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GUEST COLUMN: In Colorado's fracking debate, don't overlook national security - Colorado Springs Gazette

News Feed - August 11, 2017 - 6:54am

GUEST COLUMN: In Colorado's fracking debate, don't overlook national security
Colorado Springs Gazette
There are many reasons to support domestic oil and natural gas production in Colorado and the advanced drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, technologies that make it possible. But for all the attention given to jobs, economic growth, tax ...

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Boulder County fracking could arrive in 2019, company says - The Denver Post

News Feed - August 11, 2017 - 1:12am

The Denver Post

Boulder County fracking could arrive in 2019, company says
The Denver Post
Schlumberger Oil Field Services employees are shown in June working to change a perforating tool string before putting it into a fracking well on the Crestone ...

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Fracking Brings Challenges to Local School Systems - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - August 10, 2017 - 7:16pm

U.S. News & World Report

Fracking Brings Challenges to Local School Systems
U.S. News & World Report
In every state, dropouts were not influenced by the industry, because the fracking business is complex and presents many barriers to entry for the typical high school student. Previous studies always had concluded that the industry was luring students ...

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Senate eyes multiple veto overrides, fracking likely to remain off public lands - The Columbus Dispatch

News Feed - August 10, 2017 - 6:13pm

Senate eyes multiple veto overrides, fracking likely to remain off public lands
The Columbus Dispatch
When the Ohio Senate returns on Aug. 23, it's likely to be only the third time in 38 years that the legislature voted to successfully override a governor's veto. The Senate is likely to override at least a handful of Gov. John Kasich's budget vetoes ...

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Community conversations: Documentary tracks effects of fracking - Chippewa Herald

News Feed - August 10, 2017 - 1:27pm

Community conversations: Documentary tracks effects of fracking
Chippewa Herald
In the 21st century, fracking — a new process of horizontal drilling — has lead to a massive drilling for fossil fuel in more than 30 states. In the 2005 Federal Energy Act, the “Halliburton Loophole” has explicitly exempted fracking operations from ...

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Anti-fracking group insist Scottish Government consult better than UK counterparts - CommonSpace

News Feed - August 10, 2017 - 9:59am

CommonSpace

Anti-fracking group insist Scottish Government consult better than UK counterparts
CommonSpace
AN ANTI-FRACKING group have said the Scottish Government has consulted the public more than their UK counterparts on the dangers of shale gas and oil exploration. Broad Alliance member Penny Cole praised the government for setting up Talking ...

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A Fracking Mess: Sand Train Derails in Miles - San Angelo LIVE!

News Feed - August 10, 2017 - 9:57am

A Fracking Mess: Sand Train Derails in Miles
San Angelo LIVE!
All of the cars were carrying fracking sand for the oil fields west and south of San Angelo. The derailment happened late Wednesday night at 11:15 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety told KTXS. Our first notification came at 6:30 a.m. when an ...

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Should PA Tax Natural Gas to Balance Budget? - wnep.com

News Feed - August 9, 2017 - 6:06pm

wnep.com

Should PA Tax Natural Gas to Balance Budget?
wnep.com
It's been roughly a decade of drilling, fracking, and extracting natural gas from the Marcellus Shale, an area that primarily includes Susquehanna, Wyoming, Bradford, and Lycoming counties in our area. Over the years, there have been calls to tax the ...
Energy Lobby Heavyweights Pressure Pennsylvania GOP to Block Shale TaxMorning Consult

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New law could take failed anti-fracking issue off Youngstown ballot - WKBN.com

News Feed - August 9, 2017 - 4:53pm

WKBN.com

New law could take failed anti-fracking issue off Youngstown ballot
WKBN.com
One measure asks to prohibit fracking within city limits and that water funds be used for water quality and infrastructure, not downtown development. The second issue is for free and fair elections, taking out corporate money. Registered voters in ...
Ohio law may keep anti-fracking proposal off Youngstown ballotKallanish Energy (subscription)

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Griswold anti-fracking ordinance passes, heads to voters - Norwich Bulletin

News Feed - August 9, 2017 - 3:01pm

Griswold anti-fracking ordinance passes, heads to voters
Norwich Bulletin
GRISWOLD — To date, 21 Connecticut towns have passed fracking waste bans, and Griswold could be next. This year, Griswold residents have been fighting to keep fracking waste out of their town. They will finally see the issue go to a vote in September.

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New York's Fracking Ban Was Supposed to Set a Precedent -- but Governor Cuomo Is Going Back on His Word - Truth-Out

News Feed - August 9, 2017 - 10:14am

New York's Fracking Ban Was Supposed to Set a Precedent -- but Governor Cuomo Is Going Back on His Word
Truth-Out
New York banned high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) two years ago, in a victory for persistent anti-fracking activists and a potential precedent for other states. Now, however, the state is poised to begin operating a power plant that will make ...

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Fracking New Mexico: BP Just Found 'Significant New Source of ... - EcoWatch

News Feed - August 9, 2017 - 10:08am

EcoWatch

Fracking New Mexico: BP Just Found 'Significant New Source of ...
EcoWatch
BP announced it had discovered a "significant new source of U.S. natural gas supply" in New Mexico in the Mancos Shale, just across from the Colorado border.

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Fracking Opens Possibilities for Growth of US Natural Gas Exports - ValueWalk

News Feed - August 9, 2017 - 8:34am

ValueWalk

Fracking Opens Possibilities for Growth of US Natural Gas Exports
ValueWalk
The development of new hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technology allowed domestic producers to access deposits of oil previously thought to be unexploitable, increasing the supply of oil on the market, and helping to push prices down ...

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Youngstown news, New state law may keep anti-fracking measure ... - Youngstown Vindicator

News Feed - August 8, 2017 - 10:55pm

Youngstown news, New state law may keep anti-fracking measure ...
Youngstown Vindicator
An anti-fracking charter amendment could be kept off the city's Nov. 7 ballot by the Mahoning County Board of Elections because of a conflict with state law. Gov.

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Grammy-Nominated Seth Glier Releases Anti-Fracking Song 'Water On Fire' - Broadway World

News Feed - August 8, 2017 - 7:08pm

Grammy-Nominated Seth Glier Releases Anti-Fracking Song 'Water On Fire'
Broadway World
Grammy-Nominated Seth Glier Releases Anti-Fracking Song 'Water On Fire' The intense and provocative song highlights corporate greed and its interference with environmental justice. Listen here via Elmore Magazine. Glier states, "I wrote 'Water On Fire ...

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Fracking pumps up North Dakota, Canadian trucking businesses - FreightWaves (blog)

News Feed - August 8, 2017 - 10:27am

FreightWaves (blog)

Fracking pumps up North Dakota, Canadian trucking businesses
FreightWaves (blog)
And it all starts with fracking. Fracking is the breaking up of the underground formations with the aim to release oil and gas that are trapped in small spaces of rocks that are impermeable. The fracking technique is done by pumping in three substances ...

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LTE: No more fracking anywhere - The Intelligencer

News Feed - August 8, 2017 - 9:25am

LTE: No more fracking anywhere
The Intelligencer
This writer feels that fracking shouldn't ever be allowed anywhere. In Scientific American magazine, July 2016, Page 47, “Drilling for Earthquakes” by Anna Kuchment explains how more wastewater from fracking has caused a (documented) increase of ...

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Southern Company gas investment brings Marcellus Shale Gas to north Georgia - MDJOnline.com

News Feed - August 7, 2017 - 11:52pm

Southern Company gas investment brings Marcellus Shale Gas to north Georgia
MDJOnline.com
Customers of Atlanta Gas Light and other utilities in northwest Georgia will benefit from new shale natural gas supplies being brought online Aug. 1 by Williams Partners L.P, parent company of Transco, the nation's largest-volume and fastest-growing ...

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Remote Northern Territory businesses weigh up potential impacts of fracking - ABC Online

News Feed - August 7, 2017 - 11:03pm

Remote Northern Territory businesses weigh up potential impacts of fracking
ABC Online
Small business owners in a remote part of the Northern Territory are weighing up the potential effects of hydraulic fracturing on their livelihood and the environment. A moratorium on the controversial underground gas extraction technique is currently ...

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Anti-fracking claims baseless - Tribune-Review

News Feed - August 7, 2017 - 9:04pm

Anti-fracking claims baseless
Tribune-Review
Not only was Ron Slabe's inflammatory letter claiming “fracking kills” and “epitomizes a culture of sickness and death” published in the Valley News Dispatch, the fact that the study he bases these claims on is seriously flawed was completely ...

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