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Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas company | Local ... - MyWebTimes.com

November 5, 2017 - 11:52pm

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Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas company | Local ...
MyWebTimes.com
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The first company to obtain a permit for fracking in Illinois announced Friday it won't use it, citing market conditions and the state's ...
Illinois' First Fracking Permit Returned by Kansas Company | South ...WJBD Online
Company with first Illinois fracking permit returns it, citing ...Midwest Energy News

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Letters to the Editor, Nov. 6 - San Francisco Chronicle

November 5, 2017 - 4:22pm

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 6
San Francisco Chronicle
Fracking waste is typically injected back into the soil, contaminating aquifers with carcinogenic chemicals. We need to protect that water for our bodies, our crops and our livelihood. We call upon the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to join ...

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How Has the US Fracking Boom Affected Air Pollution in Shale Areas? - DeSmog (blog)

November 5, 2017 - 11:43am

DeSmog (blog)

How Has the US Fracking Boom Affected Air Pollution in Shale Areas?
DeSmog (blog)
Fracking is a term that can stir strong emotions among its opponents and proponents. It is actually a combination of techniques, including hydraulic fracturing, that has allowed drillers to draw hydrocarbons from rock formations which were once not ...

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Fracking protester warns: 'Yorkshire's gorgeous, but that can be taken away' - The Guardian

November 5, 2017 - 9:50am

The Guardian

Fracking protester warns: 'Yorkshire's gorgeous, but that can be taken away'
The Guardian
For the past year, Leigh Coghill has devoted her life to one thing – trying to stop the gas exploration company Third Energy from fracking on the outskirts of a tiny village in North Yorkshire. The 26-year-old from Wolverhampton, who “married into ...

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Kirby Misperton: Hundreds in anti-fracking union march - BBC News

November 4, 2017 - 10:30am

BBC News

Kirby Misperton: Hundreds in anti-fracking union march
BBC News
Hydraulic fracturing is the process of drilling down into the earth before a high-pressure water mixture is directed at rock to release the gas inside. Opponents say it can cause water contamination, earthquakes and vehicles going to and from the site ...
YP Letters: Fracking takes toll in police cash and protesters' rightsYorkshire Post

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Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas company, citing 'costly' regulations - Chicago Tribune

November 4, 2017 - 12:14am

Chicago Tribune

Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas company, citing 'costly' regulations
Chicago Tribune
The first company to obtain a permit for fracking in Illinois announced Friday it won't use it, citing market conditions and the state's "burdensome and costly" regulations. Wichita, Kansas-based Woolsey Companies Inc. was given permission in September ...
Woolsey Withdraws Fracking Permit, Citing 'Burdensome' Illinois LawChicago Tonight | WTTW
Illinois' First Fracking Permit Returned by Kansas CompanyU.S. News & World Report
Illinois' first fracking permit withdrawnThe State Journal-Register
Food and Water Watch -WSIL TV
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Company to drill wells for hydraulic fracturing - Houston Chronicle

November 3, 2017 - 11:18pm

Houston Chronicle

Company to drill wells for hydraulic fracturing
Houston Chronicle
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, uses millions of gallons of pressurized water mixed with sand and chemicals to crack underground shale formations to release oil and gas. Layne and the state General Land Office will split the revenues. "This is kind ...

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Broomfield Considers Ban On Fracking « CBS Denver - CBS Local

November 3, 2017 - 10:50pm

CBS Local

Broomfield Considers Ban On Fracking « CBS Denver
CBS Local
This the third anti-fracking effort voters have been asked to decide in as many years.

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Woolsey Withdraws Fracking Permit, Citing 'Burdensome' Illinois Law - Chicago Tonight | WTTW

November 3, 2017 - 12:57pm

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Woolsey Withdraws Fracking Permit, Citing 'Burdensome' Illinois Law
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, uses high-pressure chemicals and water to create cracks and release oil and gas from shale formations deep beneath the Earth's surface. The practice has been associated with contaminated ground and drinking water, ...

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Mount Shasta High grad tells stories from fracking country - Mount Shasta Herald

November 2, 2017 - 8:25pm

Mount Shasta Herald

Mount Shasta High grad tells stories from fracking country
Mount Shasta Herald
For her book on the North Dakota fracking industry Blaire Briody, at 29, moved to a fracking boomtown at the western edge of the state. She left a comfortable neighborhood in Brooklyn, and a job editing a business news website, to end up in the ...

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More Fracking, More Toxics - Pacific Standard

November 2, 2017 - 6:13pm

Pacific Standard

More Fracking, More Toxics
Pacific Standard
Fracking is a term that can stir strong emotions among its opponents and proponents. It is actually a combination of techniques, including hydraulic fracturing, that has allowed drillers to draw hydrocarbons from rock formations that were once not ...

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Nevadans Unite to Oppose Leasing in Ruby Mountains for Drilling, Fracking - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

November 2, 2017 - 3:10pm

Nevadans Unite to Oppose Leasing in Ruby Mountains for Drilling, Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ELKO, Nev.— Conservation groups filed comments today urging the U.S. Forest Service to halt plans to lease out 54,000 acres for drilling and fracking in the Ruby Mountains, one of Nevada's most scenic and popular recreation areas. “This may be the ...

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Penn Township group schedules fracking-related noise monitoring workshop - Tribune-Review

November 2, 2017 - 12:23pm

Penn Township group schedules fracking-related noise monitoring workshop
Tribune-Review
Protect PT, a Penn Township environmental group, will hold a noise monitoring workshop at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Penn Township Ambulance Association, 1030 Sandy Hill Road, Irwin. The free, 90-minute workshop is the fourth in a series geared to help ...

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Fracking: Too late for 'small and easy progress' - Boulder Weekly

November 2, 2017 - 11:56am

Boulder Weekly

Fracking: Too late for 'small and easy progress'
Boulder Weekly
Across the globe, the movement to ban fracking is growing. France, Germany, Scotland, Ireland and the Netherlands have stopped this dangerous practice. So have New York, Vermont, Maryland and many municipalities in the United States. These victories ...

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Six Years After Tremors Halted Fracking, Britain Ready To Try Again - Oil and Gas Investor

November 2, 2017 - 10:08am

Six Years After Tremors Halted Fracking, Britain Ready To Try Again
Oil and Gas Investor
Six years after Britain's first hydraulic fracturing operation was stymied by earth tremors, its shale gas industry is poised to try again with a technology that could transform the UK gas market and drastically reduce its reliance on imports. While ...

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Six years after tremors halted fracking, Britain ready to try again - Reuters

November 2, 2017 - 1:04am

Six years after tremors halted fracking, Britain ready to try again
Reuters
LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Six years after Britain's first fracking operation was stymied by earth tremors, its shale gas industry is poised to try again with a ...

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Ohio Court Overturns Law Preventing Cities From Voting on Anti-Fracking Measures - DeSmog (blog)

November 1, 2017 - 6:33pm

DeSmog (blog)

Ohio Court Overturns Law Preventing Cities From Voting on Anti-Fracking Measures
DeSmog (blog)
In a slight break with previous state policies that have encouraged fracking activity and new pipelines, the Ohio Supreme Court recently struck down a controversial provision restricting citizen efforts to vote locally on these and other issues through ...

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Water and Power: Fracking Meets Magical Realism in a New Play - Capital and Main

November 1, 2017 - 9:50am

Capital and Main

Water and Power: Fracking Meets Magical Realism in a New Play
Capital and Main
In An Enemy of the Pueblo, playwright Josefina López appropriates the basic construct of Henrik Ibsen's classic, tosses in a few large dollops of magical realism, and transforms the lead character from a 19th-century Norwegian doctor into a 21st ...

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