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Hulk actor wants to smash fracking in Florida - Tallahassee.com

October 5, 2017 - 1:34pm

Tallahassee.com

Hulk actor wants to smash fracking in Florida
Tallahassee.com
Hulk smash fracking in Florida. Or at least Mark Ruffalo, the actor who plays him in the movies, wants to. Ruffalo will join Floridians Against Fracking in a conference call Friday night to discuss efforts to enact a statewide ban on the controversial ...

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Fracking plans for Cheshire submitted by IGas - BBC News - BBC.com - BBC News

October 5, 2017 - 12:26pm

BBC News

Fracking plans for Cheshire submitted by IGas - BBC News - BBC.com
BBC News
Cheshire West and Cheshire Council will consider the county's first fracking application.

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Fracking backer slated for 'conservation' spot on board, as Cooper's nominees stall - News & Observer (blog)

October 5, 2017 - 11:10am

News & Observer (blog)

Fracking backer slated for 'conservation' spot on board, as Cooper's nominees stall
News & Observer (blog)
It could still be a few months until the state Utilities Commission and the Board of Education have a full board seated for meetings. Senate Rules Chairman Bill Rabon, a Brunswick County Republican, told reporters Wednesday that two appointments for ...

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Protect PT wants court to halt fracking in Penn Township - Tribune-Review

October 5, 2017 - 9:37am

Protect PT wants court to halt fracking in Penn Township
Tribune-Review
Protect PT wants court to halt fracking in Penn Township. Rich Cholodofsky | Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, 9:45 a.m.. Members of activist group Protect PT announce a challenge to Penn Township's fracking ordinance at a. Tribune-Review. Members of activist ...

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Fracking ally lined up for 'conservation' appointment to state panel - WRAL.com

October 4, 2017 - 10:48pm

WRAL.com

Fracking ally lined up for 'conservation' appointment to state panel
WRAL.com
He is an enthusiastic supporter of hydraulic fracturing, a process that uses a high-pressure mix of chemicals and water to crack shale rock well below ground to release natural gas. He was front and center in a recent fracas over whether the new ...

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Richmond bans fracking within town - MPNnow.com

October 4, 2017 - 9:57pm

Richmond bans fracking within town
MPNnow.com
RICHMOND — The Richmond Town Board has voted unanimously to adopt a local law prohibiting high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, as well as other forms of unconventional gas exploration and drilling. After seven years of review and ...

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Scotland Rejects Fracking, Citing Overwhelming Public Opposition ... - Rigzone

October 4, 2017 - 6:54pm

Rigzone

Scotland Rejects Fracking, Citing Overwhelming Public Opposition ...
Rigzone
Scotland will block fracking indefinitely after a public consultation found overwhelming opposition to the practice, the British region's energy minister says.
Scotland's Fracking Ban Has 99% Public SupportCleanTechnica
Scotland Has Banned Fracking Because 99% Of Residents Are ...Konbini US
Fracking Fails in ScotlandThe American Interest
The Conversation UK -Express.co.uk -Belfast Telegraph
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Monroeville company starting work on first Plum fracking project - Tribune-Review

October 4, 2017 - 4:35pm

Monroeville company starting work on first Plum fracking project
Tribune-Review
Monroeville company starting work on first Plum fracking project. Dillon Carr | Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, 5:30 p.m. ... Construction of the well pad at oil and gas exploration company Huntley & Huntley's first Marcellus shale drilling project in Plum ...

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Scotland's Fracking Ban Has 99% Public Support - CleanTechnica

October 4, 2017 - 2:14pm

CleanTechnica

Scotland's Fracking Ban Has 99% Public Support
CleanTechnica
But a survey of 65,000 Scotland residents found an astonishing 99% are opposed to fracking. Faced with such overwhelming public opposition, the government has ordered a ban on fracking, a decision that has caused jubilation in some quarters and ...
Scotland Rejects Fracking, Citing Overwhelming Public OppositionRigzone
Fracking Fails in ScotlandThe American Interest
Scotland Has Banned Fracking Because 99% Of Residents Are Opposed To ItKonbini US
The Times -Hydrocarbons Technology -Premier
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San Luis Obispo, Goleta City Councils Pass Resolutions Opposing Offshore Fracking, Drilling - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

October 4, 2017 - 9:44am

San Luis Obispo, Goleta City Councils Pass Resolutions Opposing Offshore Fracking, Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.— The city councils in San Luis Obispo and Goleta yesterday approved resolutions opposing new fossil fuel drilling off the California coast and fracking in existing offshore oil and gas wells. “San Luis Obispo residents don't ...

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Lafayette delays vote on fracking moratorium - The Denver Post

October 4, 2017 - 9:04am

The Denver Post

Lafayette delays vote on fracking moratorium
The Denver Post
Lafayette may be primed to halt new oil and gas development on the eve of widescale fracking plans slated for Boulder County. Officials on Tuesday evening tabled a decision until later this month, citing the need for more communication and the presence ...

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California Game Changers: Can We Ban Fracking? – Capital & Main - Capital and Main

October 4, 2017 - 9:03am

Capital and Main

California Game Changers: Can We Ban Fracking? – Capital & Main
Capital and Main
Oil drilling in Los Angeles has been associated with asthma, heart disease and low-birthweight babies. Close to 300,000 people in Kern County reside within a ...

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Thomas Mitchell: Lawsuit falsely claims fracking will be devastating - Elko Daily Free Press

October 4, 2017 - 5:20am

Elko Daily Free Press

Thomas Mitchell: Lawsuit falsely claims fracking will be devastating
Elko Daily Free Press
A pair of self-styled environmental groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court in an attempt to block oil and gas leases on tracts on Bureau of Land Management public land, claiming hydraulic fracturing or fracking might somehow jeopardize aquifers ...

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How fracking is upending the chemical industry - Nature.com

October 4, 2017 - 4:00am

Nature.com

How fracking is upending the chemical industry
Nature.com
This gas, which is extracted from the ground through the hydraulic fracturing of shale deposits, isn't destined to fuel power stations or domestic stoves. Instead, it will be transformed into the chemical building blocks needed to make a panoply of ...

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How fracking Is upending the chemical industry - Nature.com

October 4, 2017 - 4:00am

Nature.com

How fracking Is upending the chemical industry
Nature.com
This gas, which is extracted from the ground through the hydraulic fracturing of shale deposits, isn't destined to fuel power stations or domestic stoves. Instead, it will be transformed into the chemical building blocks needed to make a panoply of ...

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Lafayette delays vote on fracking moratorium amid calls for unified front - Boulder Daily Camera

October 4, 2017 - 1:35am

Boulder Daily Camera

Lafayette delays vote on fracking moratorium amid calls for unified front
Boulder Daily Camera
Members of the Boulder County Protectors in front of the Boulder County Courthouse in Boulder on Tuesday October 3 2017. The group was protesting any fracking and oil and gas development in the county. The group as a whole asked that their names not ...

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Fracking fear vs. facts - Tribune-Review

October 3, 2017 - 8:03pm

Fracking fear vs. facts
Tribune-Review
The tactic, which was used by Ron Slabe in a recent letter ( “Study links fracking, infant mortality” ) and supported by Borowiec's letter, didn't sit too well with environmental group Resources for the Future, either. RFF recently noted that because ...

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Lamar Smith Claims It's “Likely” Russia Bought Anti-Fracking Ads on Facebook - Texas Monthly

October 3, 2017 - 1:36pm

Texas Monthly

Lamar Smith Claims It's “Likely” Russia Bought Anti-Fracking Ads on Facebook
Texas Monthly
Lamar Smith Claims It's “Likely” Russia Bought Anti-Fracking Ads on Facebook. The San Antonio Republican is focused on this one issue in his inquiry on Russian interference with domestic business. By Dan Solomon October 3, 2017 Comments.

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Hurricane Irma: My Latest Motivation to Ban Fracking in Florida - Food and Water Watch

October 3, 2017 - 1:22pm

Food and Water Watch

Hurricane Irma: My Latest Motivation to Ban Fracking in Florida
Food and Water Watch
St. Petersburg, FL-- After work on Wednesday, September 6th, I found myself trying to keep my cat from escaping his makeshift cardboard carrier. Fastened together with duct tape, it was highly inadequate for containing a bundle of distressed claws ...

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Historic Maryland Fracking Ban Is Finally REAL - What's Next? - Food and Water Watch

October 3, 2017 - 10:29am

Food and Water Watch

Historic Maryland Fracking Ban Is Finally REAL - What's Next?
Food and Water Watch
In April, Maryland's Republican Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill establishing a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the state. The ban, which puts a complete stop to any development of the Marcellus Shale, went into effect on October 1. As the third state ...

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