Items Tagged with 'gas drilling'


  • Is fracking about to bust housing in North Dakota?

    New residential units sit empty as gas production falls
    As shale production and oil prices fall, areas that once saw rapid development and explosive growth because they rested on top of shale formations, are now facing a new problem – a glut of empty houses and apartments. What will become of shale-boom housing?
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  • State of New York bans fracking

    Cuomo officially bans oil and gas extraction process for entire state
    Citing the potential for air and water pollution and "inestimable public-health risks," the state of New York has officially banned the oil and gas extraction process known as fracking. The move becomes that latest in an ongoing nationwide battle over fracking. Here's why it matters for housing.
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  • Should you lend in areas with fracking?

    Benefits to invest outweigh the negatives
    “This is not a short-term boom,” said Harry Weiss, of Ballard Spahr’s Environment and Natural Resources Group. "This is a many, many, many year process. Someday, somewhere, somehow you’re going to see it everywhere.”
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