A petition drive is launching this weekend in an effort to ban a controversial natural gas extraction process.
Time is up for Michiganders to tell the state what they think of proposed new rules for fracking.
A member of the public sports a “No Fracking” sticker on her clothes as she testifies before a panel of environmental regulators.
State environmental regulators will put the finishing touches on new rules regarding “fracking” now that public hearings have wrapped up. They expect to have the new rules adopted by the end of the year. But the state’s rules may not be the final word on the controversial drilling process
“Fracking” is a drilling method that pushes water and chemicals into wells to force out oil and gas deposits.
New legislation in Lansing would make it easier for utilities to expand access to natural gas in rural Michigan.