13 Apr '12, 5pm

Green Blog: A New Oversight Panel on Fracking: President Obama calls for the creation of an interagency task for...

David Smith/Associated Press A natural gas well operated by Northeast Natural Energy in Morgantown, W.Va. In an effort to streamline federal regulation of the domestic natural gas boom, President Obama on Friday announced creation of an inter-agency task force to ensure what he called the “safe and responsible development of domestic natural gas resources.” The move comes as the Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to issue draft regulations on air pollution from hydraulic fracturing, which extracts natural gas from rock formations by injecting water and chemicals deep underground at high pressure. The oil and gas industry is already complaining that the proposed rules will be costly and will overlap with existing state regulations, while environmental advocates say that unconventional gas recovery methods threaten groundwater supplies. The new working group, which...

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David Smith/Associated Press A natural gas well operated by Northeast Natural Energy in Morgantown, W.Va. In an effort to ...

Obama creates #fracking oversight panel, while overlooking natural gas eco-impact

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treehugger.com 16 Apr '12, 4pm

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grist.org 13 Apr '12, 2pm

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Natural Gas Fracking: The Fossil Fuel Industry's New Low | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 15 Apr '12, 8pm

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cleantechnica.com 15 Apr '12, 5pm

With the battle over new federal natural gas drilling regulations heating up, now is a good time to recall the pivotal rol...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Apr '12, 11am

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Scientists from the United States Geological Survey have cautiously weighed in on a subject that has sparked public concer...

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desmogblog.com 07 Apr '12, 7pm

report, there are thousands of miles of unregulated pipeline going from active fracking wells across the U.S. to larger pi...

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treehugger.com 06 Apr '12, 10pm

Gage Skidmore via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 Mitt Romney, flanked by security guards in Pennsylvania yesterday, let his tongue loos...