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Police tactics at fracking protests need urgent review, says MEP - The Guardian

July 10, 2017 - 7:02am

The Guardian

Police tactics at fracking protests need urgent review, says MEP
The Guardian
Repeated allegations of excessive force by police and security staff against protesters at oil and gas fracking sites across the country have led to a call for an urgent review of police tactics. Lancashire police are investigating an allegation of ...

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Victor Davis Hanson column: Fracking industry deserves our gratitude - Richmond.com

July 9, 2017 - 10:38pm

Richmond.com

Victor Davis Hanson column: Fracking industry deserves our gratitude
Richmond.com
While environmentalists worry about polluting the water table and heightening seismic activity through hydraulic fracturing, fracking seems to become more environmentally sensitive each year. When OPEC and other overseas producers tried to bankrupt ...

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Key Republicans call for probe to see if Russia funded anti-fracking groups - Washington Times

July 9, 2017 - 6:29pm

Washington Times

Key Republicans call for probe to see if Russia funded anti-fracking groups
Washington Times
In this March 29, 2013, file photo, workers tend to a well head during a hydraulic fracturing operation outside Rifle, in western Colorado. In documents filed Thursday, May 18, 2017, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has asked the state Supreme ...

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Fracking boom leads to tension in Navajo communities | NMPolitics ... - NMPolitics.net

July 9, 2017 - 6:27pm

Fracking boom leads to tension in Navajo communities | NMPolitics ...
NMPolitics.net
A recent listening session provided a glimpse into tensions in several small Navajo communities near Chaco Canyon over an uptick in fracking in recent years.

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How Pittsburgh embraced 'rights for nature' to prevent fracking ... - Business Insider

July 9, 2017 - 2:01pm

Business Insider

How Pittsburgh embraced 'rights for nature' to prevent fracking ...
Business Insider
Pittsburgh took up the "rights for nature" movement in an effort to keep fracking from coming to the city in 2010, and other cities are following suit.

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Erin Brockovich Helps Pawnee Nation Sue Fracking Companies Over Induced Earthquakes - EcoWatch

July 9, 2017 - 10:21am

EcoWatch

Erin Brockovich Helps Pawnee Nation Sue Fracking Companies Over Induced Earthquakes
EcoWatch
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is helping Oklahoma's Pawnee Nation take on several fracking companies in a lawsuit alleging that damages to its tribal buildings and reservation property was the result of man-made, or induced, earthquakes.

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Fracking boom leads to tension in Navajo communities | KRWG - KRWG

July 9, 2017 - 9:10am

KRWG

Fracking boom leads to tension in Navajo communities | KRWG
KRWG
On a windy Monday morning in May, residents packed the Counselor Chapter House. Some sat in plastic folding chairs, while others leaned against the wall,

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Might fracking save the GOP? - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

July 9, 2017 - 12:02am

Investor's Business Daily

Might fracking save the GOP?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
No. But it could help produce the kind of robust economy that would buoy incumbent Republicans a year from November. The energy boom is real, and it is here to stay. (Disclosure: My firm represents oil and gas companies.) Energy production produces ...
Victor Davis Hanson: We Should Show A Little Gratitude For The Fracking IndustryInvestor's Business Daily

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Sharon Cascone: Fight the good fight on fracking - Boulder Daily Camera

July 8, 2017 - 9:20pm

Sharon Cascone: Fight the good fight on fracking
Boulder Daily Camera
As you may know, hydraulic fracturing is set to begin in the coming months in Boulder County. The catastrophic results wrought by fracking will hurt you and your family if you don't stand up and prevent it from ever happening in Boulder County. The ...

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Fracking boom causing tensions in Navajo communities - Carlsbad Current-Argus

July 8, 2017 - 4:55pm

Fracking boom causing tensions in Navajo communities
Carlsbad Current-Argus
“I'm going to talk real fast OK,” she said as she took the microphone to talk about fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, in her community near Chaco Canyon. Four members of the Navajo Nation Council, Speaker LoRenzo Bates and Councilors Amber Kanazbah ...

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Victor Davis Hanson: Fracking boosts US economy, security - The Columbus Dispatch

July 8, 2017 - 8:16am

Victor Davis Hanson: Fracking boosts US economy, security
The Columbus Dispatch
While environmentalists worry about polluting the water table and heightening seismic activity through hydraulic fracturing, fracking seems to become more environmentally sensitive each year. When OPEC and other overseas producers tried to bankrupt ...

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Fracking boom leads to tension in Navajo communities - New Mexico In Depth

July 7, 2017 - 8:17pm

New Mexico In Depth

Fracking boom leads to tension in Navajo communities
New Mexico In Depth
“I'm going to talk real fast OK,” she said as she took the microphone to talk about fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, in her community near Chaco Canyon. Four members of the Navajo Nation Council, Speaker LoRenzo Bates, Councilor Amber Kanazbah Crotty ...

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Victor Davis Hanson: We Should Show A Little Gratitude For The Fracking Industry - Investor's Business Daily

July 7, 2017 - 4:33pm

Investor's Business Daily

Victor Davis Hanson: We Should Show A Little Gratitude For The Fracking Industry
Investor's Business Daily
While environmentalists worry about polluting the water table and heightening seismic activity through hydraulic fracturing, fracking seems to become more environmentally sensitive each year. When OPEC and other overseas producers tried to bankrupt ...
Independence Day for affordable energyWashington Times

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When will the US fracking spree finally slow down? - Phoenix Business Journal

July 7, 2017 - 1:45pm

When will the US fracking spree finally slow down?
Phoenix Business Journal
A pump jack operates at an oil well in Williston, North Dakota. Photographer: Daniel… more. Daniel Acker. Wall Street seems to have miscalculated the point at which lower oil prices force producers to constrict output.

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Guidelines to reduce the risk of minor earthquakes during hydraulic fracturing - Science Daily

July 7, 2017 - 11:54am

Guidelines to reduce the risk of minor earthquakes during hydraulic fracturing
Science Daily
Dr Westwood said: "The aim of the research was to investigate the minimum horizontal distance that hydraulic fracturing should occur from pre-existing faults in order to reduce the risk of an earthquake similar to the one that occurred near Blackpool ...

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We Say No To Fracking in Illinois - Food and Water Watch

July 7, 2017 - 11:27am

We Say No To Fracking in Illinois
Food and Water Watch
Food & Water Watch has been fighting to keep the fracking industry at bay in order to protect Illinois communities for nearly 5 years. This past year the anti-fracking movement successfully pushed forward a fracking ban in Maryland only to turn around ...

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It's Nonsense to Say Fracking Can Be Made Safe, Whatever Guidelines We Come Up With - Energy Collective

July 7, 2017 - 10:47am

Energy Collective

It's Nonsense to Say Fracking Can Be Made Safe, Whatever Guidelines We Come Up With
Energy Collective
Fracking or hydraulic fracturing involves pumping up to 16 Olympic swimming pools' worth of water, chemical additives and sand into shale rocks lying between 2km and 3km underground. This creates a dense network of small fractures in the rocks ...

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Can Trump Use Fracking To Break Putin's Stranglehold On Eastern Europe? - Investor's Business Daily

July 6, 2017 - 5:51pm

Investor's Business Daily

Can Trump Use Fracking To Break Putin's Stranglehold On Eastern Europe?
Investor's Business Daily
Energy: Maybe you didn't see it: On Thursday, on his way to the much-ballyhooed G-20 Summit, President Trump attended the far less well known Three Seas Initiative Summit in Warsaw, Poland. While little publicized, it's the most important thing he'll ...

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Robitaille: Fracking piece was a missed opportunity - Casper Star-Tribune Online

July 6, 2017 - 2:45pm

Robitaille: Fracking piece was a missed opportunity
Casper Star-Tribune Online
The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC) passed a rule regarding disclosure of fluids used in hydraulic fracturing operations in 2010, the first state to do so. Other states quickly followed Wyoming's lead. The WOGCC has been enforcing ...

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Native Americans Sue Frackers Over Manmade Earthquakes - National Geographic

July 6, 2017 - 9:59am

National Geographic

Native Americans Sue Frackers Over Manmade Earthquakes
National Geographic
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been a lightning rod for the blame, but it's not so much the fracking itself as the cleanup afterwards that's inducing these temblors. Fracking involves shooting a high-pressure stream of water, sand, and ...

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