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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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Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas company | Local ... - MyWebTimes.com

November 5, 2017 - 11:52pm

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Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas company | Local ...
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The first company to obtain a permit for fracking in Illinois announced Friday it won't use it, citing market conditions and the state's ...
Illinois' First Fracking Permit Returned by Kansas Company | South ...WJBD Online
Company with first Illinois fracking permit returns it, citing ...Midwest Energy News

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Letters to the Editor, Nov. 6 - San Francisco Chronicle

November 5, 2017 - 4:22pm

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 6
San Francisco Chronicle
Fracking waste is typically injected back into the soil, contaminating aquifers with carcinogenic chemicals. We need to protect that water for our bodies, our crops and our livelihood. We call upon the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to join ...

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How Has the US Fracking Boom Affected Air Pollution in Shale Areas? - DeSmog (blog)

November 5, 2017 - 11:43am

DeSmog (blog)

How Has the US Fracking Boom Affected Air Pollution in Shale Areas?
DeSmog (blog)
Fracking is a term that can stir strong emotions among its opponents and proponents. It is actually a combination of techniques, including hydraulic fracturing, that has allowed drillers to draw hydrocarbons from rock formations which were once not ...

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Fracking protester warns: 'Yorkshire's gorgeous, but that can be taken away' - The Guardian

November 5, 2017 - 9:50am

The Guardian

Fracking protester warns: 'Yorkshire's gorgeous, but that can be taken away'
The Guardian
For the past year, Leigh Coghill has devoted her life to one thing – trying to stop the gas exploration company Third Energy from fracking on the outskirts of a tiny village in North Yorkshire. The 26-year-old from Wolverhampton, who “married into ...

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Kirby Misperton: Hundreds in anti-fracking union march - BBC News

November 4, 2017 - 10:30am

BBC News

Kirby Misperton: Hundreds in anti-fracking union march
BBC News
Hydraulic fracturing is the process of drilling down into the earth before a high-pressure water mixture is directed at rock to release the gas inside. Opponents say it can cause water contamination, earthquakes and vehicles going to and from the site ...
YP Letters: Fracking takes toll in police cash and protesters' rightsYorkshire Post

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Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas company, citing 'costly' regulations - Chicago Tribune

November 4, 2017 - 12:14am

Chicago Tribune

Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas company, citing 'costly' regulations
Chicago Tribune
The first company to obtain a permit for fracking in Illinois announced Friday it won't use it, citing market conditions and the state's "burdensome and costly" regulations. Wichita, Kansas-based Woolsey Companies Inc. was given permission in September ...
Woolsey Withdraws Fracking Permit, Citing 'Burdensome' Illinois LawChicago Tonight | WTTW
Illinois' First Fracking Permit Returned by Kansas CompanyU.S. News & World Report
Illinois' first fracking permit withdrawnThe State Journal-Register
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