The facts behind hydraulic fracturing, and what it means for our wild lands.
Many of America's important public lands are simply “too wild to drill," which is why The Wilderness Society continues to fight against drilling in those places.
H.R. 2728 would give states (and only states) the power to set the rules for monitoring and regulating fracking on public lands.
Testifying before the U.S.
Gasland Part II, a documentary about hydraulic fracturing, airs on HBO on July 8.
New draft rules governing hydraulic fracturing on federal lands need to set a good example for states and local governments, according to The Wilderness Society.
Its widespread use is causing concerns from communities and conservationists worried about the effects it could have on water and land.
The Wilderness Society President Bill Meadows comments on the role of natural gas in our energy policy - and the need, above all, to make sure that any energy energy development is "done right"
As natural gas becomes increasingly important to America's energy mix, it's critical that major environmental and safety concerns be addressed through policies and regulations.