Friday, December 18, 2009

The water energy nexus is still under the spotlight


Just a quick post on the issue of hydraulic fracturing and contamination of underground drinking water already explored in a previous post. This article shows the potential repercussions of the internalisation of pollution costs on energy and gas producers. If the Amercian Congress regulates to protect groundwater, a merger between energy producers might be threathened. However, Congress is unlikely to act, as quoted analysts report...

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