Virginia to review natural gas fracking rules

Associated Press: Virginia is looking anew at regulations governing hydraulic fracking for natural gas, a drilling method that spawned a gold rush for the energy resource in the United States and given rise to its own environmental movement. The review comes ahead of a Dallas energy company’s plans to drill in tens of thousands of leased acres south and east of Fredericksburg. To date, drilling for natural gas in Virginia occurred only in the southwest Coalfields region of the state. The Virginia Department......

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