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Pittsburgh suburbs decide as fracking comes near: Welcome it, or resist? - StateImpact Pennsylvania

News Feed - February 9, 2018 - 5:33pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh suburbs decide as fracking comes near: Welcome it, or resist?
StateImpact Pennsylvania
Michael Thomas didn't think the Marcellus shale industry, with its multi-acre well pads and large drilling operations, would come to the Pittsburgh suburb of Plum. But then one day last summer, it did. “I was on vacation and I got an e-mail from a ...

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Monroeville residents suspicious of proposed fracking ordinance - Tribune-Review

News Feed - February 9, 2018 - 2:52pm

Monroeville residents suspicious of proposed fracking ordinance
Tribune-Review
Residents are complaining about Monroeville's proposed oil and gas ordinance because they say its has been developed to accommodate companies that want to develop fracking wells in the municipality. The concern centers on changes in the ordinance that ...

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Fracking in shale plays could trigger earthquakes in deeper faults: study - Energy News Network

News Feed - February 9, 2018 - 12:36pm

Energy News Network

Fracking in shale plays could trigger earthquakes in deeper faults: study
Energy News Network
Ohio oil and gas drillers could trigger noticeable earthquakes even if fracking activity doesn't miss targets or directly contact deeper faults in the basement rock. That's the conclusion of new research from Miami University that looked at how pumping ...

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The moral case for cleaning up radioactive fracking waste illegally dumped in Estill County - Lexington Herald Leader

News Feed - February 9, 2018 - 11:25am

Lexington Herald Leader

The moral case for cleaning up radioactive fracking waste illegally dumped in Estill County
Lexington Herald Leader
Kentucky officials last month endorsed a plan to leave radioactive fracking waste, illegally dumped in a landfill in Estill County, in place rather than requiring its removal and proper disposal in a facility designed to contain such waste. While it ...

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A New Breed of Fracking Quakes Emerges - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

News Feed - February 9, 2018 - 8:18am

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A New Breed of Fracking Quakes Emerges - Bloomberg
Bloomberg
The oil prospectors of Oklahoma, it appeared, finally had a solution to their earthquake problem. Ordered by regulators to curb the wastewater they were dumping deep into the ground, they watched with satisfaction as tremors plunged to fewer than two a ...

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'Reckless assault on Mother Earth': Seneca Nation fights fracking treatment plant - RT

News Feed - February 8, 2018 - 3:49pm

RT

'Reckless assault on Mother Earth': Seneca Nation fights fracking treatment plant
RT
Epiphany Water Solutions and the Coudersport Area Municipal Authority (CAMA) have proposed a fracking wastewater treatment facility to be located next to CAMA wastewater plant in Eulalia Township. The facility would transport, treat and then release ...

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Stanford Seismic Stress Map Shows Quake Risks From Fracking - Laboratory Equipment

News Feed - February 8, 2018 - 3:16pm

Laboratory Equipment

Stanford Seismic Stress Map Shows Quake Risks From Fracking
Laboratory Equipment
Fracking, which involves pumping wastewater injected deep underground to unleash pockets of natural gas for collection, has been tied to increased seismic activity in places like Oklahoma. The small earthquakes have not caused significant damage or ...
New map profiles induced earthquake risk for West TexasEurekAlert (press release)

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To protect open space from fracking, join us for an Earth Day action - Boulder Weekly

News Feed - February 8, 2018 - 1:14pm

Boulder Weekly

To protect open space from fracking, join us for an Earth Day action
Boulder Weekly
At every single hearing held by the County Commissioners on the subject, the room would overflow into the hallway and overflow rooms. Almost unanimously, everyone who appeared at these hearings spoke out against this destructive and dangerous industry ...

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Fracking chemicals linked to precancerous lesions in mice - Futurity - Futurity: Research News

News Feed - February 8, 2018 - 12:52pm

Futurity: Research News

Fracking chemicals linked to precancerous lesions in mice - Futurity
Futurity: Research News
"Determining whether these fracking mixtures affect human populations is an important goal, particularly as the number of fracking sites within human population centers increases."
Researchers See Changes in Mouse Breast Tissue After Exposure ...UMass News and Media Relations

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More Earthquakes May Be the Result of Fracking Than We Thought - Eos

News Feed - February 8, 2018 - 8:13am

Eos

More Earthquakes May Be the Result of Fracking Than We Thought
Eos
Human activities that change stresses in Earth's surface—like hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) and wastewater disposal—are known to cause earthquakes, even in areas where earthquakes are not historically common. In hydraulic fracturing, a slurry of ...

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Changes in mouse breast tissue after exposure to fracking ... - Science Daily

News Feed - February 7, 2018 - 3:58pm

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Changes in mouse breast tissue after exposure to fracking ...
Science Daily
Environmental scientists report that they observed changes in mammary gland development of female mice exposed during early development to the chemicals used in unconventional oil and gas (UOG) extraction -- including fracking -- at levels ...
Exposure to chemicals used during fracking may cause pre ...Medical Xpress
Study: Exposure to chemicals during fracking may cause pre-cance ...KFVS

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Lawmakers From Both Parties Move to Ban Fracking in Florida - Truth-Out

News Feed - February 7, 2018 - 11:19am

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Lawmakers From Both Parties Move to Ban Fracking in Florida
Truth-Out
The effort to prevent fracking in Florida cleared a major hurdle on Monday as the state senate's environmental conservation committee approved a bipartisan bill to ban fracking statewide by a 10-0 vote. The bill would place a permanent ban on "advanced ...
Fracking Ban Bill Passes First Senate Committee | WGCU Press ...Florida Trend
Florida Senators Again Try To Ban 'Fracking' | WUSF NewsWUSF News
Petition Florida legislators to back fracking ban | Letters - Sun SentinelSun Sentinel

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Fracking Ban Bill Passes First Senate Committee - Florida Trend

News Feed - February 7, 2018 - 9:18am

Fracking Ban Bill Passes First Senate Committee
Florida Trend
Despite early indications that a proposal to ban fracking in Florida would not advance in the current state legislative session, the bill passed its first senate committee Monday. The bill (SB 462), sponsored by Sen. Dana Young, R-Tampa, unanimously ...

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South Windsor Town Council Unanimously Approves A Fracking Waste Ban - Hartford Courant

News Feed - February 7, 2018 - 6:19am

Hartford Courant

South Windsor Town Council Unanimously Approves A Fracking Waste Ban
Hartford Courant
The town council Monday unanimously approved an ordinance that bans “fracking” waste from being brought to or used in South Windsor. The town became the 34th municipality in the state to ban the storage or use of potentially contaminated waste that ...

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A Farewell to Fracking Regulations - The Regulatory Review

News Feed - February 7, 2018 - 3:05am

The Regulatory Review

A Farewell to Fracking Regulations
The Regulatory Review
The debate over hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” has a long and heated history, leaving industry and environmental activists at loggerheads. The Trump Administration recently stoked the debate even further, as the Bureau of Land ...

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Changes in mouse breast tissue after exposure to fracking ... - EurekAlert (press release)

News Feed - February 7, 2018 - 12:18am

EurekAlert (press release)

Changes in mouse breast tissue after exposure to fracking ...
EurekAlert (press release)
In a new study the authors believe is the first of its kind, environmental scientists led by Laura Vandenberg at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report that they observed changes in mammary gland development of female mice exposed during early ...
Changes in mouse breast tissue after exposure to fracking chemicalsMedical Xpress

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Green Group Rebuked by Judge for Attempt to Block Fracking With 'Rights of Nature' Argument - InsideSources

News Feed - February 6, 2018 - 11:11pm

InsideSources

Green Group Rebuked by Judge for Attempt to Block Fracking With 'Rights of Nature' Argument
InsideSources
Over the last decade, fracking has dramatically shifted the world energy market, slashing oil prices and shifting the U.S. from the position of an oil importer to that of major oil producer. For many environmentalists, however, fracking is a major ...

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Huntley and Huntley to seek approval for new Penn Township fracking wells - Tribune-Review

News Feed - February 6, 2018 - 10:42pm

Huntley and Huntley to seek approval for new Penn Township fracking wells
Tribune-Review
Huntley and Huntley to seek approval for new Penn Township fracking wells. Jacob Tierney | Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 10:42 p.m.. Above, the Poseidon well pad in Penn Township. The pad is the first fracking. Submitted photo. Above, the Poseidon well pad in ...

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Fracking California: “Soft” Policies And Angry Activists - progrss (press release) (blog)

News Feed - February 6, 2018 - 2:31pm

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Fracking California: “Soft” Policies And Angry Activists
progrss (press release) (blog)
Looking at events in her home country from overseas, she explains that she has not seen policies that address the air and water pollution caused by hydraulic fracturing and other extreme fossil fuel extraction methods in California. “It is…more ...

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