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A closer look at the hydraulic fracturing process (SLIDESHOW) - San Antonio Business Journal

News Feed - July 17, 2017 - 8:54pm

San Antonio Business Journal

A closer look at the hydraulic fracturing process (SLIDESHOW)
San Antonio Business Journal
For those outside the industry, hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it's more commonly known, is a process designed to "fracture" a geological formation in order to extract oil and gas. Environmentalists oppose fracking amid concerns about pollution ...

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Big Victory in Fight to Protect California's Coast From Offshore ... - EcoWatch

News Feed - July 17, 2017 - 3:23pm

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Big Victory in Fight to Protect California's Coast From Offshore ...
EcoWatch
A federal court on Friday rejected the Trump administration's effort to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the approval of fracking in federal waters off California.

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Fracking waste may pollute water for years - Futurity: Research News

News Feed - July 17, 2017 - 2:08pm

Fracking waste may pollute water for years
Futurity: Research News
Researchers have found that the polluting effects of releasing treated wastewater from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) may last much longer than previously thought. According to the US Energy Information Administration, hydraulic fracturing accounted ...

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Environmental Groups Defeat Trump Administration's Attempt to Dismiss Case on Offshore Fracking, Acidizing - YubaNet

News Feed - July 17, 2017 - 2:02pm

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Environmental Groups Defeat Trump Administration's Attempt to Dismiss Case on Offshore Fracking, Acidizing
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SANTA BARBARA, July 17, 2017 – The federal court in Los Angeles issued an order ruling that the Environmental Defense Center (“EDC”) and Santa Barbara Channelkeeper (“Channelkeeper”) prevailed against the federal government's effort to dismiss their ...
Federal Court Rejects Trump Administration's Attempt to Dismiss Case Challenging Offshore Fracking in CaliforniaeNews Park Forest

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Treated Fracking Wastewater Contaminated Watershed With Radium and Endocrine Disrupters, Study Finds - Yale Environment 360

News Feed - July 17, 2017 - 11:44am

Yale Environment 360

Treated Fracking Wastewater Contaminated Watershed With Radium and Endocrine Disrupters, Study Finds
Yale Environment 360
A study in the Marcellus Shale region of western Pennsylvania has shown that even after being treated, wastewater from hydraulic fracturing operations left significant contamination in a waterway downstream of treatment plants. Researchers from Penn ...

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Green group asks if Allegheny County is using Marcellus Shale ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

News Feed - July 17, 2017 - 10:29am

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Green group asks if Allegheny County is using Marcellus Shale ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Allegheny County leased the natural gas rights beneath its airports and Deer Lakes Park to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for promoting economic ...

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Skill shortages hamper fracking operations - Marketplace - Marketplace.org

News Feed - July 17, 2017 - 9:42am

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Skill shortages hamper fracking operations - Marketplace
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After a big downturn over the last few years, oil prices have improved slightly in recent months. Prices are now high enough that oil companies are expanding ...

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Russia fights U.S. fracking using shell company to fund environmental - Washington Times

News Feed - July 16, 2017 - 5:55pm

Washington Times

Russia fights U.S. fracking using shell company to fund environmental
Washington Times
Russia has aligned itself with the anti-fracking movement for fear that aggressive U.S. fracking will cut into Moscow's global gas profits, analysts say. (Associated ...
Is Putin funding anti-fracking groups? Republicans think so — and ...Salon
Lamar Smith Says Russians Are Plotting To Hack US Fracking IndustryTexas Public Radio

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Fracking: report warns of risks associated with shale gas extraction - The Guardian

News Feed - July 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Guardian

Fracking: report warns of risks associated with shale gas extraction
The Guardian
Residents, environmentalists and pastoralists have welcomed a “balanced” report on fracking in the Northern Territory, which identified a number of risks associated with the industry and a loss of community trust. The NT government enacted a moratorium ...

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'This has been my life for past six years': on the anti-fracking frontline - The Guardian

News Feed - July 16, 2017 - 12:05pm

The Guardian

'This has been my life for past six years': on the anti-fracking frontline
The Guardian
It is a battle that has gone on for years, pitting tireless local residents and environmentalists against a major gas exploration company hoping to get rich – and solve a future energy crisis – by fracking under the Fylde coast. Last October the ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS DEFEAT TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S ATTEMPT TO DISMISS CASE ON OFFSHORE ... - Santa Barbara Edhat

News Feed - July 15, 2017 - 9:57pm

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS DEFEAT TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S ATTEMPT TO DISMISS CASE ON OFFSHORE ...
Santa Barbara Edhat
In November 2016, the groups filed a lawsuit challenging the failure of the federal government to analyze and disclose the potential risks and impacts caused by fracking and acidizing from offshore oil platforms in southern California, including the ...

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Residents concerned over possible fracking in Barry County | Fox17 - Fox17

News Feed - July 15, 2017 - 9:10pm

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Residents concerned over possible fracking in Barry County | Fox17
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HASTINGS, Mich. -- Some Barry County residents are worried about the possibility of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, coming to their town. It comes ...
Environmental activists raise concern over fracking proposal in Barry ...WWMT-TV

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Fracking Companies to Government: We Are 'Suffering' as Financing Dries Up - EcoWatch

News Feed - July 15, 2017 - 12:01pm

EcoWatch

Fracking Companies to Government: We Are 'Suffering' as Financing Dries Up
EcoWatch
However, the bank's Environmental and Social Risk Briefing, which outlines its overall approach to lending, says "significant environmental concerns have emerged regarding the hydraulic fracturing of shale rock," highlighting in particular heavy water ...

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Russia & fracking: Environmental disinformation? - Tribune-Review

News Feed - July 14, 2017 - 11:01pm

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Russia & fracking: Environmental disinformation?
Tribune-Review
Alleged Russian collusion in matters domestic extends beyond the 2016 presidential election. Two Texas congressmen say Russian officials engaged in “a covert anti-fracking campaign,” aiding U.S. environmental groups in the distribution of ...
Lamar Smith Says Russians Are Plotting To Hack US Fracking IndustryKUT

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VERIFY: Does fracking cause sinkholes? | WTSP.com - WTSP 10 News

News Feed - July 14, 2017 - 6:57pm

WTSP 10 News

VERIFY: Does fracking cause sinkholes? | WTSP.com
WTSP 10 News
As we streamed video of that massive sinkhole live on Facebook a few of you mentioned fracking.

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Treated hydraulic fracturing wastewater may pollute area water sources for years - Penn State News

News Feed - July 14, 2017 - 3:15pm

Penn State News

Treated hydraulic fracturing wastewater may pollute area water sources for years
Penn State News
Researchers, however, have recently discovered that releasing millions of gallons of treated hydraulic fracturing wastewater each year into area surface waters may have longer-lasting effects than originally thought. ... The objective of the study was ...

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James Cromwell Speaks Out Before Jail Time for Peaceful Anti ... - Free Speech TV

News Feed - July 14, 2017 - 3:09pm

Free Speech TV

James Cromwell Speaks Out Before Jail Time for Peaceful Anti ...
Free Speech TV
Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell is reporting to jail at 4 p.m. today in upstate New York after he was sentenced to a week behind bars for taking part in a ...
A Hollywood Star Challenges Empire State CorruptionThe Indypendent

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Fracking activists have a right to protest. We must support them - The Guardian

News Feed - July 14, 2017 - 12:54pm

The Guardian

Fracking activists have a right to protest. We must support them
The Guardian
Green party councillor Gina Dowding was one of a number of people arrested last week for blocking the entrance to fracking company Cuadrilla's new site in Preston New Road, Lancashire. The context for these protests is clear: democracy has been ...

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Fracking firms struggling to raise money from UK banks amid environment protests - The Independent

News Feed - July 14, 2017 - 11:53am

The Independent

Fracking firms struggling to raise money from UK banks amid environment protests
The Independent
Environmental campaigners said the account of the meeting, obtained under freedom of information laws by an activist, showed that fracking was a “failed industry in the UK” and called for the Government to help the “booming renewable energy sector” ...

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Crude Oil Drivers Wanted: Worker Shortages Hold Back Fracking Crews - Inside Energy

News Feed - July 13, 2017 - 9:45pm

Inside Energy

Crude Oil Drivers Wanted: Worker Shortages Hold Back Fracking Crews
Inside Energy
After a big downturn over the last few years, oil prices have improved slightly in recent months. Prices are now high enough that oil companies are expanding their operations here in the U.S. But a shortage of workers has meant companies are not ...

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