John Hanger reports the shale gas news too good to print in the New York Times

Michael Giberson John Hanger is former head of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and former member of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, among other public positions. He was founding president of the group Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) which carefully tracked energy and environmental issues in the state. Hanger knows a few things about … More John Hanger reports the shale gas news too good to print in the New York Times

Additional reactions to the New York Times articles documenting shale gas skepticism; More on fracking

Michael Giberson As a follow-on to my post on the recent New York Times articles on shale gas skepticism, here’s a collection of other reactions: The most thoughtful response appears to come from Michael Levi at the Council on Foreign Relations, Is Shale Gas a Ponzi Scheme?: “The New York Times’ war on shale gas … More Additional reactions to the New York Times articles documenting shale gas skepticism; More on fracking

New York Times devotes front page stories to various skeptical remarks made about shale gas resources from over the past few years

Michael Giberson The New York Times has prominently published two articles highlighting skeptical views about the amount of natural gas that will be produced from shale. On Sunday’s front page industry is featured: “Insiders Sound an Alarm Amid a Natural Gas Rush.” On Monday’s front page, skepticism in the U.S. Department of Energy is revealed: … More New York Times devotes front page stories to various skeptical remarks made about shale gas resources from over the past few years