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Permanent Peoples' Tribunal to address human rights, fracking and climate change, May 14 - vtdigger.org

News Feed - April 19, 2018 - 7:03pm

Permanent Peoples' Tribunal to address human rights, fracking and climate change, May 14
vtdigger.org
The upcoming session will focus on the potential human rights violations of unconventional hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and climate change. The Tribunal judges will also be asked to consider the rights of Nature, because the protection of a healthy ...

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Fracking plans moving forward in Ashland County - Richland Source

News Feed - April 19, 2018 - 5:02pm

Richland Source

Fracking plans moving forward in Ashland County
Richland Source
ASHLAND - Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is proceeding with exploratory drilling plans to create wells for fracking in Ashland County. "We are moving forward with our first well in Ohio," John Smelko, manager of environmental and regulatory compliance for ...

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Trump Administration's Fracking Plan Ignores Health Threats, Worsens Deadly Ozone in Western Colorado - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - April 19, 2018 - 2:26pm

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration's Fracking Plan Ignores Health Threats, Worsens Deadly Ozone in Western Colorado
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER— The Trump administration wants to lease more than 90 square miles of public land for fracking along the western slope of Colorado's Rocky Mountains without any environmental review, even though oil and gas development would worsen deadly ozone ...

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Despite Disappointing Returns, Oil Driller Pushes Ahead with ... - DeSmog (blog)

News Feed - April 19, 2018 - 8:45am

DeSmog (blog)

Despite Disappointing Returns, Oil Driller Pushes Ahead with ...
DeSmog (blog)
If you ask the CEO of Apache Corp., his company made in 2016 the kind of once-in-a-lifetime find that every oil driller dreams of: a massive oil and gas field that no other company noticed, where thousands of wells could be drilled and fracked to ...

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For public hearing on fracking, public shows up, but hearing is delayed - Thehour.com

News Feed - April 18, 2018 - 4:47pm

For public hearing on fracking, public shows up, but hearing is delayed
Thehour.com
NORWALK — At the scheduled public hearing for an ordinance banning fracking waste from Norwalk, over two dozen people crowded into the Ordinance Committee meeting. They pulled up extra chairs to form a new row and stood around the doorway to listen in ...

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The Secret of the Great American Fracking Bubble | DeSmogBlog - DeSmog (blog)

News Feed - April 18, 2018 - 1:48pm

DeSmog (blog)

The Secret of the Great American Fracking Bubble | DeSmogBlog
DeSmog (blog)
In 2008, Aubrey McClendon was the highest paid Fortune 500 CEO in America, a title he earned taking home $112 million for running Chesapeake Energy. Later dubbed “The Shale King,” he was at the forefront of the oil and gas industry's next boom, made ...

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China is getting better at fracking, which sparked the US shale boom - CNBC

News Feed - April 18, 2018 - 1:01pm

CNBC

China is getting better at fracking, which sparked the US shale boom
CNBC
China's shale gas production is poised to double in two years as drillers fine tune homegrown techniques, Wood Mackenzie forecasts.

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A New Low in the Media's War on Fracking - Forbes

News Feed - April 18, 2018 - 12:56pm

Forbes

A New Low in the Media's War on Fracking
Forbes
Rolling Stone just dropped a bombshell -- or so it claims in its article, "'The Harms of Fracking': New Report Details Increased Risks of Asthma, Birth Defects and Cancer." Highlighting what it deems an "authoritative study," Rolling Stone concludes ...

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A Film Foregrounds the First Nations Fight Against Fracking - Hyperallergic

News Feed - April 18, 2018 - 12:38pm

Hyperallergic

A Film Foregrounds the First Nations Fight Against Fracking
Hyperallergic
The Canadian province of British Columbia is rich in natural resources, from gold to natural gas. In recent years, oil and gas companies have literally flooded the region, shooting water underground to increase pressure and force natural gas to the ...

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Fracking May Have Political Support, It Still Needs a 'Social Licence' - Energy Collective

News Feed - April 18, 2018 - 11:07am

Energy Collective

Fracking May Have Political Support, It Still Needs a 'Social Licence'
Energy Collective
The UK government may be convinced that shale gas production is important to the country, it will need to convince the public too. Experience in Eastern Europe has shown that without a “social licence”, fracking will not get off the ground, writes ...

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Natural-gas proponents and renewable-energy advocates disagree on fracking's potential to grow jobs in Pittsburgh - PGH City Paper

News Feed - April 18, 2018 - 6:05am

PGH City Paper

Natural-gas proponents and renewable-energy advocates disagree on fracking's potential to grow jobs in Pittsburgh
PGH City Paper
But Erica Wright, spokesperson for natural-gas industry group Marcellus Shale Coalition, notes natural gas is supporting thousands of other jobs in gas-related industries. Construction projects for pipelines, power plants and the soon-to-be-built Shell ...

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Letter: Oppose hydraulic fracturing - DeKalb Daily Chronicle

News Feed - April 17, 2018 - 9:39pm

Letter: Oppose hydraulic fracturing
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Research has indicated that in the vast majority of publications on the health effects of fracking, 86 percent found risks or adverse health. A Johns Hopkins University study published in July 2016, analyzed medical records of over 35,000 asthma ...

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Southwestern challenges Penn. ruling on fracking as trespass - Reuters

News Feed - April 17, 2018 - 6:08pm

Southwestern challenges Penn. ruling on fracking as trespass
Reuters
Southwestern Energy has asked a Pennsylvania appeals court to reconsider a decision making fracking companies liable for trespass by extracting gas from underneath neighboring land, saying the decision upsets the legal landscape for the entire industry ...

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Madison BOS Passes Anti-Fracking Ordinance - Zip06.com

News Feed - April 17, 2018 - 4:59pm

Madison BOS Passes Anti-Fracking Ordinance
Zip06.com
After a few months of consideration and some heated public debate, on April 9 the Madison Board of Selectmen (BOS) passed the anti-fracking ordinance, using the language originally proposed. Fracking waste, as the name suggests, is a byproduct of ...

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Full fracking ban within Murphy's grasp: Edwards - Asbury Park Press

News Feed - April 17, 2018 - 3:08pm

Asbury Park Press

Full fracking ban within Murphy's grasp: Edwards
Asbury Park Press
The new governor's support for a ban on fracking has been music to the ears of New Jersey environmental groups. But when he made that announcement earlier this year, Murphy suggested that he might have trouble legally closing one key loophole. The ...

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Australia's Northern Territory Scraps Fracking Ban - OilPrice.com

News Feed - April 17, 2018 - 1:09pm

The Guardian

Australia's Northern Territory Scraps Fracking Ban
OilPrice.com
Australia's Northern Territory has removed a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing introduced two years ago while the state's government assessed the potential impacts of fracking on the environment. Now, the assessment has been completed and the ...
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Ban on offshore oil drilling moves closer to November ballot - Tallahassee.com

News Feed - April 17, 2018 - 7:41am

Tallahassee.com

Ban on offshore oil drilling moves closer to November ballot
Tallahassee.com
636594874474648508-greyhound-racers.jpg. Opponents of a ban on greyhound racing watch the Constitution Commission Revision Commission debate proposals, Monday, April 16 in Tallahassee. (Photo: James Call). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE ...

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Parents Didn't Want Fracking Near Their School. So the Oil Company Chose a Poorer School, Instead. - Mother Jones

News Feed - April 17, 2018 - 6:04am

Mother Jones

Parents Didn't Want Fracking Near Their School. So the Oil Company Chose a Poorer School, Instead.
Mother Jones
Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is the process of creating small cracks in underground rock formations using sand, water, and chemicals pumped at high pressure. The resulting fractures allow oil or natural gas to flow into a well ...

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Fracking decision – bad - Katherine Times

News Feed - April 16, 2018 - 11:20pm

Katherine Times

Fracking decision – bad
Katherine Times
He said the government has promised a moratorium, a through safety check of the industry and it had kepts its promises. Others are furious. Frack-free NT condemns the decision by the Gunner Government today to cave into industry pressure and expose 51 ...

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