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Fracking Pollutants Linked to Brain Problems in Children - Earth Island Journal

October 26, 2017 - 12:06pm

Earth Island Journal

Fracking Pollutants Linked to Brain Problems in Children
Earth Island Journal
Multiple pollutants found in the air and water near fracked oil and gas sites are linked to brain problems in children, according to a science review published today. Researchers focused on five types of pollution commonly found near the sites — heavy ...
Fracking Chemicals May Impact Brain Development in Young ChildrenCare2.com

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Kirby Misperton fracking demo police 'heavy-handed' - BBC News

October 26, 2017 - 10:24am

BBC News

Kirby Misperton fracking demo police 'heavy-handed'
BBC News
Fracking protesters have criticised "heavy-handed" police behaviour after a video emerged of a campaigner being pulled over by an officer. North Yorkshire Police has had a regular presence in Kirby Misperton since May 2016, when Third Energy was given ...

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Fracking waste ban gains committee approval in Meriden - Meriden Record-Journal

October 26, 2017 - 10:21am

Meriden Record-Journal

Fracking waste ban gains committee approval in Meriden
Meriden Record-Journal
Fracking waste ban gains committee approval in Meriden- MERIDEN – Two committees voted to ban the storage and treatment of fracking waste in the city this ...

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Griswold unanimously approves fracking waste ban - Norwich Bulletin

October 25, 2017 - 1:39pm

Griswold unanimously approves fracking waste ban
Norwich Bulletin
GRISWOLD — Griswold is joining the upwards of 20 Connecticut towns to have an ordinance on the books banning fracking waste. Roughly 55 residents voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance at special town meeting Tuesday evening, during which ...

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Study: Fracking Chemicals Harm Kids' Brains - EcoWatch - EcoWatch

October 25, 2017 - 10:08am

EcoWatch

Study: Fracking Chemicals Harm Kids' Brains - EcoWatch
EcoWatch
A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that unconventional oil and gas, which includes fracking, is especially hazardous to vulnerable populations.

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Kirby Misperton fracking site police costs reach £180000 - BBC News

October 25, 2017 - 4:46am

BBC News

Kirby Misperton fracking site police costs reach £180000
BBC News
Policing anti-fracking protests at a hydraulic fracturing site in North Yorkshire has cost more than £180,000. North Yorkshire Police has had a regular presence in Kirby Misperton since May 2016, when Third Energy was given planning permission to operate.

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Pollutants from fracking could pose health risk to children, warn researchers - The Guardian

October 25, 2017 - 12:30am

The Guardian

Pollutants from fracking could pose health risk to children, warn researchers
The Guardian
Pollutants released during fracking processes could pose a health risk to infants and children, according to researchers studying chemicals involved in shale gas operations. The extraction of shale gas using pressurised fluid – a process known as ...

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MSPs vote to endorse Scottish fracking 'ban' - BBC News

October 24, 2017 - 11:51am

BBC News

MSPs vote to endorse Scottish fracking 'ban'
BBC News
Ditto fracking - or hydraulic fracturing, the process whereby oil and gas reserves are extracted from shale rock by deploying drilling and high-pressure water. The debate over this topic in Scotland has been intense and protracted. Read more from Brian ...
Scottish Parliament backs fracking banEnergy Live News - Energy Made Easy

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UK's fracking activists rescued from 60-foot rig - Kallanish Energy

October 24, 2017 - 7:03am

Kallanish Energy

UK's fracking activists rescued from 60-foot rig
Kallanish Energy
The man and woman, along with other protestors, were willing to risk their lives to stop the UK's first fracking in six years from taking place this week. They claim Third Energy would be starting its planned hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on or after ...
Reassurances sought over cost of policing protests at fracking siteBelfast Telegraph
Revealed: The additional cost of policing protests at Yorkshire's first fracking siteYorkshire Post
Thousands spent on policing Kirby Misperton fracking protestsMinster FM
The Press, York
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Only some of the public was welcome at public fracking meeting in ... - 9NEWS.com

October 23, 2017 - 9:54pm

9NEWS.com

Only some of the public was welcome at public fracking meeting in ...
9NEWS.com
A long-term fracking project is in the early stages in Boulder County, so there was going to be a public meeting to alert the public. Except, only tiny percentage of ...

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Halliburton CEO Defends Fracking Business as Margins Disappoint - Bloomberg

October 23, 2017 - 8:40am

Bloomberg

Halliburton CEO Defends Fracking Business as Margins Disappoint
Bloomberg
After lackluster margins for the company's main business sent shares tumbling, casting a cloud over third-quarter earnings that otherwise beat estimates, Chief Executive Officer Jeff Miller said there are three things he plans to do to improve fracking ...
Halliburton Company - HAL - Stock Price Today - ZacksZacks Investment Research
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Why Coal is Worse for Your Health than Fracking - Engineering.com - ENGINEERING.com

October 23, 2017 - 8:37am

ENGINEERING.com

Why Coal is Worse for Your Health than Fracking - Engineering.com
ENGINEERING.com
New study finds lifetime toxic chemical releases from coal power are 10 - 100 times greater than shale gas.

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Russia's Anti-Fracking Social Media Focus Has Republican Congressman Upset - CleanTechnica

October 23, 2017 - 5:08am

CleanTechnica

Russia's Anti-Fracking Social Media Focus Has Republican Congressman Upset
CleanTechnica
Russia is now using some of the same tools and tactics to spur opposition to hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” a controversial technology used in the production of natural gas. Russia has run anti-fracking stories on its state-funded news outlet and ...

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Fracking opponent speaks to Berks League of Women Voters - Reading Eagle

October 22, 2017 - 11:04pm

Reading Eagle

Fracking opponent speaks to Berks League of Women Voters
Reading Eagle
For many years, the topic of fracking has been a concern for environmentalists, particularly in Pennsylvania. The League of Women Voters of Berks County hosted an anti-fracking luncheon Saturday featuring Mark Lichty, executive producer of "Groundswell ...

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Erie neighbors host demonstration in front of nearby fracking site - The Denver Channel

October 21, 2017 - 2:24pm

The Denver Channel

Erie neighbors host demonstration in front of nearby fracking site
The Denver Channel
ERIE, Co – A unique “photo opp” put faces to on-going fracking frustrations in Erie. Vista Ridge neighbors have been vocal about the around-the-clock noises and smells coming from a nearby fracking site. On Saturday, dozens met at a small park at ...

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Village fracking a no-go, warns Lord Howell - Telegraph.co.uk

October 21, 2017 - 1:31pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Village fracking a no-go, warns Lord Howell
Telegraph.co.uk
Lord Howell, the father-in-law of former Chancellor George Osborne, said fracking could be undertaken “cleanly and safely” away from more densely populated areas, where property prices would not be put at risk. In the past he has been criticised for ...

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Fracking a danger to state water supplies - The News-Press

October 21, 2017 - 1:08pm

The News-Press

Fracking a danger to state water supplies
The News-Press
As the 2018 state legislative session approaches, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and our more than 6,000 supporting families are asking our elected officials to prioritize and pass bills that protect our most valued resource: our water. These ...

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Arrest after protesters scale 60ft fracking rig in Kirby Misperton - BBC News

October 21, 2017 - 12:23pm

BBC News

Arrest after protesters scale 60ft fracking rig in Kirby Misperton
BBC News
A man has been arrested after three protestors scaled a 60ft high fracking rig in North Yorkshire. Two men and a woman climbed to the top of the site at Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering, at about 03:00 BST, police said. A 29-year old man ...
Fracking protesters brought to ground after climbing 60ft up rigDaily Mail
A fracking company has just been completely shut down in a quiet Yorkshire village [IMAGES]The Canary

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