Fracking Argentina

La Evolución de la Fracturicación Hidráulica en el País y el Mundo

An EPA staff report suggests methane from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, contaminated wells near Dimock, Pa., but the agency says the water’s safe to drink. WASHINGTON — One year ago, the Environmental Protection Agency finished testing drinking water in Dimock, Pa., after years of complaints by residents who suspected that nearby natural gas production had fouled their wells. The EPA said that for nearly all the 64 homes whose wells […]

Desde: The Guardian President Obama’s much-anticipated speech at Georgetown University unveiling America’s new climate change strategy offers welcome re-affirmation of the US government’s recognition of global warming dangers. Plans to regulate coal plants, beef up defences against flooding and sea level rise, increase energy efficiency for homes and businesses, and fast track permits for renewable energy on public lands, are critical steps forward. But the new climate strategy remains fatally compromised by Obama’s unflinching commitment to […]

Fuente: http://www.elmundo.es/elmundo/2013/06/24/natura/1372100235.html El ‘fracking’ es ya uno de los temas más polémicos de la escena energética española incluso antes de haberse perforado un solo pozo ni siquiera para la investigación de su potencial en el territorio nacional. Pero el interés mostrado por algunas autonomías como País Vasco y por el ministro de Industria, Energía y Turismo, José Manuel Soria, y laprohibición de este tipo de extracción de gas natural en otras […]