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Conflicts of interest in new fracking emissions study

A new study of the methane emissions associated with hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, or fracking, is being published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study claims that methane emissions associated with fracking are 0.42% … Continue reading

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University of Texas reviewers blast fracking report and recommend its withdrawal

The panel chosen by the University of Texas to assessĀ a study on fracking issued by the university’s Energy Institute has released its review, finding the study “falls short of the generally accepted rigor required for the publication of scientific work” … Continue reading

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UT Austin Chooses Oil & Gas Industry Insider to Review Fracking Report

The University of Texas at Austin named a panel of three experts to review its troubled fracking report today. There’s a problem with the panel: it’s being chaired by a longtime oil and gas industry insider. This is the statement … Continue reading

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