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Letter: Fracking study needs more time (Daily Mail) - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

News Feed - May 7, 2017 - 9:22pm

Letter: Fracking study needs more time (Daily Mail)
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
Since the gas wells in the three-year Duke University fracking study cited in the May 2 Daily Mail editorial “Gas well fracking not hurting groundwater” were sampled before and after gas wells were installed. The wells were obviously new. Even with the ...

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Public hearing on fracking set for Monday - Farmington Daily Times

News Feed - May 7, 2017 - 8:24pm

Farmington Daily Times

Public hearing on fracking set for Monday
Farmington Daily Times
FARMINGTON — The Navajo Nation Council will hold a public hearing at 9 a.m. Monday at the Counselor Chapter house to collect comments from community members regarding the impact of hydraulic fracturing. The purpose of the hearing is to listen to ...

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Enviro Lawsuit Bans Fracking Across Much Of California | The Daily ... - The Daily Caller

News Feed - May 7, 2017 - 10:29am

E&E News

Enviro Lawsuit Bans Fracking Across Much Of California | The Daily ...
The Daily Caller
The government settled an environmentalist lawsuit Thursday by effectively banning fracking on 1 million acres of public land in California.
LAW: Trump team defends fracking authority as it rethinks rule ...E&E News

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After Years-Long Push, Fracking Has Quietly Arrived in Alaska - DeSmog (blog)

News Feed - May 7, 2017 - 9:53am

DeSmog (blog)

After Years-Long Push, Fracking Has Quietly Arrived in Alaska
DeSmog (blog)
Hydraulic fracturing's horizontal drilling technique has enabled industry to tap otherwise difficult-to-access oil and gas in shale basins throughout the U.S. and increasingly throughout the world. And now “fracking,” as it's known, could soon arrive ...

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Fracking's Dark Secret - EcoWatch - EcoWatch

News Feed - May 7, 2017 - 9:29am

EcoWatch

Fracking's Dark Secret - EcoWatch
EcoWatch
As fossil fuel reserves become depleted, extraction becomes more extreme and difficult. Oil sands mining, deep sea drilling and fracking are employed because.

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Bet You'd Be Shocked by How Much of Our Natural Gas Comes From Fracking - Motley Fool

News Feed - May 7, 2017 - 6:15am

Motley Fool

Bet You'd Be Shocked by How Much of Our Natural Gas Comes From Fracking
Motley Fool
A whopping two-thirds of the natural gas produced in the U.S. is produced with hydraulic fracturing. And while there is some controversy around the risks of fracking, it has driven a huge increase in natural gas production and lowered the cost of the ...

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New study is disastrous news for fracking opponents, global ... - TheBlaze.com

News Feed - May 6, 2017 - 4:53pm

TheBlaze.com

New study is disastrous news for fracking opponents, global ...
TheBlaze.com
New study is disastrous news for fracking opponents, global warming alarmists A new study by researchers at Duke University has found fracking does not pose ...

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Anti-fracking group protests Boulder orchestra over oil company donations - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - May 5, 2017 - 11:51pm

Anti-fracking group protests Boulder orchestra over oil company donations
Boulder Daily Camera
However, East Boulder County United, an anti-fracking group, is taking issue with the orchestra taking donations from Extraction Oil and Gas protested prior to the performance at Macky Auditorium on Friday night. "We are concerned citizens and we are ...

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Birmingham company makes huge Marcellus Shale acquisition - Birmingham Business Journal

News Feed - May 5, 2017 - 12:21pm

Birmingham company makes huge Marcellus Shale acquisition
Birmingham Business Journal
A Birmingham-based energy company recently acquired a large portfolio of Marcellus oil and gas wells in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. According to our sister publication in Pittsburgh, Titan Energy - which entered the Marcellus Shale with the ...

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Controlling radicals in Boulder County want to stop fracking ... - Colorado Springs Gazette

News Feed - May 5, 2017 - 6:07am

Controlling radicals in Boulder County want to stop fracking ...
Colorado Springs Gazette
They call it the "People's Republic of Boulder" as a joke aimed at the perpetual shenanigans of the most liberal city and county in Colorado. But Boulder County ...

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Fracking not the problem some make it out to be - Beckley Register-Herald

News Feed - May 5, 2017 - 3:08am

Fracking not the problem some make it out to be
Beckley Register-Herald
Hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, according to a study by Duke University scientists released this month. But accidental spills of fracking wastewater may pose a threat to surface ...

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Legal Settlement Halts Effort to Open 1 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling, Fracking - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - May 4, 2017 - 3:37pm

Legal Settlement Halts Effort to Open 1 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling, Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— Conservationists have forced the Trump administration to halt plans to open more than 1 million acres of public land and mineral estate in California to oil drilling and fracking. The victory preserves a four-year-old moratorium on ...

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Committee Kills Fracking Bill - Freepress Online

News Feed - May 4, 2017 - 11:18am

Committee Kills Fracking Bill
Freepress Online
After some confusion, a legislative committee voted 8-2 on Wednesday to defeat a bill that would have regulated hydraulic fracturing, a controversial technique used to extract oil and gas. Speaking before the Environment and Natural Resources Committee ...

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Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project tracks fracking-related illnesses with new registry - NEXTpittsburgh

News Feed - May 4, 2017 - 11:01am

NEXTpittsburgh

Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project tracks fracking-related illnesses with new registry
NEXTpittsburgh
As associate director of the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, Dr. Jill Kriesky is all too familiar with the health problems associated with living near an oil or gas drilling site. Founded in 2012, her McMurray-based organization ...

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My tumultuous tie to fracking - Press & Sun-Bulletin

News Feed - May 4, 2017 - 9:54am

Press & Sun-Bulletin

My tumultuous tie to fracking
Press & Sun-Bulletin
We've gotten many letters over the years related to hydraulic fracturing and other fossil-fuel projects in the region. Wherever you stand on the subject, it resonates with me in that I could say fracking saved the Bills. Drill, baby, drill! (I kid ...

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Women's Show 5/4 – 100 Days of Deconstruction & Fracking in Florida - WMNF

News Feed - May 3, 2017 - 8:42pm

WMNF

Women's Show 5/4 – 100 Days of Deconstruction & Fracking in Florida
WMNF
We can at least be thankful there is no new war – at least not yet. I read and heard a lot of comparisons to other presidential records. Tell me, do you think we need a different score chart for Trump? Do you remember President Bush when he said ...

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Groups prod Senate to undo Obama's fracking rule as deadline nears - Washington Examiner

News Feed - May 3, 2017 - 6:03pm

Washington Examiner

Groups prod Senate to undo Obama's fracking rule as deadline nears
Washington Examiner
"The rule is entirely unnecessary," read a joint letter sent by the groups to senators Wednesday. "The EPA found that methane emissions fell by 13 percent from 2011-2014. The EPA also found that methane emissions from hydraulic fracturing fell 81 ...

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Ohio lawmakers add budget provision that could open state parks to fracking - Reuters

News Feed - May 3, 2017 - 4:49pm

Reuters

Ohio lawmakers add budget provision that could open state parks to fracking
Reuters
Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, involves injecting water, sand and chemicals into wells to fracture shale and release natural gas and oil. Critics say the practice has polluted water supplies, while backers say it supplies needed energy ...
Enviros Fight Fracking in Ohio National ForestCourthouse News Service

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Leak Reported at Scottish Gas Plant Linked to Pennsylvania Fracking - Food and Water Watch

News Feed - May 3, 2017 - 1:04pm

Food and Water Watch

Leak Reported at Scottish Gas Plant Linked to Pennsylvania Fracking
Food and Water Watch
At around noon local time, reports emerged of a major pipeline leak inside the Kinneil Gas plant in Grangemouth. The facility is owned by a company called Ineos, which has pioneered the use of so-called “dragon ships” to carry gas liquids like ethane ...

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There's More Than $ Involved When it Comes to Understanding Costs of Fracking - Huffington Post

News Feed - May 3, 2017 - 11:49am

There's More Than $ Involved When it Comes to Understanding Costs of Fracking
Huffington Post
One of the growing controversial aspects of energy production is the process of hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofracking or fracking, which is very much responsible for a surge in the production of oil and natural gas production in the United ...

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