The California Public Utilities Commission is considering closing the massive 3,600-acre natural gas storage location in the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles County, anxious that the Southern California Gas Co. has been unable to stop massive leaks of methane from the SS-25 well that began on Oct. 23. The fear is that many […]

Lawsuit Challenges Dangerous Oil Drilling in Santa Paula Canyon

Lawsuit Challenges Dangerous Oil Drilling in Santa Paula Canyon

Fracking or Farms?

Fracking or Farms?

    . By Naomi Fisher At this time, drought is more important than fracking. The excessive amounts of water used on fracking should be going to farms. Farms can use recycled water. Farms need the precious water Fracking is consuming. As the drought continues, water restrictions will probably get worse. Because of dry farms, […]

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