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Scotland and fracking: How did we get here? - BBC News

October 3, 2017 - 8:49am

BBC News

Scotland and fracking: How did we get here?
BBC News
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a technique used to recover gas and oil from shale rock by drilling down into the earth before directing a high-pressure water mixture at the rock to release the gas inside. Water, sand and chemicals are injected ...
Fracking 'cannot and will not take place in Scotland,' energy minister saysCNBC
UPDATE 2-Scotland rejects fracking, citing overwhelming public oppositionReuters
After Overwhelming Public Opposition, Scotland Announces Fracking BanCommon Dreams
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These Suburbanites May Have No Fracking Choice - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

October 3, 2017 - 4:15am

Bloomberg

These Suburbanites May Have No Fracking Choice - Bloomberg
Bloomberg
In Colorado, it's hard to keep drillers out of the neighborhood.

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New laws on sexual assault, fracking take effect in Maryland - The Diamondback

October 2, 2017 - 9:56pm

The Diamondback

New laws on sexual assault, fracking take effect in Maryland
The Diamondback
Hundreds of bills went into effect in Maryland on Sunday after passing through the General Assembly in its 2017 legislative session, including measures helping sexual assault victims and banning fracking. Other noteworthy actions include banning "price ...

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How Humans Are Causing Deadly Earthquakes - National Geographic

October 2, 2017 - 5:32pm

National Geographic

How Humans Are Causing Deadly Earthquakes
National Geographic
In the U.S., the conversation around human-induced earthquakes has largely centered around fracking for oil and natural gas, given the rapid spread of the technology in many states. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, fracking can induce seismic ...

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Sean Spicer's Next Act? Fracking Industry's Chosen Keynote Speaker - DeSmog (blog)

October 2, 2017 - 3:33pm

DeSmog (blog)

Sean Spicer's Next Act? Fracking Industry's Chosen Keynote Speaker
DeSmog (blog)
After he lost his job as White House press secretary, all five major TV news networks — including both Fox News and CNN, as well as CBS News, ABC News, and NBC News — declined to hire Spicer as a paid contributor, with network insiders reportedly ...

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American Fracking Undermines Authoritarians - American Institute for Economic Research (blog)

October 2, 2017 - 3:06pm

American Institute for Economic Research (blog)

American Fracking Undermines Authoritarians
American Institute for Economic Research (blog)
Consumers can now celebrate recent developments that portend a prolonged period of low oil prices. Thanks to improvements in drilling techniques such as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” American gas companies are giving traditional oil powers such ...

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Slinging mud: inside (and outside) the UK's biggest fracking site - The Guardian

October 2, 2017 - 12:19pm

The Guardian

Slinging mud: inside (and outside) the UK's biggest fracking site
The Guardian
“You, Theresa May, overruled democracy to force fracking on the residents of Fylde,” he says, referring to his own letter to the prime minister, in which he urges her to heed experts' calls for tighter shale gas regulations. “And then you won't pay ...

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Trump's Utah Fracking Plan Challenged as Urgent Public Health ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

October 2, 2017 - 12:11pm

Trump's Utah Fracking Plan Challenged as Urgent Public Health ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SALT LAKE CITY― Conservation groups today challenged a Bureau of Land Management plan to lease 94,000 acres of public lands for fracking in Utah's ...

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Voters back fracking bans despite pressure on states to drop them - The Guardian

October 2, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Guardian

Voters back fracking bans despite pressure on states to drop them
The Guardian
A new poll, conducted by the progressive thinktank the Australia Institute, has found 49% of Australians support a moratorium on fracking for gas in their own state, while just 24% oppose it. It also found 74% of Australians support an increased ...

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OIL AND GAS: Tribal issues absent from court's fracking rule ... - E&E News

October 2, 2017 - 8:43am

E&E News

OIL AND GAS: Tribal issues absent from court's fracking rule ...
E&E News
A pumpjack operates at an oil and gas site on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in Utah. Ellen M. Gilmer/E&E News. When a federal court issued a ...

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