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World May Hit 2 Degrees of Warming in 10-15 Years Thanks to ... - DeSmog (blog)

News Feed - April 11, 2018 - 3:57pm

TheChronicleHerald.ca

World May Hit 2 Degrees of Warming in 10-15 Years Thanks to ...
DeSmog (blog)
In 2011, a Cornell University research team first made the groundbreaking discovery that leaking methane from the shale gas fracking boom could make burning fracked gas worse for the climate than coal. In a sobering lecture released this month, a ...
OPINION: Setting the record straight on safety of hydraulic fracturing ...TheChronicleHerald.ca

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Commission to sift through public input as it decides fracking's fate in Delaware River Basin - Delaware First Media

News Feed - April 11, 2018 - 12:07pm

Delaware First Media

Commission to sift through public input as it decides fracking's fate in Delaware River Basin
Delaware First Media
Fracking, also called hydraulic fracturing, involves injecting liquid into rocks under the Earth's surface to extract any natural gas and oil. The DRBC announced draft regulations in November 2017 that propose a ban on fracking, but would still allow ...

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Preliminary research says fracking harms the psychosocial well-being of rural communities - AG Week

News Feed - April 11, 2018 - 11:41am

AG Week

Preliminary research says fracking harms the psychosocial well-being of rural communities
AG Week
"An influx of workers to fracking communities often stokes fears about outsiders and crime: yet it must be recognized that this population of mobile workers is also vulnerable, often ostracized and without social support. "Practitioners, researchers ...

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McWilliams: Fracking needs to stop to prevent Colorado earthquakes - Rocky Mountain Collegian

News Feed - April 11, 2018 - 9:03am

Rocky Mountain Collegian

McWilliams: Fracking needs to stop to prevent Colorado earthquakes
Rocky Mountain Collegian
Editor's Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. In recent years, Colorado has been experiencing earthquakes in areas that they've ...

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Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal extends to local issues — like fracking - Colorado Springs Independent

News Feed - April 11, 2018 - 3:59am

Colorado Springs Independent

Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal extends to local issues — like fracking
Colorado Springs Independent
... on fracking what CA did for the Senate. And so Protect Colorado's Environment, Economy and Energy Independence was born. Despite the long, green-washed name, Protect Colorado's filing documents at the Secretary of State's office establish its real ...

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DRBC receives nearly 9,000 submissions on fracking ban proposal ... - Bucks County Courier Times

News Feed - April 10, 2018 - 7:32pm

DRBC receives nearly 9,000 submissions on fracking ban proposal ...
Bucks County Courier Times
With public comment closed on a controversial fracking ban proposal for the Delaware River basin, regulators must now tackle an arduous task: combing through nearly 9,000 submissions received over the past four months. “It's going to take some time ...

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DRBC receives nearly 9000 submissions on fracking ban proposal - The Intelligencer

News Feed - April 10, 2018 - 7:31pm

DRBC receives nearly 9000 submissions on fracking ban proposal
The Intelligencer
The proposed regulations are among the most controversial in years put forth by the DRBC, an interstate regulatory group composed of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware and the federal government. Introduced last fall, the proposal calls for ...

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Gas Co., Pa. Township Settle Fracking Waste Ban Dispute - Law360

News Feed - April 10, 2018 - 6:47pm

Gas Co., Pa. Township Settle Fracking Waste Ban Dispute
Law360
Law360 (April 10, 2018, 6:37 PM EDT) -- Pennsylvania General Energy Co. LLC has settled claims against a Pennsylvania township fighting a proposed hydraulic-fracturing project, with both sides agreeing that PGE's partial win against the municipality's ...

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Coudersport Area Municipal Authority drops support for Epiphany ... - Olean Times Herald

News Feed - April 10, 2018 - 2:04pm

Olean Times Herald

Coudersport Area Municipal Authority drops support for Epiphany ...
Olean Times Herald
Attendees of Monday's Coudersport Area Municipal Authority meeting applaud Monday following the CAMA board's unanimous vote to terminate its relationship with Epiphany Environmental LLC, a Pittsburgh-based firm planning a $1 million fracking water ...
CAMA drops support for Epiphany fracking waste plant | News ...Salamanca Press
CAMA drops support for Epiphany frack waste plant | News ...Bradford Era

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Conservation Groups: Fracking, Drilling Would Ruin Public Lands ... - EcoWatch

News Feed - April 10, 2018 - 11:10am

EcoWatch

Conservation Groups: Fracking, Drilling Would Ruin Public Lands ...
EcoWatch
Conservation groups are calling on the Trump administration to cancel plans to lease thousands of acres of federal public lands for oil and gas development near western Colorado's Great Sand Dunes National Park and Blanca Peak without fully analyzing ...

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Coalition hopes to ban drilling new oil wells, fracking in the county - Paso Robles Daily News

News Feed - April 10, 2018 - 10:08am

Paso Robles Daily News

Coalition hopes to ban drilling new oil wells, fracking in the county
Paso Robles Daily News
–April 30 is the deadline to get the additional 3,000 valid signatures from registered residents of San Luis Obispo County for the ballot initiative sponsored by The Coalition to Protect San Luis Obispo County to ban the drilling of new oil wells and ...

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Pennsylvania Superior Court Rules That Fracking Natural Gas From a Neighboring Property Is Trespassing - Truth-Out

News Feed - April 10, 2018 - 9:41am

JD Supra

Pennsylvania Superior Court Rules That Fracking Natural Gas From a Neighboring Property Is Trespassing
Truth-Out
Last week the Pennsylvania Superior Court issued an opinion that could have major ramifications for the hydraulic fracturing industry in the state: It states a company trespassed on a family's land by extracting natural gas from beneath their property ...
Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds “Rule of Capture” Does Not Preclude Liability for Trespass Due to Hydraulic ...JD Supra (press release)

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Fracking: Roseacre Wood public inquiry resumes - BBC News

News Feed - April 10, 2018 - 5:41am

BBC News

Fracking: Roseacre Wood public inquiry resumes
BBC News
A public inquiry into plans for fracking at a second site in Lancashire has resumed. Energy firm Cuadrilla's application to frack at Roseacre Wood was not given government approval amid concerns over the impact on the area. Communities Secretary Sajid ...
Protest at public enquiry into fracking in BlackpoolITV News

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Penn Township fracking dispute heads to court, with state's Environmental Rights Amendment at center of lawsuit - StateImpact Pennsylvania

News Feed - April 9, 2018 - 5:37pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Penn Township fracking dispute heads to court, with state's Environmental Rights Amendment at center of lawsuit
StateImpact Pennsylvania
The group wants the judge to limit fracking to a handful of industrial zones inside the township. “We are saying this infringes on those rights because it pollutes the air, it pollutes the water through forcing chemicals into the earth and (by ...

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Pennsylvania court possibly stands fracking on its head - Kallanish Energy

News Feed - April 9, 2018 - 4:22pm

Pennsylvania court possibly stands fracking on its head
Kallanish Energy
In his appeal, the Briggs' attorney, Laurence Kelly, argued the rule doesn't apply to natural gas extracted through fracking because the gas contained in Marcellus Shale does not freely migrate. It's only freed by fracking – and the Superior Court ...

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Some Forests Survive Drought by “Tree Fracking” - Sierra Magazine

News Feed - April 9, 2018 - 6:28am

Sierra Magazine

Some Forests Survive Drought by “Tree Fracking
Sierra Magazine
The drought that punished California from 2010 to 2015 killed more than 100 million trees, but some in Northern California's Mendocino County survived just fine. How did they do it? Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and the University ...

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Terra Rafael: People's voice silenced on fracking - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - April 9, 2018 - 1:37am

Terra Rafael: People's voice silenced on fracking
Boulder Daily Camera
Once I was an idealistic liberal, the Star Spangled Banner brought tears to my eyes. What has become of America? What has become of me? The USA just doesn't mean the same thing to me now. Now Longmont, Lafayette, and Fort Collins can all vote in ...

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Believers keep faith with UK fracking - Financial Times

News Feed - April 8, 2018 - 12:22pm

Financial Times

Believers keep faith with UK fracking
Financial Times
But, if gas can be produced commercially there, it would add momentum to plans for further exploration across North West England, as well as in neighbouring Yorkshire and the East Midlands. Work is under way on a second well at the same site, with a ...

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Pro-fracking group's shutout in Erie election marks latest stumble in ... - The Denver Post

News Feed - April 8, 2018 - 11:54am

The Denver Post

Pro-fracking group's shutout in Erie election marks latest stumble in ...
The Denver Post
Despite bankrolling support for the entire slate of winning candidates in last year's Greeley City Council election, pro-oil and gas group Vital for Colorado has seen its efforts in Broomfield and Boulder County politics fall decidedly flatter.

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Rebecca Dickson: Stand against fracking on Boulder County open space - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - April 7, 2018 - 9:45pm

Rebecca Dickson: Stand against fracking on Boulder County open space
Boulder Daily Camera
If you care about fracking on Boulder County public lands, there is a lot you can do. Make a comment on Crestone's drilling plan before April 15. Tell your friends and co-workers that fracking could happen within the year on our open space. Share this ...

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