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Jan

13

Bloomberg Acknowledges Shale Bubble

Bloomberg published an article entitled “Shale Bubble Inflates on Near-Record Prices for Untested Fields”. Interestingly, Bloomberg is now questioning many of the same points raised by the New York Times last summer in their article “Insiders Sound Alarm Amid Natural Gas Rush”. Although the New York Times received a great deal of criticism from industry […]

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Jan

13

Cornell Veterinarians Study Health Impacts from Shale Gas

Veterinarians from Cornell University have issued a report concluding that health impacts on livestock are indeed occurring near natural gas operations throughout the country with particular emphasis on shale gas production. Much of the affected livestock Near gas drilling operations include animals which then enter the food chain and are consumed by humans. Unfortunately , […]

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Dec

17

Industry Jobs Claims Grossly Inflated for Ohio According to OSU

Ohio State University has issued a report questioning the economic impacts of shale gas development in the state. While industry had claimed as many as 200,000 jobs to be created in Ohio over the next 4 years, economists at the University think the number will be more likely to hover around 20,000, or 1/10 industry […]

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