Accuracy in Media

Duke University Study: Fracking Doesn’t Pollute Groundwater

Another liberal narrative is debunked, this time, hydraulic fracturing does not contaminate groundwater. Hydraulic fracturing is known as “fracking,” and is a way to extract oil from the ground. A Duke University study, after three years, said they did not see groundwater contamination in their study, only surface water due to spilling accidents.

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House Passes Bill that Lifts Oil Export Ban

The Washington Examiner reported: The House overwhelmingly approved legislation Friday lifting the nation’s 40-year-old ban on oil exports. The vote was 261-159. “This is a bipartisan bill,” Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, the original sponsor of the bill, said before the vote. “We have a large number of Democrats … and large number of Republicans” supporting […]

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Judge Blocks Obama Admin’s Fracking Rules

The Obama administration keeps trying to regulate fracking, but their rules are too onerous: A federal judge Wednesday blocked the Obama administration from implementing new regulations on hydraulic fracturing, saying that the administration does not appear to have the statutory authority to do so. The rule, finalized in March by the Interior Department’s Bureau of […]

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Saudis want a Piece of U.S. Fracking

The Washington Examiner reported: “Saudi Arabia’s largest chemical company has announced plans to invest in U.S. shale gas production, after finding its own country has little natural gas to spare.” “Saudi Basic Industries Corp., the world’s second-biggest chemicals manufacturer, recently signed an agreement with the large Houston shale pipeline firm Enterprise Products Partners LP “to […]

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Obama’s Fracking Rules Make It Tough to Frack

The Obama administration released a new set of rules regarding the oil extraction practice known as fracking, or hydraulic fracturing. Many supporters of fracking saw the new crackdown on their industry as another attempt to shut them down. It’s no secret that the Obama administration doesn’t like energy independence by way of fracking.

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May 2017

5/2/2017 - Duke University Study: Fracking Doesn’t Pollute Groundwater

December 2015

12/13/2015 - Obama Administration Looks to Overturn Fracking Ruling

October 2015

10/11/2015 - House Passes Bill that Lifts Oil Export Ban

10/1/2015 - Judge Blocks Obama Admin’s Fracking Rules

July 2015

7/30/2015 - Saudis want a Piece of U.S. Fracking

June 2015

6/5/2015 - EPA Study: No ‘Widespread’ Harm to Drinking Water due to Fracking

April 2015

4/27/2015 - Fracking Stirs Controversy in Colorado

March 2015

3/22/2015 - Obama’s Fracking Rules Make It Tough to Frack

February 2015

2/17/2015 - Want a Job? North Dakota is Hiring

January 2015

1/9/2015 - Keystone XL Pipeline gets Cleared by Nebraska’s Supreme Court

1/6/2015 - GOP has a Filibuster-Proof 60 Votes to Pass Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

1/6/2015 - Obama says He’ll Veto the Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

1/2/2015 - Fracking has Divided the OPEC Oil Cartel

December 2014

12/28/2014 - New York bans Fracking based on a Flawed Study

November 2014

11/24/2014 - Fracking Approved in Virginian National Forest Area

11/7/2013 - Chevron signs $10 Billion Fracking deal with Ukraine

October 2013

10/12/2013 - U.S. could soon overtake Russia as the World’s No. 1 Oil Producer

May 2013

5/23/2013 - Fracking leads to Water Dispute in North Dakota

April 2013

4/18/2013 - North Dakota Fracking Revolution Ushers in U.S. Energy Independence