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Will the DRBC Really Ban Fracking? - Food and Water Watch

News Feed - December 5, 2017 - 11:13am

Will the DRBC Really Ban Fracking?
Food and Water Watch
Since 2011, activists and residents from several states have pushed for a ban on fracking in the Delaware River watershed, a source of drinking water for millions in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Is victory on a ban finally within ...

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Judge doubles fracking workers' award in overtime case - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

News Feed - December 5, 2017 - 7:15am

Judge doubles fracking workers' award in overtime case
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A federal judge has doubled the compensation awarded to four fracking crane operators who sued a drilling company for failing to pay overtime wages. U.S. District Judge Mark Kearney of the Western District of Pennsylvania granted the plaintiffs' post ...

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Jim Tatum: It's time to boot fracking from Florida for good - Gainesville Sun

News Feed - December 5, 2017 - 2:11am

Gainesville Sun

Jim Tatum: It's time to boot fracking from Florida for good
Gainesville Sun
It is now documented that fracking, which uses huge amounts of water, has been known to contaminate drinking water resources. In North Florida, where our springs are being depleted, we should not be giving away water to the oil and gas industries when ...

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Fracking, climate change, anti-Muslim tweets, Sen. Orrin Hatch, net neutrality, taxes - Dallas News

News Feed - December 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

Dallas News

Fracking, climate change, anti-Muslim tweets, Sen. Orrin Hatch, net neutrality, taxes
Dallas News
Re: "Harmful bacteria found in water near gas wells — UTA scientists: Research not conclusive in possible link to fracking," Sunday Business story. I've yet to read an article or study documenting the health and environmental benefits of fracking ...

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This lawyer says the Marcellus Shale is back - Technical.ly Philly

News Feed - December 4, 2017 - 11:48am

Technical.ly Philly

This lawyer says the Marcellus Shale is back
Technical.ly Philly
That experience, plus a year at the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission and a few years as director of legislative affairs at lobbying firm UGI positioned Harris well when the Marcellus Shale play was first tapped in the early 2000s. She's now a ...
Report: US natural gas boom largely due to Marcellus ShaleTribune-Review

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Letters: Assessing story on investment in fracking by UB Foundation - Buffalo News

News Feed - December 4, 2017 - 8:07am

Letters: Assessing story on investment in fracking by UB Foundation
Buffalo News
I want to commend your staff reporter Jay Tokasz on his Nov. 27 article regarding the UB Foundation investing in FRACKING! The Gov. Cuomo-led administration is opposed to fracking, to fossil fuel generated power and offers nothing to replace fossil ...

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Fracking May Bring Contaminants to Drinking Water | The Daily Nexus - Daily Nexus

News Feed - December 3, 2017 - 11:55pm

Daily Nexus

Fracking May Bring Contaminants to Drinking Water | The Daily Nexus
Daily Nexus
Some Americans are fortunate enough to not have to worry about how safe their water is. However, for those who get their drinking water from private wells.

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Another Loss for Anti-Fracking Activists in Olympia, Wash. - Truthdig

News Feed - December 3, 2017 - 4:22pm

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Another Loss for Anti-Fracking Activists in Olympia, Wash.
Truthdig
... is making,” he said to the City Council, The Olympian reported. “I have spent the last five years empowering our department to build trust and build relationship with our community. I don't want to lose those efforts. It angers me to have to put ...

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Environmentalists: Proposed fracking ban in Delaware River Basin ... - Allentown Morning Call

News Feed - December 3, 2017 - 6:04am

Allentown Morning Call

Environmentalists: Proposed fracking ban in Delaware River Basin ...
Allentown Morning Call
The Delaware River Basin Commission proposed rules that would ban fracking in the watershed, but would still allow companies to bring their wastewater to treatment facilities in the basin.
DRBC delivers a mixed ruling on fracking | Editorial ...lehighvalleylive.com

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Geologists Say Fracking Won't Solve England's Energy Problems - Voice of America

News Feed - December 3, 2017 - 5:59am

Geologists Say Fracking Won't Solve England's Energy Problems
Voice of America
Fracking, at least in the U.S., has changed the country's energy outlook. It has cut the cost of fossil fuels and turned the U.S. into a net exporter of fuel. But fracking hasn't had the same effect in Britain, and geologists say the island nation's ...

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Commission seeks fracking ban in watershed supplying NYC - Allied News

News Feed - December 2, 2017 - 7:45pm

Commission seeks fracking ban in watershed supplying NYC
Allied News
New York banned horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing statewide in 2015, while more than 10,000 Marcellus Shale wells drilled in Pennsylvania has rocketed the state to within striking distance of Texas to becoming the nation's No. 1 natural gas ...

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Studies find dangerous bacteria near Texas fracking sites - KBTX

News Feed - December 2, 2017 - 3:49pm

KBTX

Studies find dangerous bacteria near Texas fracking sites
KBTX
Two new studies from University of Texas at Arlington researchers show harmful bacteria levels in groundwater near hydraulically fractured gas drilling sites. The studies published in the peer-reviewed journal Science of the Total Environment show ...

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Studies Find Dangerous Bacteria Near Texas Fracking Sites - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - December 1, 2017 - 4:46pm

Studies Find Dangerous Bacteria Near Texas Fracking Sites
U.S. News & World Report
Studies Find Dangerous Bacteria Near Texas Fracking Sites. Two new studies from University of Texas at Arlington researchers show harmful bacteria levels in groundwater near hydraulically fractured gas drilling sites. Dec. 1, 2017, at 4:41 p.m ...

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Judge Doubles Fracking Workers' Award in Overtime Case - Law.com

News Feed - December 1, 2017 - 4:14pm

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Judge Doubles Fracking Workers' Award in Overtime Case
Law.com
Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. A federal judge has doubled the compensation awarded to four fracking crane operators who sued a drilling company for failing to pay overtime wages. U.S. District Judge Mark Kearney ...

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Delaware Basin Commission seeks fracking ban in NYC, Philadelphia watershed - Press & Sun-Bulletin

News Feed - December 1, 2017 - 12:13pm

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Delaware Basin Commission seeks fracking ban in NYC, Philadelphia watershed
Press & Sun-Bulletin
HARRISBURG, Pa. – A commission that oversees water quality for the watershed that supplies Philadelphia and half of New York City with drinking water took another step Thursday toward permanently banning natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing ...
Commission releases fracking ban proposal for Delaware River | NJ ...NJ.com
Delaware River Basin Fracking Ban Moves ForwardNatural Resources Defense Council
Regulator moves to ban fracking in Delaware River basinBucks County Courier Times
WAMC -Delaware First Media -Common Dreams
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Fracking at Kirby Misperton 'delayed by loophole' - BBC News

News Feed - December 1, 2017 - 9:35am

BBC News

Fracking at Kirby Misperton 'delayed by loophole'
BBC News
Kevin Hollinrake, Conservative MP for Thirsk and Malton, said: "I think it already has [caused a delay], but not by months, probably by a week or two. "It's important that we get this absolutely right in terms of the legislation and the regulation ...

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Fracking ban proposed for Delaware River basin; 'significant risks' cited - StateImpact Pennsylvania

News Feed - November 30, 2017 - 6:47pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Fracking ban proposed for Delaware River basin; 'significant risks' cited
StateImpact Pennsylvania
Industry groups such as the Marcellus Shale Coalition say water is protected from any fracking contamination by multiple layers of steel and concrete at well sites, and that banning fracking in any part of the Marcellus Shale – which extends into the ...
DRBC proposes fracking ban; public meetings slatedPA home page
DRBC publishes revised draft regs addressing hysdrauling fracking within Delaware River BasinNEagle

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Delaware Earthquake Size & Aftershocks: Is Fracking to Blame? - Heavy.com

News Feed - November 30, 2017 - 6:36pm

Heavy.com

Delaware Earthquake Size & Aftershocks: Is Fracking to Blame?
Heavy.com
@USGS could fracking have caused the earthquake in Delaware? — Pat Hamm (@pathamm98) November 30, 2017. “Talk about the Delaware earthquake and the Fed policy on fracking,” @Clthames5 replied to a tweet by President Trump. Talk about the Delaware ...

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Commission Seeks Fracking Ban in Watershed Supplying NYC - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - November 30, 2017 - 5:27pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Commission Seeks Fracking Ban in Watershed Supplying NYC
U.S. News & World Report
The decade-old drilling boom in the Marcellus Shale natural gas reservoir — which lies beneath much of Pennsylvania and extends into New York — has put pressure on the Delaware River basin to allow exploration and fracking, the technique that's ...
Fracking ban proposed for Delaware River basin; 'significant risks' citedStateImpact Pennsylvania
DRBC proposes fracking ban; public meetings slatedPA home page
DRBC publishes revised draft regs addressing hysdrauling fracking within Delaware River BasinNEagle

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Police clear out anti-fracking activists blocking railroad tracks - seattlepi.com

News Feed - November 30, 2017 - 5:23pm

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Police clear out anti-fracking activists blocking railroad tracks
seattlepi.com
Police urged people to stay away from 7th Avenue Southeast and Jefferson Street Southeast near downtown Olympia after officers and protesters clashed Wednesday morning. At 5:21 a.m. the Olympia Police twitter account advised people to stay away from ...

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