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Lafayette's fracking moratorium to return for a vote amid political wrangling - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - October 16, 2017 - 10:29pm

Lafayette's fracking moratorium to return for a vote amid political wrangling
Boulder Daily Camera
Lafayette's fracking moratorium to return for a vote amid political wrangling. Embargo could stay new oil and gas applications for a year. By Anthony Hahn. Staff Writer. Posted: 10/16/2017 08:29:36 PM MDT | Updated: 26 min. ago. A large Crestone Peak ...

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Ban fracking to protect water - Tribune-Review

News Feed - October 16, 2017 - 9:03pm

Ban fracking to protect water
Tribune-Review
Recently I've been saddened that we are shortsighted and still allow industry to contaminate our life-sustaining natural resources. But I was encouraged when Gov. Tom Wolf made folks in the Delaware River Basin safer by stopping fracking in their ...

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Commentary: Environmental group pushes more misinformation about fracking in Nevada - Elko Daily Free Press

News Feed - October 16, 2017 - 7:04pm

Commentary: Environmental group pushes more misinformation about fracking in Nevada
Elko Daily Free Press
Center for Biological (CBD) Diversity Nevada state director Patrick Donnelly recently submitted an op-ed responding to Elko Press columnist Thomas Mitchell's Oct. 4 article “Lawsuit falsely claims fracking will be devastating.” CBD's op-ed claims ...

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Highlands Natural Resources reports completion of hydraulic ... - WorldOil

News Feed - October 16, 2017 - 1:11pm

Highlands Natural Resources reports completion of hydraulic ...
WorldOil
Highlands Natural Resources, the London-listed natural resources company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed hydraulic fracturing ...
Completion of Hydraulic Fracturing at East Denver - Regulatory ...London South East (blog)

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Scotland Moves to Ban Fracking Once and For All! - One Green Planet

News Feed - October 16, 2017 - 11:49am

One Green Planet

Scotland Moves to Ban Fracking Once and For All!
One Green Planet
Fracking, or rather phrase hydraulic fracturing, is the process of drilling large amounts of water, sand, and chemicals into shale layers of the earth in order to force natural gas to surface. The “side effects” of the process include, among other ...

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Lawsuit Falsely Claims Fracking will be Devastating - Mineral County Independent-News

News Feed - October 15, 2017 - 5:43pm

Lawsuit Falsely Claims Fracking will be Devastating
Mineral County Independent-News
A pair of self-styled environmental groups has filed a lawsuit in federal court in an attempt to block oil and gas leases on tracts on Bureau of Land Management public land, claiming hydraulic fracturing or fracking might somehow jeopardize aquifers ...

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SNP veteran Jim Sillars calls for 'rethink' on fracking ban - BBC News

News Feed - October 15, 2017 - 7:42am

BBC News

SNP veteran Jim Sillars calls for 'rethink' on fracking ban
BBC News
Former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars has said the party should "think again" on its attitude to fracking. The Scottish government has announced an "effective ban" on the controversial method of extracting oil and gas. Energy minister Paul Wheelhouse ...
Public opinion is not evidence, says new critic of fracking banThe Times
Call for 'rethink' on Scottish fracking banEU Reporter (blog)
Nicola Sturgeon should step down - 'if there was anybody good enough to replace her'Telegraph.co.uk
HeraldScotland
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Op-Ed: Studies show hydraulic fracturing is safe – in Texas and all over the country - Midland Reporter-Telegram

News Feed - October 15, 2017 - 12:22am

Midland Reporter-Telegram

Op-Ed: Studies show hydraulic fracturing is safe – in Texas and all over the country
Midland Reporter-Telegram
A landmark study from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) concluded that groundwater contamination from fracking “has not been observed in Texas.” A separate report from researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey found ...

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Fracking Surveyor Hauls Obstinate Town to Court - Courthouse News Service

News Feed - October 13, 2017 - 5:36pm

Courthouse News Service

Fracking Surveyor Hauls Obstinate Town to Court
Courthouse News Service
Otherwise known as hydraulic fracturing, the process of injecting high-pressure mixtures of chemicals into the earth to extract oil and gas from rock was once widely embraced by communities on the gas-rich Marcellus Shale. In recent years, however ...

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Legal Protest Targets Massive Montana Fracking Plan That Threatens Tongue River - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - October 13, 2017 - 4:11pm

Legal Protest Targets Massive Montana Fracking Plan That Threatens Tongue River
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BILLINGS, Mont.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club have filed an administrative protest challenging the Bureau of Land Management's approval of a December fracking lease auction of nearly 100,000 acres of public lands that threatens ...

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Monroeville puts limits on fracking - Tribune-Review

News Feed - October 13, 2017 - 3:09pm

Monroeville puts limits on fracking
Tribune-Review
... an ordinance that limits Marcellus shale drilling to heavy industrial zones. The ordinance was spurred by residents' concerns that seismic testing planned by a Monroeville oil and gas exploration company would lead to hydraulic fracturing, or ...

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SUNY Geneseo students to help anti-fracking activist - The Livingston County News

News Feed - October 13, 2017 - 12:04pm

SUNY Geneseo students to help anti-fracking activist
The Livingston County News
Members of the Geneseo Environmental Organization at SUNY Geneseo will travel to Dimock, Pa, this Saturday to help Ray Kemble, an outspoken anti-fracking activist who's embroiled in a $5 million lawsuit brought by Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Paul McDermott ...

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I'm the 85-year-old dragged away from a fracking protest – I want you to be angry - New Statesman

News Feed - October 13, 2017 - 11:37am

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I'm the 85-year-old dragged away from a fracking protest – I want you to be angry
New Statesman
I am an 85-year-old woman, and I have been protesting fracking in Lancashire for four years. You might think this an unusual pastime for someone of my age. But I've been proud to be part of a community of Green Party members, local residents and ...
Watch 85-year-old disabled woman dragged by UK police in anti-fracking protestBlasting News

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It's Lizard vs. Oil Magnate in the Latest Fight Over Fracking in Texas - Wall Street Journal

News Feed - October 13, 2017 - 10:35am

Wall Street Journal

It's Lizard vs. Oil Magnate in the Latest Fight Over Fracking in Texas
Wall Street Journal
The dunes sagebrush lizard is a picky reptile. The 3-inch-long, tan-skinned animal lives only in windblown hollows near the shrublike shinnery oaks scattered among the dunes of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. It even prefers a specific grade of ...

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Fracking for water - Pipestone County Star

News Feed - October 13, 2017 - 5:22am

Pipestone County Star

Fracking for water
Pipestone County Star
Instead, they'll do some testing to try to locate the cracks and fractures in the rock to determine if hydraulic fracturing would be worthwhile. If so, the process could break open access to higher water capacity. If it's not an option, there is enough ...

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Oil storage tanks explode, burn in Brighton, for the second time in three weeks - The Denver Post

News Feed - October 12, 2017 - 6:09pm

The Denver Post

Oil storage tanks explode, burn in Brighton, for the second time in three weeks
The Denver Post
Fire and smoke at a fracking ... John Leyba, The Denver Post. Firefighters spray water to extinguish a fire at the Great Western Oil and Gas well where workers heard a small explosion causing a fire. By Bruce Finley | bfinley@denverpost.com | The ...
Fire Breaks Out At Oil & Gas SiteCBS Local
Brighton fire was second at oil well site in less than a month9NEWS.com
Crews contain fire at oil and gas site in BrightonThe Denver Channel
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Despite opposition, Plum's council OKs Marcellus shale well pad permit - Tribune-Review

News Feed - October 12, 2017 - 4:33pm

Despite opposition, Plum's council OKs Marcellus shale well pad permit
Tribune-Review
... a Marcellus shale well pad in the borough. Huntley and Huntley of Monroeville is developing its Midas well on 92 acres near Coxcomb Hill Road in Plum. Company Vice President Paul Burke has said construction of the well pad for the hydraulic ...

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

News Feed - October 12, 2017 - 3:11pm

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

News Feed - October 12, 2017 - 11:39am

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

News Feed - October 12, 2017 - 11:34am

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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