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Fight Over Fracking Leads To Funding Question For AG's Office - CBS Local

February 10, 2017 - 8:34pm

Fight Over Fracking Leads To Funding Question For AG's Office
CBS Local
DENVER (CBS4)– State lawmakers are wading into a fight over fracking in Boulder County with threats of withholding funding from a state agency. Budget requests typically pass the state legislature with little fanfare. But, when the state Senate took up ...

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Unions should oppose fracking - Baltimore Sun - Baltimore Sun

February 10, 2017 - 4:16pm

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Unions should oppose fracking - Baltimore Sun
Baltimore Sun
The health and environmental harm posed by fracking greatly outweighs the potential job creation.
Maryland fracking ban bill introduced to House and Senate - WMDTWMDT

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Pa. Justices Urged To Nix Fracking Rule Injunction - Law360 (subscription)

February 10, 2017 - 3:54pm

Pa. Justices Urged To Nix Fracking Rule Injunction
Law360 (subscription)
The state's Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Quality Board argued that the lower court improperly granted Marcellus Shale Coalition's injunction bid, even though the MSC never proved that it is likely to succeed on its ...

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Williams moves higher after doubling down in Marcellus Shale - Seeking Alpha

February 10, 2017 - 1:49pm

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Williams moves higher after doubling down in Marcellus Shale
Seeking Alpha
Williams Partners (WPZ +0.7%) is higher a day after striking a deal with Western Gas Partners (WES +0.4%) for a bigger position in two gathering networks in the Marcellus Shale, where natural gas production is still booming. WPZ “gets more gas right ...
Methane Levels Have Increased in Marcellus Shale Region Despite a Dip in Well InstallationDrexelNow
Thai company buys second stake in Pa.'s Marcellus Shale ...Kallanish Energy (subscription)
West Virginia Has Nearly 3200 Completed Marcellus Shale Natural Gas WellsWheeling Intelligencer

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Fracking vs. Flint: The EPA has out-of-whack priorities - Washington Examiner

February 10, 2017 - 1:01pm

Fracking vs. Flint: The EPA has out-of-whack priorities
Washington Examiner
Indeed, take a five-year, $29 million EPA study which found no evidence that hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") causes widespread, systemic contamination of drinking water. The agency, however, caved to political pressure and changed the conclusion to ...

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Fracking bill on the move, Northwest Ga. lawmakers take the lead - Northwest Georgia News

February 10, 2017 - 8:07am

Northwest Georgia News

Fracking bill on the move, Northwest Ga. lawmakers take the lead
Northwest Georgia News
State Rep. John Meadows is tweaking his proposed fracking bill to incorporate suggestions from energy companies — but the Calhoun Republican said Thursday he intends to ensure Northwest Georgia water is protected. Frackinghydraulic fracturing ...

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Williams Partners Agrees to Acquire Additional Interests in Two Marcellus Shale Gathering Systems and Sell ... - Business Wire (press release)

February 9, 2017 - 5:30pm

Williams Partners Agrees to Acquire Additional Interests in Two Marcellus Shale Gathering Systems and Sell ...
Business Wire (press release)
TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES) (“Western Gas”), and certain of its affiliates pursuant to which Williams Partners will ...

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Not enough charging points for electric cars; fracking in Scotland economically marginal - The Guardian

February 9, 2017 - 3:01pm

Not enough charging points for electric cars; fracking in Scotland economically marginal
The Guardian
Not enough charging points for electric cars; fracking in Scotland economically marginal. An electric car charging on a London street. The UK's network of charging points is too fragmented and expensive, writes Alan Gavurin. Photograph: Miles Willis ...

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Methane Levels Have Increased in Marcellus Shale Region Despite a Dip in Well Installation - DrexelNow

February 9, 2017 - 1:48pm

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Methane Levels Have Increased in Marcellus Shale Region Despite a Dip in Well Installation
DrexelNow
Despite a slow down in the number of new natural gas wells in the Marcellus Shale region of Northeast Pennsylvania, new research led by Drexel University finds that atmospheric methane levels in the area are still increasing. ... were drilled in the ...
Williams moves higher after doubling down in Marcellus ShaleSeeking Alpha
Marcellus Shale methane levels rise as well installations fall: study ...Kallanish Energy (subscription)

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Debate on the future of fracking intensifies - So Md News (subscription)

February 9, 2017 - 11:11am

Debate on the future of fracking intensifies
So Md News (subscription)
The controversial practice, known as fracking, is a drilling technique that injects a mixture of water, chemicals, sand and other substances in rock to extract natural gas. Supporters argue fracking creates economic benefits and cuts carbon dioxide ...

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Bill to ban fracking to be introduced in Maryland - Fox Baltimore

February 9, 2017 - 9:28am

Fox Baltimore

Bill to ban fracking to be introduced in Maryland
Fox Baltimore
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- A measure to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Maryland is being introduced. Del. David Fraser-Hidalgo is expected to introduce the measure on Thursday with more than 50 co-sponsors. Sen. Robert Zirkin also has ...

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Fracking rules would tighten limits on drilling in Georgia - McLeansboro Times Leader

February 9, 2017 - 9:15am

McLeansboro Times Leader

Fracking rules would tighten limits on drilling in Georgia
McLeansboro Times Leader
The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which uses a mixture of water, sand and chemicals to break up rock and free natural gas or oil underground, is not happening in Georgia. There's concern that could change if the price of ...

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Fracking rules would tighten limits on drilling in Georgia | Don't Miss ... - The Salem News

February 9, 2017 - 9:01am

The Salem News

Fracking rules would tighten limits on drilling in Georgia | Don't Miss ...
The Salem News
ATLANTA — Plans to regulate fracking in Georgia have been met with unease from lawmakers wary of expanding the state's role in regulating a new industry.

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Guest opinion column: Ban on fracking might bring back $4-a-gallon ... - Orlando Sentinel

February 9, 2017 - 8:53am

Orlando Sentinel

Guest opinion column: Ban on fracking might bring back $4-a-gallon ...
Orlando Sentinel
Proposed legislation to ban advanced forms of oil and natural gas well stimulation — including hydraulic fracturing — is out of step with Florida consumers and.

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Fracking rules would tighten limits on drilling - The Daily Citizen

February 8, 2017 - 9:35pm

Fracking rules would tighten limits on drilling
The Daily Citizen
The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which uses a mixture of water, sand and chemicals to break up rock and free natural gas or oil underground, is not happening in Georgia. There's concern that could change if the price of ...

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Calgary Fracking-Sand Supplier Source Energy Said to Weigh IPO ... - Bloomberg

February 8, 2017 - 5:52pm

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Calgary Fracking-Sand Supplier Source Energy Said to Weigh IPO ...
Bloomberg
Source Energy Services Canada LP, the country's largest distributor of fracking sand, is weighing an initial public offering, according to people familiar with the ...

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Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Move Fracking Regulation To States - Law360 (subscription)

February 8, 2017 - 5:23pm

Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Move Fracking Regulation To States
Law360 (subscription)
... 4:15 PM EST) -- A Republican Congressman from Texas who wants to put fracking regulation in the hands of states introduced proposed legislation to the House of Representatives on Tuesday that would give states the right to control hydraulic ...

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Kudos To Colorado AG For Rebuking Boulder County On Its Fracking Moratorium - Forbes

February 8, 2017 - 5:15pm

Forbes

Kudos To Colorado AG For Rebuking Boulder County On Its Fracking Moratorium
Forbes
In the last several years, municipal and county governments have thrust themselves into some of the nation's most contentious legal-policy debates by imposing regulatory mandates and restrictions on business conduct. New York City famously tried to ...
John C. Lamb: People have spoken on frackingBoulder Daily Camera

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PE-Backed Fracking Co. ProPetro Files $345M IPO - Law360 - Law360 (subscription)

February 8, 2017 - 4:51pm

PE-Backed Fracking Co. ProPetro Files $345M IPO - Law360
Law360 (subscription)
ProPetro Holding Corp., a private equity-backed provider of fracking services to oil and gas companies, on Wednesday filed initial public offering plans to raise ...

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Appeals court breathes new life into $30 million fracking lawsuit against Dallas - Dallas News (blog)

February 8, 2017 - 3:44pm

Appeals court breathes new life into $30 million fracking lawsuit against Dallas
Dallas News (blog)
When your city's dueling financial perils number in the with-a-B billions, it's easy to shrug off or forget those threats that are just — just, hah — in the tens of millions. But with all this anguishing over a fast-failing police and fire pension ...

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