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Commission mulls tough new fracking regs

...proposed new regulations on hydraulic fracturing. The petroleum industry said they would...toughest in the nation, if adopted.Fracturing, also called "fracking" is a process...doing this because of public interest in fracturing," said Cathy Foerster, chair of the...
State pitches beefed-up hydraulic fracking rules

...beef-up sections of existing hydraulic fracturing regulations to meet technological advances...Commission, said that while hydraulic fracturing has been done in Alaska for to assure containment of hydraulic fracturing fluids.Fracking is a process used...
Voices of the Peninsula: New administration can make government work for Alaskans

...understand the sweeping range of chemicals dumped into our marine and ground waters through drilling discharges and hydraulic fracturing. It's similarly difficult to find out what chemicals comprise the dispersants increasingly used to "clean-up" spilled...
Soldotna man gets 3 years for 'violent' domestic assault

...couldn't recall the assault. Slate said he'd assaulted her after seeing another man kiss her. Slate also assaulted the man, fracturing hs orbital socket and breaking his nose, according to the report. The Clarion is not printing the names of the victims...
Rich Lowry: The drilling bonanza

...Research, "Nearly every barrel of new U.S. oil production can be attributed to the use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technologies." The left hates fracking and would love, if it could, to hamstring it. The Obama administration is pushing...
What others say: Energy policy impacts global relations

...U.S. net import rate over the next 25 years is government policy - in particular, potential restrictions on hydraulic fracturing and a crackdown on how oil is transported.Perhaps of greater concern, long term, is China. It's become the largest...

...findings from the Government Accountability Office come amid an energy boom in the country and the increasing use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. That process involves pumping huge volumes of water, sand and chemicals underground to split open rocks to...
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...changes to rules regulating hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," which has become...debate in other states.Foerster said fracturing has been done for years in Alaska but...her or planned. The Alaska rules of fracturing need some tweaking, she said."We're...
Shale oil could be 'game changer' for Slope

...production depends on fracking, or fracturing, the tight rocks to allow the hydrocarbons...where the water will come from to use in fracturing. The process requires large volumes...Disposal of the fluids used in the fracturing is another major concern. Some of the...
State eyes oil shale problems

...concern is for a source of water to make fracturing fluid, he said. Unlike in the Eagleford...fluids needed for large-scale hydraulic fracturing operations. The state team assumed...effectiveness of brackish water for use in fracturing is an uncertain, although both Great...


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