October 18, 2019


  1. October 23, 2017

    Toxic releases from coal-generated electricity higher than shale gas

    A new U-M study shows the lifetime toxic chemical releases associated with coal-generated electricity are 10 to 100 times greater than those from electricity generated with natural gas obtained via fracking.

  2. September 23, 2015

    U-M releases final report on high-volume hydraulic fracturing in Michigan

    U-M researchers have released the final version of a report analyzing policy options for the state of Michigan regarding high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

  3. March 17, 2015

    Snyder lauds ‘thoughtful’ U-M report on hydraulic fracturing

    Gov. Rick Snyder praised a recent U-M report last week and said its findings helped shape changes to state rules regarding the natural gas and oil extraction process known as fracking.

  4. February 20, 2015

    Draft U-M report analyzes policy options for Michigan fracking

    U-M researchers have released a detailed draft analysis of policy options for hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas and oil extraction process commonly known as fracking.