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Hogan announces support for fracking ban - Bay Net

News Feed - March 19, 2017 - 5:22am

Bay Net

Hogan announces support for fracking ban
Bay Net
During a mid-afternoon press conference Governor Larry Hogan announced his “full support” for a permanent ban on the procedure of hydraulic fracturing—better known as fracking. Hogan's announcement comes one week to the day after the Maryland House of ...

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Colorado lawmaker drafts bill to keep fracking sites away from ... - The Denver Channel

News Feed - March 18, 2017 - 7:29pm

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Colorado lawmaker drafts bill to keep fracking sites away from ...
The Denver Channel
Right now, it is perfectly legal for oil companies to build fracking sites near schools just as long as they are 1000 feet from the door.

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Fresnans Against Fracking urge Wells Fargo customers to close their accounts - Fresno Bee

News Feed - March 18, 2017 - 6:53pm

Fresno Bee

Fresnans Against Fracking urge Wells Fargo customers to close their accounts
Fresno Bee
Cherylyn Smith, right, the VP of Fresnans against Fracking, says the group is urging customers to close their accounts with Wells Fargo, which they say is a major investor in the Dakota Access Pipeline. Smith and two other women handed out fliers at ...

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Trump To Repeal Major Obama Anti-Fracking Rule - Daily Caller

News Feed - March 18, 2017 - 11:59am

Trump To Repeal Major Obama Anti-Fracking Rule
Daily Caller
Lawyers with the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed to change the federal government's position on environmental regulations, which the Obama administration had legally defended against challenges from the oil and natural gas industry and several state ...

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Boulder bans fracking, too. So why hasn't the city been sued ... - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - March 18, 2017 - 11:01am

Boulder bans fracking, too. So why hasn't the city been sued ...
Boulder Daily Camera
Recent history has shown that any northern Colorado community seeking to ban or limit fracking is likely to find itself embroiled in court cases or neighborhood ...

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Re: Fracking in Upper Burrell - Tribune-Review

News Feed - March 17, 2017 - 8:57pm

Re: Fracking in Upper Burrell
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On reading of Ron Slabe's battle against fracking in Upper Burrell ( “Shale drilling concerns” ), I was reminded of Don Quixote's tilting at windmills in old La Mancha. Slabe sees an evil, old, battle-scarred dragon polluting America's bottom land with ...

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Going to Jail to Fight Fracking in Maryland - Food and Water Watch

News Feed - March 17, 2017 - 5:02pm

Food and Water Watch

Going to Jail to Fight Fracking in Maryland
Food and Water Watch
March 16 marked another milestone in the long and determined campaign to ban fracking in Maryland. 13 brave and passionate Marylanders put their bodies and freedom on the line at the State House in Annapolis and were arrested in an act of peaceful ...

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Westmoreland attorney makes fashionable case against fracking - Fredericksburg.com

News Feed - March 17, 2017 - 4:30pm

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Westmoreland attorney makes fashionable case against fracking
Fredericksburg.com
Westmoreland officials have echoed concerns by those in adjacent King George County, who didn't want to risk a lawsuit from the gas and oil industry by imposing an outright ban on fracking. Instead, King George put restrictive measures in place, saying ...

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Hogan announces support for fracking ban in Maryland - Baltimore Sun

News Feed - March 17, 2017 - 4:24pm

Baltimore Sun

Hogan announces support for fracking ban in Maryland
Baltimore Sun
Miller, a Calvert County Democrat, said he suggested a referendum to hear the opinions of residents in Garrett and Allegany counties, which have part of the Marcellus Shale formation where fracking is possible. "I am not for fracking, never have been ...
Maryland governor throws support behind permanent fracking banThe Chesapeake Bay Journal
Maryland's GOP governor joins Dems for ban on frackingSFGate
​Anti-fracking protesters arrested in AnnapolisWBAL Baltimore
WTOP -Washington Post
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Governor Hogan announces 'full support' for Maryland fracking ban ... - Fox Baltimore

News Feed - March 17, 2017 - 3:57pm

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Governor Hogan announces 'full support' for Maryland fracking ban ...
Fox Baltimore
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WBFF) -- Governor Larry Hogan has announced his full support for a fracking ban in Maryland.The announcement was made Friday ...

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Florida Lawmakers Consider Proposed Fracking Ban | WGCU News - WGCU News

News Feed - March 16, 2017 - 5:18pm

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Florida Lawmakers Consider Proposed Fracking Ban | WGCU News
WGCU News
Florida lawmakers are tackling a proposed ban on hydraulic fracturing, and other fracking-like well stimulation treatments in the state. The Republican.
Senate Not Gushing Over House Fracking Offer | WFSUWFSU

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Activists Fight to Keep Fracking Banned Along the Delaware | News ... - Philadelphia magazine

News Feed - March 16, 2017 - 2:34pm

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Activists Fight to Keep Fracking Banned Along the Delaware | News ...
Philadelphia magazine
Environmentalists are attempting to permanently ban fracking within the Delaware River Watershed, which provides more than 15 million people with water.

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Trump's Interior Dept to Retract Obama-Era Fracking Rule - Common Dreams

News Feed - March 16, 2017 - 1:50pm

Common Dreams

Trump's Interior Dept to Retract Obama-Era Fracking Rule
Common Dreams
The Interior Department under President Donald Trump is planning to revoke a rule that would have regulated fracking on federal lands, according to the administration's Wednesday court filing (pdf). "This is a ... "Really, [Interior Secretary Ryan ...
Trump Admin Halts Obama-Era Rule on Fracking on Public LandU.S. News & World Report
Trump administration to overturn fracking controls on public landRT
Trump Administration to Kill Fracking Rule on Public LandsEcoWatch
K2 Radio -The Hill -E&E News
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Opponents of Fracking Arrested in Annapolis | Maryland News | US ... - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - March 16, 2017 - 12:52pm

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Opponents of Fracking Arrested in Annapolis | Maryland News | US ...
U.S. News & World Report
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Opponents of natural gas drilling known as fracking say they are planning a protest at the entrance of the Maryland State House to ...
Opponents of fracking to protest in AnnapolisThe Daily Progress
Fracking moratorium, ban bills both likely to come to Senate floorMaryland Daily Record (subscription)

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​Anti-fracking protesters arrested in Annapolis - WBAL Baltimore

News Feed - March 16, 2017 - 11:44am

WBAL Baltimore

​Anti-fracking protesters arrested in Annapolis
WBAL Baltimore
"Last week, the House passed a bill to ban fracking because it has become resoundingly clear that Marylanders oppose the drilling practice," Delegate Shane Robinson (D-Montgomery County) said in a statement. "I am proud to have stood up for my ... "As ...
About a dozen arrested at Maryland State House in anti-fracking demonstrationBaltimore Sun
Opponents of fracking arrested in AnnapolisWMDT
Anti-Fracking Protesters Arrested At State HouseWBAL Radio
Washington Post
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Fracking problems would affect whole state, opponents tell Harford forum - Baltimore Sun

News Feed - March 16, 2017 - 5:03am

Baltimore Sun

Fracking problems would affect whole state, opponents tell Harford forum
Baltimore Sun
Natural gas companies may be looking only at far Western Maryland to extract the fuel via hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, but opponents stressed to Harford County residents Wednesday that ill effects to the environment and public health could be ...

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Group meets on fracking, pipeline threats to Tri-State - Huntington Herald Dispatch

News Feed - March 16, 2017 - 12:01am

Huntington Herald Dispatch

Group meets on fracking, pipeline threats to Tri-State
Huntington Herald Dispatch
"We want to make people aware of the fracking and pipeline threats to the Tri-State," said Natalie Thompson, executive director of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition (OVEC). "We have staff who have been working on researching all the various ...

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183 organizations demand fracking ban - WMDT - WMDT

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 11:48pm

WMDT

183 organizations demand fracking ban - WMDT
WMDT
Today 183 environmental organizations sent a letter to the Delaware River Basin Commissioners, demanding a permanent ban on fracking.
Environmental groups call for permanent fracking ban along Delaware River watershedPhilly.com

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Trump to Roll Back Rule Requiring Companies to Disclose Chemicals Used in Fracking - Fortune

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 10:50pm

Fortune

Trump to Roll Back Rule Requiring Companies to Disclose Chemicals Used in Fracking
Fortune
The Trump administration is rolling back an Obama administration rule requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. The administration said in court ...
Enviros attack Trump team's plan to scrap fracking ruleE&E News
Interior Department to withdraw Obama-era fracking rule, filings revealWashington Post
Trump's Interior Dept to Retract Obama-Era Fracking RuleCommon Dreams
U.S. News & World Report
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