Experts conclude that Saturday's SW Michigan earthquake not caused by fracking, drilling.
Due to improvements in drilling technology and newly discovered pockets, there has been a natural gas boom in the United States since in 2008 – particularly in Michigan.
Fact checking a recent news series regarding hydraulic fracturing in Michigan.
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Water-Quality Topics: Hydraulic Fracturing via U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Video: U.S. slashes CO2 emissions, thanks to shale
via Energy In Depth
This Earth Day, the United States has a lot to celebrate. Thanks in large part to shale development, CO2 emissions in the United States are at their lowest level in twenty years.
Rep. Nesbitt: Embrace new energy technology
Thanks to the hydraulic fracturing revolution, the air is cleaner and gas is cheaper.
While Michigan is blessed with vast water resources, we have a responsibility to use them wisely. Michigan’s oil and natural gas producers recognize conservation is a priority. Click on the link below to learn more about Michigan's oil and natural gas production and water use.
The facts on hydraulic fracturing and water use: One thunderstorm dropping one inch of rain on 2000 acres would put back all of the water used by hydraulic fracturing in Michigan in a year.
To put that in to perspective, a typical storm produces this amount of rain in 30 minutes.
Six Myths About Renewable Energy
MYTH: Cheap Natural Gas Is the Enemy of Renewable Energy
"...thanks to affordable supplies of natural gas – an increasing share of which is being responsibly produced from shale – the United States has slashed local air pollution and leads the world in reducing carbon dioxide emissions."
Michigan Capitol Confidential: Experts: Earthquakes, Water Usage Not Concerns With Fracking in Michigan
Michigan Capitol Confidential: Fracking Concerns Overblown; Risks Exist With All Energy Extraction
Letter: Natural gas is a smart choice for Lansing BWL plant