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Oil Drillers Reopen The Fracking Debate - OilPrice.com

November 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Oil Drillers Reopen The Fracking Debate
OilPrice.com
The high pressure from a hydraulic fracturing operation can result in frack fluids leaking far away from their intended location, potentially damaging other wells nearby. These so-called “frack hits,” Majors worries, are polluting groundwater. That ...

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Anti-fracking activist ticketed for beaming skull and crossbones onto Boulder courthouse - The Denver Post

November 9, 2017 - 8:52am

The Denver Post

Anti-fracking activist ticketed for beaming skull and crossbones onto Boulder courthouse
The Denver Post
Deana Hanold, left, hands out anti-fracking information Tuesday evening in front of the Boulder Theater while an image of a skull and crossbones, along with the words “Ban Fracking!,” are projected onto the side of Boulder County Courthouse. Police ...

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N Carolina Fracking Meeting Uncertain With Late Cancellation ... - U.S. News & World Report

November 9, 2017 - 8:30am

N Carolina Fracking Meeting Uncertain With Late Cancellation ...
U.S. News & World Report
SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — A member of a recently retooled panel regulating North Carolina's fracking industry says its first meeting is on even though Gov.

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Q&A: Sandra Steingraber fights fracking in documentary - The Ithacan

November 8, 2017 - 7:56pm

The Ithacan

Q&A: Sandra Steingraber fights fracking in documentary
The Ithacan
In the film, Steingraber practices civil disobedience to outlaw fracking. The documentary was shot by Canadian filmmaker Chanda Chevannes. The film's world premiere was Oct. 19 at the International Environmental Film Festival in Toronto, Canada, and ...

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Anti-fracking activist ticketed for beaming skull and crossbones onto Boulder courthouse - Longmont Times-Call

November 8, 2017 - 7:56pm

Anti-fracking activist ticketed for beaming skull and crossbones onto Boulder courthouse
Longmont Times-Call
Deana Hanold, left, hands out anti-fracking information Tuesday evening in front of the Boulder Theater while an image of a skull and crossbones, along with the words "Ban Fracking!," are projected onto the side of Boulder County Courthouse. Police ...

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Woolsey says 'burdensome,' 'costly' regulations led to end of Illinois' first fracking permit - The Southern

November 8, 2017 - 6:51pm

The Southern

Woolsey says 'burdensome,' 'costly' regulations led to end of Illinois' first fracking permit
The Southern
Citing onerous rules and regulations, Woolsey, a Kansas-based oil and natural gas company, earlier this month terminated its hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, permit with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The reasons for terminating were ...

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Woolsey says 'burdensome,' 'costly' regulations lead to end of Illinois' first fracking permit - The Southern

November 8, 2017 - 6:51pm

The Southern

Woolsey says 'burdensome,' 'costly' regulations lead to end of Illinois' first fracking permit
The Southern
Citing onerous rules and regulations, Woolsey, a Kansas-based oil and natural gas company, earlier this month terminated its hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, permit with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The reasons for terminating were ...

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POINT OF VIEW: Court was clear: Community comes first on fracking - Palm Beach Post

November 8, 2017 - 5:44pm

POINT OF VIEW: Court was clear: Community comes first on fracking
Palm Beach Post
During the 2016-17 session of the Florida Legislature, a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, had strong support in the Senate but was held up in the House of Representatives in a committee chaired by House Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues, R-Fort Myers.

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WATCH: Fracking explained in 2 minutes (Video) - Denver Business Journal

November 8, 2017 - 3:49pm

WATCH: Fracking explained in 2 minutes (Video)
Denver Business Journal
Nov.08 -- Bloomberg's Alix Steel details how shale fracking works and how it's changing the U.S. energy industry. Machinery used to fracture shale formations stands at a Royal Dutch Shell Plc hydraulic fracking site Enlarge. Machinery used to fracture ...

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John C. Lamb: Fracking And H2S - Boulder Daily Camera

November 7, 2017 - 9:30pm

John C. Lamb: Fracking And H2S
Boulder Daily Camera
As fracking comes to Erie and the rest of Boulder County, a silent killer slips in along with it. This extremely toxic, colorless, highly flammable and explosive gas is called hydrogen sulfide (H2S). Five hundred parts per million (ppm) of this gas ...

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Foes of Obama-era fracking chemical reporting rules ask court to reconsider ruling - The Denver Post

November 7, 2017 - 8:47pm

The Denver Post

Foes of Obama-era fracking chemical reporting rules ask court to reconsider ruling
The Denver Post
The 2015 rules require drilling companies to disclose what chemicals they used in hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal land. Hydraulic fracturing boosts oil and gas production by injecting a high-pressure mix of water, sand and chemicals ...

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Launches Fracking Probe After Residents Call for Help - DeSmog (blog)

November 7, 2017 - 8:40pm

DeSmog (blog)

Pennsylvania Attorney General Launches Fracking Probe After Residents Call for Help
DeSmog (blog)
Over the past seven months, Pennsylvania's Attorney General has received an influx of phone calls from residents alleging that officials at the state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have ignored or covered up drinking water contamination ...

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Plum residents divided over Marcellus shale drilling limits - Tribune-Review

November 7, 2017 - 6:03pm

Plum residents divided over Marcellus shale drilling limits
Tribune-Review
The proposal covers all aspects of land use in Plum, but residents for and against it who attended a public hearing Monday wanted to discuss only how the measure would affect gas drilling operations. The proposal would allow hydraulic fracturing, or ...

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Appellate Court Sets New Deadline in BLM Fracking Rule Fight ... - Natural Gas Intelligence

November 7, 2017 - 3:32pm

Appellate Court Sets New Deadline in BLM Fracking Rule Fight ...
Natural Gas Intelligence
An appellate court panel in Denver said it wants to hear more arguments over an Obama-era rule governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on public and tribal ...

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Lafayette approves 6-month fracking moratorium on eve of election - Boulder Daily Camera

November 6, 2017 - 11:01pm

Lafayette approves 6-month fracking moratorium on eve of election
Boulder Daily Camera
The City Council approved its controversial fracking moratorium by a vote of 6-1, on second reading, Monday night. Amended down from a year, the stay will now bar new oil and gas development within city limits until May. Monday's decision comes only ...

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Conservancy of SWFL to Host Cornell Researcher in Light of Anti-Fracking Bills - WGCU News

November 6, 2017 - 3:02pm

WGCU News

Conservancy of SWFL to Host Cornell Researcher in Light of Anti-Fracking Bills
WGCU News
Bills banning fracking are once again on the House and Senate agendas for the upcoming legislative session in Tallahassee. In light of that, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting a leading researcher on unconventional oil and gas extraction, Dr.

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Company Returns Illinois' First Fracking Permit, Citing 'Burdensome' Rules, Commodity Prices - Natural Gas Intelligence

November 6, 2017 - 2:56pm

Company Returns Illinois' First Fracking Permit, Citing 'Burdensome' Rules, Commodity Prices
Natural Gas Intelligence
Two months after regulators in Illinois issued the state's first permit for high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking), the Kansas-based company that received the permit has returned it, citing "burdensome, time consuming and costly" regulations, but ...

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Energy Pipeline: Tech Talk — Waterless fracking using rocket fuel? - Greeley Tribune

November 6, 2017 - 2:53pm

Greeley Tribune

Energy Pipeline: Tech Talk — Waterless fracking using rocket fuel?
Greeley Tribune
The dawn of fracking wells to stimulate oil/gas production began in the mid-1880s, when liquid nitroglycerin/dynamite was placed into a metal cannister, lowered into the well and detonated. This risky approach to fracking a well was replaced in the ...

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Two Key Wins in the Fight to Ban Toxic Fracking Waste in Connecticut - Food and Water Watch

November 6, 2017 - 11:29am

Food and Water Watch

Two Key Wins in the Fight to Ban Toxic Fracking Waste in Connecticut
Food and Water Watch
The movement to ban toxic fracking waste in Connecticut keeps growing—and the latest victories are especially important. The towns of Meriden and Bristol are home to privately-owned, for-profit hazardous waste treatment facilities that could apply for ...

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