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Evidence Against Fracking Accumulates: Almost A Molehill! - Forbes

March 8, 2017 - 9:17am

Forbes

Evidence Against Fracking Accumulates: Almost A Molehill!
Forbes
Arguably, the same applies to opponents of hydraulic fracturing of shales, as some of their retreat to conspiracy theories shows. The EPA has become a villain to many in the environmental community for failing to confirm their fears about fracking ...

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Editorial: Is fracking worth it in Westmoreland? - Fredericksburg.com

March 7, 2017 - 10:05pm

Editorial: Is fracking worth it in Westmoreland?
Fredericksburg.com
It's an issue because Westmoreland is part of the Taylorsville basin, an area stretching from the Richmond suburbs to southern Maryland. Westmoreland residents at the February meeting made it clear that, from their point of view, the less fracking the ...

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Fracking ban in Florida gets early Senate support | Miami Herald - Miami Herald

March 7, 2017 - 8:20pm

Miami Herald

Fracking ban in Florida gets early Senate support | Miami Herald
Miami Herald
TALLAHASSEE The Florida Senate reversed years of opposition to a statewide ban on oil and gas fracking and advanced a bill Tuesday that will prohibit the ...
Senate committee advances fracking ban - The News-PressThe News-Press

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Where Will Disposal of Wastewater from Fracking and Other Drilling Trigger Earthquakes? - IEEE Spectrum

March 7, 2017 - 6:03pm

IEEE Spectrum

Where Will Disposal of Wastewater from Fracking and Other Drilling Trigger Earthquakes?
IEEE Spectrum
It's pretty clear by now that wastewater injection, a way of disposing of the brackish water used in fracking and other oil and gas drilling processes, can cause earthquakes. But, to date, the response to these injection-caused earthquakes has been ...
Fracking Has Made Oklahoma As Earthquake-Prone As San FranciscoMintpress News (blog)

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Chevron, Aera Energy Sue to Block Monterey County, California's Voter-Approved Ban on Fracking - DeSmog (blog)

March 7, 2017 - 6:01pm

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Chevron, Aera Energy Sue to Block Monterey County, California's Voter-Approved Ban on Fracking
DeSmog (blog)
Proponents of Measure Z said that re-injecting toxic wastewater, part of the hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) process, contaminates local aquifers that are protected under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. The measure goes further than five other ...

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Frustrated Broomfield Residents Weigh Options in Fracking Dispute ... - Westword

March 7, 2017 - 11:32am

Westword

Frustrated Broomfield Residents Weigh Options in Fracking Dispute ...
Westword
Last week's 6-3 vote by the Broomfield City Council to "postpone indefinitely" any action on a proposed moratorium on oil and gas drilling, despite...

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Climate Movement Should Take a Cue From Anti-Fracking Campaigns: Organize Locally - Truth-Out

March 7, 2017 - 11:26am

Truth-Out

Climate Movement Should Take a Cue From Anti-Fracking Campaigns: Organize Locally
Truth-Out
In areas where shale-drilling/hydraulic fracturing is heavy, a dense web of roads, pipelines and well pads turn continuous forests and grasslands into fragmented islands. (Photo: Simon Frasier University)REV. LENNOX YEARWOOD JR. OF ECOWATCH FOR ...

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COMMENTARY: Fracking ban would be bad for Nevada - Las Vegas Review-Journal

March 7, 2017 - 1:05am

Las Vegas Review-Journal

COMMENTARY: Fracking ban would be bad for Nevada
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Lawmakers in Nevada have introduced legislation that would ban hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” a process that has led to a dramatic increase in oil and natural gas production in the United States. These legislators claim fracking has ...

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