08 Feb '12, 12pm

Stanford Geophysicist: More Environmental Rules Needed for Shale Gas

Stanford Geophysicist: More Environmental Rules Needed for Shale Gas

Gas drilling tower on the Marcellus shale We recently decided to team up with Stanford in order to get more of their valuable work and resources out to the public. This first piece is not a typical subject for CleanTechnica, and it’s a highly controversial one. For the most part, we’ve torn into the problems associated with natural gas production today. The following piece is a much more gas-friendly one, but it’s also promotes taking a cautious approach to natural gas production (something that looks like it’s going to happen whether we like it or not) and is focused on the opinions of a true natural gas expert and scientist not associated with any natural gas companies. I almost passed on publishing this one, but I think it is really worth a read, so check it out: In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama praised the potential of the country’s tremendous ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/08/stanford-geophysicist...

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