California Dealing With Wastewater Contamination [Video]

California Dealing With Wastewater Contamination [Video]

California is facing exceptional drought conditions and now it looks like the Golden State could be dealing with contamination from wastewater. Around 3 billion gallons of wastewater from fracking methods may have been deposited incorrectly and caused contamination of drinking water and water used for irrigation. Most of the affected areas appear to be in […]

Fracking Is the Future

Fracking Is the Future

Fracking is the future according to Lord John Browne, the former chief executive for BP. He is known as the fracking czar due to his enthusiasm to bring the process to Great Britain. Hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, uses a combination of water, sand, and chemicals to separate shale from natural gas and oil. Lord […]

Fracking Has Benefited Local Unions and Trade Workers

Fracking Has Benefited Local Unions and Trade Workers

Fracking has benefited local unions and trade workers in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. After years of watching nonunion workers take on fracking jobs in the oil and gas fields of the Utica Shale and Marcellus, unions have found jobs supporting the growing industry. During the early days of shale drilling, unions complained about the lack […]

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