24 Jul Bloomberg News: “Frackers Fund University Research That Proves Their Case”
A story in Bloomberg News by Jim Efstathiou Jr. highlights worries that the oil and gas industry is buying “independent” research by brand name universities. In “Frackers Fund University Research That Proves Their Case,” Efstathiou examines numerous cases of slanted reports.
“As the U.S. enjoys a natural-gas boom from a process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, producers are taking a page from the tobacco industry playbook: funding research at established universities that arrives at conclusions that counter concerns raised by critics.”
Read the full article at Bloomberg News’ web site.