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Poll: Fracking for Natural Gas Is No Longer Obscure

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Wednesday, December 22, 2010, In : Environmental Impacts

Poll: Fracking for Natural Gas Is No Longer Obscure
By MIKE SORAGHAN of Greenwire
Published: December 21, 2010

Nearly 3 in 5 Americans -- 57 percent -- have at least some awareness of the once obscure drilling practice of hydraulic fracturing, according to a poll released today by the Civil Society Institute.

The institute, a nonpartisan Massach...
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Affirming GASLAND

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Monday, July 12, 2010, In : Environmental Impacts 

A de-debunking document in response to specious and misleading gas industry claims against the film.
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Geologist, Chris Landau, on high pressure drilling

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, In : Environmental Impacts

B.P, Halliburton and Transocean have unleashed Armageddon and now there is no stopping it.

By Chris Landau

This is our worst nightmare. The oil industry has killed the Gulf of Mexico.

My worst fears have been realized. If this link is true and the oil is coming through the sea floor, they have either blown out the formation or blown out the cement (which we know they did anyway to get the blo...

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Gulf Oil Spill Risks Similar in Ohio

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, In : Environmental Impacts 

Ohio News: Drilling for Disaster?

NRDC: Constructing oil and gas wells: "many of today's wells are at risk" 

 Is spilled oil dangerous?

Here is information from CNN regarding the short and long term effects of oil spills and the contaminants.


As a feature of, our team of expert doctors will answer readers' questions. Here's a q...

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Federal EPA to look at environmental concerns over oil and gas drilling's 'fracking' method

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Thursday, March 25, 2010, In : Environmental Impacts

"This information is critical to Ohio, since our legislators have yet to require any minimum distance requirements between drilling sites and watersheds or any body of water, for that matter, as most other states do," said NEOGAP Director Kari Matsko.

Matkso said she was also glad to see the opening of the Ohio EPA's new "Eyes on Drilling" Tipline for citizens to report non-emergency suspicious activity related to oi...

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Gas Well Site With Waste Pit Liner Compromised

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Sunday, November 1, 2009, In : Environmental Impacts 




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For Immediate Release - Chemical Dumping

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Tuesday, October 6, 2009, In : Environmental Impacts 

The amount of liquid, some of which comes in containers marked with a skull and crossbones, has totaled nearly one half million gallons.  The company owner in question owns Appalachian Energy (AER) and . The landowners are the Boyd family of Belmont County Ohio.  The Boyd’s are now being represented by Crabbe, Brown and James out of Columbus, Ohio


The Boyd’s may be reached at 330-253-4445



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