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Study: Fracking, North-South Drilling Open up Wyoming Oil - U.S. News & World Report

May 8, 2017 - 5:18pm

U.S. News & World Report

Study: Fracking, North-South Drilling Open up Wyoming Oil
U.S. News & World Report
(AP) — Certain approaches to hydraulic fracturing — the more of it, the better — and directional drilling appear the secret to successfully tapping a previously unprofitable oil deposit, according to a Wyoming State Geological Survey report released ...

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Google Asked to Label Anti-Fracking Websites as 'Fake News' - Daily Signal

May 8, 2017 - 5:16pm

Daily Signal

Google Asked to Label Anti-Fracking Websites as 'Fake News'
Daily Signal
We believe many of the most prominent anti-fracking websites have content that is misleading, false, or offensive,” a group writes to Google.

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690000 Contiguous Acres in Alaska May Soon Be Open to Fracking - EcoWatch

May 8, 2017 - 12:22pm

EcoWatch

690000 Contiguous Acres in Alaska May Soon Be Open to Fracking
EcoWatch
Hydraulic fracturing's horizontal drilling technique has enabled industry to tap otherwise difficult-to-access oil and gas in shale basins throughout the U.S. and increasingly throughout the world. And now fracking, as it's known, could soon arrive at ...

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Legal challenge to Preston New Road fracking decision - BBC News - BBC News

May 8, 2017 - 10:35am

BBC News

Legal challenge to Preston New Road fracking decision - BBC News
BBC News
Campaigner Gayzer Frackman says government did not fully assess the impact of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Fracking column was all wet - Las Vegas Sun

May 8, 2017 - 5:06am

Fracking column was all wet
Las Vegas Sun
In his April 13 guest column in the Sun, Assemblyman Justin Watkins advocates banning fracking. As his column contained many misrepresentations, I will address only two of the most egregious. The column identifies risks to water resources by fracking.

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Letter: Fracking study needs more time (Daily Mail) - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

May 7, 2017 - 9:22pm

Letter: Fracking study needs more time (Daily Mail)
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
Since the gas wells in the three-year Duke University fracking study cited in the May 2 Daily Mail editorial “Gas well fracking not hurting groundwater” were sampled before and after gas wells were installed. The wells were obviously new. Even with the ...

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Public hearing on fracking set for Monday - Farmington Daily Times

May 7, 2017 - 8:24pm

Farmington Daily Times

Public hearing on fracking set for Monday
Farmington Daily Times
FARMINGTON — The Navajo Nation Council will hold a public hearing at 9 a.m. Monday at the Counselor Chapter house to collect comments from community members regarding the impact of hydraulic fracturing. The purpose of the hearing is to listen to ...

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Enviro Lawsuit Bans Fracking Across Much Of California | The Daily ... - The Daily Caller

May 7, 2017 - 10:29am

E&E News

Enviro Lawsuit Bans Fracking Across Much Of California | The Daily ...
The Daily Caller
The government settled an environmentalist lawsuit Thursday by effectively banning fracking on 1 million acres of public land in California.
LAW: Trump team defends fracking authority as it rethinks rule ...E&E News

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After Years-Long Push, Fracking Has Quietly Arrived in Alaska - DeSmog (blog)

May 7, 2017 - 9:53am

DeSmog (blog)

After Years-Long Push, Fracking Has Quietly Arrived in Alaska
DeSmog (blog)
Hydraulic fracturing's horizontal drilling technique has enabled industry to tap otherwise difficult-to-access oil and gas in shale basins throughout the U.S. and increasingly throughout the world. And now “fracking,” as it's known, could soon arrive ...

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Fracking's Dark Secret - EcoWatch - EcoWatch

May 7, 2017 - 9:29am

EcoWatch

Fracking's Dark Secret - EcoWatch
EcoWatch
As fossil fuel reserves become depleted, extraction becomes more extreme and difficult. Oil sands mining, deep sea drilling and fracking are employed because.

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Bet You'd Be Shocked by How Much of Our Natural Gas Comes From Fracking - Motley Fool

May 7, 2017 - 6:15am

Motley Fool

Bet You'd Be Shocked by How Much of Our Natural Gas Comes From Fracking
Motley Fool
A whopping two-thirds of the natural gas produced in the U.S. is produced with hydraulic fracturing. And while there is some controversy around the risks of fracking, it has driven a huge increase in natural gas production and lowered the cost of the ...

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New study is disastrous news for fracking opponents, global ... - TheBlaze.com

May 6, 2017 - 4:53pm

TheBlaze.com

New study is disastrous news for fracking opponents, global ...
TheBlaze.com
New study is disastrous news for fracking opponents, global warming alarmists A new study by researchers at Duke University has found fracking does not pose ...

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Anti-fracking group protests Boulder orchestra over oil company donations - Boulder Daily Camera

May 5, 2017 - 11:51pm

Anti-fracking group protests Boulder orchestra over oil company donations
Boulder Daily Camera
However, East Boulder County United, an anti-fracking group, is taking issue with the orchestra taking donations from Extraction Oil and Gas protested prior to the performance at Macky Auditorium on Friday night. "We are concerned citizens and we are ...

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Birmingham company makes huge Marcellus Shale acquisition - Birmingham Business Journal

May 5, 2017 - 12:21pm

Birmingham company makes huge Marcellus Shale acquisition
Birmingham Business Journal
A Birmingham-based energy company recently acquired a large portfolio of Marcellus oil and gas wells in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. According to our sister publication in Pittsburgh, Titan Energy - which entered the Marcellus Shale with the ...

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Controlling radicals in Boulder County want to stop fracking ... - Colorado Springs Gazette

May 5, 2017 - 6:07am

Controlling radicals in Boulder County want to stop fracking ...
Colorado Springs Gazette
They call it the "People's Republic of Boulder" as a joke aimed at the perpetual shenanigans of the most liberal city and county in Colorado. But Boulder County ...

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Fracking not the problem some make it out to be - Beckley Register-Herald

May 5, 2017 - 3:08am

Fracking not the problem some make it out to be
Beckley Register-Herald
Hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, according to a study by Duke University scientists released this month. But accidental spills of fracking wastewater may pose a threat to surface ...

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Legal Settlement Halts Effort to Open 1 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling, Fracking - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

May 4, 2017 - 3:37pm

Legal Settlement Halts Effort to Open 1 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling, Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— Conservationists have forced the Trump administration to halt plans to open more than 1 million acres of public land and mineral estate in California to oil drilling and fracking. The victory preserves a four-year-old moratorium on ...

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Committee Kills Fracking Bill - Freepress Online

May 4, 2017 - 11:18am

Committee Kills Fracking Bill
Freepress Online
After some confusion, a legislative committee voted 8-2 on Wednesday to defeat a bill that would have regulated hydraulic fracturing, a controversial technique used to extract oil and gas. Speaking before the Environment and Natural Resources Committee ...

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Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project tracks fracking-related illnesses with new registry - NEXTpittsburgh

May 4, 2017 - 11:01am

NEXTpittsburgh

Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project tracks fracking-related illnesses with new registry
NEXTpittsburgh
As associate director of the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, Dr. Jill Kriesky is all too familiar with the health problems associated with living near an oil or gas drilling site. Founded in 2012, her McMurray-based organization ...

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My tumultuous tie to fracking - Press & Sun-Bulletin

May 4, 2017 - 9:54am

Press & Sun-Bulletin

My tumultuous tie to fracking
Press & Sun-Bulletin
We've gotten many letters over the years related to hydraulic fracturing and other fossil-fuel projects in the region. Wherever you stand on the subject, it resonates with me in that I could say fracking saved the Bills. Drill, baby, drill! (I kid ...

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