Fracking Role for Environmental Defense Fund Splits Green Groups

Bloomberg: A coalition of 67 grassroots groups criticized the Environmental Defense Fund for its ties to natural gas drillers in setting voluntary standards for hydraulic fracturing, a process opposed by many green advocates. The activist groups, many in communities where natural gas production is booming or in New York where it could start soon, said EDF is offering “greenwashing” for companies such as Chevron Corp. (CVX) by joining them on a set of standards for fracking. “There is a better way to protect......

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