Greener Than “Green”

Greener Than “Green”

FRACKING IS FRIENDLY TO PROTECTED SPECIES AND MOSQUITO-DEVOURING BATS by Deroy Murdock, ©2014 (Mar. 7, 2014) — Williamsport, PA — A constant, mild hiss. That was my chief observation when I returned to Anadarko Petroleum’s Landon Pad A, a natural-gas site in Lycoming County, PA. October’s quietude was totally unlike the cyclone of equipment, personnel and activity […]

Who’s Afraid of Fracking?

Who’s Afraid of Fracking?

FACT VS. FICTION by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Jan. 14, 2013) — Federal and state environmental officials have given hydraulic fracturing a clean bill of health. Why do radical environmentalists continue to wage war on this game-changing technology?   Deroy Murdock If frackophobes are to be believed, natural-gas fracking is the most frightful environmental nightmare since Japan’s Fukushima […]

Fractured Fairy Tales

Fractured Fairy Tales

GREENS HATE NATURAL GAS AND FRACKING, BUT COSTLY, PARASITIC WIND ENERGY CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT IT by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Nov. 2 2012) — Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have boosted shale gas production from zero a few years ago to 10% of all US energy supplies in 2012, observes energy analyst Daniel Yergin. Fracking has also […]

Tapping Natural Resources to Address Maryland’s Economic Problems

WE SHOULD DEVELOP PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE ENERGY RESOURCES TO GENERATE JOBS, REVENUES by Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr. (Oct. 19, 2011) — Maryland’s 7.2% unemployment rate is below the national average, but still too high. Budget shortfalls next year could reach $700 million or more, the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute warns. Many of our cities […]

What the Frack is Going On Here?

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OPPONENTS MISREPRESENT FACTS TO PROTECT THEIR IDEOLOGIES AND AGENDAS by Paul Driessen (Oct. 2, 2011) — Hydraulic fracturing sends “huge volumes of toxic fluids” deep underground at high pressure, to fracture shale rock and release natural gas, Food & Water Watch claims. “Billions of gallons of toxic fluids” will “contaminate” groundwater and drinking […]