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Boulder County's New Fracking Rules: 3 Things To Know - KUNC

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 8:15am

KUNC

Boulder County's New Fracking Rules: 3 Things To Know
KUNC
With its moratorium on new drilling permits set to expire in a few weeks, Boulder County commissioners unanimously passed new oil and gas regulations. The county calls them the “most restrictive” of such regulations in Colorado. They are about 60 pages ...

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Rascovar: Hogan dodges Trump bullet; thoughts on fracking, Pugh - MarylandReporter.com

News Feed - March 26, 2017 - 9:58pm

MarylandReporter.com

Rascovar: Hogan dodges Trump bullet; thoughts on fracking, Pugh
MarylandReporter.com
They've made such a stink that Hogan has flip-flopped on the issue – abandoning his efforts to help Republican Western Maryland landowners who might some day benefit from extraction of oil and gas using this “fracking” technique that has been in use ...
Maryland fracking-ban bill, once in doubt, now gliding toward approvalThe Star Democrat
Gov. Hogan vows veto of bill on low-performing schoolsWashington Times

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Gov. Hogan crosses the aisle on fracking | Tim Rowland ... - Herald-Mail Media

News Feed - March 25, 2017 - 11:48pm

Delmarva Daily Times

Gov. Hogan crosses the aisle on fracking | Tim Rowland ...
Herald-Mail Media
Fracking is like meat packing: You are glad there are people out there who do it; you just don't want it to be you.It's really hard to sit here and.
Hogan's fracking ban would cost Maryland jobs, benefitsDelmarva Daily Times
Maryland Senate moves forward with fracking ban | WBFFFox Baltimore

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Fracking Lawsuit Dismissed | WNEP.com - wnep.com

News Feed - March 25, 2017 - 7:26pm

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Fracking Lawsuit Dismissed | WNEP.com
wnep.com
PRESTON TOWNSHIP -- The fight to allow fracking in Wayne County has been shot down. A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit this week that sought to have a ...
Gas Drilling Challenge Dismissed - Story | PAHomepagePA home page

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Maryland fracking-ban bill, once in doubt, now gliding toward approval - The Star Democrat

News Feed - March 25, 2017 - 6:25pm

The Star Democrat

Maryland fracking-ban bill, once in doubt, now gliding toward approval
The Star Democrat
(WPNS) — Maryland is on track to become the third state in the nation to ban hydraulic fracturing, after the Senate gave preliminary approval Friday to a House bill that would prohibit the controversial gas-extraction method. The legislation is ...
Hogan vows veto of bill on low-performing schools - Washington ...Washington Times

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While environmentalists celebrate 'Earth Hour,' they should thank fracking for lowering emissions - Washington Examiner

News Feed - March 25, 2017 - 9:00am

Washington Examiner

While environmentalists celebrate 'Earth Hour,' they should thank fracking for lowering emissions
Washington Examiner
On Saturday during "Earth Hour," millions of people will abstain from using electricity to draw attention to the energy sector's ecological footprint and other environmental issues. There is heartening news for those who choose to keep their lights on ...
Environmentalists should applaud cleaner-burning fossil fuelsWhite Mountain Independent

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New Schlumberger Venture Takes Aim at Toppling King of Fracking ... - Bloomberg

News Feed - March 25, 2017 - 5:06am

Bloomberg

New Schlumberger Venture Takes Aim at Toppling King of Fracking ...
Bloomberg
Schlumberger Ltd. and Weatherford International Plc are forming a joint venture aimed at taking on the king of fracking, Halliburton Co.
Schlumberger, Weatherford to form joint ventureFuelFix (blog)
Weatherford (WFT) and Schlumberger (SLB) to Create OneStim JVStreetInsider.com

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Senate approves bill creating fracking regulations in Georgia - Atlanta Journal Constitution

News Feed - March 24, 2017 - 7:57pm

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Senate approves bill creating fracking regulations in Georgia
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Feb. 23 2017 - Atlanta - House Rules Committee Chairman John Meadows, R-Calhoun, speaks from the House well in support of a bill to create new regulations for fracking. Legislation approved in the state House on Thursday would create Georgia's first ...
Georgia Senate Considers Bill To Regulate FrackingWABE 90.1 FM

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Hogan's fracking ban would cost Maryland jobs, benefits - Delmarva Daily Times

News Feed - March 24, 2017 - 5:06pm

Delmarva Daily Times

Hogan's fracking ban would cost Maryland jobs, benefits
Delmarva Daily Times
Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are enjoying an economic resurgence thanks to hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” This technology, combined with horizontal drilling, has opened the Marcellus shale formation located beneath these states and ...

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Md. fracking-ban bill, once in doubt, now gliding toward approval - Washington Post

News Feed - March 24, 2017 - 5:03pm

Washington Post

Md. fracking-ban bill, once in doubt, now gliding toward approval
Washington Post
Maryland is on track to become the third state in the nation to ban hydraulic fracturing, after the Senate gave preliminary approval Friday to a House bill that would prohibit the controversial gas-extraction method. The legislation is expected to face ...
Maryland Senate moves forward with fracking banFox Baltimore
Hogan vows veto of bill on low-performing schools - Washington ...Washington Times

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Court dismisses challenge to Delaware River fracking moratorium - The Intelligencer

News Feed - March 24, 2017 - 1:48pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Court dismisses challenge to Delaware River fracking moratorium
The Intelligencer
A U.S. District Court Judge dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the Delaware River Basin Commission's de facto moratorium on natural gas drilling in the river's basin. The commission was created by Congress and brings together representatives of ...
Judge throws out challenge to DRBC authority over gas drilling in basinStateImpact Pennsylvania

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Colorado Youth Score Decisive Legal Victory Against Fracking Industry - Common Dreams

News Feed - March 24, 2017 - 12:30pm

Common Dreams

Colorado Youth Score Decisive Legal Victory Against Fracking Industry
Common Dreams
A group of Colorado teenagers scored a "huge" victory against the state's fracking industry on Thursday when a three-judge panel ruled that the health of citizens and environment takes precedence over oil and gas interests. The decision, handed down by ...
Historic Win in Colorado Fracking LawsuitEcoWatch
Will Teens' Victory in Court Case Change Fracking in Colorado?Westword
Colorado must protect health & environment before allowing fracking, court rulesRT
FOX31 Denver -Wyoming Tribune
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Colorado Appeals Court Sides With Teens Seeking to Block Fracking - Bloomberg BNA

News Feed - March 23, 2017 - 9:55pm

Colorado Appeals Court Sides With Teens Seeking to Block Fracking
Bloomberg BNA
The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled in favor of six teenage activists who petitioned the state Oil and Gas Commission to consider a rule halting hydraulic fracturing until it can be proved the practice does not harm human health and the environment.

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Fracking Ban Nears Approval in Maryland - InsideClimate News

News Feed - March 23, 2017 - 4:14pm

InsideClimate News

Fracking Ban Nears Approval in Maryland
InsideClimate News
Two counties in western Maryland sit on top of the Marcellus Shale, the same bedrock formation that spawned oil and gas booms in the neighboring states of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In 2006, energy companies started to express interest in moving ...

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Addams Family actor lends voice to Maryland fracking opposition - Baltimore Sun

News Feed - March 23, 2017 - 11:18am

Baltimore Sun

Addams Family actor lends voice to Maryland fracking opposition
Baltimore Sun
State lawmakers converge in Annapolis each year for their annual 90-day General Assembly session. Sometimes the days fly by, while at other times the session can seem to drag in an endless rotation of floor sessions and committee hearings. Everyone ...

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UK Starts Drilling First Fracking Wells - Daily Caller

News Feed - March 23, 2017 - 10:40am

UK Starts Drilling First Fracking Wells
Daily Caller
Local government officials gave the energy company IGas permission to drill the first hydraulically-fractured well in Britain Wednesday. IGas and several other energy firms believe portions of the UK are sitting atop abundant, commercially viable ...

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Lawmakers, Environmentalists Push For State Fracking Ban - CBS Miami

News Feed - March 23, 2017 - 10:34am

CBS Miami

Lawmakers, Environmentalists Push For State Fracking Ban
CBS Miami
Supporters of last year's House bill argued that it would set up a regulatory framework to address the potential of fracking in the state. Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen, one of the co-sponsors of this year's House bill, said the practice “makes no sense ...

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Richmond utilities director asks City Council to reject proposed ban on fracking in city - Richmond.com

News Feed - March 22, 2017 - 5:43pm

Richmond.com

Richmond utilities director asks City Council to reject proposed ban on fracking in city
Richmond.com
The chief of public utilities in Richmond is warning City Council members against going along with a proposal to ban hydraulic fracturing within the city of Richmond. Department of Public Utilities Director Robert Steidel said he doesn't want to ...

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Florida fracking foes rally at Capitol, but proposed ban splits Legislature - Naples Daily News

News Feed - March 22, 2017 - 2:54pm

Naples Daily News

Florida fracking foes rally at Capitol, but proposed ban splits Legislature
Naples Daily News
Many in the crowd of roughly 100 people flooded legislative committee rooms last year as the Legislature considered a plan that proposed a study of fracking and statewide regulation. "Maybe this year they came to their senses," said Dianne Whitecotton ...
Commissioners say fracking ban will protect water supplyTallahassee.com
Florida lawmakers weigh statewide fracking ban - Story | FOX 13 ...FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Hundreds Urge Sunshine State to Ban Fracking, Support SolarEcoWatch
WCTV -Orlando Sentinel -Daily Business Review (registration)
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