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Florida fracking ban moving in Senate, going nowhere in House - Palm Beach Post

News Feed - February 6, 2018 - 2:19pm

Sun Sentinel

Florida fracking ban moving in Senate, going nowhere in House
Palm Beach Post
However, the proposal remains sidelined in the House as the 60-day legislative session nears its midpoint. » RELATED: The latest in Florida political news. The Senate Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee voted unanimously Monday to ...
Power Lunch: Fracking bans, tourism taxes — more bills are movingSun Sentinel
Florida Legislature: Senators try again to ban fracking in FloridaPensacola News Journal
Fracking Ban Bill Passes First Senate Committee | WGCU NewsWGCU News
WFSU -The News-Press
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Wolf budget plan renews battles over Marcellus Shale, minimum wage - Republican & Herald

News Feed - February 6, 2018 - 11:58am

Charlotte Observer

Wolf budget plan renews battles over Marcellus Shale, minimum wage
Republican & Herald
Democratic Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's election-year budget plan unveiled Tuesday will renew battles with the Republican-controlled Legislature over imposing a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas and increasing the minimum wage. Wolf's budget plan, his ...
The Latest: Wolf renews battles on natural gas, minimum wageThe Olympian
Wolf renews fight on natural gas, minimum wage in proposed budgetWilliamsport Sun-Gazette
Gov. Wolf Submits Budget, Calls For Marcellus Shale Tax, Minimum Wage Hike, Fee For Those Using State TroopersCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

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Halliburton Takes Fracking Fight From Oil Field to Patent Office ... - Bloomberg

News Feed - February 6, 2018 - 5:00am

Bloomberg

Halliburton Takes Fracking Fight From Oil Field to Patent Office ...
Bloomberg
Halliburton Co. isn't content to limit its battle for market share with Schlumberger Ltd. to the oil field these days. It's opened a new front in an unlikely place: the patent office.

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Origin Energy, NT Government accused of cover-up, misleading fracking inquiry by Lock The Gate - ABC Online

News Feed - February 5, 2018 - 11:32pm

ABC Online

Origin Energy, NT Government accused of cover-up, misleading fracking inquiry by Lock The Gate
ABC Online
The Northern Territory Government and Origin Energy have misled a hydraulic fracturing inquiry and provided it with false information regarding a failed well, the Lock the Gate Alliance has said. Spokeswoman Naomi Hogan gave evidence to the Scientific ...

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Fracking comes with risks, but it can benefit the economy — and the environment - The Hill

News Feed - February 5, 2018 - 4:31pm

The Hill

Fracking comes with risks, but it can benefit the economy — and the environment
The Hill
For only two previous months in its history, late in 1970, did domestic producers pull more than 10 million barrels of oil from the rock formations which — for much of the 20th Century — made the U.S. the world's largest producer of oil. But it's ...

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Avon Residents Push Town Officials For Ban On Fracking Waste - Hartford Courant

News Feed - February 5, 2018 - 3:46pm

Hartford Courant

Avon Residents Push Town Officials For Ban On Fracking Waste
Hartford Courant
Residents are pushing to add Avon to the list of nearly three dozen communities in Connecticut that have banned waste from hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — in their towns. The efforts started earlier this winter with an information session at the ...

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Fracking California: “Soft” Policies And Angry Activists - progrss (press release) (blog)

News Feed - February 5, 2018 - 2:27pm

progrss (press release) (blog)

Fracking California: “Soft” Policies And Angry Activists
progrss (press release) (blog)
Looking at events in her home country from overseas, she explains that she has not seen policies that address the air and water pollution caused by hydraulic fracturing and other extreme fossil fuel extraction methods in California. “It is…more ...

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This Land is Our Land: The Fight to Stop Ineos from Fracking the UK - Food and Water Watch

News Feed - February 5, 2018 - 10:19am

Food and Water Watch

This Land is Our Land: The Fight to Stop Ineos from Fracking the UK
Food and Water Watch
On top of that, Ineos wants to force its fracking way into National Trust's Clumber Park, while at the same time the company has been exposed for apparently misleading the public over its plan to frack in Sherwood Forest. Ineos is losing its battle to ...
Controversial plans to carry out fracking tests in north east ...Derbyshire Times

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OPINION: America must look toward a future without fracking - Red and Black

News Feed - February 5, 2018 - 8:36am

Red and Black

OPINION: America must look toward a future without fracking
Red and Black
According to Gretchen Sneegas, PhD candidate in the UGA Department of Geology specializing in fracking, the process involves companies drilling into shale formations with natural gas trapped inside then drilling horizontally “like spokes on a wheel ...

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Duquesne University Scientist Says State's Water Testing For Fracking Chemicals Cannot Be Trusted - Public Herald (press release)

News Feed - February 5, 2018 - 3:50am

Public Herald (press release)

Duquesne University Scientist Says State's Water Testing For Fracking Chemicals Cannot Be Trusted
Public Herald (press release)
A Duquesne University professor studying fracking's impact to drinking water in Pennsylvania says certain water tests used by state officials to detect fracking chemicals cannot be trusted. The criticism points to the state's determination letters ...

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Editorial: A chance for sanity on fracking - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - February 3, 2018 - 9:54pm

Editorial: A chance for sanity on fracking
Boulder Daily Camera
Local governmental jurisdictions have likewise been intimidated from enacting the policies they prefer, chastened by the high court's 2016 decision striking down Longmont's fracking ban and Fort Collins' five-year fracking moratorium. In that case, as ...

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SPE to offer month of presentations on hydraulic fracturing - Midland Reporter-Telegram

News Feed - February 3, 2018 - 8:34pm

Midland Reporter-Telegram

SPE to offer month of presentations on hydraulic fracturing
Midland Reporter-Telegram
With hydraulic fracturing such a dominant force in Permian Basin oil patch operations, board members of the Permian Basin section, Society of Petroleum Engineers, decided to go all in. They've declared February “Frac Month,” with presentations focusing ...

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Anti-fracking advocates hold mock oil spill at Friendship Fountain - WJXT News4JAX

News Feed - February 3, 2018 - 2:09pm

WJXT News4JAX

Anti-fracking advocates hold mock oil spill at Friendship Fountain
WJXT News4JAX
She told News4Jax that offshore drilling and fracking could threaten the health of the St. Johns River and decimate the river economy in Northeast Florida. “It could undermine our fisheries as well as the property values along the St. John's and ...

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Murphy says NJ joins PA, others in opposing 'fracking' - Allied News

News Feed - February 3, 2018 - 1:33pm

Murphy says NJ joins PA, others in opposing 'fracking'
Allied News
... a regional regulatory body, voted last year to begin considering a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. New Jersey under Republican Gov. Chris Christie abstained from the vote. Murphy also sent a letter to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, also a ...

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NRDC Supports Full Fracking Ban in the Delaware River Basin - Natural Resources Defense Council

News Feed - February 2, 2018 - 4:59pm

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC Supports Full Fracking Ban in the Delaware River Basin
Natural Resources Defense Council
Late last year, after years of advocacy by NRDC and allies in the region, the DRBC released draft regulations banning fracking in the entire watershed, which, if implemented, would make permanent the de facto moratorium on fracking that was put in ...

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Fracking Revolution Pushes US Daily Crude Oil Production Over 10 Million Barrels - The New American

News Feed - February 2, 2018 - 2:28pm

Business Recorder

Fracking Revolution Pushes US Daily Crude Oil Production Over 10 Million Barrels
The New American
November's production of crude oil in the United States, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA), not only exceeded October's by four percent, but rose to a level not seen in nearly 50 years: 10 million barrels a day. The agency went even ...
Shale sends US oil output past historic 10mn-barrel markGulf Times

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Murphy Joins Neighboring Governors in United Front against Fracking - NJ Spotlight

News Feed - February 2, 2018 - 1:06am

NJ Spotlight

Murphy Joins Neighboring Governors in United Front against Fracking
NJ Spotlight
Phil Murphy yesterday joined neighboring governors in backing a ban on hydraulic fracturing, making a prohibition on the controversial natural-gas drilling practice in the Delaware River Basin much more likely. At a press conference in Phillipsburg on ...
NJ will vote for fracking ban in Delaware River basin, Murphy announcesNorthJersey.com
Phil Murphy sets the stage for a fracking ban in the region ...lehighvalleylive.com
Murphy joins governors calling for fracking ban in Delaware watershedPress of Atlantic City
New Jersey Herald -WABC-TV -State of New Jersey
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