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September 14, 2017 - 7:00am

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James Durbin for The Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
There is a new land grab going on in the oil-rich fields of West Texas. This time it is over sand. Big oil-field sand suppliers, Wall Street firms and other investors have been buying up swaths of the West Texas desert. These investors aim to mine and ...

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Regulators Take Step to Ban Fracking Near Delaware River - U.S. News & World Report

September 13, 2017 - 1:57pm

Natural Resources Defense Council

Regulators Take Step to Ban Fracking Near Delaware River
U.S. News & World Report
(AP) — A commission that oversees drinking water quality for 15 million people took an initial step Wednesday to permanently ban drilling and hydraulic fracturing near the Delaware River and its tributaries, drawing criticism from the natural gas ...
Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking BanNatural Resources Defense Council
Delaware River Basin Commission Moves Toward Fracking Ban ...wnep.com
DRBC takes a step toward banning fracking in Northeast Pa.StateImpact Pennsylvania
PA home page -lehighvalleylive.com
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Anti-fracking activists protest wrong house in northern Colorado ... - Greeley Tribune

September 13, 2017 - 12:26pm

Anti-fracking activists protest wrong house in northern Colorado ...
Greeley Tribune
LONGMONT — Anti-fracking activists wanted to protest a Colorado official for not being tough enough on the oil and gas industry, but the official says they went ...
Anti-Frackers Try And Fail At Protesting | The Daily CallerThe Daily Caller

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New Monroeville law puts limits on pre-fracking tests - Tribune-Review

September 13, 2017 - 10:49am

New Monroeville law puts limits on pre-fracking tests
Tribune-Review
Communities have started to regulate seismic testing because it usually precedes the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking – a process of extracting gas by injecting rock with high-pressure water, sand and chemicals. South Fayette ...

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Berkeley City Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

September 13, 2017 - 10:33am

Berkeley City Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BERKELEY, Calif.— The Berkeley City Council last night approved a resolution opposing new drilling off the California coast and fracking in existing offshore oil and gas wells. The vote follows President Trump's April 28 executive order urging federal ...

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Lawyers Return With Lawsuit Blaming Earthquakes In Oklahoma On Fracking - Forbes

September 13, 2017 - 6:20am

Forbes

Lawyers Return With Lawsuit Blaming Earthquakes In Oklahoma On Fracking
Forbes
“By disposing of fracking wastewater deep into the earth, Defendants introduced contaminants into the natural environment that caused an adverse change to it in the form of unnatural seismic activity,” says the second complaint of Lisa Griggs and April ...

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Trump Administration Proposes Repealing Obama-Era Fracking Law - The Heartland Institute

September 13, 2017 - 3:17am

Trump Administration Proposes Repealing Obama-Era Fracking Law
The Heartland Institute
President Donald Trump's Department of the Interior has proposed repealing a 2015 Obama-era rule governing hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands. The new rule would hand over the regulation and enforcement of fracking on federal and Indian ...

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Colorado anti-fracking protesters hold rally at the wrong house - The Denver Channel

September 12, 2017 - 9:58pm

The Denver Channel

Colorado anti-fracking protesters hold rally at the wrong house
The Denver Channel
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Anti-fracking activists wanted to protest a Colorado official for not being tough enough on the oil and gas industry, but the official says they went to the wrong house. The Longmont Times-Call reports a group called Boulder ...

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Campaigners challenge injunction against anti-fracking protesters ... - The Guardian

September 12, 2017 - 1:50pm

The Guardian

Campaigners challenge injunction against anti-fracking protesters ...
The Guardian
Lawyers for two anti-fracking campaigners argue in high court that injunction obtained by Ineos curtail's protester rights.
Environmental campaigner challenges “draconian” fracking ...Lexology (registration)

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Meeting focuses on Plum fracking wastewater disposal project - Tribune-Review

September 12, 2017 - 1:13pm

Meeting focuses on Plum fracking wastewater disposal project
Tribune-Review
A meeting to discuss a proposed wastewater injection well in Plum will feature experts in the field of fracking — a technique to extract oil and gas from rock by injecting high-pressure mixtures of water, sand or gravel and chemicals. Council ...

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Fracking lorries to begin driving to Kirby Misperton - BBC News - BBC News

September 12, 2017 - 8:36am

BBC News

Fracking lorries to begin driving to Kirby Misperton - BBC News
BBC News
There will be a peak of four lorries an hour through villages on the way to the fracking site.
Fracking permission fully signed off by county councilGazette & Herald

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Basin commission to vote on fracking ban near Delaware River - Fox Business

September 11, 2017 - 8:20pm

Basin commission to vote on fracking ban near Delaware River
Fox Business
A regulatory agency that monitors the health of the Delaware River and its tributaries said Monday it will consider a permanent ban on drilling and fracking in the watershed, concluding after seven years of study that natural gas companies can't safely ...

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Anti-fracking activists looking for Boulder County commissioner ... - The Denver Post

September 11, 2017 - 7:57pm

The Denver Post

Anti-fracking activists looking for Boulder County commissioner ...
The Denver Post
Members of the anti-fracking group Boulder County Protectors protest against Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones at a house on the 700 block of Marine ...

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Trump Administration's Fracking Plan Threatens Utah Sage Grouse Survival - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

September 11, 2017 - 6:20pm

Trump Administration's Fracking Plan Threatens Utah Sage Grouse Survival
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
FILLMORE, Utah— Ignoring protests from conservation groups, the Bureau of Land Management is about to auction more than 23 square miles of public land containing priority greater sage-grouse habitat in central Utah for fracking. The lands are part of ...

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Anti-fracking activists looking for Elise Jones picket wrong house ... - Longmont Times-Call

September 11, 2017 - 6:08pm

Anti-fracking activists looking for Elise Jones picket wrong house ...
Longmont Times-Call
Anti-fracking activists wrote a news release about a demonstration they staged Sunday outside a Marine Street residence in Boulder that they thought was the ...

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Banning Fracking for Good in the Delaware River Basin? | WNEP.com - wnep.com

September 11, 2017 - 5:50pm

wnep.com

Banning Fracking for Good in the Delaware River Basin? | WNEP.com
wnep.com
CHERRY RIDGE TOWNSHIP -- There's a temporary ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas in part of the state, including most of Wayne and Pike ...
UPDATE: Possible resolution for NEPA fracking ban - Story - WBREPA home page

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Basin Commission to Vote on Fracking Ban Near Delaware River - U.S. News & World Report

September 11, 2017 - 5:04pm

Basin Commission to Vote on Fracking Ban Near Delaware River
U.S. News & World Report
The Delaware River Basin Commission said it will vote on a horizontal drilling and fracking measure at its meeting outside Philadelphia on Wednesday, the first step in a lengthy process to ban the technique that has enabled a U.S. production boom in ...

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