Lawmakers, Environmentalists Push For State Fracking BanA group of lawmakers rallied with environmental activists Wednesday at the Capitol to push for a statewide ban on fracking.
Republicans Lead Fight To Ban Fracking In FloridaIt’s one of the more controversial topics that has been discussed in Florida’s state capital over the past year or so.
State Senate Panel Unanimously Approves "Fracking" BanA bill that would ban hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," for oil and natural gas in Florida received unanimous approval from a state Senate panel.
Fracking Bills Filed In State House, SenateAfter a fierce legislative debate early this year about fracking, a freshman senator has filed a proposal that would bar the use of the controversial oil and gas drilling technique in Florida.
Miami-Dade Votes To Ban "Fracking"Taking a proactive measure to protect the county's water supply, the Miami-Dade commission has passed a ban on the process known as "fracking" for gas or oil exploration.
House Backs High-Profile Drilling, 'Uber' BillsAfter an intense debate spread over two days, the Florida House on Wednesday approved a bill that would revamp regulation of the controversial oil and gas drilling process known as "fracking."
"Fracking" Bill Ready For State House VoteAmid opposition from environmental groups, a bill about oil and natural-gas drilling, which includes a controversial method known as "fracking," is headed to the full House.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets StampedThis week, a late comedian's likeness can't be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against FrackingThe move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.