DTN/The Progressive Farmer In-Depth
he government is proposing to require energy companies to report the chemicals they use in fracking as some fear those chemicals could contaminate rural wells such as this one. (DTN file photo)
Inside You'll Find...
- With growing concern about the potential effects fracking has on water quality in rural areas, the federal government announced proposed rules to require energy companies to report the chemicals they use.
(May 7, 2012)
- As oil and gas companies expand hydraulic fracturing operations in Colorado, farmers and environmentalists are concerned about an unknown future for water supplies.
(August 24, 2012)
- Farm groups see a need to build water storage infrastructure to alleviate concerns about the future.
(August 27, 2012)
- Though it may be tempting for U.S. farmers to sign oil and gas leases in light of the recent hydraulic fracturing boom, experts say producers should do their homework first.
(April 15, 2013)
- North Dakota farmers and ranchers are learning to live -- and sometimes prosper -- with new "fracking" oil wells for neighbors. Yet for some, it's too much, too fast.
(October 7, 2013)
- Crude oil clogs Upper Midwest rail lines but energizes a North American manufacturing renaissance, oil experts tell ag industry.
(January 27, 2014)
(Blog - originally published December 18, 2012)
(Blog - originally published April 3, 2014)