Energy Forum News

06.25.12

OSHA and NIOSH issue hazard alert for silica exposure in fracking operations

OSHA and NIOSH issued an alert that outlines the health hazards associated with hydraulic fracturing and focuses specifically on exposures to airborne silica.

 

06.19.12

Report: Fracking not likely to cause earthquakes

A new independent study concludes that fracking is not likely to cause earthquakes, as fracking opponents frquently allege, but there is a greater likelihood of tremors from waste water injection after the well bores have been fracked.