drilling http://wfae.org en Senate Passes Rule On Fracking Fluid http://wfae.org/post/senate-passes-rule-fracking-fluid <p>The Senate has passed requirements for what gas companies must reveal about the chemical mix they pump into ground during hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The Senate overrode another state government group’s more stringent rule.</p><p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 02:14:09 +0000 Ben Bradford 30633 at http://wfae.org Fracking Commission Delays Chemical Disclosure Rules http://wfae.org/post/fracking-commission-delays-chemical-disclosure-rules <p>One of the most contentious questions about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is what companies should be required to disclose about the mix of water and chemicals pumped into the ground during the process.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 04 May 2013 00:30:42 +0000 Ben Bradford 26594 at http://wfae.org Lots Of Unknowns On Fracking's Future In North Carolina http://wfae.org/post/lots-unknowns-frackings-future-north-carolina <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing—or </span>fracking<span style="line-height: 1.5;">—for natural gas in shale rock has radically changed the nation’s energy mix. Since the </span>fracking<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> boom began in 2008, the cost of natural gas has plummeted and supply has surged. The technique is banned in North Carolina, but a bill that passed last year and another currently making its way through the legislature would open the door.</span></p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 03:49:51 +0000 Ben Bradford 22985 at http://wfae.org Lots Of Unknowns On Fracking's Future In North Carolina