Posts Tagged ‘ Chesapeake ’

This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Sept. 10, 2012

Sep 10th, 2012 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

Yesterday marked the second anniversary of the massive natural gas explosion that devastated a neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area town of San Bruno, California. The blast killed 8 people, injured 50 others and destroyed 38 homes. Unfortunately, not much has changed in those two years. PG&E, the utility that owns and operates the
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The Marcellus Shale Reality Tour …

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By Mark


An Interview with “Gasland” Producer and Director Josh Fox, Part II

Dec 8th, 2011 | By Mark
"Gasland" filmmaker Josh Fox. Photo courtesy SpectraEnergyWatch.com

A few weeks ago, on Oct. 30, NaturalGasWatch.org had the chance to sit down with “Gasland” producer and director Josh Fox to talk about the natural gas industry in America, how it’s affecting the environment and “Gasland II,” which is currently in production. Fox had just finished up a teach-in on fracking at the Occupy
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What Really Happened at the Chesapeake Blowout

Jul 14th, 2011 | By Mark
Crew members work to contain a spill of hydraulic fracturing fluids at a well blowout on April 19 in Bradford County, PA. Photo courtesy of Protecting Our Waters.

Methane concentrations grew so strong following an April 19 blow-out at a natural gas well operated by Chesapeake Energy in northeastern Pennsylvania that the company cleared the area of crew members and equipment in case the facility exploded, according to documents detailing the incident obtained by NaturalGasWatch.org. Following the April 19 blow-out, which sent tens
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