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Police take child to school as anti-fracking protesters cause road closures - BBC News

November 1, 2017 - 9:07am

BBC News

Police take child to school as anti-fracking protesters cause road closures
BBC News
Police were called to take a child to school after the route became blocked by anti-fracking protesters. Another North Yorkshire resident described how she got caught in delays when returning with her child from hospital as protesters shut another road.
YP Letters: Why no speed guns to slow frack traffic?Yorkshire Post
Police send message to Kirby Misperton residentsMinster FM

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HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: Now it's oilmen who say fracking could ... - E&E News

November 1, 2017 - 8:51am

E&E News

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: Now it's oilmen who say fracking could ...
E&E News
HOLDENVILLE, Okla. — It's no longer just environmentalists who suspect hydraulic fracturing is contaminating groundwater. Oil companies here in Oklahoma ...

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The Fracking Boom's Midlife Crisis - Bloomberg

November 1, 2017 - 3:15am

Bloomberg

The Fracking Boom's Midlife Crisis
Bloomberg
Crude prices bouncing around $50 to $60 a barrel have kept U.S. shale producers stuck on the edge of profitability. That hasn't been enough to shut down the oil boom in places such as North Dakota, Texas, and New Mexico—at least not yet. Drillers are ...

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LETTER: Past decisions on fracking mean some officials need to go - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

October 31, 2017 - 11:09pm

LETTER: Past decisions on fracking mean some officials need to go
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Three of the infamous six that voted to allow fracking are still in office after voting against the majority of the people to protect our good county and its water, land and air, which is destroyed by fracking. Did these six vote to profit themselves ...

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Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Pocono Fracking - wnep.com

October 31, 2017 - 4:24pm

wnep.com

Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Pocono Fracking
wnep.com
CANAAN TOWNSHIP -- Republican state lawmakers held a public hearing over a proposed permanent fracking ban in part of the Poconos. While the lawmakers will have no say on the ban itself, the hearing near Waymart could be used to influence public ...

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Legal Action Aims to Block Fracking, Save Utah Sage Grouse - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

October 31, 2017 - 3:14pm

Legal Action Aims to Block Fracking, Save Utah Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
FILLMORE, Utah— Three conservation groups took legal action today to prevent fracking and drilling on 23 square miles of public land in central Utah. The filing aims to save the country's most imperiled population of greater sage grouse. The Bureau of ...

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What has fracking done to our air quality? - Houston Chronicle - Houston Chronicle

October 31, 2017 - 2:55pm

Houston Chronicle

What has fracking done to our air quality? - Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle
A flare comes from a site used in the production of the Eagle Ford Shale in 2013. A flare comes from a site used in the production of the Eagle Ford... Urban air ...

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EARTHWORKS | FYI, Midland Reporter-Telegam, fracking isn't safe - Earthworks (blog)

October 31, 2017 - 2:44pm

EARTHWORKS | FYI, Midland Reporter-Telegam, fracking isn't safe
Earthworks (blog)
Note: the below letter to the editor was submitted on October 17th but has not been published. We added the link to the UTA study today, 10/31, the day we ...

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Moves to curb democratic fracking protests in the UK 'extremely ... - The Guardian

October 31, 2017 - 11:12am

The Guardian

Moves to curb democratic fracking protests in the UK 'extremely ...
The Guardian
Joe Corré with protesters at the high court in London, England. The case has wider ramifications for fracking and protest in the UK. Photograph: Ki Price/Getty ...

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Fracking Ban Hearing in Wayne County - PA home page

October 31, 2017 - 10:49am

PA home page

Fracking Ban Hearing in Wayne County
PA home page
(WBRE/WYOU-TV) State Lawmakers are holding a hearing in Waymart, Wayne County accepting testimony from local elected officials, residents, and community leaders. The video Eyewitness News is showing is from last month when the potential for a ban ...

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2 wells, 1 patch of dirt. Who gets the oil? - E&E News

October 31, 2017 - 8:39am

E&E News

2 wells, 1 patch of dirt. Who gets the oil?
E&E News
This illustration from a U.S. EPA study shows how hydraulic fracturing fluid from a horizontal well can flood, or "hit," a vertical well (not to scale). EPA. OKARCHE, Okla. — A unique set of rules has evolved in this oil-driven state that allows two ...

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How has air quality been affected by the US fracking boom? - WTOP

October 30, 2017 - 10:13pm

How has air quality been affected by the US fracking boom?
WTOP
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 Protesters Wear Face Masks During Oil & Gas Meeting - CBS Local

October 30, 2017 - 3:01pm

CBS Local

Fracking Protesters Wear Face Masks During Oil & Gas Meeting
CBS Local
Some even wore face masks to to the Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission to protest fracking near homes. They want the commission and Gov. John Hickenlooper to do something about fracking near homes and encroaching on neighborhoods, ...

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Critical US Fracking Equipment Shortages Mean Higher Oil Prices In 2018 - Seeking Alpha

October 30, 2017 - 2:05pm

Seeking Alpha

Critical US Fracking Equipment Shortages Mean Higher Oil Prices In 2018
Seeking Alpha
The myth of rapid response U.S. shale production, or the "call on shale" thesis, will be disproven in 2018 as investors realize shale output is dictated by service sector capacity. Shale production is currently constrained by pressure pumping equipment ...

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Time to ban fracking in Florida: Our view - The News-Press

October 30, 2017 - 8:42am

The News-Press

Time to ban fracking in Florida: Our view
The News-Press
When will Florida lawmakers get the message? Fracking is not welcome in the Sunshine State. Elected officials in dozens of municipalities and counties throughout Florida have passed resolutions opposing hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking).

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Study: Marcellus Shale boom has led to lower energy costs - Pittsburgh Business Times

October 30, 2017 - 8:28am

Pittsburgh Business Times

Study: Marcellus Shale boom has led to lower energy costs
Pittsburgh Business Times
A study has found that Pennsylvanians' wallets have benefitted from the Marcellus Shale drilling boom over the past 10 years. The University of Pennsylvania looked at data from between 2007 and 2016, and found that natural gas prices have "decreased ...
Marcellus Shale Boom Cuts Costs For PA RatepayersWSKG News

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Marcellus Shale boom cuts costs for Pennsylvania ratepayers - StateImpact Pennsylvania

October 27, 2017 - 1:58pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Marcellus Shale boom cuts costs for Pennsylvania ratepayers
StateImpact Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale gas boom has significantly cut energy costs for consumers across the state, according to a new study released Friday by the University of Pennsylvania. Residential gas customers have seen a price drop of 40 percent on ...

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Quit messing around, ban fracking in Florida | Our view - TCPalm

October 26, 2017 - 4:12pm

TCPalm

Quit messing around, ban fracking in Florida | Our view
TCPalm
Fracking is not welcome in the Sunshine State. Elected officials in dozens of municipalities and counties throughout Florida (including Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie counties), have passed resolutions opposing hydraulic fracturing (also known as ...

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The Genesis System Wants to Record Cleaned Fracking Water on ... - Bitcoin Magazine

October 26, 2017 - 1:34pm

Bitcoin Magazine

The Genesis System Wants to Record Cleaned Fracking Water on ...
Bitcoin Magazine
There are more than 900000 active gas and oil wells in the United States, according to Drillinginfo. Unfortunately, recycling and cleaning the contaminated ...

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The Genesis System Wants to Record Cleaned Fracking Water on ... - Bitcoin Magazine

October 26, 2017 - 1:34pm

Bitcoin Magazine

The Genesis System Wants to Record Cleaned Fracking Water on ...
Bitcoin Magazine
There are more than 900000 active gas and oil wells in the United States, according to Drillinginfo. Unfortunately, recycling and cleaning the contaminated ...

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