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Meet Creech, the anti-fracking 'ET' - mySanAntonio.com

April 4, 2017 - 3:37pm

mySanAntonio.com

Meet Creech, the anti-fracking 'ET'
mySanAntonio.com
“Monster Trucks”: This mild-mannered fantasy that aspired to be the anti-fracking “E.T.” was just too odd to make an impact. When a North Dakota drilling operation taps into the habitat of prehistoric amphibians, three of the creatures gush earthward ...

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Fracking to cost Lancashire police '£450000 a month' - BBC News

April 4, 2017 - 8:08am

BBC News

Fracking to cost Lancashire police '£450000 a month'
BBC News
Policing the fracking operation in Lancashire will cost the force an additional £450,000 a month while it continues, say police. Protests have been held at the Little Plumpton site since shale gas extraction was approved in 2016. More officers are ...
Who pays £450k police bill for fracking?Blackpool Gazette
Local force pays to police frackingBig Issue North
£450000 a month to police Lancashire fracking site2BR

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Activists set to rally against fracking in Frederick County | News ... - The Winchester Star

April 4, 2017 - 12:10am

Activists set to rally against fracking in Frederick County | News ...
The Winchester Star
Environmental activists will gather at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 6380 Valley Pike (U.S. 11) on Saturday to kick off a campaign to ban the process ...

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Pennsylvania Families, Fracking Company Ordered to Settle Dispute - U.S. News & World Report

April 3, 2017 - 6:07pm

U.S. News & World Report

Pennsylvania Families, Fracking Company Ordered to Settle Dispute
U.S. News & World Report
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Two Pennsylvania families who claimed their drinking water had been tainted by fracking and the energy company they blamed for it said on Monday they would try to seek a settlement after a judge threw out a $4.2 million jury ...
A Pillar Of The Anti-Fracking Movement Takes A Hit. The Implications?Forbes
Federal Judge Rules Against The Town Considered The 'Ground Zero' Of Anti-Fracking MovementDaily Caller

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Pennsylvania families, fracking company ordered to settle dispute - WHTC

April 3, 2017 - 6:02pm

Forbes

Pennsylvania families, fracking company ordered to settle dispute
WHTC
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Two Pennsylvania families who claimed their drinking water had been tainted by fracking and the energy company they blamed for it said on Monday they would try to seek a settlement after a judge threw out a $4.2 million jury ...
A Pillar Of The Anti-Fracking Movement Takes A Hit. The Implications?Forbes
Federal Judge Rules Against The Town Considered The 'Ground Zero' Of Anti-Fracking MovementDaily Caller
Nixed verdict revives Pa. contamination battleE&E News

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Conservatives, Fracking, and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations - RealClearMarkets

April 3, 2017 - 5:50pm

RealClearMarkets

Conservatives, Fracking, and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations
RealClearMarkets
Back in the 1970s, a decade in which the U.S. introduced to a world on the dollar standard its own version of currency mismanagement, “oil shocks” were common. “Oil shocks” are placed in quotes simply because there weren't any during the malaise decade ...

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Maryland Fracking Ban Deprives State of Economic Growth and Savings - Americans for Tax Reform (blog)

April 3, 2017 - 2:56pm

Americans for Tax Reform (blog)

Maryland Fracking Ban Deprives State of Economic Growth and Savings
Americans for Tax Reform (blog)
On March 27, 2017, the Maryland Senate passed legislation aimed at permanently banning the energy recovery method of hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking”, in all of Maryland. This is bad news for Maryland families and businesses as ...

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Judge throws out jury decision to award $4 million to families impacted by fracking - ThinkProgress

April 3, 2017 - 2:14pm

ThinkProgress

Judge throws out jury decision to award $4 million to families impacted by fracking
ThinkProgress
The plaintiffs have argued that the fracking operations of Cabot Oil and Gas caused methane to leak into their groundwater. During fracking, also known as hydraulic fracturing, oil and gas producers inject large volumes of chemical- and sand-laced ...

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Clean water movement hails Maryland fracking ban - People's World

April 3, 2017 - 12:36pm

People's World

Clean water movement hails Maryland fracking ban
People's World
It will make Maryland only the second state after Vermont to outlaw hydraulic fracturing a method used to extract natural gas from deposits of shale hundreds of feet below the earth's surface. Fracking ... Roberts' stand underlined the strong ...

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Report Finds Fracking Companies Often Get Slap-On-The-Wrist Fines - 90.5 WESA

April 3, 2017 - 4:33am

90.5 WESA

Report Finds Fracking Companies Often Get Slap-On-The-Wrist Fines
90.5 WESA
“As the mapping and our understanding of health effects has grown, we are starting to see that type of connection between health effects and where the Marcellus Shale fracking is happening,” says Raina Rippel, executive director of the Southwest ...

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Shooting Down False Fracking Claims - American Thinker

April 3, 2017 - 2:18am

Independent Online

Shooting Down False Fracking Claims
American Thinker
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is commonly known, has been at the heart of America's energy boom and drive for energy independence. The process injects fluids under pressure into porous rock that comprises vast shale formations that reside ...
Fracking surpriseIndependent Online
Experts criticise start of frackingBusiness Day (registration)
Fracking experts warn only a quarter of shale gas in major reserve may be recoverableNorfolk Eastern Daily Press
iNews -South African Broadcasting Corporation
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Experts criticise start of fracking - Business Day (registration)

April 2, 2017 - 11:25pm

Business Day (registration)

Experts criticise start of fracking
Business Day (registration)
The views of industry analysts support the findings of a report released in November 2016 by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research which concluded that there was not enough water in the Karoo to extract shale gas by means of fracking and ...
Researcher warns govt against shale gas impactSouth African Broadcasting Corporation

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Mr. Hogan's flexibility - Washington Post

April 2, 2017 - 7:19pm

Washington Post

Mr. Hogan's flexibility
Washington Post
LARRY HOGAN'S political flexibility continues to impress — if not always inspire. Maryland's Republican governor has now positioned himself to the left of his liberal predecessor, Martin O'Malley, on whether to allow fracking in the western reaches of ...

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