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It's time to ban fracking - LancasterOnline

December 29, 2017 - 7:42am

It's time to ban fracking
LancasterOnline
As a medical student and resident of Lancaster County, I am extremely concerned about the health implications of natural gas development in Pennsylvania and the false information being spread by pro-industry firms. A report by Energy In Depth, a pro ...

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Court decision upholds fracking ban, but invalidates most of Measure Z. - Monterey County Weekly (blog)

December 29, 2017 - 2:15am

Monterey County Weekly (blog)

Court decision upholds fracking ban, but invalidates most of Measure Z.
Monterey County Weekly (blog)
Measure Z scored a victory in court—for now, at least—but also suffered two major losses. The measure, a ballot initiative Monterey County voters approved in the November 2016 election, would have banned fracking, wastewater injection and new oil ...

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Trump administration rescinding fracking rules on government land - Chicago Tribune

December 28, 2017 - 10:44pm

Chicago Tribune

Trump administration rescinding fracking rules on government land
Chicago Tribune
"States have an exemplary safety record regulating fracking, and that environmental protection will continue as before," Western Energy Alliance President Kathleen Sgamma said in a release. Fracking has been so successful in boosting production over ...
Trump administration rescinds Obama-era fracking rules on federal landsFarmington Daily Times
Trump Administration Rescinds Fracking Rules for Government LandWall Street Journal
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Retain Most Admired TitlesGallup

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No fracking on conservation and open space land - The Denver Post

December 28, 2017 - 6:52pm

The Denver Post

No fracking on conservation and open space land
The Denver Post
Crestone Peak owns or has a lease to drill for some mineral rights in the area, although it is unclear how much, and yet it could force well-heads onto conservation land. To be fair, the land in question isn't pristine, undisturbed nature, but farmland ...

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Group says fracking caused Youngstown earthquake 6 years ago ... - WKBN.com

December 28, 2017 - 5:01pm

WKBN.com

Group says fracking caused Youngstown earthquake 6 years ago ...
WKBN.com
Supporters of Frackfree America National Coalition attended a prayer service in Brookfield Thursday.

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IPAA, Western Energy Alliance applaud repeal of hydraulic ... - WorldOil

December 28, 2017 - 4:14pm

IPAA, Western Energy Alliance applaud repeal of hydraulic ...
WorldOil
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and Western Energy Alliance today applauded the Department of the Interior's decision to repeal a costly Obama administration federal rule on hydraulic fracturing. “We applaud ...

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CNX agrees to pay fines for drilling, fracking spills in Greene County ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

December 28, 2017 - 4:04pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

CNX agrees to pay fines for drilling, fracking spills in Greene County ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
CNX Resources Corp. has agreed to pay $433,500 in fines for a series of drilling and fracking fluid spills in Greene County. The penalties are from two settlements with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in September. Documents ...

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Trump to repeal Obama fracking rule - The Hill

December 28, 2017 - 2:44pm

The Hill

Trump to repeal Obama fracking rule
The Hill
The Trump administration will take its final step to repeal the Obama administration's 2015 rule setting standards for hydraulic fracturing on federal land. A formal notice from the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) making the ...
Trump administration rescinding fracking rules on government landChicago Tribune
White House Strips Fracking Regulations From Federal LandsConstruction Equipment
Trump administration to repeal Obama fracking rule FridayWashington Examiner
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Obama Fracking Rule to be Overturned by BLM in January - The New American

December 28, 2017 - 2:19pm

Obama Fracking Rule to be Overturned by BLM in January
The New American
A federal appeals court refused on Wednesday to reconsider its decision to overturn an Obama administration rule on fracking, holding that the issue was moot: The Trump administration is planning to throw out the rule altogether in January. The Bureau ...

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Fracking may be behind lower infant health index - Republican & Herald

December 28, 2017 - 4:00am

Fracking may be behind lower infant health index
Republican & Herald
Expectant mothers who live close to hydraulic fracturing are more likely to give birth to smaller babies, according to a new study published Dec. 13 in the journal Science Advances. The study on birth weight and other health indicators paints a ...

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France Bans Fracking and the United Kingdom Stalls on Production - Crescent Vale (blog)

December 27, 2017 - 7:42pm

Crescent Vale (blog)

France Bans Fracking and the United Kingdom Stalls on Production
Crescent Vale (blog)
... pollution from CO2 gases, and this results in heath problems for the citizens of developed countries. Furthermore, it is the responsibility of the government to pass regulations against these unsafe practices. The United States will have to wait ...

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Appeals court will not reconsider decision to overturn Obama-era ... - Washington Examiner

December 27, 2017 - 1:31pm

Washington Examiner

Appeals court will not reconsider decision to overturn Obama-era ...
Washington Examiner
The Trump Interior Department is moving forward with its plan to repeal the Obama-era regulation on oil and natural gas drilling on federal...
Court won't reconsider dismissing case against Obama fracking ruleThe Hill

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US Steel agrees to allow fracking at Edgar Thompson works steel mill - StateImpact Pennsylvania

December 27, 2017 - 11:57am

StateImpact Pennsylvania

US Steel agrees to allow fracking at Edgar Thompson works steel mill
StateImpact Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's oldest working steel mill could soon have a new type of industrial activity on-site: fracking. US Steel has signed a lease with New Mexico-based Merrion Oil and Gas, to develop a Marcellus shale gas well on the grounds of the Edgar ...
Company planning to drill for gas at U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson mill ...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Court won't reconsider dismissing case against Obama fracking rule - The Hill

December 27, 2017 - 11:56am

The Hill

Court won't reconsider dismissing case against Obama fracking rule
The Hill
An appeals court declined Wednesday to reconsider its September decision that undid a previous court ruling overturning the Obama administration's fracking rule for federal land. In a brief order that didn't come with an explanation, the Denver-based ...
Appeals court will not reconsider decision to overturn Obama-era ...Washington Examiner

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Austin company backed by energy veterans, millions in funding plans to produce fracking sand in West Texas - Austin Business Journal

December 27, 2017 - 9:30am

Austin Business Journal

Austin company backed by energy veterans, millions in funding plans to produce fracking sand in West Texas
Austin Business Journal
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, refers to injecting high-pressure liquids underground to extract oil or gas. Atlas Sand is closing in on completing a $245 million capital raise — a securities filing from October indicates at least $50 million ...

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Billions Already Spent on Drilling And Fracking - Wheeling Intelligencer

December 27, 2017 - 12:06am

Wheeling Intelligencer

Billions Already Spent on Drilling And Fracking
Wheeling Intelligencer
WHEELING –As a region flush with coal, oil and natural gas reserves beneath the ground's surface, billions of dollars worth of investment continue flowing into northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio for mining, drilling, fracking, pipelining and ...

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Driller files first fracking application for Murrysville - Tribune-Review

December 26, 2017 - 3:45pm

Driller files first fracking application for Murrysville
Tribune-Review
Drillers waited for seven years as Murrysville officials fine-tuned, re-examined and tweaked their fracking ordinance. On the heels of its approval in late May , Monroeville drillers Huntley & Huntley have requested state permits for the Titan Well Pad ...

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Fracking Study Finds Low Birth Weights Near Natural Gas Drilling Sites - Daily Yonder

December 26, 2017 - 6:39am

Daily Yonder

Fracking Study Finds Low Birth Weights Near Natural Gas Drilling Sites
Daily Yonder
Babies born near hydraulic fracturing sites are 25 percent more likely to have a low birth weight than those born only a few kilometers away, a new study of more than 1 million births in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region concludes. The study ...

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UK fracking to begin in earnest in 2018 after tough year for industry ... - The Guardian

December 25, 2017 - 9:00am

The Guardian

UK fracking to begin in earnest in 2018 after tough year for industry ...
The Guardian
Firms leading UK push for shale gas say 'we will see results next year' after 12 months of opposition, protests and a ban in Scotland.

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