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Betty Ball: Support nonviolent action against fracking - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - May 11, 2017 - 9:20pm

Betty Ball: Support nonviolent action against fracking
Boulder Daily Camera
The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center (RMPJC) supports nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to stop fracking in Boulder County. This action is morally justified because people of the county have tried many other avenues to stop ...

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Will Connecticut Finally Ban Fracking Waste? - Food and Water Watch

News Feed - May 11, 2017 - 4:34pm

Food and Water Watch

Will Connecticut Finally Ban Fracking Waste?
Food and Water Watch
On May 9, the General Assembly Representatives voted to ban hydraulic fracturing waste from gas wells. The bill (HB 6329) passed by a vote of 141-6, and will now go to the Senate for consideration. This is an encouraging sign that the movement to ban ...

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What the commissioners can (and can't) do about fracking - Boulder Weekly

News Feed - May 11, 2017 - 10:51am

Boulder Weekly

What the commissioners can (and can't) do about fracking
Boulder Weekly
Last Sunday's Daily Camera contained an op-ed piece signed by all three Boulder County Commissioners explaining to their constituents, yet again, why they can't impose a moratorium or an outright ban on oil and gas production in Boulder County — as ...

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Connecticut House passes fracking ban, stricter hate crime penalties - New Haven Register

News Feed - May 10, 2017 - 4:55pm

New Haven Register

Connecticut House passes fracking ban, stricter hate crime penalties
New Haven Register
HARTFORD >> It took about two hours Tuesday for the House to debate a ban on fracking waste and less than 15 minutes for members to approve a bill to ...
Kupchick Supports Bill Banning Fracking Waste in CT - Fairfield, CT ...Patch.com

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U.S. Gas Gains on Potential Marcellus Shale Pipeline Delay - Bloomberg

News Feed - May 10, 2017 - 3:35pm

Bloomberg

U.S. Gas Gains on Potential Marcellus Shale Pipeline Delay
Bloomberg
U.S. natural gas futures surged after federal regulators limited construction on a pipeline, a move that may delay new Appalachian supplies from reaching the market. Your cheat sheet on life, in one weekly email. Get our weekly Game Plan newsletter.

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Will Anti-Fracking Websites Be Labeled 'Fake News?' - EcoWatch - EcoWatch

News Feed - May 10, 2017 - 3:09pm

EcoWatch

Will Anti-Fracking Websites Be Labeled 'Fake News?' - EcoWatch
EcoWatch
Conservative outlets are highlighting a pro-fracking group's attempt to convince Google to tweak its searches to purge or demote websites critical of fracking.
Oil & gas industry pushes for Google to label anti-fracking websites asSan Antonio Business Journal

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Fracking Pennsylvania to Make Plastics in Scotland? - EcoWatch - EcoWatch

News Feed - May 10, 2017 - 11:41am

EcoWatch

Fracking Pennsylvania to Make Plastics in Scotland? - EcoWatch
EcoWatch
A new report from Food & Water Watch documents how a Scottish energy billionaire's dangerous plan to ship gas liquids across the Atlantic is linked to a ...

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Anti-fracking bill dies in committee - KeysNews.com (registration)

News Feed - May 10, 2017 - 12:46am

Anti-fracking bill dies in committee
KeysNews.com (registration)
Environmentalists say fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a public health issue, citing studies showing ground water contamination and air quality problems caused by the process. This year, Maryland became the third state to ban fracking, joining New ...

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Document Shows How Environmentalists Trick The Media Into Attacking Fracking - The Daily Caller

News Feed - May 9, 2017 - 4:22pm

Document Shows How Environmentalists Trick The Media Into Attacking Fracking
The Daily Caller
A newly uncovered environmentalist memo from 2012 shows how green groups conspired to link hydraulic fracturing to health issues, despite a lack of scientific evidence. The 2012 memo discussed how environmentalists lack evidence that fracking causes ...

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House Passes Permanent Ban on Fracking Waste in CT - Hartford Courant

News Feed - May 9, 2017 - 1:36pm

Hartford Courant

House Passes Permanent Ban on Fracking Waste in CT
Hartford Courant
Legislators voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for a permanent ban on the storage, disposal and use of fracking waste in Connecticut. By 141 to 6, the state House of Representatives passed the bipartisan bill after a two-hour debate and sent it to the state ...

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Public hearing generates fracking support, opposition - Farmington Daily Times

News Feed - May 9, 2017 - 11:11am

Farmington Daily Times

Public hearing generates fracking support, opposition
Farmington Daily Times
COUNSELOR — Four members of the Navajo Nation Council on Monday listened to a full spectrum of concerns about the effects of hydraulic fracturing on tribal lands, ranging from health and environmental risks to job creation and positive economic impact.

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Did a Halliburton donation bankroll pro-fracking policy? - Raw Story

News Feed - May 9, 2017 - 8:17am

Raw Story

Did a Halliburton donation bankroll pro-fracking policy?
Raw Story
A top fossil fuel industry official poured $40,000 into the Colorado Republican Party's super PAC on the same day the state's legislature began considering a bill to limit the oil and gas industry's fracking and drilling near schools, according to ...

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Proposed wells for fracking waste stir up Brookfield residents - Sharonherald

News Feed - May 9, 2017 - 4:47am

Sharonherald

Proposed wells for fracking waste stir up Brookfield residents
Sharonherald
Waste liquid from from hydraulic fracturing in the drilling process for oil and gas would be pumped into the wells. The residents' biggest fear is the wells might contaminate drinking water. There are other concerns about these well, Mills said. "These ...

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CA Fracking Decision Shows Limits of What Trump Can Do to Promote Energy - InsideSources

News Feed - May 8, 2017 - 11:36pm

InsideSources

CA Fracking Decision Shows Limits of What Trump Can Do to Promote Energy
InsideSources
Now, California is showing the limits of what the Trump administration can do through executive actions to promote energy development in the U.S. A federal judge banned fracking on 1 million acres of public land in California pending the results of an ...
California's De Facto Drilling Moratorium Continues as BLM Agrees to Rewrite RMPNatural Gas Intelligence

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Study: Fracking, north-south drilling open up Wyoming oil - Billings Gazette

News Feed - May 8, 2017 - 7:29pm

Billings Gazette

Study: Fracking, north-south drilling open up Wyoming oil
Billings Gazette
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Certain approaches to hydraulic fracturing — the more of it, the better — and directional drilling appear the secret to successfully tapping a previously unprofitable oil deposit, according to a Wyoming State Geological Survey ...

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Study: Fracking, North-South Drilling Open up Wyoming Oil - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - May 8, 2017 - 5:18pm

U.S. News & World Report

Study: Fracking, North-South Drilling Open up Wyoming Oil
U.S. News & World Report
(AP) — Certain approaches to hydraulic fracturing — the more of it, the better — and directional drilling appear the secret to successfully tapping a previously unprofitable oil deposit, according to a Wyoming State Geological Survey report released ...

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Google Asked to Label Anti-Fracking Websites as 'Fake News' - Daily Signal

News Feed - May 8, 2017 - 5:16pm

Daily Signal

Google Asked to Label Anti-Fracking Websites as 'Fake News'
Daily Signal
We believe many of the most prominent anti-fracking websites have content that is misleading, false, or offensive,” a group writes to Google.

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690000 Contiguous Acres in Alaska May Soon Be Open to Fracking - EcoWatch

News Feed - May 8, 2017 - 12:22pm

EcoWatch

690000 Contiguous Acres in Alaska May Soon Be Open to Fracking
EcoWatch
Hydraulic fracturing's horizontal drilling technique has enabled industry to tap otherwise difficult-to-access oil and gas in shale basins throughout the U.S. and increasingly throughout the world. And now fracking, as it's known, could soon arrive at ...

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Legal challenge to Preston New Road fracking decision - BBC News - BBC News

News Feed - May 8, 2017 - 10:35am

BBC News

Legal challenge to Preston New Road fracking decision - BBC News
BBC News
Campaigner Gayzer Frackman says government did not fully assess the impact of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Fracking column was all wet - Las Vegas Sun

News Feed - May 8, 2017 - 5:06am

Fracking column was all wet
Las Vegas Sun
In his April 13 guest column in the Sun, Assemblyman Justin Watkins advocates banning fracking. As his column contained many misrepresentations, I will address only two of the most egregious. The column identifies risks to water resources by fracking.

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