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Shocking moment 'out of order' police officer hurls fracking protester to the ground - The Sun

July 2, 2017 - 7:34am

The Sun

Shocking moment 'out of order' police officer hurls fracking protester to the ground
The Sun
THIS is the shocking moment an “out of order” police officer hurls a fracking protester to the ground during a tense confrontation. A protest being held at PR Marriotts in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, was attended by police officers who are seen in the ...
Frack off! Police officer is slammed for 'disgusting behaviour' after hurling a woman to the ground to stop her ...Daily Mail
Police officer filmed throwing Derbyshire fracking protest woman to ground in Facebook Live videoDerby Telegraph

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Erie may consider fracking as 'public health and safety' concern ... - Boulder Daily Camera

June 30, 2017 - 9:22pm

Erie may consider fracking as 'public health and safety' concern ...
Boulder Daily Camera
Erie officials in July will weigh an emergency ordinance amending the town's "public health and safety" code to consider complaints against oil and gas odors, ...

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Fracking 101: The basics on the oil and gas industry's most-debated technology - Casper Star-Tribune Online

June 30, 2017 - 2:10pm

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Fracking 101: The basics on the oil and gas industry's most-debated technology
Casper Star-Tribune Online
New technologies like fracking and horizontal drilling unleased a revolution in the industry over the last decade. Though fracking has been around since at least the 1950s, it has become the norm in drilling in the last two decades and made a ...

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Ireland joins three other EU nations in banning fracking - Digital Journal (press release)

June 30, 2017 - 10:23am

Digital Journal (press release)

Ireland joins three other EU nations in banning fracking
Digital Journal (press release)
Ireland will then join with three other European Union countries, France, Germany, and Bulgaria in banning the use of hydraulic fracturing on land within the country. The legislation is a particularly sweet victory because the bill to ban fracking was ...

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Range Resources (RRC) to Grow in Marcellus Shale, Debts High - Zacks.com

June 30, 2017 - 8:27am

Range Resources (RRC) to Grow in Marcellus Shale, Debts High
Zacks.com
The company has an impressive inventory in the Marcellus Shale, one of the prominent emerging shale plays in the U.S. lower 48. The company is advantageously positioned to benefit in the long run from these projects. Given its dominant position in the ...

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Concerned About How Fracking Is Affecting Your Health? This Organization Can Help - 90.5 WESA

June 30, 2017 - 5:04am

90.5 WESA

Concerned About How Fracking Is Affecting Your Health? This Organization Can Help
90.5 WESA
A number of studies have linked fracking, and the pipelines and compressor stations that come with the well pads, to health problems for the people living nearby.One place people can turn to for help is the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health ...

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Voice of the Reader: Stand with SAFE against fracking - The Southern

June 30, 2017 - 3:09am

Voice of the Reader: Stand with SAFE against fracking
The Southern
In the article “Groups warn of radiation exposure associated with fracking” (June 2017), S.A.F.E Vice-Chairman Rich Whitney outlines several reasons why fracking in Southern Illinois could lead to serious public health hazards, including the release of ...

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​Ireland to ban onshore fracking - JWN

June 29, 2017 - 3:28pm

JWN

​Ireland to ban onshore fracking
JWN
Northern Ireland (in the UK) banned fracking in 2015 while Scotland then placed a moratorium on its use, which it may convert to a ban later this yea, in both cases halting potential shale gas exploration activity. There is little activity onshore ...

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'We've Made History': Ireland Joins France, Germany and Bulgaria in ... - EcoWatch

June 29, 2017 - 9:49am

EcoWatch

'We've Made History': Ireland Joins France, Germany and Bulgaria in ...
EcoWatch
Ireland is set to ban onshore fracking after its Senate passed legislation on Wednesday that outlawed the controversial drilling technique. The Petroleum and ...
Ireland to Ban Onshore Fracking - Natural Gas WorldNatural Gas World

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Committee submits anti-fracking charter petitions to county Board of Elections - Athens NEWS

June 28, 2017 - 10:32pm

Athens NEWS

Committee submits anti-fracking charter petitions to county Board of Elections
Athens NEWS
As with the other initiatives, this charter proposal doubles as an effort to keep oil and gas horizontal hydraulic fracturing (fracking) out of Athens County, through the use of local water for fracking operations. It also would prohibit future ...

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Maryland Divided Part 2: Western Maryland fracking fight reveals divergent economic visions - MarylandReporter.com

June 28, 2017 - 9:01pm

MarylandReporter.com

Maryland Divided Part 2: Western Maryland fracking fight reveals divergent economic visions
MarylandReporter.com
As Maryland's rural counties lose farmland, consider fracking and face economic challenges, the Capital News Service at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism presents a series examining the political divide between urban and ...

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Scott Morrison threatens to cut states' GST share if they oppose fracking - The Guardian

June 28, 2017 - 8:24pm

The Guardian

Scott Morrison threatens to cut states' GST share if they oppose fracking
The Guardian
Scott Morrison has threatened to cut the GST distribution for state and territory governments if they push back against unconventional gas exploration, known as “fracking”. He has warned state governments the Productivity Commission will be considering ...
States That Block Fracking May Lose GST Money, Government ThreatensHuffington Post Australia
Govt not threatening NT on fracking: MorrisonSky News Australia
'Outrageous': Scott Morrison accused of blackmailing anti-fracking states over GSTThe New Daily
The Mercury -Central Telegraph -NEWS.com.au
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'A great victory': Ireland's parliament bans onshore fracking - RT

June 28, 2017 - 6:09pm

RT

'A great victory': Ireland's parliament bans onshore fracking
RT
The Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016 will be signed into law by President Michael D. Higgins, after it passed in the Seanad (Senate) on Wednesday, following its passing in the Dail ...

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Research & Commentary: Studies Find Fracking in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas Not Contaminating Groundwater - The Heartland Institute

June 28, 2017 - 4:13pm

Research & Commentary: Studies Find Fracking in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas Not Contaminating Groundwater
The Heartland Institute
Two new reports released in May and June 2017 found no examples of contamination of groundwater due to hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. The first study, conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey ...

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'Victory': Irish Lawmakers Ban Fracking | Common Dreams - Common Dreams

June 28, 2017 - 3:10pm

Common Dreams

'Victory': Irish Lawmakers Ban Fracking | Common Dreams
Common Dreams
Both houses of the Irish parliament have now passed legislation calling for a ban on onshore fracking, making a full ban days away. (Photo: @Love_Leitrim).

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The New Darlings Of Wall Street: The Folly Of Oil Fracking Investing - Seeking Alpha

June 28, 2017 - 1:36pm

The New Darlings Of Wall Street: The Folly Of Oil Fracking Investing
Seeking Alpha
Diamondback belongs to that exclusive group of oil producers called 'frackers', which uses modern drilling techniques (i.e., hydraulic fracturing, horizontal drilling and 3D seismic imaging technologies) to extract oil that was thought to be ...

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Opinion: It's nonsense to say fracking can be made safe, whatever guidelines we come up with - Phys.Org

June 28, 2017 - 9:48am

Phys.Org

Opinion: It's nonsense to say fracking can be made safe, whatever guidelines we come up with
Phys.Org
Fracking or hydraulic fracturing involves pumping up to 16 Olympic swimming pools' worth of water, chemical additives and sand into shale rocks lying between 2km and 3km underground. This creates a dense network of small fractures in the rocks ...

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Broomfield councilman accuses DC firm of engaging in dirty politics to support fracking - FOX31 Denver

June 27, 2017 - 11:27pm

FOX31 Denver

Broomfield councilman accuses DC firm of engaging in dirty politics to support fracking
FOX31 Denver
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — The debate over fracking is leading to unsavory campaign tactics in Broomfield, according to some council members. Players in the oil and natural gas industry have been accused of funding what many are calling dirty politics with ...

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Oklahoma regulators, researchers release update on fracking-related earthquakes - NewsOK.com

June 27, 2017 - 5:45pm

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma regulators, researchers release update on fracking-related earthquakes
NewsOK.com
Oklahoma regulators and researchers said Tuesday new protocols to manage and prevent earthquakes linked to hydraulic fracturing operations are showing positive results in the first six months. The update from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and ...
Efforts to curb quakes tied to fracking successful, state regulators sayTulsa World

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Commentary: Reconsider Obama fracking rules - Chron.com

June 27, 2017 - 7:36am

Chron.com

Commentary: Reconsider Obama fracking rules
Chron.com
Last month, researchers published two major studies showing minimal environmental risks posed by oil and natural gas development. These peer-reviewed studies directly contradict two of the main claims leveled by environmental activists – namely, that ...

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