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Campaigner to fight Ineos in court over order curbing fracking protests - The Guardian

September 11, 2017 - 10:32am

The Guardian

Campaigner to fight Ineos in court over order curbing fracking protests
The Guardian
A second campaigner is challenging a sweeping injunction obtained by a petrochemicals giant against anti-fracking activists that has been criticised for profoundly limiting protests. Joe Boyd, an anti-fracking campaigner, is going to the high court in ...

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UT-Austin Study Finds Water Reuse At Oil Drilling Sites May Reduce Fracking-Induced Earthquakes - Patch.com

September 9, 2017 - 10:05pm

Patch.com

UT-Austin Study Finds Water Reuse At Oil Drilling Sites May Reduce Fracking-Induced Earthquakes
Patch.com
The focus also was on hydraulic fracturing—a practice more commonly known as "fracking"—that involves drilling down to search for oil but then proceeding in a horizontal fashion beneath the earth's surface, cracking through rock and sediment to get ...

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Proponents of Illinois' first fracking permit hope for success. Opponents vow to keep fighting - The Southern

September 9, 2017 - 9:21pm

The Southern

Proponents of Illinois' first fracking permit hope for success. Opponents vow to keep fighting
The Southern
ENFIELD — As the dust settles in the controversial battle to issue the first high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing permit in Illinois, people in Enfield, where the first operational well will begin production, are waiting to see what drilling ...

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Alfred Schock: Disguising fracking behind industry talking points - Boulder Daily Camera

September 9, 2017 - 9:20pm

Alfred Schock: Disguising fracking behind industry talking points
Boulder Daily Camera
Matt Silverman's letter to the editor concerning correct terminology is only one side of the discussion and sounds like talking points direct from the oil and gas industry. Understanding and minimizing the anxiety is not the point of alerting the ...

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Stephen Schwarzman: Wall Street Investor, Trump Ally, Fracking Profiteer - DeSmog (blog)

September 9, 2017 - 1:22pm

DeSmog (blog)

Stephen Schwarzman: Wall Street Investor, Trump Ally, Fracking Profiteer
DeSmog (blog)
Some may know him as the billionaire founder and CEO of the Blackstone Group, a mammoth private equity firm that has its tentacles spread across numerous subsidiaries and companies. Others may know Schwarzman as a close ally and advisor of Donald ...

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Company Approved for Fracking Has Recent Violations in Illinois - Chicago Tonight | WTTW

September 8, 2017 - 5:39pm

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Company Approved for Fracking Has Recent Violations in Illinois
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
A company that received approval last week to drill the state's first horizontal fracking well has a record of compliance issues in Illinois and other states, and environmental advocates say the violations raise new doubts about the state's decision to ...

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Brooklyn considers fracking waste rule - Norwich Bulletin

September 8, 2017 - 5:37pm

Brooklyn considers fracking waste rule
Norwich Bulletin
BROOKLYN — The Board of Selectmen thinks it may be time to put forward an ordinance to deal with petroleum fracking waste. The Conservation Commission asked the board to deal with the issue in the winter, but the board held off at the time. The state ...

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Marcellus Shale Is a Key Growth Driver for Cabot Oil & Gas - Market Realist

September 8, 2017 - 2:49pm

Marcellus Shale Is a Key Growth Driver for Cabot Oil & Gas
Market Realist
According to a presentation released by Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) earlier in August, Cabot's estimated ultimate recovery (or EUR) was the highest compared to its peers in the Marcellus Shale and the Utica Shale such as Antero Resources (AR), CONSOL ...

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Permanent Fracking Ban Considered For Delaware River Basin - WSKG News

September 8, 2017 - 8:11am

WSKG News

Permanent Fracking Ban Considered For Delaware River Basin
WSKG News
The Delaware River Basin Commission plans to propose a permanent ban on fracking, according to a report by the Associated Press. The AP cited an anonymous source within the DRBC, who said the agency planned an announcement on Friday.
Banning Fracking in the Delaware River BasinCommon Dreams

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Filings show Yale fracking investment - Yale Daily News (blog)

September 8, 2017 - 3:08am

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Filings show Yale fracking investment
Yale Daily News (blog)
Antero Resources sources oil and natural gas from the Marcellus Shale in Northwest West Virginia and the Utica Shale in Southern Ohio and is among the largest fuel producers in both regions. In the prospectus, the company claims that the shales in Ohio ...
Magellan Midstream Partners L.p. - MMP - Stock Price Today - ZacksZacks Investment Research

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Illinois' first fracking well to be drilled by end of year - Illinois News Network

September 7, 2017 - 11:10pm

Illinois' first fracking well to be drilled by end of year
Illinois News Network
More than four years after Illinois approved a process to allow for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, they have approved the first site. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources let Wichita, Kansas-based oil company Woolsey know late last week ...

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Virginia A. Gebhart: They didn't call it fracking when a young man died - Boulder Daily Camera

September 7, 2017 - 9:31pm

Virginia A. Gebhart: They didn't call it fracking when a young man died
Boulder Daily Camera
They didn't call it hydraulic fracturing or fracking. Flash forward 20 years when we all started reading the endless propaganda about hydraulic fracturing. The oil and gas propagandists assured us that they have been fracking well sites for 60 years ...

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AP source: Permanent Delaware River drilling, fracking ban in works - Allentown Morning Call

September 7, 2017 - 2:21pm

Allentown Morning Call

AP source: Permanent Delaware River drilling, fracking ban in works
Allentown Morning Call
AP source: Permanent Delaware River drilling, fracking ban in works. Fracking ... a regulatory body that has representatives from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the federal government, could vote as early as next week to begin the ...
Fracking may soon be permanently banned in Delaware River Basin ...NJ.com
Sources: DRBC to ban fracking in two Pennsylvania countiesBucks County Courier Times
AP: DRBC planning to propose permanent fracking banStateImpact Pennsylvania

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

September 7, 2017 - 1:25pm

Arcata City Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ARCATA, Calif.— The Arcata City Council approved a resolution Wednesday night 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 ...

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Vivienne Westwood's son challenges Ineos injunction on fracking protest - The Guardian

September 7, 2017 - 12:07pm

The Guardian

Vivienne Westwood's son challenges Ineos injunction on fracking protest
The Guardian
An environmental campaigner is challenging the legality of a wide-ranging injunction obtained against protesters by a multinational firm that he criticised as being “draconian, anti-democratic and oppressive”. Joe Corré accused petrochemical giant ...

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Winkeler: Fracking decision disappointing - The Southern

September 7, 2017 - 2:07am

The Southern

Winkeler: Fracking decision disappointing
The Southern
Prior to fracking becoming commonplace in Oklahoma, the state had few measurable earthquakes. In early August, five earthquakes registering between 2 and 5 on the Richter scale shook the state. Earthquakes have become so common in Oklahoma the ...

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Mahoning County Board again votes down fracking issues on ballot - WKBN.com

September 6, 2017 - 9:10pm

WKBN.com

Mahoning County Board again votes down fracking issues on ballot
WKBN.com
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The group that's been trying to ban fracking in Youngstown is expected to file a lawsuit Thursday morning with the Ohio Supreme Court. This after the Mahoning County Board of Elections voted on Wednesday to keep its ...
Anti-fracking bill won't reach Youngstown votersWFMJ
After rejection, Youngstown charter amendment proponents vow fight at Supreme CourtYoungstown Vindicator

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Lawmaker honored as 'water hero'; fracking legislation to resurface in 2018 - The Daily Citizen

September 6, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Daily Citizen

Lawmaker honored as 'water hero'; fracking legislation to resurface in 2018
The Daily Citizen
Hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, is a process that pumps a mixture of water, sand and chemicals underground to break up rock and release the gas. No one is currently fracking in Georgia. Meadows has said his measure is meant to update the state ...

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Illinois Approves First Fracking Permit for Grassy Creek Shale | 2017 ... - Natural Gas Intelligence

September 6, 2017 - 2:56pm

Natural Gas Intelligence

Illinois Approves First Fracking Permit for Grassy Creek Shale | 2017 ...
Natural Gas Intelligence
Regulators in Illinois have approved the first permit to allow high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) within the Illinois Basin. Last Thursday, the Illinois ...
First Ever Fracking Permit Approved in Illinois - StoryMyStateline.com

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