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Florida House Will Not Vote on Fracking Investment Bill - U.S. News & World Report

May 1, 2017 - 12:41pm

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Florida House Will Not Vote on Fracking Investment Bill
U.S. News & World Report
Aaron Bean's sponsored legislation would have allowed companies to recover costs for oil and natural gas exploration projects out of state, including hydraulic fracturing. But House Speaker Richard Corcoran said he had "too many reservations" about the ...
Corcoran Pulling The Plug On Utilitiy FrackingWFSU
Corcoran snuffs out FPL fracking bill for session | Tampa Bay TimesTampabay.com (blog)

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Offshore fracking? Baker Hughes builds deep-water tool | Fuel Fix - FuelFix (blog)

May 1, 2017 - 10:38am

FuelFix (blog)

Offshore fracking? Baker Hughes builds deep-water tool | Fuel Fix
FuelFix (blog)
Houston's Baker Hughes has developed a deep-water hydraulic fracturing device, pictured here, called DEEPFRAC, the company announced on Monday, May ...

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Water Butts Heads With Fracking, Oil & Gas Industry In Oklahoma ... - CleanTechnica

May 1, 2017 - 10:12am

CleanTechnica

Water Butts Heads With Fracking, Oil & Gas Industry In Oklahoma ...
CleanTechnica
The fracking boom has combined with conventional oil and gas drilling to raise a sea of troubles against the doorstep of Oklahoma. Water scarcity is one of those ...

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The Safest Way to Protect Water from Fracking is to Ban Fracking ... - Common Dreams

May 1, 2017 - 9:45am

The Safest Way to Protect Water from Fracking is to Ban Fracking ...
Common Dreams
“Maine lawmakers are right to be concerned about fracking's threat to our drinking water. But it is clear that the only way to protect drinking water from the harms ...

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Denver Post Ignores Violence-Favoring Opponent of Fracking - NewsBusters (blog)

May 1, 2017 - 6:59am

NewsBusters (blog)

Denver Post Ignores Violence-Favoring Opponent of Fracking
NewsBusters (blog)
Let's imagine that an activist for a conservative cause supported committing physical violence up to and including murder against people doing things he or she sees as "immoral" in a letter to the editor at a local newspaper, and that this same person ...

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Research Shows US and UK Share Similar Fracking Concerns - Daily Nexus

April 30, 2017 - 11:15pm

Daily Nexus

Research Shows US and UK Share Similar Fracking Concerns
Daily Nexus
However, despite these distinctions, public opinion and perception in the two countries are strikingly similar when it comes to innovative technologies such as hydraulic fracturing and shale development. A recent study conducted by researchers from UC ...

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Study Finds Fracking Is Strongly Related to Increased Infant Mortality - Truth-Out

April 30, 2017 - 9:26am

Study Finds Fracking Is Strongly Related to Increased Infant Mortality
Truth-Out
The Marcellus shale area of Pennsylvania was one of the first regions where novel gas drilling involving hydraulic fracturing of sub-surface rock, now termed 'fracking', was carried out. The epidemiological study by Christopher Busby and Joseph Mangano ...

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Can Fracking Threaten Scotch Whisky? - Forbes - Forbes

April 30, 2017 - 4:20am

Forbes

Can Fracking Threaten Scotch Whisky? - Forbes
Forbes
The Scottish government is considering opening up fracking for shale gas in the country for the first time, and whisky industry figures and environmental ...
We should keep our spirits up and gas down on fracking | Scotland ...The Times (subscription)

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Bill seeks to regulate 'fracking' in Maine - Press Herald

April 30, 2017 - 4:09am

Bill seeks to regulate 'fracking' in Maine
Press Herald
The bill under consideration in the Legislature, L.D. 1453, would order the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to adopt rules regulating the practice “in order to prevent threats to drinking water resources from hydraulic fracturing.” The DEP ...

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Most Australians back fracking ban but commonwealth says states causing gas shortage - The Guardian

April 29, 2017 - 10:58pm

The Guardian

Most Australians back fracking ban but commonwealth says states causing gas shortage
The Guardian
That majority in favour of bans on new unconventional gas extractions including hydraulic fracturing (fracking) was evident across all states. And the opposition crossed party lines, with Labor, Liberal and minor party voters all expressing concern.

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Charlie Danaher: When anti-fracking becomes irresponsible - Boulder Daily Camera

April 29, 2017 - 9:30pm

Charlie Danaher: When anti-fracking becomes irresponsible
Boulder Daily Camera
I was shocked to see that the Daily Camera published a letter on April 20 urging people to "blow up wells and eliminate fracking and workers." Not only did the author say that using violence against the oil and gas industry and its workers is justified ...

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Colorado Fracking opponent advocates violence against oil and gas wells and workers - GOPUSA

April 29, 2017 - 8:52pm

GOPUSA

Colorado Fracking opponent advocates violence against oil and gas wells and workers
GOPUSA
John Hickenlooper to consider in the settlement of disputes over oil and gas drilling. The Colorado Supreme Court agreed on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, to decide whether cities can ban hydraulic fracturing, stepping into a high-stakes battle to determine ...
Public interest in Colorado oil and gas operations after tragedy nothing new in wake of 1984 LaSalle lumber yard ...Greeley Tribune

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Fracking proposal ignores ancient wisdom - Ventura County Star

April 29, 2017 - 11:01am

Ventura County Star

Fracking proposal ignores ancient wisdom
Ventura County Star
Offshore fracking would offend our Chumash ancestors. The outrageous proposal to extract more oil from under the Santa Barbara Channel by injecting high-pressure water and toxic chemicals to fracture the Earth would baffle and sadden them. Frankly ...

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Maryland lawmakers ban fracking, pass other eco-friendly bills - Bay Net

April 29, 2017 - 10:14am

Bay Net

Maryland lawmakers ban fracking, pass other eco-friendly bills
Bay Net
Arguably, the most substantial issue for eco-conscious Maryland residents is hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. With help from Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland became the first state with confirmed natural gas reserves to pass a bill that ...

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Is fracking create cracks in the Democratic Party? - Tampabay.com (blog)

April 28, 2017 - 7:48pm

Is fracking create cracks in the Democratic Party?
Tampabay.com (blog)
As the Florida Senate gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill sought by Florida Power & Light to allow the company to expand its rate base by charging customers for investments in natural gas fracking operations in other states, the Florida ...

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Want to Invest in Fracking? Look at These Companies -- The Motley ... - Motley Fool

April 28, 2017 - 2:15pm

Want to Invest in Fracking? Look at These Companies -- The Motley ...
Motley Fool
Fracking technology has been improving by leaps and bounds in the last few years. Here are some of the best companies in the space that long-term investors ...

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Fracking industry enters critical period - Big Issue North

April 28, 2017 - 12:52pm

Big Issue North

Fracking industry enters critical period
Big Issue North
Matt Lambert, Cuadrilla director of government and public affairs, said that now the fracking company had fought off a challenge in the High Court over the planning application at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool, it aims to move to exploratory ...
UK Cyclists Set Off on Long-Distant Ride to Raise Awareness of Fracking ImpactSputnik International
Cyclists set off on their Tour de FrackBlackpool Gazette

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Letter endorsing anti-fracking violence penned by author of ballot issue to hike oil-and-gas tax - Colorado Springs Gazette

April 28, 2017 - 12:51pm

Colorado Springs Gazette

Letter endorsing anti-fracking violence penned by author of ballot issue to hike oil-and-gas tax
Colorado Springs Gazette
The use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to increase the yield of oil and gas reservoirs has stirred endless debate over whether the technique taints groundwater and whether the fluid it pumps into the ground is harmful or benign. The oil and gas ...

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Duke University Study: Fracking Isn't Contaminating Ground Water ... - Townhall

April 27, 2017 - 7:05pm

Townhall

Duke University Study: Fracking Isn't Contaminating Ground Water ...
Townhall
We have another study from Duke University that shows groundwater isn't being polluted by fracking, despite the cries from the environmentalists that the ...
WV MetroNews – Duke study finds no water well contamination from ...West Virginia MetroNews

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Bill Would Let FPL Charge Florida Customers Hundreds of Millions for Fracking - Miami New Times

April 27, 2017 - 3:26pm

Miami New Times

Bill Would Let FPL Charge Florida Customers Hundreds of Millions for Fracking
Miami New Times
But at the same time, the company is also backing a measure in Tallahassee that would let the multibillion-dollar firm charge its customers extra money to cover the cost of fracking investments around the country. Even more troubling, the measure ...
Editorial: Don't make FPL customers pay for frackingTampabay.com (blog)
Senate To Consider Allowing Fracking Cost Recovery By UtilitiesWLRN
Tell Florida Legislators: Oppose the Fracking Bill!Newsroom America

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