Lithium extraction for the batteries that power our cell phones, laptops & electric cars is hardly as risky for the environment as fracking…
I hear there’s a greener form of fracking for natural gas and oil that uses carbon dioxide instead of water to access underground reserves.
A Canadian company is trying to bring controversial tar sands mining to Utah. The company, Earth Energy Resources, says its new technology means the process will be safe and efficient. Environmentalists strongly disagree.
Can you explain what “fracking” is with regard to natural gas exploration and why it is controversial?
The Drill’s About to Drop In New York, New Ways to Find Oil and Gas Pose Serious Environmental Threats
The rock formation known as the Marcellus Shale in New York and other states is set to be drilled for oil shale, a process that would result in millions of gallons of toxic wastewater as well as widespread habitat damage.