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Here's How Fracking Works -- The Motley Fool - Motley Fool

April 27, 2017 - 2:15pm

Here's How Fracking Works -- The Motley Fool
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Our energy analysts explain the ins and outs of one of the newer and more complicated ways producers are getting oil out of the ground.

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Boulder Buddhist group protests end of county's fracking moratorium - The Denver Post

April 27, 2017 - 11:23am

The Denver Post

Boulder Buddhist group protests end of county's fracking moratorium
The Denver Post
The group also will protest against hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.” The moratorium that expires on Monday prevented oil and gas companies from submitting new applications for drilling for oil and gas in unincorporated areas of Boulder ...

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Protest of Portland General Electric's resource plan takes a fracking twist - Portland Business Journal

April 26, 2017 - 8:58pm

Protest of Portland General Electric's resource plan takes a fracking twist
Portland Business Journal
Critics of Portland General Electric's resource plan aren't fighting natural gas anymore. Instead, it's “fracked gas.” The utility's annual shareholders meeting in Portland on Wednesday drew a small group of protestors focused on the extraction ...

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Duke fracking study finds no contamination of ground water due to ... - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

April 26, 2017 - 7:27pm

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Duke fracking study finds no contamination of ground water due to ...
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
CLARKSBURG — Fracking has not contaminated groundwater in Northwestern West Virginia, according to a recently released study by scientists at Duke ...
WV MetroNews – Study finds no groundwater contamination from ...West Virginia MetroNews

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Boulder Buddhist group to protest end of county's fracking moratorium - Boulder Daily Camera

April 26, 2017 - 4:59pm

Boulder Buddhist group to protest end of county's fracking moratorium
Boulder Daily Camera
The group's announcement said it will be protesting against hydraulic fracturing, also known as "fracking." The moratorium that expires on Monday prevented oil and gas companies from submitting new applications for drilling for oil and gas in ...

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Pro-fracking landowners write letter to President Trump asking - Binghamton Homepage

April 26, 2017 - 2:51pm

Binghamton Homepage

Pro-fracking landowners write letter to President Trump asking
Binghamton Homepage
... safely for decades. In fact, Governor Cuomo's decision overturned two earlier findings from New York state environmental regulators, in 2009 and 2011, that hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale could be conducted safely under stringent ...

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Warning of fracking threat to whisky industry - The Scotsman - The Scotsman

April 26, 2017 - 11:43am

The Scotsman

Warning of fracking threat to whisky industry - The Scotsman
The Scotsman
Potential fracking activity in Scotland could damage the whisky industry, which supports more than 10500 Scottish jobs, according to campaigners.

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Bill Would Allow Power Companies To Charge For Outside Fracking - CBS Miami

April 26, 2017 - 6:26am

CBS Miami

Bill Would Allow Power Companies To Charge For Outside Fracking
CBS Miami
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Calling it a step back from a push toward renewable energy, environmental groups are criticizing a set of bills moving through the legislature that would allow power companies to charge customers for out of state fracking ...

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Fracking investment bill could undo court ruling | WFLA.com - WFLA

April 26, 2017 - 2:28am

WFLA

Fracking investment bill could undo court ruling | WFLA.com
WFLA
Florida power companies may soon be able to charge customers to fund out-of-state fracking projects under a measure that is moving ahead in …
Opinion: Fracking is bad health policy - Ottawa CitizenOttawa Citizen

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Oregon lawmakers consider banning "fracking" by oil and gas ... - OregonLive.com

April 25, 2017 - 8:50pm

OregonLive.com

Oregon lawmakers consider banning "fracking" by oil and gas ...
OregonLive.com
The Oregon House passed a bill Tuesday that would place a 10-year ban on fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, by those drilling for oil or natural gas in the state.
Oregon House passes 10-year fracking ban - Statesman JournalStatesman Journal

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Senate advances bill to let FPL customers pay fracking costs - Miami Herald

April 25, 2017 - 7:15pm

Miami Herald

Senate advances bill to let FPL customers pay fracking costs
Miami Herald
Sam Forrest, vice president of energy marketing and trading, said that “much of the natural gas that we use today, that Floridians use, is produced using technologies that rely on hydraulic fracturing — or fracking as it's called. “I understand some ...

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Bill Would Allow Companies to Charge for Outside Fracking - U.S. News & World Report

April 25, 2017 - 7:15pm

Miami Herald

Bill Would Allow Companies to Charge for Outside Fracking
U.S. News & World Report
Bill Would Allow Companies to Charge for Outside Fracking. Florida power companies may soon be able to charge customers to fund out-of-state fracking projects under a measure that is moving ahead in the Florida Legislature. | April 25, 2017, at 7:16 p.m..
Senate advances bill to let FPL customers pay fracking costsMiami Herald

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Fracking talk to stress environmental, legal concerns - The Daily Eastern News

April 25, 2017 - 6:54pm

Fracking talk to stress environmental, legal concerns
The Daily Eastern News
Vito Mastrangelo, a retired Illinois public attorney, will present “The New Fracking: Extreme Extraction Dangers,” sponsored by the Coles County Green Party. Although “fracking” – short for hydraulic fracturing – has been in use for over 50 years ...

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How Does Oil and Gas Fracking Work, Exactly? -- The Motley Fool - Motley Fool

April 25, 2017 - 2:15pm

How Does Oil and Gas Fracking Work, Exactly? -- The Motley Fool
Motley Fool
Fracking has really taken off in the past few years, but how does it work? Our energy analysts explain the ins and outs and name a few of the best companies ...

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Council Urged To Ban Fracking Waste - Hartford Courant

April 25, 2017 - 7:56am

Hartford Courant

Council Urged To Ban Fracking Waste
Hartford Courant
While a bill (HB #6329) is being discussed in the state legislature, the proposed ordinance would cover a wider range of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, by-products from being used in de-icing agents on Glastonbury roadways or stored anywhere ...

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WP-Bloomberg correction: MARYLAND-FRACKING - Reading Eagle

April 24, 2017 - 10:55pm

WP-Bloomberg correction: MARYLAND-FRACKING
Reading Eagle
A Washington Post story about the debate in Western Maryland over the natural gas production practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, quoted Del. Wendell R. Beitzel, R-Garrett, as saying he does not own the gas rights to his properties. Beitzel ...

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Study: Fracking didn't impact West Virginia groundwater, but ... - StateImpact Pennsylvania

April 24, 2017 - 8:04pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Study: Fracking didn't impact West Virginia groundwater, but ...
StateImpact Pennsylvania
Fracking the Marcellus Shale did not pollute groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but wastewater spills did contaminate surface water, according to a new ...
West Virginia Groundwater Not Affected by Fracking, but Surface Water IsDuke Today
Duke Study Finds Fracking Isn't Contaminating GroundwaterDaily Caller

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