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'Government Violating Own Laws to Pave Way for Fracking Plan' in Ohio's Only National Forest - EcoWatch

July 6, 2017 - 8:51am

EcoWatch

'Government Violating Own Laws to Pave Way for Fracking Plan' in Ohio's Only National Forest
EcoWatch
Conservation groups Wednesday expanded a lawsuit challenging a U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management plan to permit fracking in Ohio's only national forest. The groups are challenging a new 1,147-acre March 2017 lease sale in Wayne ...

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EDITORIAL: Wastewater re-injection quakes distinguished from rarer ones related to fracking - Enid News & Eagle

July 6, 2017 - 5:03am

EDITORIAL: Wastewater re-injection quakes distinguished from rarer ones related to fracking
Enid News & Eagle
The good news is 2017 quakes are down two-thirds from last year at the halfway point. But don't hang up that “mission accomplished” sign just yet. We still have a lot of science to learn about the link between an increased volume of wastewater re ...

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Fracking, America's Road to Energy Independence | National Review - National Review

July 6, 2017 - 12:53am

National Review

Fracking, America's Road to Energy Independence | National Review
National Review
The fracking energy has given America virtual energy independence, freeing it from often hostile Middle East regimes ...

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Lawsuit Over Fracking Plan for Ohio's Only National Forest Expanded - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

July 5, 2017 - 1:35pm

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Over Fracking Plan for Ohio's Only National Forest Expanded
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
COLUMBUS, Ohio— Conservation groups today expanded a lawsuit challenging a U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management plan to permit fracking in Ohio's only national forest. The groups are challenging a new 1,147-acre March 2017 lease ...

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Fracking has transformed oil drilling, but carries risks – Finance ... - Finance and Commerce

July 5, 2017 - 7:08am

Finance and Commerce

Fracking has transformed oil drilling, but carries risks – Finance ...
Finance and Commerce
OKLAHOMA CITY — One of the most important advancements for the modern oil and gas sector has become a household curse word. Hydraulic fracturing, or ...

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Fracking Might Come to Illinois - Alton Daily News

July 5, 2017 - 1:19am

Alton Daily News

Fracking Might Come to Illinois
Alton Daily News
Four years after former Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation that cleared the way for fracking in Illinois, the state has received its first application for a drilling permit. Woolsey Companies Inc. is looking to drill a well near Enfield in southeastern ...

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Fracking inquiry launched after Blackpool tremors - The Guardian

July 5, 2017 - 1:01am

The Guardian

Fracking inquiry launched after Blackpool tremors
The Guardian
Scientists will investigate how fracking can affect drinking water and its role in earthquake tremors of the kind caused by shale gas operations near Blackpool, as part of a taxpayer-funded £8m research project. The programme, backed by the Natural ...

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Nine charged over Preston New Road fracking site blockade - BBC News

July 4, 2017 - 12:23pm

BBC News

Nine charged over Preston New Road fracking site blockade
BBC News
Nine people, including a Lancashire county councillor, have been charged after an anti-fracking protest. The Green Party's Gina Dowding was one of six women and three men arrested at the Cuadrilla site on Preston New Road on Monday. All nine have ...

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America's fracking boom drives pregnancy surge | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail

July 4, 2017 - 12:03pm

Daily Mail

America's fracking boom drives pregnancy surge | Daily Mail Online
Daily Mail
Despite a decrease in overall fertility rates, there has been an uptick in births among families working on lucrative fracking sites, according to economists at the ...
More Fracking Encourages More Births, Study SaysThe Daily Caller

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More Fracking Encourages More Births | The Daily Caller - The Daily Caller

July 4, 2017 - 10:50am

Daily Mail

More Fracking Encourages More Births | The Daily Caller
The Daily Caller
Increased fracking activity in certain parts of the United States leads to an increase in birth rates for those areas, The Economist reported Monday.
America's fracking boom drives pregnancy surge | Daily Mail OnlineDaily Mail

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State receives first fracking application - AdVantageNEWS.com - AdVantage News

July 3, 2017 - 7:17pm

AdVantage News

State receives first fracking application - AdVantageNEWS.com
AdVantage News
Four years after former Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation that cleared the way for fracking in Illinois, the state has received its first application for a drilling permit.
New comment period opened on state's first 'fracking' permitThe State Journal-Register

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Britain's gas: Let's focus on efficiency, not fracking - EURACTIV

July 3, 2017 - 10:49am

EURACTIV

Britain's gas: Let's focus on efficiency, not fracking
EURACTIV
Rather than focus on imports or fracking, Britain should pay more attention to decreasing demand and renewable energy, he argues. Joseph Dutton is policy adviser at the London office of E3G, an independent climate change think tank working to ...
Reshaping the global energy landscapeKhaleej Times

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New comment period opened on state's first 'fracking' permit - The State Journal-Register

July 3, 2017 - 10:23am

Illinois News Network

New comment period opened on state's first 'fracking' permit
The State Journal-Register
Illinois regulators have set a new public comment period on the state's first application for a hydraulic fracturing permit. Comments will be accepted through July 28 by email and mail, according to an announcement from the Illinois Department of ...
Woolsey Companies first to apply for Illinois fracking permitIllinois News Network

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Ireland set to ban fracking after both houses of Parliament pass bill - Inhabitat

July 3, 2017 - 9:38am

Inhabitat

Ireland set to ban fracking after both houses of Parliament pass bill
Inhabitat
Ireland is one signature away from banning hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. After the country's House of Representatives, the Dáil Éireann, passed a fracking ban the end of May, Ireland's Senate, the Seanad Éireann, followed suit the end of June. Now ...

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Third Energy submits final North Yorkshire fracking plans - BBC News - BBC News

July 3, 2017 - 9:22am

BBC News

Third Energy submits final North Yorkshire fracking plans - BBC News
BBC News
The company was initially granted permission to frack at a site in North Yorkshire in 2016.

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Local councillors and protesters blockade Lancashire fracking site - The Guardian

July 3, 2017 - 7:28am

The Guardian

Local councillors and protesters blockade Lancashire fracking site
The Guardian
Protesters have blockaded the entrance to a fracking site as part of a month of action to resist the controversial drilling process. The group of 13 protesters, including three local councillors, arrived at the site on Preston New Road in Fylde ...
Councillors in Preston New Road fracking site blockadeBBC News
Councillors join Fylde anti-fracking lock-on protestBlackpool Gazette

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Oklahoma earthquakes declining, but limited activity linked to hydraulic fracturing - Enid News & Eagle

July 3, 2017 - 6:04am

Enid News & Eagle

Oklahoma earthquakes declining, but limited activity linked to hydraulic fracturing
Enid News & Eagle
"Researchers have linked some of this smaller and relatively rare activity outside the main earthquake area to well completion operations, including hydraulic fracturing," said OCC Oil and Gas Division Director Tim Baker in a press release. This ...

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Comments on The Economist explains: How fracking leads to ... - The Economist

July 3, 2017 - 3:01am

The Economist

Comments on The Economist explains: How fracking leads to ...
The Economist
The Economist welcomes your views. Please stay on topic and be respectful of other readers. Review our comments policy. You must be logged in to post a ...

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How fracking leads to babies - The Economist (blog)

July 3, 2017 - 3:01am

The Economist (blog)

How fracking leads to babies
The Economist (blog)
THE typical family in America is changing. Couples are increasingly reluctant to seal their relationships with the stamp of marriage, or to tie the knot before having children. In 1960 fewer than a tenth of births were to unmarried women, whereas these ...

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Mailbag, July 3: Trump questions, fracking and energy - The News-Press

July 2, 2017 - 1:02pm

Mailbag, July 3: Trump questions, fracking and energy
The News-Press
Questions for Trump. Mr. Richard Metz is one of the 35% who don't see any evil, or hear any evil when it concerns Trump. He is the perfect acolyte. He says he only has 4 questions and he lists them. But come on Richard, there are so many more that ...

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