Superior Well Services trucks driving north on 1-75 last summer
There's natural gas in them thar shale formations!--Bill Paxton, CEO Paxton Resources
OK, so I lied. Bill Paxton is not the CEO of Paxton Resources. Nevertheless, Gaylord based Paxton Resources, has indicated its desire to drill for gas in Saline Township. Concerns about ground and surface water contamination notwithstanding, Fraked Up! a recent article from Hollywood Interrupted is worth a read. It paints an interesting picture of life inside a fracking boomtown in North Dakota.
There is also a great summary of the current political state of fracking in Michigan on this morning's Environment Report.