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Trump Wants To Know If You're Okay With Gutting Fracking Rules - The Alternative Daily (blog)

August 2, 2017 - 12:41pm

The Alternative Daily (blog)

Trump Wants To Know If You're Okay With Gutting Fracking Rules
The Alternative Daily (blog)
The Trump administration has quietly opened up public consultation on whether to gut Obama-era safety rules for hydraulic fracturing. Sandwiched between controversies surrounding healthcare and Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer, in late July ...
Sidley Shale and Hydraulic Fracturing Report - 1 August, 2017Lexology (registration)

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Truck Exhaust Might Be Causing Health Problems Around Fracking Sites - WBUR

August 2, 2017 - 10:01am

WBUR

Truck Exhaust Might Be Causing Health Problems Around Fracking Sites
WBUR
In this photo made on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, a caravan of tanker trucks take away the water mixture used in the hydraulic fracturing process in the Marcellus Shale layer to release natural gas was underway at a Range Resources site in Claysville, Pa.

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Consol's $300 Million Marcellus Shale Deals Come At 'Pivotal' Moment - Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

August 2, 2017 - 9:21am

Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

Consol's $300 Million Marcellus Shale Deals Come At 'Pivotal' Moment
Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
The emerging E&P sold acreage in the Marcellus and Utica shales in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio as it attempts to reduce leverage prior to spinning off its coal business. (Source: Hart energy). Consol Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) said Aug. 1 it ...

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Fracking-related water issues draw attention in West Texas ... - Houston Chronicle

August 2, 2017 - 8:57am

Houston Chronicle

Fracking-related water issues draw attention in West Texas ...
Houston Chronicle
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — A West Texas land baron and oilman is on the verge of pumping 5.4 million gallons of water a day from far under the desert ...

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Groups Challenge Fracking Plan for Ohio's Only National Forest - EcoWatch

August 2, 2017 - 8:09am

EcoWatch

Groups Challenge Fracking Plan for Ohio's Only National Forest
EcoWatch
Conservation groups have filed an administrative protest challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) plan for a September auction of three ...
Ongoing Resistance to Wayne National Forest Fracking as ...Cleveland Scene Weekly

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Emissions from NT's McArthur basin would dwarf those from Adani coalmine - The Guardian

August 2, 2017 - 1:36am

The Guardian

Emissions from NT's McArthur basin would dwarf those from Adani coalmine
The Guardian
Forcey told the panel CO2-equivalent emissions from future fracking of the McArthur basin – or even just its gas-rich Beetaloo sub-basin – would dwarf those expected from the proposed Queensland coalmine. “It's very easy to get to numbers that are far ...

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Fracking Studies Earn 'Most Cited' and 'Highly Read' Accolades - Duke Today

August 1, 2017 - 4:21pm

Duke Today

Fracking Studies Earn 'Most Cited' and 'Highly Read' Accolades
Duke Today
The editors of the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) Letters have tapped the 2015 paper, “Water Footprint of Hydraulic Fracturing,” by PhD student Andrew Kondash and Avner Vengosh, professor of geochemistry and water quality, ...

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Protest Challenges Fracking Plan for Ohio's Only National Forest - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

August 1, 2017 - 2:02pm

Protest Challenges Fracking Plan for Ohio's Only National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
COLUMBUS, Ohio— Conservation groups have filed an administrative protest challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's plan for a September auction of three parcels in Ohio's only national forest for oil and gas leasing. The parcels are adjacent to ...

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Pols Don't Let Facts on Fracking Stand in Way of Ignorance - Newsmax

August 1, 2017 - 10:19am

Newsmax

Pols Don't Let Facts on Fracking Stand in Way of Ignorance
Newsmax
In 2012, people took part in a rally against hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells at the Legislative Office Building in Albany, N.Y. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was running for a second term. Two years later, in December, Cuomo signed a hydraulic ...

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Keane Group sees more hydraulic fracturing fleets deployed in second quarter - Reuters

August 1, 2017 - 10:17am

BZ Weekly

Keane Group sees more hydraulic fracturing fleets deployed in second quarter
Reuters
N) deployed more hydraulic fracturing fleets in the second quarter, and said it expects robust activity in well completions in the second half of the year as market conditions have improved and companies seek to finish a backlog of wells already ...
Could Keane Group Incorporated (NYSE:FRAC) Skyrocket? The Stock Has Too Many SellersBZ Weekly
Time to Buy Keane Group Inc (FRAC) After Today's Huge Increase?Press Telegraph

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Public hearing for fracking company in White County - WSIL TV

July 31, 2017 - 8:36pm

Public hearing for fracking company in White County
WSIL TV
WHITE CO. -- White County residents will get a chance to share their thoughts about plans to start fracking near Enfield. Kansas company Woolsey Operating, LLC wants to start drilling operations soon. A public hearing is set for Wednesday morning at 10 ...

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Transit options in Tampa Bay; tracking fracking in Florida - WMNF

July 31, 2017 - 4:04pm

WMNF

Transit options in Tampa Bay; tracking fracking in Florida
WMNF
On MidPoint, we heard from a woman who has been pressuring Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran to take a stance on a fracking ban; we also talked about what's at stake in upcoming government meetings on transportation, including Tampa Bay Next ...

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Marcellus shale puts Pennsylvania in top tier of states that export ... - Tribune-Review

July 31, 2017 - 11:16am

Marcellus shale puts Pennsylvania in top tier of states that export ...
Tribune-Review
Development of the Marcellus shale has turned Pennsylvania from a net importer to a net exporter of natural gas and has made the state one of the top five ...

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Groups trying to ban fracking, legalize marijuana, and shut down Line 5 all face the same challenge - Michigan Radio

July 31, 2017 - 10:41am

Groups trying to ban fracking, legalize marijuana, and shut down Line 5 all face the same challenge
Michigan Radio
It was backed by business groups who were very opposed to the anti-fracking ballot drive. This past week, the Michigan Supreme Court said “no” to the committee's legal challenge to the 180-rule. But not because they said the law is OK. Rather, they ...

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Fracking, not hacking, has Texas GOP congressmen mad at Russia - Texas Tribune

July 31, 2017 - 12:01am

Texas Tribune

Fracking, not hacking, has Texas GOP congressmen mad at Russia
Texas Tribune
Congressmen Lamar Smith and Randy Weber wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Treasury alleging that American environmental groups are being funded by Russia. Critics say the Texas Republicans are trying to divert attention from President Trump's ...

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