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South Australia plans clamp on fracking - The Weekly Times

April 4, 2018 - 10:04am

The Weekly Times

South Australia plans clamp on fracking
The Weekly Times
South Australian Energy and Mining Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan told The Weekly Times he wanted to implement the 10-year moratorium as “quickly and efficiently as possible”. The ban would cover the Limestone Coast area, including the Mt Gambier and ...

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Adams discusses stance on fracking and coal ash - The Stokes News

April 4, 2018 - 3:55am

The Stokes News

Adams discusses stance on fracking and coal ash
The Stokes News
Adams said she shares the concerns many have in Stokes County about coal ash and fracking. “We have a coal ash problem in North Carolina. The state has identified 63 areas of concern at 30 coal ash impoundments and directed Duke Energy to provide ...

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Jennifer Carroll elected as Erie's new mayor, affirming town's approach to fracking reform - The Denver Post

April 4, 2018 - 2:42am

The Denver Post

Jennifer Carroll elected as Erie's new mayor, affirming town's approach to fracking reform
The Denver Post
Erie mayoral candidate Jennifer Carroll, center, talks with Libby Weinstein, left, and Noel Davidson during the watch party Tuesday night at Industrial Revolution Brewing Company, 285 Cheesman St. By Anthony Hahn | Boulder Daily Camera. April 4, 2018 ...

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Local fracking suit could have statewide impact - Scranton Times-Tribune

April 4, 2018 - 12:08am

Scranton Times-Tribune

Local fracking suit could have statewide impact
Scranton Times-Tribune
Robert Burnett, a Pittsburgh attorney who represents landowners in oil and gas disputes, applauded the ruling because it will help protect landowners' rights. Burnett is not involved in the Briggs' case, but has argued against the rule of capture in ...

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Property owners seek to limit fracking in Holmes, Ashland, Richland - Budget

April 4, 2018 - 12:05am

Budget

Property owners seek to limit fracking in Holmes, Ashland, Richland
Budget
On August 30, 2017, Cabot entered into a sublease agreement with Columbia to allow the company to explore and potentially develop natural gas resources beneath the storage fields through horizontal drilling and then extract those resources through ...

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Penn. court revives lawsuit alleging trespass by fracking company - Reuters

April 3, 2018 - 9:05pm

Penn. court revives lawsuit alleging trespass by fracking company
Reuters
A Pennsylvania appeals court in Harrisburg on Monday revived a lawsuit accusing Houston-based Southwestern Energy of trespassing on land adjacent to its wells when it extracted natural gas by hydraulic fracturing. A three-judge panel said it did not ...

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Mexico's Green Party Law to Allow Open Cut Mining and Fracking - teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

April 3, 2018 - 6:55pm

teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

Mexico's Green Party Law to Allow Open Cut Mining and Fracking
teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)
It abrogates the Wild Life General Way and opens the way for open cut mining and fracking in protected natural areas, as well as patenting and commercializing traditional indigenous knowledge, including the use of medicinal plants, seeds, insects ...

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Environmental Health Project to present 'Fracking and You' at Penn Area Library - Tribune-Review

April 3, 2018 - 5:57pm

Environmental Health Project to present 'Fracking and You' at Penn Area Library
Tribune-Review
Officials from the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project in McMurray will give a presentation on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on April 16. The EHP is “nonprofit public health organization that assists and supports residents of ...

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Poll: More Pennsylvanians concerned about fracking, climate change - Bucks County Courier Times

April 3, 2018 - 5:18pm

Poll: More Pennsylvanians concerned about fracking, climate change
Bucks County Courier Times
Gas drilling has been a contentious issue since hydraulic fracturing techniques, or fracking, enabled energy companies to reach vast natural gas deposits in the state's Marcellus Shale region about a decade ago. While a majority of Pennsylvanians ...

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Fracking firm says first horizontal well at Lancashire is complete - The Guardian

April 3, 2018 - 10:00am

The Guardian

Fracking firm says first horizontal well at Lancashire is complete
The Guardian
The first large-scale fracking in Britain has moved a step closer after an energy firm said it had completed drilling the UK's first horizontal well at a site in Lancashire. Cuadrilla said the development was a “major milestone” towards the first shale ...
Lancashire fracking: Well finished at Preston New Road siteBBC News
Cuadrilla admits new fracking delays in LancashireThe Times
To prevent a troubling reliance on Russian gas we must start frackingTelegraph.co.uk
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Lancashire fracking: Well finished at Preston New Road site - BBC News

April 3, 2018 - 7:41am

BBC News

Lancashire fracking: Well finished at Preston New Road site
BBC News
Energy firm Cuadrilla has successfully completed drilling the first well at a site in Lancashire, it has confirmed. Work will now begin on drilling a second horizontal exploration well at Preston New Road in Little Plumpton. The company said it has ...
Fracking firm says first horizontal well at Lancashire is completeThe Guardian
Cuadrilla admits new fracking delays in LancashireThe Times
To prevent a troubling reliance on Russian gas we must start frackingTelegraph.co.uk

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Lights to stay on as FirstEnergy Solutions cites fracking as a leading cause of bankruptcy - Akron Beacon Journal

April 2, 2018 - 11:09pm

Akron Beacon Journal

Lights to stay on as FirstEnergy Solutions cites fracking as a leading cause of bankruptcy
Akron Beacon Journal
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, of underground shale created a glut of natural gas that is cheaper than coal or nuclear, the company said, and also caused electricity prices to plummet. The cheap natural gas, plus other renewable fuel sources, also ...
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Pa. Panel Revives Trespass Claims Over Fracking Well - Law360

April 2, 2018 - 8:48pm

Pa. Panel Revives Trespass Claims Over Fracking Well
Law360
Law360 (April 2, 2018, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court issued a published decision on Monday that hydraulic fracturing by Southwestern Energy Co. could be considered trespassing if it allowed access to natural gas trapped in rock ...

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API Asks to Intervene in Lawsuits Over Rescinded BLM Fracking Rule - Natural Gas Intelligence

April 2, 2018 - 4:19pm

API Asks to Intervene in Lawsuits Over Rescinded BLM Fracking Rule
Natural Gas Intelligence
The American Petroleum Institute (API) made its first foray into the legal battle over an Obama-era rule governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on public and tribal lands, asking a federal district court in San Francisco to allow it to intervene in ...

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Pittsburgh lawyer co-founds software startup targeting Marcellus Shale players - Pittsburgh Business Times

April 2, 2018 - 2:22pm

Pittsburgh Business Times

Pittsburgh lawyer co-founds software startup targeting Marcellus Shale players
Pittsburgh Business Times
A prominent corporate lawyer known for M&A and international expertise has left the firm where he's worked for a year and a half to launch a tech company focused on the energy sector. Mark Santo confirmed that he has founded DxT3 Inc. with Chet Mroz ...

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A Fracking Firm's Return to Balcombe Could Be One of the Industry's ... - Earth Island Journal

April 2, 2018 - 1:16pm

Earth Island Journal

A Fracking Firm's Return to Balcombe Could Be One of the Industry's ...
Earth Island Journal
In 2013, the residents of this small British village rallied to head off this threat. Now they are getting ready to fight it off again. In August 2013, a crowd of protestors snaked down a narrow country lane toward a drill site just outside of Balcombe ...

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Pro-fracking group pours $55K into Erie election - Colorado Hometown Weekly

April 2, 2018 - 11:12am

Pro-fracking group pours $55K into Erie election
Colorado Hometown Weekly
... pivotal Erie election, paperwork unveiled Friday suggests. The group, which doled out cash in an effort against Broomfield's anti-drilling ballot issue 301 last year, has now contributed upward of $55,000 in support of mayoral candidate Dan Woog ...

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API joins fight over Obama fracking rule's future - E&E News

April 2, 2018 - 7:01am

E&E News

API joins fight over Obama fracking rule's future
E&E News
PUBLIC LANDS. API joins fight over Obama fracking rule's future. Ellen M. Gilmer, E&E News reporter. Published: Monday, April 2, 2018. The nation's most powerful oil and gas lobbying group is pushing to join a legal fight over the fate of Obama-era ...

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Fracking and the environment shouldn't be afterthoughts in Pa. governor race | Editorial - Philly.com

April 2, 2018 - 5:01am

Philly.com

Fracking and the environment shouldn't be afterthoughts in Pa. governor race | Editorial
Philly.com
Wolf's website includes a gas drilling moratorium in state parks, a $30 million loan program to encourage solar energy use, joining a three-state effort to ban hydraulic fracturing in the Delaware River Basin, and strengthening weakened environmental ...

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Fracking activist tries to gauge power plant emissions - Valley morning Star

April 1, 2018 - 8:36pm

Valley morning Star

Fracking activist tries to gauge power plant emissions
Valley morning Star
The Calpine Magic Valley Power Plant is located north of Edinburg near Monte Cristo Road. Power Plants_IMG_3527.JPG. A sign marks the entrance to the STEC Red Gate Power Plant. Buy this photo. Posted: Sunday, April 1, 2018 7:24 pm. Fracking activist ...

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