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LETTER Not a fan of fracking - Observer-Reporter

News Feed - August 23, 2017 - 7:19pm

Observer-Reporter

LETTER Not a fan of fracking
Observer-Reporter
Needless to say, I am not a big fan of fracking. I live about a quarter-mile from a Range Resource well. My neighbors and I have been subjected to 24-hour noise from heavy equipment, trucks, the constant hum of drills, banging pipes, and country music ...

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

News Feed - August 23, 2017 - 7:02pm

The Independent

There may be a huge flaw in UK fracking hopes – the geology
The Independent
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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17.6 million Americans live close to active oil and gas (and fracking) wells - EurekAlert (press release)

News Feed - August 23, 2017 - 12:18am

EurekAlert (press release)

17.6 million Americans live close to active oil and gas (and fracking) wells
EurekAlert (press release)
The researchers looked at hydraulic fracturing (fracking) wells, which typically use sand, water and chemicals to release oil or gas from rock formations -- a process generally referred to as "unconventional" -- as well as active conventional oil and ...
More than 17 MILLION Americans are exposed to toxic fumes that could give you cancer, heart disease, dementia, or ...Daily Mail

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Protest Song Of The Week: 'Fracking The Planet' By Buck Gooter - Shadowproof (blog)

News Feed - August 22, 2017 - 11:14pm

Shadowproof (blog)

Protest Song Of The Week: 'Fracking The Planet' By Buck Gooter
Shadowproof (blog)
The duo, Buck Gooter, from Harrisonburg, Virginia, play raw, throbbing experimental rock that is alternatively brutal and bluesy. Drawing from aggressive noise, elemental post-punk, and narrative story-songs, Billy Brett and Terry Turtle make music ...

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Environmental Activists Lobby Against Federal Fracking Plan - SweetwaterNOW.com

News Feed - August 22, 2017 - 4:27pm

SweetwaterNOW.com

Environmental Activists Lobby Against Federal Fracking Plan
SweetwaterNOW.com
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club today lodged formal comments with the federal government opposing a massive gas fracking project that spans 220 square miles of public land in Wyoming south of Yellowstone National Park.

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The push for UK fracking may be 55 million years too late - New Scientist

News Feed - August 22, 2017 - 6:45am

New Scientist

The push for UK fracking may be 55 million years too late
New Scientist
Cuadrilla hopes to use hydraulic fracturing – known as fracking – to extract gas from shale rocks buried deep underground. The same technique has proved an enormous success in the US: in 2016, about 60 per cent of the country's natural gas production ...
UK's Largest Independent Oil and Gas Producer IGas 'Poised' for FrackingDeSmog UK

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Massive Federal Fracking Plan in Wyoming Threatens Wildlife, Air Quality, Climate - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - August 21, 2017 - 7:13pm

Massive Federal Fracking Plan in Wyoming Threatens Wildlife, Air Quality, Climate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PINEDALE, Wyo.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club today lodged formal comments with the federal government opposing a massive gas fracking project that spans 220 square miles of public land in Wyoming south of Yellowstone ...

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Massive Federal Fracking Plan in Wyoming Threatens Wildlife, Air Quality, Climate - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - August 21, 2017 - 7:13pm

Massive Federal Fracking Plan in Wyoming Threatens Wildlife, Air Quality, Climate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PINEDALE, Wyo.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club today lodged formal comments with the federal government opposing a massive gas fracking project that spans 220 square miles of public land in Wyoming south of Yellowstone ...

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After fracking test launched on North Slope, company presses ahead to drill two new wells - Alaska Dispatch News

News Feed - August 21, 2017 - 7:01pm

Alaska Dispatch News

After fracking test launched on North Slope, company presses ahead to drill two new wells
Alaska Dispatch News
A unique effort to test the benefits of hydraulic fracturing on the North Slope is still underway, but the focus is shifting away from a well that's already been drilled to new sites 25 miles to the west. Accumulate Energy Alaska drilled a production ...

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Another Nail in OPEC's Coffin: Fracking Old Wells Dropping US Breakeven Points Further - The New American

News Feed - August 21, 2017 - 10:32am

Another Nail in OPEC's Coffin: Fracking Old Wells Dropping US Breakeven Points Further
The New American
Ed Morse, Citigroup's head of commodity research, told a Bloomberg television audience last week that OPEC's position “is not sustainable over a long period. In the end, the markets are going to win, and [the winner] is going to be shale. If we're in a ...

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Minneapolis Fed president: Fracking better than Twitter - SW News Media

News Feed - August 21, 2017 - 6:40am

SW News Media

Minneapolis Fed president: Fracking better than Twitter
SW News Media
EDINA — Fracking has been better for the American economy than cellphones and social media, said the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. While talking about what spurs economic growth, Neel Kashkari said advances in technology this ...

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Secretary of State blocks anti-fracking charter... again | Local News ... - Athens NEWS

News Feed - August 20, 2017 - 10:43pm

Athens NEWS

Secretary of State blocks anti-fracking charter... again | Local News ...
Athens NEWS
In a blow against local efforts to ban fracking-waste injection wells in Athens County, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted declined last week to consider the ...

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Russia claims to have invented an alternative to fracking - Business Insider

News Feed - August 20, 2017 - 11:11am

Russia claims to have invented an alternative to fracking
Business Insider
Russian scientists and local oil field services companies claim to have created a technology for thermochemical gas fracturing that could be an alternative to hydraulic fracturing and could increase oil production by between 1.7 and 6 times, Russia's ...

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Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Ruling Against Major Pipeline - Common Dreams

News Feed - August 18, 2017 - 5:11pm

Common Dreams

Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Ruling Against Major Pipeline
Common Dreams
Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Ruling Against Major Pipeline. Published on. Friday, August 18, 2017. by. Common Dreams. Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Ruling Against Major Pipeline. Court ruling "gives hope across the country for people facing ...

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Coal Miners Aren't Having Much Luck Finding Jobs In Fracking - The Daily Caller

News Feed - August 18, 2017 - 4:33pm

Coal Miners Aren't Having Much Luck Finding Jobs In Fracking
The Daily Caller
The rise in hydraulic fracking provided thousands of Americans good paying jobs following the height of the Great Recession, but coal miners were not necessarily huge winners in the shift away from black gold. Total employment in the U.S. rose by 7 ...

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US Fracking Keeps Pushing Oil Price Forecasts Down - The Daily Caller

News Feed - August 18, 2017 - 2:34pm

US Fracking Keeps Pushing Oil Price Forecasts Down
The Daily Caller
A major financial company just lowered its five-year forecast for the oil price ceiling, as the U.S. continues to increases its oil production, Axios reported Friday. Citigroup is projecting that over the next five years, oil prices will not rise above ...

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Leadership Change Raising Hopes For Fracking Ban - WUSF News

News Feed - August 18, 2017 - 8:47am

WUSF News

Leadership Change Raising Hopes For Fracking Ban
WUSF News
Chairman Pulls The Plug On Fracking Ban. By Jim Ash • Apr 5, 2017. The fate of a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing appears sealed now that a powerful Republican is calling it quits. WUSF Partners. PBS (Public Broadcasting System) · NPR (National ...

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Fracking Jobs Prove Elusive for Coal Miners Looking to Switch ... - Bloomberg

News Feed - August 18, 2017 - 5:00am

Fracking Jobs Prove Elusive for Coal Miners Looking to Switch ...
Bloomberg
Robert Dennis has mined coal in West Virginia for 10 years but a recent evening found him in a classroom at his local community college. He came to learn ...

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Richard G. Strauch: You will notice fracking when the ground shakes - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - August 17, 2017 - 9:08pm

Richard G. Strauch: You will notice fracking when the ground shakes
Boulder Daily Camera
Fracking is not a hot button issue for me, so I was able to read Beverlee White's letter ("Fracking brings many benefits," Daily Camera, Aug. 14) promoting fracking with an open mind. But she spoiled it with her last line: "Wake up, Boulder County ...

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Letter: Fracking could be catastrophic for Va. - Fredericksburg.com

News Feed - August 17, 2017 - 9:06pm

Letter: Fracking could be catastrophic for Va.
Fredericksburg.com
I admit, I was one of those uninformed people about the dangers of fracking and pipelines, but the deterioration of the EPA's ability to implement its purpose made me start investigating different environmental issues. I'd like to share what I've ...

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