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Advocates Push to Ban NY From Accepting Fracking Waste | New ... - New York Law Journal (registration)

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 8:20pm

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Advocates Push to Ban NY From Accepting Fracking Waste | New ...
New York Law Journal (registration)
Environmental groups are making a last-ditch effort to bank hydraulic fracturing waste from coming into New York from neighboring states like Pennsylvania.
Fracking waste foes press state DEC - Times UnionAlbany Times Union

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Fracking waste foes press state DEC - Capitol Confidential - Blogs - Albany Times Union (blog)

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 4:32pm

Albany Times Union (blog)

Fracking waste foes press state DEC - Capitol Confidential - Blogs
Albany Times Union (blog)
Opponents of natural gas fracking continue to press the state Department of Environmental Conservation over proposed new rules that would allow landfills in ...

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Court OKs Fracking Technique Challenged as 'Abnormally Dangerous' - Delaware Law Weekly

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 3:41pm

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Court OKs Fracking Technique Challenged as 'Abnormally Dangerous'
Delaware Law Weekly
The contested project entails hydraulic fracturing and drilling under the company's oil refinery and a 3.6 million-gallon gasoline storage tank that is close to both a neighborhood and an underground oil plume, which the refinery contended indicates an ...
'Abnormally dangerous?' Pa. court refuses to stop drilling under oil refinery's huge gas tankPennLive.com

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Companies Fracking North Dakota Wells Recover More Oil - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 1:20pm

Companies Fracking North Dakota Wells Recover More Oil
U.S. News & World Report
The Bismarck Tribune (http://bit.ly/2rS9WAV ) reports that operators are targeting wells drilled between 2008 and 2010, the early years of Bakken development before fracking technology advanced. The energy industry uses the technique to extract oil and ...

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Can Fracking Be Zoned Out in Pennsylvania? - Food and Water Watch

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 12:34pm

Food and Water Watch

Can Fracking Be Zoned Out in Pennsylvania?
Food and Water Watch
In a state with 10,000 fracking wells, and more pipelines and fossil fuel infrastructure in the works, can the drilling industry be stopped in Pennsylvania by local leaders enforcing local regulations? Early this month, Food & Water Watch sponsored a ...

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Fracking Says "You're Welcome, America" For Low Gasoline Prices - Forbes

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 11:40am

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Fracking Says "You're Welcome, America" For Low Gasoline Prices
Forbes
The late spring and early summer months have traditionally been sort of a silly season for the oil and gas industry when it comes to public policy action in Washington D.C. It is the season during which U.S. refineries are required by federal ...

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Fracking Says "You're Welcome, America" For Low Gasoline Prices - Forbes

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 11:40am

Forbes

Fracking Says "You're Welcome, America" For Low Gasoline Prices
Forbes
The late spring and early summer months have traditionally been sort of a silly season for the oil and gas industry when it comes to public policy action in Washington D.C. It is the season during which U.S. refineries are required by federal ...

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Push to ban imports of fracking waste intensifies in Albany - Buffalo News

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 10:23am

Buffalo News

Push to ban imports of fracking waste intensifies in Albany
Buffalo News
Environmental advocates and some in the state legislature want the state Department of Environmental Conservation to ban importation of fracking waste from neighboring states like this hydraulic fracturing site in Pennsylvania. (Buffalo News file photo).

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Former officials slam Trump admin's 'cynical' legal position - E&E News

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 7:28am

E&E News

Former officials slam Trump admin's 'cynical' legal position
E&E News
A bipartisan group of former Interior Department officials is urging a federal court to continue weighing a legal dispute over the federal government's hydraulic fracturing authority. In a brief to be filed today, officials from the Obama, Clinton and ...

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Wilmington should restore stronger fracking ordinance - New Castle News

News Feed - June 12, 2017 - 7:19am

New Castle News

Wilmington should restore stronger fracking ordinance
New Castle News
Reality Check: The well-being of the township and borough is at stake. Better to tolerate extra days before another public hearing than to live forevermore with the consequences of industrial fracking and unconventional drilling. Lucinda K. Hickman.

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Fracking rules must protect the people of Sandoval County - Albuquerque Journal

News Feed - June 10, 2017 - 2:02am

Albuquerque Journal

Fracking rules must protect the people of Sandoval County
Albuquerque Journal
The Sandoval County commissioners are currently tasked with establishing the ordinance to regulate both ongoing and future gas and oil fracking in Sandoval County. Fracking is a complicated process, not without significant long- and short-term risks to ...

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Picketers protest to support anti-fracking activists in Tacoma - KOMO News

News Feed - June 9, 2017 - 4:26pm

KOMO News

Picketers protest to support anti-fracking activists in Tacoma
KOMO News
The picket is to support the Super 6, a group of anti-fracking protesters arrested earlier this year for demonstrating against a proposed liquid natural gas plant in the Port of Tacoma. The picketers are calling for all charges against the anti ...

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Anti-fracking petitioners ask Michigan Supreme Court to take up 180-day signature case - MLive.com

News Feed - June 9, 2017 - 3:42pm

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Anti-fracking petitioners ask Michigan Supreme Court to take up 180-day signature case
MLive.com
LANSING, MI -- An anti-fracking ballot committee that gathered signatures to get on the 2016 ballot is asking the Michigan Supreme Court to take up its challenge of the state's 180-day signature collection window. The Committee to Ban Fracking in ...

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Fracking ban vital after Paris opt-out - Anglo Celt

News Feed - June 9, 2017 - 2:36pm

Anglo Celt

Fracking ban vital after Paris opt-out
Anglo Celt
“If fracking was ever allowed in Ireland, counties across the west and north-west, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan included could suffer the same damaging effects as many cities and towns in the US where hydraulic fracturing has occurred. Already there are many ...

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Distillation for hydraulic fracturing flowback treatment - Water Technology Online

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

Water Technology Online

Distillation for hydraulic fracturing flowback treatment
Water Technology Online
Distillation for hydraulic fracturing flowback treatment: Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) injects a high-pressure water and sand mixture underground to crack rock. It frees natural gas or oil trapped in rock, most commonly shale. Shale formations are ...

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Pittsburgh Pride was renamed after a fracking company—and the LGBTQ community is fighting back - The Daily Dot

News Feed - June 9, 2017 - 6:41am

The Daily Dot

Pittsburgh Pride was renamed after a fracking company—and the LGBTQ community is fighting back
The Daily Dot
News that the Pittsburgh's Pride parade would be renamed after a natural gas company responsible for fracking has reignited tensions in a city long divided over the yearly event. Delta Foundation, which hosts the June festival, announced last month ...

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Opinion column: Fracking has been good for the United States - Detroit Lakes Online

News Feed - June 8, 2017 - 12:21pm

Opinion column: Fracking has been good for the United States
Detroit Lakes Online
For years, the green movement has spread falsehoods about hydraulic fracturing—or fracking—the practice of unlocking hydrocarbons by injecting high-pressure liquid deep into the earth. Lately, the leave-it-in-the-ground lobby has doubled down on its ...

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The Kermit Sand Dunes: A Treasured West Texas Playground That Closed for Fracking - Wide Open Country

News Feed - June 8, 2017 - 10:04am

Wide Open Country

The Kermit Sand Dunes: A Treasured West Texas Playground That Closed for Fracking
Wide Open Country
The Kermit Sand Dunes: A Treasured West Texas Playground That Closed for Fracking. By Roy Ivy 33 mins. facebook · twitter · pinterest. Courtesy of Debra Skiles. Tucked in the semi-arid (meaning dry, dry, dry) sedimentary flapjack of the Permian Basin ...

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Fracking, quakes topic at Erin Brockovich town hall - Shawnee News Star

News Feed - June 8, 2017 - 8:09am

Shawnee News Star

Fracking, quakes topic at Erin Brockovich town hall
Shawnee News Star
On Wednesday, just more than 70 area residents listened as Erin Brockovich, environmental and consumer advocate, along with a legal team, hosted a community meeting to discuss regional earthquakes caused by fracking wastewater injection and current ...

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