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Winery Owners Fear Fracking Will Poison Tourism - National Geographic

December 13, 2016 - 2:56pm

National Geographic

Winery Owners Fear Fracking Will Poison Tourism
National Geographic
At 58, Paul is open and friendly, and eager to talk about their lives and what the threat of hydraulic fracturing means to them. Wearing work clothes permanently ... Garrett County overlies a relatively small part of the Marcellus Shale gas formation ...

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Protesters decry fracking - Ironton Tribune

December 13, 2016 - 10:55am

Protesters decry fracking
Ironton Tribune
A similar plan to lease fracking sites in the forest was dropped in 2011 after public outcry. Opponents argue allowing fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, in the park will harm water systems and wildlife and destroy the park's scenic beauty. A Bureau of ...

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SCIENCE: Future of fracking research uncertain under Trump ... - Environment & Energy Publishing

December 13, 2016 - 9:32am

Environment & Energy Publishing

SCIENCE: Future of fracking research uncertain under Trump ...
Environment & Energy Publishing
Under President Obama, scientists in government and academia probed the impacts of hydraulic fracturing on water, air and health. The scientific community is ...

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Hydraulic fracturing fluids affect water chemistry from gas wells - Science Daily

December 12, 2016 - 8:40pm

Science Daily

Hydraulic fracturing fluids affect water chemistry from gas wells
Science Daily
Many gas formations, such as the Marcellus shale, exist several thousand feet below the surface in higher pressure and temperature environments. Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, is a common method for extracting natural gas from these ...

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Wayne National Forest fracking rights auction set to begin tomorrow - NBC4i.com

December 12, 2016 - 7:11pm

NBC4i.com

Wayne National Forest fracking rights auction set to begin tomorrow
NBC4i.com
Nathan Johnson, an attorney with the Ohio Enviornmental Council, says the industrial development that comes with hydraulic fracturing will do long-term harm to the forest. “It's going to devastate a lot of the forest there, whether it's through these ...
Groups fight plans for fracking in Wayne National ForestColumbus Dispatch
Fracking rights to SE Ohio's Wayne National Forest go on auction ...cleveland.com
Protesters decry fracking at Ohio national forestThe Newark Advocate
The Post -Athens NEWS
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Fracking: Too risky for Florida - Orlando Sentinel

December 12, 2016 - 6:32pm

Orlando Sentinel

Fracking: Too risky for Florida
Orlando Sentinel
Fracking causes earthquakes. Oklahoma has seen an explosion of earthquakes since oil companies began hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas. Eight years ago, the state had just two earthquakes of 3.0 or greater, according to USA Today. Last year, it had ...

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George Stark: Marcellus Shale gas pipelines deliver lower energy prices - Allentown Morning Call

December 12, 2016 - 3:54pm

Allentown Morning Call

George Stark: Marcellus Shale gas pipelines deliver lower energy prices
Allentown Morning Call
Lower natural gas prices mean savings on your electric bill as well; according to the PUC, the electric cost savings for the consumers from the Marcellus Shale from 2011 through the first half of 2014 were $2.1 billion. Pennsylvania's economy — its ...

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Fracking giant fails to lock up a grandmother - New Internationalist (blog)

December 12, 2016 - 12:54pm

New Internationalist (blog)

Fracking giant fails to lock up a grandmother
New Internationalist (blog)
Far from frightening off the campaigners by taking one of them to court, Cuadrilla has given them a boost, writes Jamie Kesley-Fry. For anyone wanting to understand how destructive and devious corporations can be, the fracking industry in the UK is an ...

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Obama Administration Weighs Request For Offshore California Fracking - Natural Gas Intelligence

December 12, 2016 - 12:26pm

Natural Gas Intelligence

Obama Administration Weighs Request For Offshore California Fracking
Natural Gas Intelligence
The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has received a permit application to use hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on an oil well in federal waters off the coast of Southern California. If approved, it would be the first offshore ...

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Protesters decry fracking at Ohio's Wayne National Forest - Toledo Blade

December 11, 2016 - 8:39pm

Columbus Dispatch

Protesters decry fracking at Ohio's Wayne National Forest
Toledo Blade
A similar plan to lease fracking sites in the forest was dropped in 2011 after public outcry. Opponents argue allowing fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, in the park will harm water systems and wildlife and destroy the park's scenic beauty. A Bureau of ...
Groups fight plans for fracking in Wayne National ForestColumbus Dispatch
Protesters decry fracking at Ohio's Wayne National Forest ...Washington Times
Anti-fracking protesters withstand cold to challenge Wayne National ...The Post
Center for Biological Diversity (press release) -Athens NEWS
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Groups fight plans for fracking in Wayne National Forest - Columbus Dispatch

December 11, 2016 - 7:56am

Columbus Dispatch

Groups fight plans for fracking in Wayne National Forest
Columbus Dispatch
This time, however, the leases are specifically for fracking, a process in which as many as 5 million gallons of water, sand and chemicals are injected down wells to fracture deep shale and free trapped gas and oil. As expected, industry groups say the ...
Fracking rights to SE Ohio's Wayne National Forest go on auction ...cleveland.com
Wayne National Forest fracking rights auction set to begin tomorrowNBC4i.com
Protesters decry fracking at Ohio national forestFremont News Messenger
The Post
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Editorial: Keep fracking out of Florida - Florida Today

December 11, 2016 - 1:13am

Florida Today

Editorial: Keep fracking out of Florida
Florida Today
Hydraulic fracturing — also known as “fracking” — is the process of injecting highly pressurized fluids and materials deep into the ground to fracture shale for the purpose of releasing, and extracting, oil and natural gas. The process uses unknown ...

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Kristen Monsell: Protect coast from Trump and fracking - Ventura County Star

December 10, 2016 - 5:03pm

Ventura County Star

Kristen Monsell: Protect coast from Trump and fracking
Ventura County Star
The concern is compounded by recent revelations that hundreds of offshore wells along California's coast have been subjected to hydraulic fracturing, which blasts toxic chemicals and vast volumes of water beneath the sea floor to crack rocks. Fracking ...

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Home Office forced to defend anti-fracking groups from extremism claims - The Guardian

December 10, 2016 - 4:37pm

Home Office forced to defend anti-fracking groups from extremism claims
The Guardian
The Home Office has been forced to make it clear that anti-fracking campaigners should not be considered extremists after a council and a school in North Yorkshire used the government's counter-terrorism programme to target environmental protesters.

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We Are Fracking Up the Earth: Why You Should Care About the Sabal Trail Pipeline - Uloop News

December 10, 2016 - 2:35pm

Uloop News

We Are Fracking Up the Earth: Why You Should Care About the Sabal Trail Pipeline
Uloop News
For years, a long battle between a subsidiary of the company Energy Transfer Partners and multiple Native American tribes (like the Lakota and Sioux), joined by environmentalists, has been waged because of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

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Opec Gets Part Of Not Opec To Cut Production - But Not Fracking, Which Is What Matters - Forbes

December 10, 2016 - 12:43pm

NDTV

Opec Gets Part Of Not Opec To Cut Production - But Not Fracking, Which Is What Matters
Forbes
Opec and some of the other oil producing nations appear rather happy with themselves as they seem to have reached agreement on limiting output in order to drive up prices. However, they do have a problem here, one that afflicts oligopolists in general ...
Saudi kingdom still roiling against rise of Pa. frackingButler Eagle (subscription)
Russia is now joining OPEC's big push to lift crude oil prices worldwideVox
Analyst: OPEC tack won't boost shale outputLehigh Valley Business
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Ban fracking for good in Maryland - Washington Post

December 9, 2016 - 5:53pm

Washington Post

Ban fracking for good in Maryland
Washington Post
Maryland is nearing a turning point on energy. The moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” in the state, imposed in 2015 by the General Assembly, expires in 2017, leaving two clear choices. Lawmakers can allow this drilling method in our ...

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Editorial: Keep fracking out of Florida - TCPalm

December 9, 2016 - 2:58pm

TCPalm

Editorial: Keep fracking out of Florida
TCPalm
Hydraulic fracturing — also known as "fracking" — is the process of injecting highly pressurized fluids and materials deep into the ground to fracture shale for the purpose of releasing, and extracting, oil and natural gas. The process uses an ...

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Colorado: Anti-Fracking Protesters Plagued By Bitter Cold - Western Journalism

December 9, 2016 - 2:43pm

Western Journalism

Colorado: Anti-Fracking Protesters Plagued By Bitter Cold
Western Journalism
A small group of anti-fracking protesters braved the bitter cold in Denver, Colo. Thursday to protest oil and gas drilling. Wielding signs demanding a ban on fracking and an end to fossil fuel development on public lands, about 10 “Keep It In The ...

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Groundwater changes linked to fracking - Science Daily

December 9, 2016 - 2:19pm

Science Daily

Groundwater changes linked to fracking
Science Daily
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, involves injecting pressurized, chemical-laced water into deep rock layers to crack them open and release natural gas. The target layers are almost invariably far below drinking-water aquifers, leading industry to ...

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