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Credit fracking for utility savings, not green energy - Baltimore Sun

August 16, 2017 - 3:32pm

Baltimore Sun

Credit fracking for utility savings, not green energy
Baltimore Sun
The reason electric prices are still low and the air is better is because utilities switched to natural gas. It is cheaper. It is cheaper because of fracking (“Leading on climate change,” Aug. 14). We pay higher bills because we have to supply so ...

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Pullback in US Fracking Sand Use Pressures Producers - New York Times

August 16, 2017 - 12:09am

Pullback in US Fracking Sand Use Pressures Producers
New York Times
(Reuters) - U.S. shale oil companies are pulling back on the amount of sand they use to hydraulically fracture new wells, responding to rising prices of the material that are driving up costs. Investors worry a slowdown in sand use, combined with new ...

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Pullback in US fracking sand use pressures producers - Reuters

August 16, 2017 - 12:06am

Reuters

Pullback in US fracking sand use pressures producers
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. shale oil companies are pulling back on the amount of sand they use to hydraulically fracture new wells, responding to rising prices of the material that are driving up costs. Investors worry a slowdown in sand use, combined with new ...

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There may be a huge flaw in UK fracking hopes – the geology - The Conversation UK

August 15, 2017 - 7:21pm

The Conversation UK

There may be a huge flaw in UK fracking hopes – the geology
The Conversation UK
Meanwhile, opponents raise understandable concerns about the environmental impact of the hydraulic fracturingfracking – that would be involved and on the industrial scale required. This seems to have resonated with the public, with support for ...

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Regulators seek more details on state's first fracking permit - The State Journal-Register

August 15, 2017 - 5:19pm

Regulators seek more details on state's first fracking permit
The State Journal-Register
Illinois regulators have asked for added information on environmental and other safeguards as a decision nears on the state's first application for a hydraulic fracturing permit since the law was approved in 2013. Woolsey Companies Inc., an energy ...

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Fracking boom: US shale oil output to top 6 million barrels a day in August and September - CNBC

August 14, 2017 - 3:40pm

CNBC

Fracking boom: US shale oil output to top 6 million barrels a day in August and September
CNBC
Oil production in several key oil producing regions will grow by 117,000 barrels a day in September, the Energy Information Administration forecast. Total production from these regions will top 6 million barrels a day in August and September. EIA began ...

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Blackpool councillors charged with obstruction in anti-fracking protest - The Independent

August 14, 2017 - 9:20am

The Independent

Blackpool councillors charged with obstruction in anti-fracking protest
The Independent
Three local councillors have appeared in Blackpool Magistrates Court charged with willfully obstructing a highway as part of an anti-fracking protest against oil and gas production company Cuadrilla. They also face secondary charges as a result of the ...

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Beverlee White: Fracking brings many benefits - Boulder Daily Camera

August 14, 2017 - 12:08am

Beverlee White: Fracking brings many benefits
Boulder Daily Camera
Fracking has been used safely and cleanly for almost 70 years. The EPA, itself, has noted that fracking is a safe and modern industrial process. Moreover, and in spite of the Colorado Supreme Court's ruling that fracking moratoriums are illegitimate ...

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Fracking Giant Cabot Sues Pennsylvania Water Contamination Victim for $5 Million - DeSmog (blog)

August 13, 2017 - 7:24am

DeSmog (blog)

Fracking Giant Cabot Sues Pennsylvania Water Contamination Victim for $5 Million
DeSmog (blog)
Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation has filed a $5 million civil lawsuit in county court against Dimock, Pennsylvania, resident Ray Kemble, who claims Cabot severely contaminated his water after drilling and hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) activity. The ...

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Why Is Bill McKibben Charging Up an Anti-Fracking Rally in a State That Banned Fracking? (Video) - AlterNet

August 12, 2017 - 4:06pm

AlterNet

Why Is Bill McKibben Charging Up an Anti-Fracking Rally in a State That Banned Fracking? (Video)
AlterNet
CPV would bring fracking's environmental, climate and health impacts to New York, in spite of the fact that New York banned fracking to avoid those impacts. It would import and burn large quantities of fracked gas and singlehandedly raise New York's ...

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Why Is Bill McKibben Charging Up an Anti-Fracking Rally in a State That Banned Fracking? (Video) - AlterNet

August 11, 2017 - 8:37pm

AlterNet

Why Is Bill McKibben Charging Up an Anti-Fracking Rally in a State That Banned Fracking? (Video)
AlterNet
CPV would bring fracking's environmental, climate and health impacts to New York in spite of the fact that New York banned fracking to avoid those impacts. It would import and burn large quantitis of fracked gas and singlehandedly raise New York's ...

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Letter to editor: Monroeville needs more control over fracking - Tribune-Review

August 11, 2017 - 1:32pm

Letter to editor: Monroeville needs more control over fracking
Tribune-Review
Fracking wells should only be allowed in areas zoned “industrial.” This way, Monroeville retains some power over fracking wells. Mayor Greg Erosenko and council should direct legal counsel Robert Wratcher to add a clause to the ordinance stating “that ...

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Oklahoma's fracking-induced earthquakes are not going to stop ... - ThinkProgress

August 11, 2017 - 12:33pm

ThinkProgress

Oklahoma's fracking-induced earthquakes are not going to stop ...
ThinkProgress
Even if Oklahoma were to completely shut down fracking, it would experience earthquakes for years. Samantha Page Twitter Aug 11, 2017, 12:33 pm. SHARE ...

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GUEST COLUMN: In Colorado's fracking debate, don't overlook national security - Colorado Springs Gazette

August 11, 2017 - 6:54am

GUEST COLUMN: In Colorado's fracking debate, don't overlook national security
Colorado Springs Gazette
There are many reasons to support domestic oil and natural gas production in Colorado and the advanced drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, technologies that make it possible. But for all the attention given to jobs, economic growth, tax ...

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Boulder County fracking could arrive in 2019, company says - The Denver Post

August 11, 2017 - 1:12am

The Denver Post

Boulder County fracking could arrive in 2019, company says
The Denver Post
Schlumberger Oil Field Services employees are shown in June working to change a perforating tool string before putting it into a fracking well on the Crestone ...

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Fracking Brings Challenges to Local School Systems - U.S. News & World Report

August 10, 2017 - 7:16pm

U.S. News & World Report

Fracking Brings Challenges to Local School Systems
U.S. News & World Report
School districts near hydraulic fracturing sites don't fare any better economically, a new study finds. Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Pos/Getty Images. School districts in the United States face special challenges when fracking operations draw new ...

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Senate eyes multiple veto overrides, fracking likely to remain off public lands - The Columbus Dispatch

August 10, 2017 - 6:13pm

Senate eyes multiple veto overrides, fracking likely to remain off public lands
The Columbus Dispatch
When the Ohio Senate returns on Aug. 23, it's likely to be only the third time in 38 years that the legislature voted to successfully override a governor's veto. The Senate is likely to override at least a handful of Gov. John Kasich's budget vetoes ...

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Community conversations: Documentary tracks effects of fracking - Chippewa Herald

August 10, 2017 - 1:27pm

Community conversations: Documentary tracks effects of fracking
Chippewa Herald
In the 21st century, fracking — a new process of horizontal drilling — has lead to a massive drilling for fossil fuel in more than 30 states. In the 2005 Federal Energy Act, the “Halliburton Loophole” has explicitly exempted fracking operations from ...

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Anti-fracking group insist Scottish Government consult better than UK counterparts - CommonSpace

August 10, 2017 - 9:59am

CommonSpace

Anti-fracking group insist Scottish Government consult better than UK counterparts
CommonSpace
AN ANTI-FRACKING group have said the Scottish Government has consulted the public more than their UK counterparts on the dangers of shale gas and oil exploration. Broad Alliance member Penny Cole praised the government for setting up Talking ...

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A Fracking Mess: Sand Train Derails in Miles - San Angelo LIVE!

August 10, 2017 - 9:57am

A Fracking Mess: Sand Train Derails in Miles
San Angelo LIVE!
All of the cars were carrying fracking sand for the oil fields west and south of San Angelo. The derailment happened late Wednesday night at 11:15 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety told KTXS. Our first notification came at 6:30 a.m. when an ...

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