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Legal Protest Targets New Fracking in Ohio's Wayne National Forest - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

October 12, 2017 - 2:11pm

Legal Protest Targets New Fracking in Ohio's Wayne National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
COLUMBUS, Ohio— Seven conservation groups today challenged a Bureau of Land Management decision approving a December auction of 350 acres in the ...

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Many benefits to fracking in Delaware River Basin | Guest column - lehighvalleylive.com

October 12, 2017 - 10:39am

lehighvalleylive.com

Many benefits to fracking in Delaware River Basin | Guest column
lehighvalleylive.com
About 9 percent of the Marcellus Shale lies within the basin, which encompasses all or parts of 31 Pennsylvania and New Jersey counties along the states' shared border. The production of natural gas in the Marcellus shale, one of the largest formations ...

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This Chemical Billionaire Profits from Pennsylvania's Fracking Misery. Now He Wants to Frack Europe - Food and Water Watch

October 12, 2017 - 10:34am

Food and Water Watch

This Chemical Billionaire Profits from Pennsylvania's Fracking Misery. Now He Wants to Frack Europe
Food and Water Watch
Early this month, the Scottish government announced that it would extend its moratorium on fracking for an indefinite period of time. This was good news for the global anti-fracking movement, but very bad news for James Ratcliffe, the secretive ...

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Wolf stumps in Erie for 'common-sense' Marcellus Shale tax - News ... - GoErie.com

October 12, 2017 - 5:15am

GoErie.com

Wolf stumps in Erie for 'common-sense' Marcellus Shale tax - News ...
GoErie.com
Governor also says $14 million for Erie School District remains in state budget for 2017-18.

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Longmont mayoral, City Council candidates talk fracking - Longmont Times-Call

October 11, 2017 - 11:20pm

Longmont mayoral, City Council candidates talk fracking
Longmont Times-Call
Longmont voters passed ban on fracking that was later overturned by the Colorado Supreme Court. Fracking — which involves the high-pressure injection of water, chemicals and sand into the ground to loosen up oil and gas reserves — is vehemently ...

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Small oil company moves forward with plans for fracking in Cook Inlet - Alaska Dispatch News

October 11, 2017 - 8:12pm

Alaska Dispatch News

Small oil company moves forward with plans for fracking in Cook Inlet
Alaska Dispatch News
But BlueCrest Energy recently filed new plans with the state to drill at least one well next year at the Cosmopolitan Unit. The company has conducted extended-reach drilling and hydraulic fracturing there, to stimulate oil production deep beneath Cook ...

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Disabled 85-year-old woman dragged across busy road by police at fracking protest - The Independent

October 11, 2017 - 3:51pm

The Independent

Disabled 85-year-old woman dragged across busy road by police at fracking protest
The Independent
A disabled 85-year-old woman was left bruised after being dragged across a busy road by three police officers during an anti-fracking protest. Anne Power, a Green Party member and anti-fracking campaigner, was sitting outside a fracking site near ...

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Wolf stumps in Erie for 'common-sense' Marcellus Shale tax - GoErie.com

October 11, 2017 - 3:06pm

GoErie.com

Wolf stumps in Erie for 'common-sense' Marcellus Shale tax
GoErie.com
As the budget dispute in Harrisburg remains deadlocked for more than three months, Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday pushed for the passage of a Marcellus Shale tax during a visit to Erie City Council chambers. The measure, which Wolf said could raise as ...

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Legal Protest Targets Trump Fracking Plan That Threatens Colorado River - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

October 11, 2017 - 1:10pm

Legal Protest Targets Trump Fracking Plan That Threatens Colorado River
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER— Conservation groups on Tuesday challenged a Bureau of Land Management decision to auction off more than 27,000 acres of western Colorado public lands in December for fracking operations. Fracking would threaten the dwindling water ...

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Legal Protest Targets Trump Fracking Plan That Threatens Colorado ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

October 11, 2017 - 1:10pm

Legal Protest Targets Trump Fracking Plan That Threatens Colorado ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER— Conservation groups on Tuesday challenged a Bureau of Land Management decision to auction off more than 27,000 acres of western Colorado ...

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Former governor Bill Owens calls Broomfield anti-fracking measure ... - Colorado Springs Gazette

October 11, 2017 - 12:08pm

Former governor Bill Owens calls Broomfield anti-fracking measure ...
Colorado Springs Gazette
You know the war over Broomfield's anti-fracking proposal - or any pending ballot issue, for that matter - is heating up when a former governor steps into the fray.

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OP-ED: Trucks and roads for fracking - Sanford Herald

October 11, 2017 - 11:47am

OP-ED: Trucks and roads for fracking
Sanford Herald
Fracking requires the heavy industrial trucking transportation of massive amounts of water, sand and chemicals to and from well sites. If fracking comes to North Carolina, much of it would occur in rural areas, where roads are not designed to support ...

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Republicans attempt another statewide fracking ban - Naples Daily News

October 11, 2017 - 10:55am

Naples Daily News

Republicans attempt another statewide fracking ban
Naples Daily News
TALLAHASSEE -- A group of Republicans from the House and Senate have filed a bill that would ban fracking in Florida, but it faces a tough journey without an environmental study. Sen. Dana Young said SB 462 was similar to a bill she filed during the ...

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Colorado veterinarian wants to study effects of fracking on pets - The Denver Channel

October 11, 2017 - 9:04am

The Denver Channel

Colorado veterinarian wants to study effects of fracking on pets
The Denver Channel
ERIE, Colo. – A Colorado veterinarian is raising money to study the impacts of fracking on pets. Jennifer Fick of Erie says that fracking released “volatile organic compounds,” and because dogs often spend more time outside than humans, they're more ...

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Lawmakers Push For Fracking Ban | WGCU News - WGCU News

October 11, 2017 - 7:34am

WGCU News

Lawmakers Push For Fracking Ban | WGCU News
WGCU News
State lawmakers are pushing to ban fracking in the sunshine state. A similar effort last year failed, but Sen. Dana Young (R-Tampa) believes this year.

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GOP state lawmakers pitch another fracking ban - Tallahassee.com

October 10, 2017 - 2:46pm

Tallahassee.com

GOP state lawmakers pitch another fracking ban
Tallahassee.com
TALLAHASSEE -- A group of Republicans from the House and Senate have filed a bill that would ban fracking in Florida, but it faces a tough journey without an ...

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Food and Water Watch to discuss fracking in Oakmont tonight - Tribune-Review

October 10, 2017 - 12:37pm

Food and Water Watch to discuss fracking in Oakmont tonight
Tribune-Review
A national environmental advocacy group is hosting a workshop in Oakmont on Tuesday to discuss local efforts to restrict Marcellus shale drilling. The meeting is the second of a series of three that started in September. Citizens to Protect ... The ...

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Susan Komen Foundation attains the sellout singularity with a pinkwashed fracking-drill bit - Boing Boing

October 10, 2017 - 11:55am

Boing Boing

Susan Komen Foundation attains the sellout singularity with a pinkwashed fracking-drill bit
Boing Boing
The Susan G Komen Foundation is the poster-child for shitty charitable activity, from its notoriously high overheads (which divert donors' money to executives, rather than cancer research) to its antipathy to Planned Parenthood (because forcing women ...

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Ineos compelled to disclose document it used to justify fracking protest injunction - The Guardian

October 10, 2017 - 6:18am

The Guardian

Ineos compelled to disclose document it used to justify fracking protest injunction
The Guardian
However two anti-fracking campaigners, Joe Corre and Joe Boyd, decided to challenge the injunction. Corre, the son of the fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, has accused Ineos of using “disgusting bullyboy tactics” against protesters. The injunction ...

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