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Michael Moore Threatens to Begin Fracking Off Trump's Florida Resort - Newsmax

January 6, 2018 - 10:08pm

Newsmax

Michael Moore Threatens to Begin Fracking Off Trump's Florida Resort
Newsmax
Filmmaker Michael Moore threatened Saturday to begin fracking off President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida to protest the administration's decision to open nearly all U.S. offshore waters to drilling for oil and natural gas. Moore, who has ...
Michael Moore plans to start fracking near Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago winter White House resortInternational Business Times UK

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National Trust sends heartfelt letter to fracking company asking it to abandon Clumber Park survey plans - Telegraph.co.uk

January 6, 2018 - 8:01pm

Telegraph.co.uk

National Trust sends heartfelt letter to fracking company asking it to abandon Clumber Park survey plans
Telegraph.co.uk
The National Trust has written a heartfelt letter to a fracking company, urging it to abandon plans to survey one of its estates for shale gas reserves. Ineos Shale currently holds a licence to carry out pre-fracking tests in Nottinghamshire and is ...
National Park will seek talks over plans for siteYorkshire Post

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Michael Moore says he's going to frack off coast near Mar-a-Lago - The Hill (blog)

January 6, 2018 - 6:37pm

The Hill (blog)

Michael Moore says he's going to frack off coast near Mar-a-Lago
The Hill (blog)
Liberal documentary filmmaker Michael Moore threatened to begin fracking off the Florida coast near President Trump · Donald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for 'serious case of amnesia' after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want ...

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Opinion: Time to boot fracking out of Florida for good - Tallahassee.com

January 6, 2018 - 2:17pm

Tallahassee.com

Opinion: Time to boot fracking out of Florida for good
Tallahassee.com
It is now documented that fracking, which uses huge amounts of water, has been known to contaminate drinking water resources. In North Florida, where our springs are being depleted, we should not be giving away water to industries like oil and gas when ...

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Fracking plans in Altcar Moss outlined - BBC News

January 5, 2018 - 9:18pm

BBC News

Fracking plans in Altcar Moss outlined
BBC News
An energy company has begun a process that could lead to it making an application to drill for shale gas. Aurora Energy Resources hopes to drill two exploratory wells in Altcar Moss, north of the village of Great Altcar, in West Lancashire. It has ...

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Fracking now allowed on public lands - The Pike County Courier

January 5, 2018 - 8:43pm

The Pike County Courier

Fracking now allowed on public lands
The Pike County Courier
The Interior Department rescinded a 2015 Obama administration rule that would have set new environmental limitations on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on public lands. The regulation would have required the disclosure of the chemicals contained in ...

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Ineos 'misled' public over fracking in Sherwood Forest - The Guardian

January 5, 2018 - 1:32pm

The Guardian

Ineos 'misled' public over fracking in Sherwood Forest
The Guardian
One of Britain's top fracking firms has been accused of misleading the public over its intent to explore for shale gas in a protected area of ancient woodland in Sherwood Forest. Ineos, a UK-based petrochemicals firm, has said publicly it would exclude ...

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'Like thunder in the ground': Texans fear link between quakes and fracking waste - The Guardian

January 5, 2018 - 9:40am

The Guardian

'Like thunder in the ground': Texans fear link between quakes and fracking waste
The Guardian
Since 2008, the Fort Worth Basin has changed from experiencing no confirmed recorded earthquakes to hundreds, mostly minor. The likely primary culprit is not hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in itself, but the process of wastewater injection. A common ...

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Letter: Redding residents support fracking waste ban ordinance - The Redding Pilot

January 4, 2018 - 8:45pm

The Redding Pilot

Letter: Redding residents support fracking waste ban ordinance
The Redding Pilot
One of the things we love most about Redding is its natural beauty, and we hope Redding will be as beautiful in the future as it is now. The fracking waste ban ordinance that is being considered and voted on at the special town meeting on Monday, Jan ...

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Jodie Foster likens superhero movies to fracking: 'You wreck the earth' - Atlanta Journal Constitution

January 4, 2018 - 11:01am

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jodie Foster likens superhero movies to fracking: 'You wreck the earth'
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The award-winning actress, director and producer likened the films to hydraulic fracking in an interview with the British Radio Times, according to The Telegraph, holding the genre responsible for ruining movies for audiences worldwide. “Going to the ...
Big budget films are ruining the future of Hollywood, Jodie Foster warnsTelegraph.co.uk

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Residents push for fracking waste ban in Redding - The Redding Pilot

January 4, 2018 - 10:08am

The Redding Pilot

Residents push for fracking waste ban in Redding
The Redding Pilot
In regard to fracking waste being radioactive, according to Siskind, the Marcellus Shale deposit is known to be one of the most radioactive shale places in the United States. “Naturally occurring radioactive materials are buried within the shale ...

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Trump To Rollback Obama-era Fracking Rules to Help Manufacturers - Environmental Leader

January 4, 2018 - 6:48am

Trump To Rollback Obama-era Fracking Rules to Help Manufacturers
Environmental Leader
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is known, has long been controversial. Producers take a mixture of water, sand and chemicals and inject it more than a mile beneath the earth's surface to loosen the shale oil and gas from the rocks where it is ...

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Three Animations To Help You Understand Fracking - OPB News

January 3, 2018 - 8:17pm

OPB News

Three Animations To Help You Understand Fracking
OPB News
... of scientists, engineers, public health experts, educators, policy analysts, economists, and lawyers. In 2015 it created a suite of classroom activities to help middle and high school students understand the environmental and economic impacts and ...
Fracking now allowed on public landsThe Pike County Courier

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Lafayette to meet with legal fund on fracking ban defense, over counsel's concerns - Boulder Daily Camera

January 3, 2018 - 7:55pm

Lafayette to meet with legal fund on fracking ban defense, over counsel's concerns
Boulder Daily Camera
Hard-line anti-fracking activists have been suspicious of the drilling stay since it's inception, saying it conflicts with the city's Climate Bill of Rights, and represents the city's pivot to do business with the oil and gas industry, rather than ...

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Merry Fracking Christmas - Natural Resources Defense Council

January 3, 2018 - 5:10pm

Merry Fracking Christmas
Natural Resources Defense Council
In the movie A Christmas Story, all Ralphie wants for Christmas is a Red Ryder BB Gun. Christmas morning comes and all the presents are opened but Ralphie doesn't get his wish. But wait, his dad says, what's that hidden behind the desk? It's the BB Gun ...

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NOV Builds Single-sourced Hydraulic Fracturing Fleet For Legend Energy Services - E&P

January 3, 2018 - 2:52pm

E&P

NOV Builds Single-sourced Hydraulic Fracturing Fleet For Legend Energy Services
E&P
Since then hydraulic fracturing, one of the most prevalent unconventional completion techniques, has achieved significant growth in the oil and gas industry. Production, particularly in the U.S., has experienced expansion so significant that hydraulic ...

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Trump Administration Abandons Tighter Regulations For Fracking On Public Land - WOSU

January 3, 2018 - 9:05am

WOSU

Trump Administration Abandons Tighter Regulations For Fracking On Public Land
WOSU
The Interior Department has rescinded a proposed Obama administration rule that would have set limits on hydraulic fracturing in places like Ohio's Wayne National Forest. The rules would have tightened standards for well construction and required ...

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Denver fracking company resumes IPO effort - Denver Business Journal

January 2, 2018 - 10:12pm

Denver Business Journal

Denver fracking company resumes IPO effort
Denver Business Journal
Oil and natural gas flow through the cracks in underground rock layers created by fracking and into the wells. Liberty started with one fleet of hydraulic fracturing equipment to 19 fleets of equipment by the end of 2017. Three more fleets will be ...

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Bureau of Land Management repeals 2015 fracking rule on federal lands - KFYR-TV

January 2, 2018 - 9:10pm

KFYR-TV

Bureau of Land Management repeals 2015 fracking rule on federal lands
KFYR-TV
The state of North Dakota has been involved in a fight over fracking rules with the feds since 2015. Friday they got a small victory. The department of Mineral resources called it a momentary win. "The decision to repeal the 2015 rule is in line with ...
Trump administration officially scraps Obama-era rules for fracking on federal landThinkProgress
Fracking now allowed on public landsThe Pike County Courier
Environmentalists freak out over Trump's repeal of rule which never went into effectHot Air
Law360
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