Researchers Finish Study Of Michigan Oil, Gas FrackingOpponents are trying to gather signatures to force a ballot initiative on whether to ban a fracking procedure that involves drilling deep wells.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets StampedThis week, a late comedian's likeness can't be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against FrackingThe move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
U-M Releases Report Detailing Options For Fracking In MichiganA detailed draft analysis of policy options for hydraulic fracturing — more commonly known as fracking — has been released by the University of Michigan.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
Fracking On The Discussion Table At W. Bloomfield Township Meeting WednesdayThe township supervisor is calling on lawmakers to change current Michigan law that does not permit local governments to ban or even regulate gas and oil drilling.
Michigan Updates Oil, Gas 'Fracking' RegulationsThe state Department of Environmental Quality has updated its regulations of hydraulic fracturing or "fracking," a technique for extracting natural gas and oil from deep underground.
Study: New Gas Development Boom Unlikely In Mich.Low prices for gas and high costs of retrieving it from deep rock offer little incentive for major development.
Michigan Cites Company For Fracking-Related SpillThe state Department of Environmental Quality this week issued a violation notice to Encana Oil and Gas.