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In recent days new research has emerged that specifically highlights fracking’s impact on reproductive health, and adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that...

Oct 26, 2015 Blog Post

FracFocus’ long-awaited decision to open the data for broader use allowed us to develop an estimate of the amount of chemicals used in fracking on...

Sep 10, 2015 Blog Post
The Environmental Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing on Land Owned by the University of Texas System

As the state’s flagship educational institution and a significant landholder, the University of Texas has a particular responsibility to protect the environment, Texas’ special places...

Sep 8, 2015 Report

Frontier Group intern Dana Bradley explains the challenges of trying to obtain basic information about fracking.

Aug 20, 2015 Blog Post

Since its launch in 2011, FracFocus, a government- and industry-funded website, has been the only place where Americans could learn the details about chemicals and...

Jul 2, 2015 Blog Post

The EPA concludes that fracking is linked to “important vulnerabilities to drinking water resources.” Translation: Fracking threatens water quality. Period.

Jun 9, 2015 Blog Post

Earlier this month, Bill Gates made headlines around the world by drinking a glass of water. Five minutes beforehand, it had been human sewage.

Jan 29, 2015 Blog Post

We welcomed the new year with a series of blog posts covering a number of our issue areas. Policy analysts reviewed developments and opportunities as...

Jan 27, 2015 Blog Post

Oil and gas industry spokespeople routinely claim that the risks of fracking can be minimized by best practices and appropriate state regulation. Not only is...

Jan 27, 2015 Blog Post

Fracking has been hailed as a potential solution to America’s dependence on energy imports by freeing up vast domestic reserves of oil and gas. But...

Jan 19, 2015 Blog Post