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Exporting Fracking: 8 Countries Ripe For Tight Oil Drilling Outside The US - Forbes

December 19, 2017 - 11:38am

Forbes

Exporting Fracking: 8 Countries Ripe For Tight Oil Drilling Outside The US
Forbes
Wood Mackenzie We provide unique insight to the world's natural resources sector. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Simon Flowers , Contributor. Getty Images. Working oil pumps in the prairies, this image taken on the border of ...

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Anarchists Bragged in April about Sabotaging Railroad Tracks to Block Fracking - PJ Media

December 18, 2017 - 3:39pm

PJ Media

Anarchists Bragged in April about Sabotaging Railroad Tracks to Block Fracking
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Cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks above Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). ISIS shouldn't be the only terrorist group under ...
'Antifa' Falsely Linked to Amtrak Train Derailment by Right-Wing Conspiracy PeddlersNewsweek
Did Antifa Terrorists Just Murder 6 Americans in Amtrak Derailment?Right Side News

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Flaws in fracking study spotlighted - OneNewsNow

December 18, 2017 - 11:32am

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Flaws in fracking study spotlighted
OneNewsNow
"We adjusted for fixed maternal determinants of infant health by comparing siblings who were and were not exposed to fracking sites in utero. We found evidence for negative health effects of in utero exposure to fracking sites within 3 km of a mother's ...

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Madison Residents Seeking Fracking Ban - Patch.com

December 18, 2017 - 9:20am

Patch.com

Madison Residents Seeking Fracking Ban
Patch.com
MADISON, CT – A group of concerned Madison residents attended the Dec. 4th meeting of the Board of Selectmen to urge the board to get behind a growing movement in towns in Connecticut to ban fracking. Fracking is a method of extracting natural gas from ...

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Plans to frack by liquid gas, not water, still alive in NY in Tioga County - Press & Sun-Bulletin

December 18, 2017 - 6:27am

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Plans to frack by liquid gas, not water, still alive in NY in Tioga County
Press & Sun-Bulletin
A once highly-touted plan to frack a gas well in Tioga County using propane rather than water remains a non-starter after two and a half years, although supporters have not given up. A group of landowners, Tioga Energy Partners, have been pursuing a ...

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Youngstown news, Fracking opponents in Brookfield seek longer ... - Youngstown Vindicator

December 18, 2017 - 12:53am

Youngstown news, Fracking opponents in Brookfield seek longer ...
Youngstown Vindicator
Opponents of proposed plans to install additional fracking-waste injection wells in Trumbull County have sent a letter to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas, seeking a 60-day extension of the time for submission of public ...

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Fracking: What Lock the Gate has to say - Herald Sun

December 17, 2017 - 10:27pm

Fracking: What Lock the Gate has to say
Herald Sun
The Fracking Inquiry Draft Final Report shows this couldn't be further from the truth. It's now very clear that current laws and fracking operations fail to protect the Territory from harm. Justice Pepper calls for the full implementation of 120 ...
Fracking: What the gas industry has to sayNT News

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Fracking in Britain could be limited by lack of specialist waste facilities, new research suggests - The Independent

December 17, 2017 - 7:12pm

The Independent

Fracking in Britain could be limited by lack of specialist waste facilities, new research suggests
The Independent
They reviewed the methods used to treat waste from the fracking process, in which gas is extracted from shale rock by injecting water and sand at high pressure. Megan O'Donnell, a PhD candidate at the university's School of GeoSciences, said: “Treating ...

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Some alarmed by potential fracking activity near Hayesville - Ashland Times Gazette

December 15, 2017 - 7:28pm

Ashland Times Gazette

Some alarmed by potential fracking activity near Hayesville
Ashland Times Gazette
One man at the meeting was a Cabot Oil and Gas employee, but he told organizers he could not comment on anything at the meeting. Elaine Tanner, a Polk resident and a member of Friends for Environmental Justice, led the conversation about the proposed ...

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Stop fracking! Do it for the children! - WND.com

December 15, 2017 - 7:28pm

The Western Journal

Stop fracking! Do it for the children!
WND.com
The article begins with a dire warning regarding fracking: “Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, may pose a significant – but very local – harm to human health, a new study finds.” They claim that the closer families live to a fracking site, the lower ...
Study: No Evidence Fracking Is Hazardous to Your HealthThe Western Journal

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Letter to the editor: Monroeville needs to tighten control on fracking - Tribune-Review

December 15, 2017 - 5:27pm

Letter to the editor: Monroeville needs to tighten control on fracking
Tribune-Review
Monroeville council Dec. 12 voted unanimously to ratify the agreement allowing Geokinetics to do seismic testing in the municipality. Officials said they have to follow the law. What law states you have to let seismic testing on all your roads in ...

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Commentary: Fracking not worth risk in Florida - Naples Daily News

December 15, 2017 - 4:15pm

Naples Daily News

Commentary: Fracking not worth risk in Florida
Naples Daily News
The Florida Legislature is considering Senate Bill 462 and House Bill 237 which could determine the future of well stimulation treatments — hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) and other similar techniques — in Florida. As veterans of the oil and gas ...

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Fracking's harmful effect on babies and Afghanistan's lost empires ... - Science Magazine

December 15, 2017 - 3:57pm

Science Magazine

Fracking's harmful effect on babies and Afghanistan's lost empires ...
Science Magazine
For archaeologists, Afghanistan is virtually off-limits for fieldwork. Yet U.S. and Afghan researchers are now finding thousands of never-before-cataloged ancient sites in the country, which for more than a millennium served as a crucial crossroads ...

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Letter to the editor: Plum's approval of fracking well a 'reckless' decision - Tribune-Review

December 15, 2017 - 11:11am

Letter to the editor: Plum's approval of fracking well a 'reckless' decision
Tribune-Review
I'm disappointed but unsurprised by the recent Plum council vote to approve fracking near Coxcomb Hill Road. While there are multiple issues here that deserve to be unpacked – how the gas and oil exploration company Huntley & Huntley influenced the ...

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Keane Group buying new fracking fleets - Houston Chronicle - Chron.com

December 15, 2017 - 8:09am

Chron.com

Keane Group buying new fracking fleets - Houston Chronicle
Chron.com
Houston's Keane Group said it is spending $115 million to order three new fracking fleets to prepare for a busy 2018, especially in West Texas' booming Permian Basin. The hydraulic fracturing company, said the new fleets will add about 150,000 ...

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Living Near Fracking During Pregnancy Linked To Poorer Newborn Health - Forbes

December 15, 2017 - 5:31am

Forbes

Living Near Fracking During Pregnancy Linked To Poorer Newborn Health
Forbes
Fracking” is a colloquial term for hydraulic fracturing, a method of extracting oil and natural gas from the ground by shooting extremely high-pressure injections of water, sand and chemicals into the bedrock. The high pressure breaks up the bedrock ...

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Fracking Changed Everything. Now What? - CALIFORNIA

December 14, 2017 - 7:10pm

Fracking Changed Everything. Now What?
CALIFORNIA
To a degree, hydraulic fracturing, combined with horizontal drilling technology, has freed the U.S. from the yoke of foreign exporters. In 2015, net imports of petroleum fell to less than 25 percent of the country's consumption, the lowest level since ...

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Marcellus shale development doesn't affect mortality rates - northamericanshalemagazine.com

December 14, 2017 - 4:33pm

northamericanshalemagazine.com

Marcellus shale development doesn't affect mortality rates
northamericanshalemagazine.com
Mortality rates for the six Pennsylvania counties with the greatest amount natural gas development in the Marcellus shale play have declined or remained stable, according to a new report commissioned by Energy in Depth (EID). The report analyzes ...

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South Windsor Looking At Ordinance Banning Fracking Waste - Hartford Courant

December 14, 2017 - 3:26pm

South Windsor Looking At Ordinance Banning Fracking Waste
Hartford Courant
Town Manager Matthew B. Galligan is looking into an ordinance that would ban fracking waste from being brought into town. Peter MartekaContact ReporterNature's Path & Way To Go. In the early 1990s, South Windsor was considered for a temporary waste ...

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