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Cuomo's Fracking Opposition Hurts New York - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

September 1, 2017 - 5:50pm

Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Cuomo's Fracking Opposition Hurts New York
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Cuomo's Fracking Opposition Hurts New York. The economic fallout from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's rejection of the Constitution Pipeline should serve as a warning to other states. Sept. 1, 2017 5:50 p.m. ET ...

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Fracking Permit is First to Be Approved in Illinois - Chicago Tonight | WTTW

September 1, 2017 - 5:09pm

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Fracking Permit is First to Be Approved in Illinois
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, uses high-pressure chemicals and water to create cracks and release oil and gas from shale formations deep beneath the Earth's surface. The practice has been associated with contaminated ground and drinking water, ...
Environmentalists oppose Illinois' approval of fracking permitReuters
First fracking permit approved in Illinois - News - Lincoln Courier ...Lincoln Courier
IDNR approves first hydraulic fracturing permit in IllinoisWSIL TV

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Harvey could delay 10% of U.S. fracking, Raymond James says ... - Seeking Alpha

September 1, 2017 - 11:29am

Harvey could delay 10% of U.S. fracking, Raymond James says ...
Seeking Alpha
As much as 10% of U.S. fracking work could be delayed after Hurricane Harvey ripped through south Texas, Raymond James analysts say. More than half of the.

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Dumping fracking waste on roads hazardous to health - Albany Times Union

August 31, 2017 - 4:45pm

Dumping fracking waste on roads hazardous to health
Albany Times Union
Cuomo exhibited great leadership, took action where other governors had refused, followed the science and banned high-volume hydraulic fracturing. Albany and Ulster counties also stepped up, and with the help of grass-roots groups and enormous public ...

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Lancashire fracking: Campaigners wait for appeal decision - BBC News

August 31, 2017 - 2:03pm

BBC News

Lancashire fracking: Campaigners wait for appeal decision
BBC News
Campaigners will face a wait over their appeal to quash a decision to allow fracking at a site in Lancashire. Court of Appeal judges have reserved their decision on the challenges brought by Preston New Road Action Group (PNRAG) and campaigner Gayzer ...
Fracking opponents in protest | News | Totnes TimesTotnes Times
Fracking's Health Impacts Review 'Long Overdue” – Activists Petition Public Health EnglandDeSmog UK
Campaigners seeking to overturn fracking decision face wait for court rulingDaily Mail

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Fracking in North Yorkshire to begin 'before end of year' - BBC News - BBC News

August 31, 2017 - 1:52pm

BBC News

Fracking in North Yorkshire to begin 'before end of year' - BBC News
BBC News
The firm behind plans says it is confident it will get final approval as protests continue.

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Harvey's Floods Could Delay 10% of U.S. Fracking: Analyst ... - Bloomberg

August 31, 2017 - 1:16pm

Bloomberg

Harvey's Floods Could Delay 10% of U.S. Fracking: Analyst ...
Bloomberg
As much as 10 percent of U.S. fracking work could be delayed after Hurricane Harvey ripped through southeast Texas, soaking thousands of miles of dirt roads ...

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Township hands are tied on fracking wells / 8-31-17 - Hastings Banner

August 31, 2017 - 10:36am

Township hands are tied on fracking wells / 8-31-17
Hastings Banner
Within a month after approval, construction began on the county's first hydraulic fracturing well, Boulter 1-17 in Carlton Township. Drilling started earlier this week, and neighbors have complained of 24/7 noise, traffic and lights. This is a view ...

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Anti-fracking group claims rejection of charter violates the Constitution - Athens NEWS

August 30, 2017 - 10:36pm

Athens NEWS

Anti-fracking group claims rejection of charter violates the Constitution
Athens NEWS
As with initiatives in the previous two years, this charter proposal doubles as an effort to keep oil and gas horizontal hydraulic fracturing (fracking) out of Athens County, through prohibiting the use of local water for fracking operations. It also ...

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Fracking Frenzy Shifts to Thrift in Canada Race to Tap Shale - Bloomberg

August 30, 2017 - 5:26pm

Bloomberg

Fracking Frenzy Shifts to Thrift in Canada Race to Tap Shale
Bloomberg
After starting the year at a torrid pace, the explorers of Canada's shale riches are taking a step back, much like their peers in the Permian Basin south of the border. As oil's rebound stalls and tight-rock operations in Alberta and British Columbia ...

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Lancashire fracking: Appeal judges urged to overturn decision - BBC News

August 30, 2017 - 10:16am

BBC News

Lancashire fracking: Appeal judges urged to overturn decision
BBC News
Anti-fracking campaigners have urged judges to quash a government decision to permit fracking in Lancashire. Preston New Road Action Group (PNRAG), along with environmental campaigner Gayzer Frackman, have taken their fight to the Court of Appeal ...
Javid 'misunderstood planning policies' in approving fracking site, court hearsThe Guardian
Cuadrilla fracking case goes to appeal court | UpstreamUpstream Online

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Javid 'misunderstood planning policies' in approving fracking site, court hears - The Guardian

August 30, 2017 - 9:58am

The Guardian

Javid 'misunderstood planning policies' in approving fracking site, court hears
The Guardian
The communities secretary, Sajid Javid, “misunderstood key local and national planning policies” when he gave the green light to fracking in Lancashire, campaigners have told the court of appeal. Leading judges were urged on Wednesday to overturn a ...
Lancashire fracking: Appeal judges urged to overturn decisionBBC News
Cuadrilla fracking case goes to appeal court | UpstreamUpstream Online
Anti-Fracking Campaigners Make Final Legal Challenge to Cuadrilla's Shale Gas PlanDeSmog UK

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Fracking sand spilled on Mt. Jackson Road - New Castle News

August 29, 2017 - 6:18pm

Fracking sand spilled on Mt. Jackson Road
New Castle News
One lane of Mount Jackson Road remained closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday following a spill of fracking sand just before noon. North Beaver Township Fire Chief Paul Henry said Tuesday afternoon that a tractor-trailer carrying 20 tons of fracking sand overturned ...

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Campaigners launch last-ditch appeal to stop fracking in Lancashire - The Guardian

August 29, 2017 - 1:32pm

The Guardian

Campaigners launch last-ditch appeal to stop fracking in Lancashire
The Guardian
A last-ditch legal challenge to prevent fracking in Lancashire is being launched at the court of appeal. The case brought by anti-fracking protesters, to be heard on Wednesday and Thursday, seeks to overturn planning consent that was granted to ...

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The Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Act 2017 - Lexology (registration)

August 29, 2017 - 12:04pm

The Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Act 2017
Lexology (registration)
The 2017 Act amends the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960 (the “1960 Act”), to prohibit the use of hydraulic fracturing in onshore petroleum exploration or extraction. The 2017 Act inserts a new Chapter IIA into the 1960 Act which ...

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Seismic Testing: Beating Fracking Before the Drilling Starts - Food and Water Watch

August 29, 2017 - 11:30am

Food and Water Watch

Seismic Testing: Beating Fracking Before the Drilling Starts
Food and Water Watch
Before drilling companies start fracking, they need to know there's enough gas in an area to turn a profit. That's why they do what is called seismic testing. But what if local residents and community leaders band together to protect themselves from ...

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Sand mine in West Texas supports fracking in Permian Basin - Daily Reporter

August 28, 2017 - 10:58am

Daily Reporter

Sand mine in West Texas supports fracking in Permian Basin
Daily Reporter
“It's going to change the landscape for us,” said Chris Gatjanis, who runs the Permian Basin operations for Halliburton, the world's largest hydraulic fracturing company. “If you can cut out a piece of the cost of getting the sand to location, it makes ...

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Lake County Water Authority prepared to battle fracking - Daily Commercial

August 27, 2017 - 7:23pm

Lake County Water Authority prepared to battle fracking
Daily Commercial
There's no fracking anywhere in or near Lake County, but the Lake County Water Authority is prepared to battle it, if and when the possibility arises. At the water authority's monthly meeting this past Wednesday, board members heard a comprehensive ...

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Sand mine in West Texas supports fracking in Permian Basin ... - Charlotte Observer

August 27, 2017 - 2:05am

Charlotte Observer

Sand mine in West Texas supports fracking in Permian Basin ...
Charlotte Observer
Ten miles east of this community of 6,000 sandwiched between booming West Texas oil fields, heavy trucks have begun lining up at the region's first sand mine ...

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Fracking jobs are elusive for coal miners looking to switch - Herald and News

August 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Herald and News

Fracking jobs are elusive for coal miners looking to switch
Herald and News
The fracking boom provided a much-needed economic boost in the years following the 2007-2009 recession. Fracking supported more than half a million jobs across the Marcellus Shale, an energy-rich geological formation that stretches from New York state ...

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