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WA fracking ban and moratorium announced - 6 September 2017 - Lexology (registration)

September 6, 2017 - 12:40pm

WA fracking ban and moratorium announced - 6 September 2017
Lexology (registration)
Yesterday, Minister for Mines Bill Johnston announced the WA State Government has implemented a ban on hydraulic fracturing for unconventional gas for all existing and future petroleum titles in the South-West, Peel and Perth metropolitan regions in ...

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Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night - The B-Town Blog (blog)

September 6, 2017 - 12:20pm

The B-Town Blog (blog)

Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night
The B-Town Blog (blog)
The Sierra Club will be holding a community forum to discuss fracking in South King County tonight – Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Valley View Library. Here's more info: Did you know that a big fracked gas refinery proposed for the ...

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NASA speaker warns of fracking and the demise of fossil fuels - Daily Press

September 5, 2017 - 10:22pm

Daily Press

NASA speaker warns of fracking and the demise of fossil fuels
Daily Press
For 30 years, Anthony Ingraffea worked with the fossil fuels industry, helping companies refine the hydraulic fracturing technology needed to tease more oil and natural gas out of aging wells and eventually out of “stubborn” shale fields. “I enjoyed ...

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We're not buying the line that fracking brings wealth and opportunities to our communities - The Guardian

September 5, 2017 - 6:46pm

The Guardian

We're not buying the line that fracking brings wealth and opportunities to our communities
The Guardian
There has been a lot of talk from both the Northern Territory and federal governments recently about the rivers of royalties, jobs and other benefits they claim will come from opening up the Territory to vast new shale fracking gas fields. This has ...

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Police plea over Kirby Misperton anti-fracking protests - BBC News

September 5, 2017 - 5:19pm

BBC News

Police plea over Kirby Misperton anti-fracking protests
BBC News
Anti-fracking protesters have been urged not to cause disruption to people living near to a site where drilling is due to start in the next few months. North Yorkshire Police made the plea at a meeting to outline their plans for policing demonstrations ...

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How American Fracking Ran OPEC's Oil Recovery Off The Rails - Forbes

September 5, 2017 - 4:01pm

Forbes

How American Fracking Ran OPEC's Oil Recovery Off The Rails
Forbes
What happened to the promise of $60 oil? The American fracking industry keeps overwhelming OPEC's plans for recovery.

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Fracking Permit Likely to be Appealed - WSIU

September 5, 2017 - 2:51pm

WSIU

Fracking Permit Likely to be Appealed
WSIU
High volume fracking has come to Illinois, and environmental groups are gearing up for a battle. Late last week, the state Department of Natural Resources granted Kansas-based Woolsey Companies a permit to begin fracking at a site in White County, ...

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Illinois Approves Woolsey Operating's High-Volume Horizontal Fracking Permit - Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

September 5, 2017 - 9:31am

Illinois Approves Woolsey Operating's High-Volume Horizontal Fracking Permit
Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
An Illinois Department of Natural Resources office determined on Aug. 31 that Woolsey Operating Co.'s application to perform high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing operations in White County in southern Illinois met all fracking rules and ...

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Western Australia announces moratorium on hydraulic fracturing - Reuters

September 5, 2017 - 6:07am

RT

Western Australia announces moratorium on hydraulic fracturing
Reuters
The state of Victoria has banned hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, as well as shale and coal-seam gas exploration, while the Northern Territory, New South Wales and Tasmania have moratoriums. “We appreciate there is a level of community concern ...
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Western Australia halts hydraulic fracturing, to probe risks - Reuters

September 5, 2017 - 6:07am

Western Australia halts hydraulic fracturing, to probe risks
Reuters
The state of Victoria has banned hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, as well as shale and coal-seam gas exploration, while the Northern Territory, New South Wales and Tasmania have moratoriums. The blocks come despite a growing gas supply crisis in ...

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Illinois Department of Natural Resources Approves State's First Fracking Permit - WJBD Online

September 4, 2017 - 8:57pm

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Approves State's First Fracking Permit
WJBD Online
The approval comes four years after then Governor Pat Quinn says the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act into law. The controversial practice injects a fracking fluid at high pressure into a well to create cracks in deep rock formations. The cracks ...

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Illinois regulators approve 1st fracking permit - Kallanish Energy (subscription)

September 4, 2017 - 8:12am

Illinois regulators approve 1st fracking permit
Kallanish Energy (subscription)
Illinois regulators have approved the state's first hydraulic fracturing permit more than four years after the practice was allowed, the Springfield State Journal-Register newspaper reported. The state Department of Natural Resources posted notice of ...

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Flexibility for Fracking - Lexology (registration)

September 4, 2017 - 7:41am

Flexibility for Fracking
Lexology (registration)
The Planning Court has confirmed that a petroleum exploration and development licence ("PEDL") is capable of being varied by agreement between the licensee and the Secretary of State, notwithstanding the lack of an express power to do so within the ...

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Studies show fracking's dangers; we must demand accountability - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

September 4, 2017 - 12:02am

Studies show fracking's dangers; we must demand accountability
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Commonwealth case predicted that fracking the Marcellus Shale would produce “a detrimental effect on the environment, the people, their children, and future generations.” Those “detrimental effects” are clearly being revealed in the numerous scientific ...

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Matt Silverman: Correct terminology matters Camera - Boulder Daily Camera

September 3, 2017 - 5:29pm

Matt Silverman: Correct terminology matters Camera
Boulder Daily Camera
Essentially all wells in Colorado are stimulated by hydraulic fracturing (fracking). If you're against drilling for and producing oil and gas here, there's probably an element of hypocrisy, since we all use those fuels and the products they make ...

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House Science Committee: Russia Secretly Backed Anti-Fracking Campaigns - AlterNet

September 3, 2017 - 11:56am

AlterNet

House Science Committee: Russia Secretly Backed Anti-Fracking Campaigns
AlterNet
Short for hydraulic fracturing, fracking is a method of injecting high volumes of chemical brine into rock formations to extract oil or natural gas. The method is over 60 years old, but as it became more widespread, American communities and green ...

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Fracking's impact on groundwater lingers in northern Pennsylvania - Press & Sun-Bulletin

September 3, 2017 - 8:18am

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Fracking's impact on groundwater lingers in northern Pennsylvania
Press & Sun-Bulletin
A patchwork of homes and farms about 150 miles north of Philadelphia, the community became a battleground for pro- and anti-drilling forces after state regulators found that Cabot — one of the biggest drillers in the vast Marcellus Shale gas field ...

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IDNR issues first fracking permit in Illinois | Local News | thesouthern ... - The Southern

September 2, 2017 - 9:33pm

The Southern

IDNR issues first fracking permit in Illinois | Local News | thesouthern ...
The Southern
ENFIELD – In a historic move, regulators from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Department of Oil and Gas Resource Management on Thursday ...

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Fracking Has an Enormous Radioactive Waste Problem—Just Ask Kentucky - AlterNet

September 2, 2017 - 7:49am

AlterNet

Fracking Has an Enormous Radioactive Waste Problem—Just Ask Kentucky
AlterNet
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is likely how your home gets cooled and water gets heated. But the unconventional oil and gas extraction method, currently booming across the U.S. and a cornerstone of President Trump's energy agenda, is also behind ...

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Environmentalists oppose Illinois' approval of fracking permit - Reuters

September 1, 2017 - 7:03pm

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Environmentalists oppose Illinois' approval of fracking permit
Reuters
An Illinois Department of Natural Resources office determined on Thursday that Woolsey Operating Co's application to perform high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing operations in White County in southern Illinois met all fracking rules and ...
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