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Pro-fracking group pours $55000 into Erie election to support “pro business” candidates - The Denver Post

April 1, 2018 - 6:12pm

The Denver Post

Pro-fracking group pours $55000 into Erie election to support “pro business” candidates
The Denver Post
Vital for Colorado, an organization with deep pockets and ties to pro-oil and gas interests, has dropped tens of thousands of dollars over the past week in support of several “pro business” candidates ahead of a pivotal Erie election, paperwork ...

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Dana Bove: Fracking threatens wildlife - Boulder Daily Camera

March 31, 2018 - 9:46pm

Dana Bove: Fracking threatens wildlife
Boulder Daily Camera
Non-conventional oil and gas development (fracking) in western Weld County is not only a documented threat to human health and safety, but also a serious threat to sensitive wildlife and their habitat. Perhaps one of the best local examples of fracking ...

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Fracking activist tries to gauge power plant emissions | Local News ... - Monitor

March 30, 2018 - 11:45pm

Monitor

Fracking activist tries to gauge power plant emissions | Local News ...
Monitor
EDINBURG — Sharon Wilson stood in a lecture hall at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Tuesday with two side-by-side photos of a local power plant on the projector.

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Pro-fracking group pours $55K into Erie election - Boulder Daily Camera

March 30, 2018 - 11:16pm

Pro-fracking group pours $55K into Erie election
Boulder Daily Camera
... paperwork unveiled Friday suggests. The group, which doled out cash in an effort against Broomfield's anti-drilling ballot issue 301 last year, has now contributed upward of $55,000 in support of mayoral candidate Dan Woog and trustee candidates ...

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Time For a Full Fracking Ban in the Delaware River Basin - Natural Resources Defense Council

March 30, 2018 - 5:38pm

Natural Resources Defense Council

Time For a Full Fracking Ban in the Delaware River Basin
Natural Resources Defense Council
Despite the critical role it plays in the lives of millions of Americans, this unique area has been at risk to fracking for over ten years. While home to bass, spawning shad, trout, and one of the healthiest American eel populations in the country, the ...

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Newtown Supervisors again pass resolution supporting moratorium on fracking; will also draft social media policy for ... - Bucks Local News

March 29, 2018 - 4:17pm

Bucks Local News

Newtown Supervisors again pass resolution supporting moratorium on fracking; will also draft social media policy for ...
Bucks Local News
Currently, the Commission is considering whether to prolong, modify or lift its moratorium, which up until now has not had a hard expiration date. According to opponents, if fracking is allowed in the area it would create health, safety and ...

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Fracking waste in NYC drinking water? Officials urge permanent ban - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

March 29, 2018 - 4:10pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Fracking waste in NYC drinking water? Officials urge permanent ban
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Liz Krueger (D-Upper East Side) said that the dangers of fracking "have been well established, to the point that New York state has banned the practice outright." She added, "So it makes no sense to allow fracking or fracking waste anywhere near the ...

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Saying No to Fracking Seismic Surveys - Food and Water Watch

March 29, 2018 - 3:37pm

Food and Water Watch

Saying No to Fracking Seismic Surveys
Food and Water Watch
It is basically a geological MRI. Special vehicles use a vibrating steel plate or 'pad' that is placed on the ground and vibrated to generate a sound or seismic signal. Another means to generate sound vibrations is to drill a 20' to 30' deep “shot hole ...

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Lancashire PCC calls for £7m fracking policing costs to be repaid ... - BBC News

March 29, 2018 - 1:38pm

BBC News

Lancashire PCC calls for £7m fracking policing costs to be repaid ...
BBC News
Lancashire should get back the money spent on policing protests, the police commissioner says.

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The Health Risks Of Fracking From A To Z - 90.5 WESA

March 29, 2018 - 10:16am

90.5 WESA

The Health Risks Of Fracking From A To Z
90.5 WESA
One of them is that fracking is a threat to public health and that no regulations can make it safe. You really don't think that more or different regulations would make fracking safer for the public? How did you come to that conclusion? LD: I agree ...

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David Cameron laments 'painfully slow' fracking progress in UK - The Guardian

March 29, 2018 - 8:53am

The Guardian

David Cameron laments 'painfully slow' fracking progress in UK
The Guardian
“Yes, we will do it because there is so much in our national interest, it just may take some time,” he told an audience of oil-refining companies. He said communities would come to accept fracking when drilling wells were up and operating, and proven ...

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Proposed ordinance targets fracking waste | Citizen's News - My Citizens News

March 29, 2018 - 7:33am

My Citizens News

Proposed ordinance targets fracking waste | Citizen's News
My Citizens News
PROSPECT — An ordinance that would ban fracking waste is making the rounds across the state. On March 20, Mayor Robert Chatfield presented the Town Council with a proposed ordinance to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, waste from being disposed ...

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New Haven bans fracking - Yale Daily News (blog)

March 29, 2018 - 1:09am

New Haven bans fracking
Yale Daily News (blog)
With rising seas and pollution levels threatening the safety of New Haven residents, City Hall is taking measures to combat climate change and the practices that cause it. On March 19, to prevent pollution, the Board of Alders passed an ordinance ...

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AFPM 2018: Former UK PM Cameron remains optimistic for British fracking - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

March 28, 2018 - 5:01pm

AFPM 2018: Former UK PM Cameron remains optimistic for British fracking
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Emulating the US' success in fracking natural gas from shale is necessary for a post-Brexit UK, but challenges remain in the environmental sector, former Prime Minister David Cameron said. “I passionately believe that there is big potential for ...

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Study: Counties with fracking have increased rates of STIs - Medical Xpress

March 28, 2018 - 7:35am

Medical Xpress

Study: Counties with fracking have increased rates of STIs
Medical Xpress
"Similar patterns have been observed for other migratory labor movements, but the idea that this could be occurring for the current situation of increased hydraulic fracturing in the United States is only beginning to emerge," said senior author Linda ...

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Q&A: Researcher explores the benefits and risks of fracking in new ... - Energy News Network

March 28, 2018 - 7:01am

Energy News Network

Q&A: Researcher explores the benefits and risks of fracking in new ...
Energy News Network
A Michigan researcher says both sides of the "fracking" debate have misperceptions about the process and its impacts.

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Mexico Appears To Sign Gas Fracking Contract With US Company - Chem.Info

March 28, 2018 - 3:40am

San Antonio Business Journal

Mexico Appears To Sign Gas Fracking Contract With US Company
Chem.Info
Mexico's state-owned oil company has signed what appears to be one of its first big gas fracking contracts with a subsidiary of Texas-based Lewis Energy. The Petroleos Mexicanos company said Monday it would drill and exploit non-conventional gas ...
Pemex awards Lewis Energy contract to test fracking technology in MexicoSan Antonio Business Journal

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AFPM 2018: Former UK PM Cameron remains optimistic for British ... - Platts

March 27, 2018 - 10:19pm

AFPM 2018: Former UK PM Cameron remains optimistic for British ...
Platts
Emulating the US' success in fracking natural gas from shale is necessary for a post-Brexit UK, but challenges remain in the environmental sector, former Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday. "I passionately believe that there is big potential for ...

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Kate Guilford: Time for citizen action on fracking - Boulder Daily Camera

March 27, 2018 - 9:20pm

Kate Guilford: Time for citizen action on fracking
Boulder Daily Camera
Thousands of earthquakes have occurred in Oklahoma and surrounding areas since 2009. This is up from an average of two earthquakes a year from 1978. Scientific studies attribute the rise in earthquakes to the disposal of wastewater produced during oil ...

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Florida Deserves Better. And We Can Get There. - Food and Water Watch

March 27, 2018 - 5:22pm

Food and Water Watch

Florida Deserves Better. And We Can Get There.
Food and Water Watch
75% of Floridians Don't Want Fracking -- And They Banned It Locally. Big Oil has been flooding elected officials with campaign donations to drown out the call for a statewide ban. But over 90 communities, (representing almost 75% of Floridians) passed ...

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