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IE Questions: Where Does Fracking Water Go? - Inside Energy

News Feed - June 16, 2017 - 5:29pm

IE Questions: Where Does Fracking Water Go?
Inside Energy
Where the water goes during oil and gas development – to the well pad where it is mixed with chemicals and sand, down a well to frack rocks deep underground, and then back to the surface where it is pumped down a disposal well or cleaned and reused.

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Key Energy Services Sells Fracking And Well Testing Assets To Covenant - Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

News Feed - June 16, 2017 - 1:27pm

Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

Key Energy Services Sells Fracking And Well Testing Assets To Covenant
Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
The deal with Covenant Testing Technologies divests a noncore asset while helping boost Key's liquidity above $100 million. (Source: Hart Energy). Key Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: KEG) said June 13 it closed the sale of its frack stack and well testing ...

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Top Texas scientists to release fracking impact study - Chron.com

News Feed - June 16, 2017 - 8:57am

Chron.com

Top Texas scientists to release fracking impact study
Chron.com
A respected state research cooperative will release on Monday a report on the effects of hydraulic fracturing on communities in Texas. The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas, a conglomerate of Texas research scientists across ...

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Setbacks for fracking sites need to be increased - New Castle News

News Feed - June 16, 2017 - 7:21am

Setbacks for fracking sites need to be increased
New Castle News
Cuomo of New York considered the health studies and banned fracking altogether. Maryland considered a setback requirement of 2,000 feet before their Republican governor banned it altogether, saying the benefits did not outweigh the risks to the health ...

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Panel says negative fracking impacts stretch down Susquehanna to Lancaster County - LancasterOnline

News Feed - June 16, 2017 - 7:06am

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Panel says negative fracking impacts stretch down Susquehanna to Lancaster County
LancasterOnline
Now they are very much affected with a large gas pipeline about to run through the county and possible pollution from fracking wells making its way down the Susquehanna, argues Kirk Jalbert of Fractracker, a group that tracks the risks of the oil and ...

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Family's fracking lawsuit just got a boost from a federal judge ... - Casper Star-Tribune Online

News Feed - June 15, 2017 - 10:03pm

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Family's fracking lawsuit just got a boost from a federal judge ...
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Rhonda Locker hugs her daughter Candis goodbye beside her husband Jeff following a family lunch in December 2015 outside the family's former home in ...

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Family's fracking lawsuit just got a big boost from a federal judge - Casper Star-Tribune Online

News Feed - June 15, 2017 - 10:03pm

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Family's fracking lawsuit just got a big boost from a federal judge
Casper Star-Tribune Online
U.S. District Judge Alan Johnson's decision Wednesday calls for former Mead policy adviser Jerimiah Rieman to testify under oath regarding the natural gas company's involvement in a state report that hydraulic fracturing and disposal pits could not be ...

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Fracking Permit Sought in White County - WSIU

News Feed - June 15, 2017 - 8:58pm

WSIU

Fracking Permit Sought in White County
WSIU
The first application to obtain a permit for High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing since the Illinois General Assembly approved the work in 2013 is now under review. . Woolsey Operating Company, LLC wants to use the permit in White County. Tabitha Tripp ...

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NRDC & Allies Advocate for a Ban on Fracking in the Delaware ... - Natural Resources Defense Council

News Feed - June 15, 2017 - 4:51pm

NRDC & Allies Advocate for a Ban on Fracking in the Delaware ...
Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC joined people from all walks of life in Washington Crossing, PA to speak at the Delaware River Basin Commission's (DRBC) business meeting in support ...

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Youngstown news, Y'town should be wary of latest anti-fracking tactic - Youngstown Vindicator

News Feed - June 15, 2017 - 12:46am

Youngstown news, Y'town should be wary of latest anti-fracking tactic
Youngstown Vindicator
No amount of window dressing can hide the fact that the self-absorbed proponents of an anti-fracking charter amendment are still trying to pull a fast one on the ...

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Activists to basin commissioners: Ban drilling and fracking in the Delaware Watershed - Bucks County Courier Times

News Feed - June 14, 2017 - 6:14pm

Bucks County Courier Times

Activists to basin commissioners: Ban drilling and fracking in the Delaware Watershed
Bucks County Courier Times
Fracking is a common term for hydraulic fracturing, the practice of pumping water, sand and chemicals into the earth to release oil and natural gas from underground rock. The five commissioners had placed an indefinite moratorium on watershed fracking ...

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Trump Administration Offers 195,000 Nevada Acres for Fracking ... - Common Dreams

News Feed - June 14, 2017 - 4:05pm

Trump Administration Offers 195,000 Nevada Acres for Fracking ...
Common Dreams
Despite legal protests from conservation groups, the Bureau of Land Management is auctioning off 195732 acres (304 square miles) of public lands in Nevada ...

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Interior to delay Obama fracking rules - Washington Examiner

News Feed - June 14, 2017 - 3:42pm

Washington Examiner

Interior to delay Obama fracking rules
Washington Examiner
The Interior Department plans to not enforce methane emission rules for fracking on federal lands, after congressional Republicans failed to repeal the regulations. The agency's Bureau of Land Management will announce the decision in Thursday's Federal ...
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Trump Administration Offers 195000 Nevada Acres for Fracking - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - June 14, 2017 - 1:46pm

Trump Administration Offers 195000 Nevada Acres for Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Conservation groups' protest challenged the BLM's failure to analyze the environmental impacts of high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, especially relating to depletion and pollution of aquifers and the springs they feed. The groups argued ...

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Petrochemical Expansion in Europe Means More Fracking in the United States - Common Dreams

News Feed - June 14, 2017 - 12:04pm

Petrochemical Expansion in Europe Means More Fracking in the United States
Common Dreams
WASHINGTON - The Financial Times reports that European energy giant INEOS announced plans to build a new petrochemical plant that uses fracked gas from the United States as a feedstock for producing propylene, a raw material used in making plastics.

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Companies fracking North Dakota wells recover more oil - Wahpeton Daily News

News Feed - June 14, 2017 - 10:55am

Companies fracking North Dakota wells recover more oil
Wahpeton Daily News
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Oil industry leaders say applying new hydraulic fracturing techniques to older wells in North Dakota's Bakken oil patch has the potential to recover more oil without increasing the footprint on the land. Operators are targeting ...

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Allegany Co. landfill took 'tons' of fracking waste - WGRZ-TV

News Feed - June 13, 2017 - 8:42pm

WGRZ-TV

Allegany Co. landfill took 'tons' of fracking waste
WGRZ-TV
Fracking is short for hydraulic fracturing and usually refers to the high-volume procedure, in which a gas well is drilled vertically, then horizontally, in order to capture more of the resource. The ground is then fractured to release the gas, and ...

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EPA wants to halt fracking rules by two years, instead of 90 days - Washington Examiner

News Feed - June 13, 2017 - 6:54pm

Washington Examiner

EPA wants to halt fracking rules by two years, instead of 90 days
Washington Examiner
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that it is ready to halt the Obama administration's emission rules for fracking by two years, instead of the initial 90-day stay that it had announced weeks earlier. "Under the proposal, sources ...

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Western Md. fracking fight reveals divergent economic visions - Maryland Daily Record (subscription)

News Feed - June 13, 2017 - 3:43pm

Maryland Daily Record (subscription)

Western Md. fracking fight reveals divergent economic visions
Maryland Daily Record (subscription)
Third in an occasional series on rural Maryland CUMBERLAND, Maryland — Allegany and Garrett, the state's two westernmost counties, tend to be lumped together as “Mountain Maryland,” their problems similar, their prospects equally muddled. But the two ...

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Attorney speaks to Brookfield anti-fracking group - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio - WFMJ

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 10:17pm

WFMJ

Attorney speaks to Brookfield anti-fracking group - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio
WFMJ
Brookfield homeowners are learning more about what they can do to stop an injection well from coming to their community. Brookfield Citizens Against Injection Wells heard from an attorney from Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services Monday night.

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