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Legal Action Aims to Block Fracking, Save Utah Sage Grouse - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

October 31, 2017 - 3:14pm

Legal Action Aims to Block Fracking, Save Utah Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
FILLMORE, Utah— Three conservation groups took legal action today to prevent fracking and drilling on 23 square miles of public land in central Utah. The filing aims to save the country's most imperiled population of greater sage grouse. The Bureau of ...

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What has fracking done to our air quality? - Houston Chronicle - Houston Chronicle

October 31, 2017 - 2:55pm

Houston Chronicle

What has fracking done to our air quality? - Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle
A flare comes from a site used in the production of the Eagle Ford Shale in 2013. A flare comes from a site used in the production of the Eagle Ford... Urban air ...

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EARTHWORKS | FYI, Midland Reporter-Telegam, fracking isn't safe - Earthworks (blog)

October 31, 2017 - 2:44pm

EARTHWORKS | FYI, Midland Reporter-Telegam, fracking isn't safe
Earthworks (blog)
Note: the below letter to the editor was submitted on October 17th but has not been published. We added the link to the UTA study today, 10/31, the day we ...

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Moves to curb democratic fracking protests in the UK 'extremely ... - The Guardian

October 31, 2017 - 11:12am

The Guardian

Moves to curb democratic fracking protests in the UK 'extremely ...
The Guardian
Joe Corré with protesters at the high court in London, England. The case has wider ramifications for fracking and protest in the UK. Photograph: Ki Price/Getty ...

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Fracking Ban Hearing in Wayne County - PA home page

October 31, 2017 - 10:49am

PA home page

Fracking Ban Hearing in Wayne County
PA home page
(WBRE/WYOU-TV) State Lawmakers are holding a hearing in Waymart, Wayne County accepting testimony from local elected officials, residents, and community leaders. The video Eyewitness News is showing is from last month when the potential for a ban ...

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2 wells, 1 patch of dirt. Who gets the oil? - E&E News

October 31, 2017 - 8:39am

E&E News

2 wells, 1 patch of dirt. Who gets the oil?
E&E News
This illustration from a U.S. EPA study shows how hydraulic fracturing fluid from a horizontal well can flood, or "hit," a vertical well (not to scale). EPA. OKARCHE, Okla. — A unique set of rules has evolved in this oil-driven state that allows two ...

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How has air quality been affected by the US fracking boom? - WTOP

October 30, 2017 - 10:13pm

How has air quality been affected by the US fracking boom?
WTOP
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 Protesters Wear Face Masks During Oil & Gas Meeting - CBS Local

October 30, 2017 - 3:01pm

CBS Local

Fracking Protesters Wear Face Masks During Oil & Gas Meeting
CBS Local
Some even wore face masks to to the Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission to protest fracking near homes. They want the commission and Gov. John Hickenlooper to do something about fracking near homes and encroaching on neighborhoods, ...

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Critical US Fracking Equipment Shortages Mean Higher Oil Prices In 2018 - Seeking Alpha

October 30, 2017 - 2:05pm

Seeking Alpha

Critical US Fracking Equipment Shortages Mean Higher Oil Prices In 2018
Seeking Alpha
The myth of rapid response U.S. shale production, or the "call on shale" thesis, will be disproven in 2018 as investors realize shale output is dictated by service sector capacity. Shale production is currently constrained by pressure pumping equipment ...

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Time to ban fracking in Florida: Our view - The News-Press

October 30, 2017 - 8:42am

The News-Press

Time to ban fracking in Florida: Our view
The News-Press
When will Florida lawmakers get the message? Fracking is not welcome in the Sunshine State. Elected officials in dozens of municipalities and counties throughout Florida have passed resolutions opposing hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking).

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Study: Marcellus Shale boom has led to lower energy costs - Pittsburgh Business Times

October 30, 2017 - 8:28am

Pittsburgh Business Times

Study: Marcellus Shale boom has led to lower energy costs
Pittsburgh Business Times
A study has found that Pennsylvanians' wallets have benefitted from the Marcellus Shale drilling boom over the past 10 years. The University of Pennsylvania looked at data from between 2007 and 2016, and found that natural gas prices have "decreased ...
Marcellus Shale Boom Cuts Costs For PA RatepayersWSKG News

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