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For public hearing on fracking, public shows up, but hearing is delayed - Thehour.com

April 18, 2018 - 4:47pm

For public hearing on fracking, public shows up, but hearing is delayed
Thehour.com
NORWALK — At the scheduled public hearing for an ordinance banning fracking waste from Norwalk, over two dozen people crowded into the Ordinance Committee meeting. They pulled up extra chairs to form a new row and stood around the doorway to listen in ...

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The Secret of the Great American Fracking Bubble | DeSmogBlog - DeSmog (blog)

April 18, 2018 - 1:48pm

DeSmog (blog)

The Secret of the Great American Fracking Bubble | DeSmogBlog
DeSmog (blog)
In 2008, Aubrey McClendon was the highest paid Fortune 500 CEO in America, a title he earned taking home $112 million for running Chesapeake Energy. Later dubbed “The Shale King,” he was at the forefront of the oil and gas industry's next boom, made ...

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China is getting better at fracking, which sparked the US shale boom - CNBC

April 18, 2018 - 1:01pm

CNBC

China is getting better at fracking, which sparked the US shale boom
CNBC
China's shale gas production is poised to double in two years as drillers fine tune homegrown techniques, Wood Mackenzie forecasts.

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A New Low in the Media's War on Fracking - Forbes

April 18, 2018 - 12:56pm

A New Low in the Media's War on Fracking
Forbes
Rolling Stone just dropped a bombshell -- or so it claims in its article, "'The Harms of Fracking': New Report Details Increased Risks of Asthma, Birth Defects and Cancer." Highlighting what it deems an "authoritative study," Rolling Stone concludes ...

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A Film Foregrounds the First Nations Fight Against Fracking - Hyperallergic

April 18, 2018 - 12:38pm

Hyperallergic

A Film Foregrounds the First Nations Fight Against Fracking
Hyperallergic
The Canadian province of British Columbia is rich in natural resources, from gold to natural gas. In recent years, oil and gas companies have literally flooded the region, shooting water underground to increase pressure and force natural gas to the ...

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Fracking May Have Political Support, It Still Needs a 'Social Licence' - Energy Collective

April 18, 2018 - 11:07am

Energy Collective

Fracking May Have Political Support, It Still Needs a 'Social Licence'
Energy Collective
The UK government may be convinced that shale gas production is important to the country, it will need to convince the public too. Experience in Eastern Europe has shown that without a “social licence”, fracking will not get off the ground, writes ...

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Natural-gas proponents and renewable-energy advocates disagree on fracking's potential to grow jobs in Pittsburgh - PGH City Paper

April 18, 2018 - 6:05am

PGH City Paper

Natural-gas proponents and renewable-energy advocates disagree on fracking's potential to grow jobs in Pittsburgh
PGH City Paper
But Erica Wright, spokesperson for natural-gas industry group Marcellus Shale Coalition, notes natural gas is supporting thousands of other jobs in gas-related industries. Construction projects for pipelines, power plants and the soon-to-be-built Shell ...

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Letter: Oppose hydraulic fracturing - DeKalb Daily Chronicle

April 17, 2018 - 9:39pm

Letter: Oppose hydraulic fracturing
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Research has indicated that in the vast majority of publications on the health effects of fracking, 86 percent found risks or adverse health. A Johns Hopkins University study published in July 2016, analyzed medical records of over 35,000 asthma ...

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Southwestern challenges Penn. ruling on fracking as trespass - Reuters

April 17, 2018 - 6:08pm

Southwestern challenges Penn. ruling on fracking as trespass
Reuters
Southwestern Energy has asked a Pennsylvania appeals court to reconsider a decision making fracking companies liable for trespass by extracting gas from underneath neighboring land, saying the decision upsets the legal landscape for the entire industry ...

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Madison BOS Passes Anti-Fracking Ordinance - Zip06.com

April 17, 2018 - 4:59pm

Madison BOS Passes Anti-Fracking Ordinance
Zip06.com
After a few months of consideration and some heated public debate, on April 9 the Madison Board of Selectmen (BOS) passed the anti-fracking ordinance, using the language originally proposed. Fracking waste, as the name suggests, is a byproduct of ...

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Full fracking ban within Murphy's grasp: Edwards - Asbury Park Press

April 17, 2018 - 3:08pm

Asbury Park Press

Full fracking ban within Murphy's grasp: Edwards
Asbury Park Press
The new governor's support for a ban on fracking has been music to the ears of New Jersey environmental groups. But when he made that announcement earlier this year, Murphy suggested that he might have trouble legally closing one key loophole. The ...

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Australia's Northern Territory Scraps Fracking Ban - OilPrice.com

April 17, 2018 - 1:09pm

The Guardian

Australia's Northern Territory Scraps Fracking Ban
OilPrice.com
Australia's Northern Territory has removed a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing introduced two years ago while the state's government assessed the potential impacts of fracking on the environment. Now, the assessment has been completed and the ...
Australian territory lifts fracking ban in boost for shaleWorldOil
Australia's Northern Territory lifts fracking banReuters
Australia's Northern Territory lifts fracking freezeSeeking Alpha
The Guardian
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Ban on offshore oil drilling moves closer to November ballot - Tallahassee.com

April 17, 2018 - 7:41am

Tallahassee.com

Ban on offshore oil drilling moves closer to November ballot
Tallahassee.com
636594874474648508-greyhound-racers.jpg. Opponents of a ban on greyhound racing watch the Constitution Commission Revision Commission debate proposals, Monday, April 16 in Tallahassee. (Photo: James Call). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE ...

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Parents Didn't Want Fracking Near Their School. So the Oil Company Chose a Poorer School, Instead. - Mother Jones

April 17, 2018 - 6:04am

Mother Jones

Parents Didn't Want Fracking Near Their School. So the Oil Company Chose a Poorer School, Instead.
Mother Jones
Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is the process of creating small cracks in underground rock formations using sand, water, and chemicals pumped at high pressure. The resulting fractures allow oil or natural gas to flow into a well ...

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Fracking decision – bad - Katherine Times

April 16, 2018 - 11:20pm

Katherine Times

Fracking decision – bad
Katherine Times
He said the government has promised a moratorium, a through safety check of the industry and it had kepts its promises. Others are furious. Frack-free NT condemns the decision by the Gunner Government today to cave into industry pressure and expose 51 ...

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NT fracking moratorium lifted - Gas Today

April 16, 2018 - 10:41pm

Gas Today

NT fracking moratorium lifted
Gas Today
Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced the NT Government had accepted all 135 recommendations of the independent fracking inquiry. Mr Gunner said implementation of the recommendations of the final report of the inquiry would ...

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Fracking given green light by NT Government - NT News

April 16, 2018 - 9:48pm

NT News

Fracking given green light by NT Government
NT News
UPDATE: The Labor Government's fracking moratorium has been lifted, as revealed exclusively by the NT News. But 49 per cent of the Territory's landmass will be covered by “no go zones” and will remain off-limits to gas companies. The decision was ...
NT fracking decision to be handed downDaily Mail
NT announces its ban on fracking will endYahoo7 News

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Ann M. Roan: Foote claim on fracking is misleading - Boulder Daily Camera

April 16, 2018 - 9:32pm

Ann M. Roan: Foote claim on fracking is misleading
Boulder Daily Camera
Recent Camera letters claim Michael Foote will fight fracking in the county if elected as Boulder's district attorney. Foote himself has made this vow repeatedly as part of his campaign. As a criminal lawyer and Boulder resident for 28 years, I know ...

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Australia's Northern Territory lifts fracking ban - Reuters

April 16, 2018 - 8:51pm

Bloomberg

Australia's Northern Territory lifts fracking ban
Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Northern Territory on Tuesday lifted a nearly two-year moratorium on fracking to extract gas, unlocking vast onshore reserves in the resource-rich region and raising the possibility of other provinces following suit. The ...
Australia's Northern Territory Scraps Fracking BanOilPrice.com
Australian Territory Lifts Fracking Ban in Boost for ShaleBloomberg
Northern Territory lifts fracking ban, opening up 700000 sq km to gas explorationThe Guardian
E&E News
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