Gas & Oil

Stop singling out hydraulic fracturing for draining water supplies – September 2, 2014

California, Nevada, and much of the southwest are experiencing major droughts.

So when Golden State lawmakers killed a bill that would have banned the practice of hydraulic fracturing — or “fracking” — environmentalists cried foul. These “fractivists” claim the controversial drilling technique sucks up limited water supplies and exacerbates droughts. (more)