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COMMENTARY: Fracking ban would be bad for Nevada - Las Vegas Review-Journal

March 7, 2017 - 1:05am

Las Vegas Review-Journal

COMMENTARY: Fracking ban would be bad for Nevada
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Lawmakers in Nevada have introduced legislation that would ban hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” a process that has led to a dramatic increase in oil and natural gas production in the United States. These legislators claim fracking has ...

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Informational meeting on fracking planned in Westmoreland - Fredericksburg.com

March 6, 2017 - 10:34pm

Informational meeting on fracking planned in Westmoreland
Fredericksburg.com
King George passed severe restrictions on fracking last summer, and Westmoreland is considering changes to its zoning ordinance. Its Planning Commission recommended restrictions that would limit fracking even more than King George's do, but most ...

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National - Peru this Week

March 6, 2017 - 3:04pm

Peru this Week

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Peru this Week
Supporters of fracking say that the UK should frack its own gas, instead of importing it from the Amazon while opponents of fracking say the practice creates irreversible environmental damages. Nick Grealy, a shale gas proponent even told BBC news that ...

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Celts Oppose Fracking While Dragon Ships Bring US Fracked Gas - Food and Water Watch

March 6, 2017 - 1:05pm

Food and Water Watch

Celts Oppose Fracking While Dragon Ships Bring US Fracked Gas
Food and Water Watch
In the meantime, Irish officials have also decided to undertake a public consultation on the provisions of this bill together with the Joint Research Programme on the Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on the Environment and Human Health, led by the Irish ...

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Celts Oppose Fracking While Dragon Ships Bring US Fracked Gas - Food and Water Watch

March 6, 2017 - 1:05pm

Food and Water Watch

Celts Oppose Fracking While Dragon Ships Bring US Fracked Gas
Food and Water Watch
In the meantime, Irish officials have also decided to undertake a public consultation on the provisions of this bill together with the Joint Research Programme on the Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on the Environment and Human Health, led by the Irish ...

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New Study Unearths More Fracking Concerns - Health News Florida

March 6, 2017 - 9:18am

Health News Florida

New Study Unearths More Fracking Concerns
Health News Florida
Florida Conservation Voters' Aliki Moncrief says the study is another reason to support a statewide fracking ban in Florida. “We live in a state where we get more than 90 percent of our drinking water from the ground. And the whole fracking process is ...
Viewpoint: Ban fracking in FloridaPensacola News Journal
Are US Fracking Spills Getting Worse?Pollution Solutions

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Marylanders Pushing for Fracking Ban / Public News Service - Public News Service

March 6, 2017 - 4:14am

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Marylanders Pushing for Fracking Ban / Public News Service
Public News Service
BALTIMORE – One of this year's most contentious debates in Maryland centers around whether to ban hydraulic fracking. A moratorium on fracking is set to ...
Fracking Debate Getting Heated | WCBCWCBC Radio

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Lafayette's anti-fracking proposal to return for vote amid increased ... - The Denver Post

March 6, 2017 - 3:49am

The Denver Post

Lafayette's anti-fracking proposal to return for vote amid increased ...
The Denver Post
An ordinance aimed at forestalling the state's authority in oil and gas development will return to Lafayette's City Council for a vote Tuesday, a decision that will ...

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Proposed fracking insurance faces controversy during legislative hearing - Daily Nebraskan

March 6, 2017 - 2:05am

Daily Nebraskan

Proposed fracking insurance faces controversy during legislative hearing
Daily Nebraskan
Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is an oil and gas well development process that involves injecting a mixture of water, sand and chemicals under high pressure into a bedrock formation through a well. When injected, the mixture creates cracks in the ...

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Viewpoint: Ban fracking in Florida - Pensacola News Journal - Pensacola News Journal

March 6, 2017 - 1:04am

Pensacola News Journal

Viewpoint: Ban fracking in Florida - Pensacola News Journal
Pensacola News Journal
Fracking will be banned in Florida. It's just a matter of when. And this year our state lawmakers have the opportunity to determine if it happens before or after a ...

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Lafayette's anti-fracking proposal to return for vote amid increased ... - Boulder Daily Camera

March 5, 2017 - 1:02pm

Lafayette's anti-fracking proposal to return for vote amid increased ...
Boulder Daily Camera
An ordinance aimed at forestalling the state's authority in oil and gas development will return to Lafayette's City Council for a vote Tuesday, a decision that will ...

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Letters: Fracking in Maryland?; Marijuana legalization - CapitalGazette.com

March 5, 2017 - 6:06am

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Letters: Fracking in Maryland?; Marijuana legalization
CapitalGazette.com
Hundreds of people came to Annapolis to push for a ban on hydraulic fracturing, a controversial form of drilling for natural gas that's also known as “fracking.” The group marched on State Circle around the State House then rallied on Lawyers Mall ...

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Research & Commentary: Banning Fracking in Florida Would Be a Mistake - The Heartland Institute

March 4, 2017 - 4:11am

Research & Commentary: Banning Fracking in Florida Would Be a Mistake
The Heartland Institute
Proposals have been introduced in the Florida Legislature that would permanently ban hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” in the Sunshine State. Opposition to fracking in Florida stems partly from environmental concerns over the possibility ...

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Pearce addresses fracking, immigration, healthcare - Artesia Daily Press

March 3, 2017 - 5:35pm

Artesia Daily Press

Pearce addresses fracking, immigration, healthcare
Artesia Daily Press
“The head of the EPA, for one, has said there's been no verifiable contamination between water and hydraulic fracturing,” Pearce said, referencing a draft report released in 2015 by the Environmental Protection Agency. The agency's science advisory ...

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New Study Unearths More Fracking Concerns - WFSU

March 3, 2017 - 3:15pm

WFSU

New Study Unearths More Fracking Concerns
WFSU
Florida Conservation Voters' Aliki Moncrief says the study is another reason to support a statewide fracking ban in Florida. “We live in a state where we get more than 90 percent of our drinking water from the ground. And the whole fracking process is ...

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Opposition to fracking in Maryland is anti-science - Washington Post (blog)

March 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

Washington Post (blog)

Opposition to fracking in Maryland is anti-science
Washington Post (blog)
For Maryland state Sen. Robert Zirkin (D-Baltimore County), the dangers of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) are so patently obvious that the question itself is pointless to discuss. “This is not one of those issues that lends itself to that debate ...
Activists push for ban on fracking in Maryland - Baltimore SunBaltimore Sun
Next Steps to Ban Fracking in MarylandFood and Water Watch
The short-term gains from fracking aren't worth the long-term risks ...Frederick News Post (subscription)

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Next Steps to Ban Fracking in Maryland - Food and Water Watch

March 3, 2017 - 1:24pm

Food and Water Watch

Next Steps to Ban Fracking in Maryland
Food and Water Watch
Yesterday was an amazing sight to see: over 1,000 people from all across Maryland marched through the streets of Annapolis to demand a ban on fracking in our state. We stretched on for blocks and blocks as chants of “Don't Frack Maryland, Ban Fracking ...
The short-term gains from fracking aren't worth the long-term risksFrederick News Post (subscription)

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Senate Panel To Consider Fracking Ban In Florida - WLRN

March 3, 2017 - 10:51am

WLRN

Senate Panel To Consider Fracking Ban In Florida
WLRN
Florida lawmakers debated a measure last year that would have created a regulatory framework for fracking in the state, but the bill did not pass the Senate. Environmentalists opposed the bill, arguing that it could open the door to fracking. Young ...

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Fracking may be hazardous to your health - Washington Post

March 2, 2017 - 7:51pm

Washington Post

Fracking may be hazardous to your health
Washington Post
I read with interest the article on potential fracking in Maryland but noted one glaring omission [“Fracking's deep divisions,” Metro, Feb. 27]. Beyond the water-quality issues, fracking has been linked to a number of illnesses that are not easily ...

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Activists push for ban on fracking in Maryland - Baltimore Sun

March 2, 2017 - 7:22pm

Baltimore Sun

Activists push for ban on fracking in Maryland
Baltimore Sun
Chanting "Hey, Hey! Ho, Ho! All this fracking's got to go!" hundreds of demonstrators marched in a circle around the State House Thursday to draw attention to an effort to ban the controversial form of gas drilling in Maryland. A musician with an ...
Next Steps to Ban Fracking in MarylandFood and Water Watch

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