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The shale gas revolution risks being limited or stopped unless the industry agrees to tougher...

The shale gas revolution risks being limited or stopped unless the industry agrees to tougher environmental rules, the International Energy Agency warns. Adopting more stringent standards for fracking could increase the cost of a typical well by ~7%, but the entire industry could be damaged if companies ignore the “legitimate concerns” over fracking’s impact.
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  • deercreekvols
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    Fracking was first used in 1903. Why hasn't the Energy Agency been worried about fracking's impact until now?

     

    Government and their "stringent standards" should apply the same standards to themselves, in my opinion.

     

    Drilling moratorium continues in NY State while natural gas is flowing out of PA. Time for government to step in and make things a little more difficult for those bringing jobs and growth in local economies.

     

    Where is Jon Corzine?
    29 May 2012, 11:20 AM Reply Like
  • trivspy
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    Another FT.com story you can't read unless you "register." To avoid that hassle, search in Bing or Google for the title:
    "IEA warns on shale gas rules" site:ft.com
    and you should be able to open it from their link without registering (I did so from Bing's link, didn't try it on Google).
    29 May 2012, 12:55 PM Reply Like
  • Yokyok
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    eh. who needs water anyway
    29 May 2012, 01:37 PM Reply Like
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