06 May '11, 2pm

Chu Names Panel to Study Fracking

Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times Hydraulic fracturing is being used to extract natural gas in Dimock, Pa. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu has appointed a panel of seven scientific and environmental worthies to study the rapidly growing method of natural gas extraction known as hydraulic fracturing and to make recommendations about how it can be done more cleanly and more safely. The group includes John Deutch, a former Central Intelligence Agency director; Kathleen McGinty, a former top White House environmental adviser; and Daniel Yergin, probably the best-known oil industry analyst in the country. Dr. Chu announced his decision late Thursday. This being Washington, House Republicans immediately issued a press release denouncing the study as wasteful, duplicative and yet another example of regulatory red tape run amok. On the other side of the Capitol, Senator Richard Bur...

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