Is the Natural Gas Industry Buying Academics?

Is the Natural Gas Industry Buying Academics?

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Recently, the University of Texas provost announced he would reexamine a report by a UT professor that said fracking was safe for groundwater after the revelation that the professor pocketed hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Texas natural gas developer. It’s the latest fusillade in the ongoing battle over the basic facts of fracking in America.

And Texans aren’t the only ones having their fracking conversations shaped by industry-funded research.

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