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Proposed fracking permit changes troublesome - The Morning Call - Allentown Morning Call

News Feed - August 7, 2017 - 5:41pm

Allentown Morning Call

Proposed fracking permit changes troublesome - The Morning Call
Allentown Morning Call
The bill, which is touted as a severance tax on fracking, aims to quicken the state approval of environmental permits.

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UI: Oklahoma earthquakes tied to fracking - Business Record

News Feed - August 7, 2017 - 11:51am

Forbes

UI: Oklahoma earthquakes tied to fracking
Business Record
An earthquake specialist at the University of Iowa says the quakes that have rattled Oklahoma — including one that Iowans felt — appear to be tied to fracking, Iowa Public Radio reported. Bill Barnhart, an assistant professor in the Department of ...
Seven Earthquakes Attributed to Fracking Hit OklahomaThomasNet News (press release) (blog)
Oklahoma Shaken Again By QuakesHPPR

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Trump now has the votes to feed US fracking frenzy with new gas pipelines - Norwalk Reflector

News Feed - August 6, 2017 - 8:12am

Trump now has the votes to feed US fracking frenzy with new gas pipelines
Norwalk Reflector
These are boom times for pipeline developers, partly because of the enormous volumes of natural gas being fracked from the Marcellus Shale formation of West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Supporters say this fracking could boost production of gas ...

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Fracking is causing invasion of harmful non-native plants in Pennsylvania forests, PSU researchers say - LancasterOnline

News Feed - August 6, 2017 - 7:03am

LancasterOnline

Fracking is causing invasion of harmful non-native plants in Pennsylvania forests, PSU researchers say
LancasterOnline
Invasive, non-native plant species are “rapidly invading” northern forests in Pennsylvania because of fracking in the Marcellus shale basin, a group of Penn State researchers say. The spread of invasive plants could have longterm detrimental ...

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Readers sound off on immigration, fracking and ivory - New York Daily News

News Feed - August 6, 2017 - 3:00am

New York Daily News

Readers sound off on immigration, fracking and ivory
New York Daily News
Ozone Park: Finally, a President brave enough to address the insane amount of legal immigration to the United States: Every year we give out green cards to a number of immigrants equal to the population of the state of Montana. This new law would ...
Trump Unveils Legislation Limiting Legal ImmigrationNPR
President Donald J. Trump Backs RAISE ActWhitehouse.gov
Attorney General Orders Tougher Sentences, Rolling Back Obama PolicyNew York Times

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Letter to the editor: A fracking red herring - Tribune-Review

News Feed - August 5, 2017 - 9:51pm

Letter to the editor: A fracking red herring
Tribune-Review
Without any doubt, fracking doesn't need the Russians to sell its ill and detrimental effects (“Russia & fracking: Environmental disinformation?” July 15 and TribLIVE). Oklahoma and other states have been plagued by earthquakes caused by fracking's ...

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Senate jams shale tax, industry permits into unhappy package - Observer-Reporter

News Feed - August 5, 2017 - 9:28pm

Observer-Reporter

Senate jams shale tax, industry permits into unhappy package
Observer-Reporter
HARRISBURG – For years, environmental advocates have sought a tax on Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale natural gas production while business associations have sought speedier state approval of permits for the activities of polluting industries.

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Trump now has the votes to feed US fracking frenzy with new gas pipelines - The Daily World

News Feed - August 5, 2017 - 12:05am

Politico

Trump now has the votes to feed US fracking frenzy with new gas pipelines
The Daily World
These are boom times for pipeline developers, partly because of the enormous volumes of natural gas being fracked from the Marcellus Shale formation of West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Supporters say this fracking could boost production of gas ...
Why are these billions in pipeline projects stalled?Politico
PennEast pipeline set for FERC approval after Senate confirms new commissionersStateImpact Pennsylvania
US Senate approves two FERC commissioners, restoring quorumMidwest Energy News

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Fracking is spreading invasive plant species, Penn State research ... - Centre Daily Times

News Feed - August 4, 2017 - 6:49pm

Centre Daily Times

Fracking is spreading invasive plant species, Penn State research ...
Centre Daily Times
Researchers at Penn State have discovered in a recent study that Marcellus Shale fracking activity can aid in the spread of invasive, non-native plant species.

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OTT streaming described as "the media version of fracking" for ... - Awful Announcing

News Feed - August 4, 2017 - 2:22pm

Awful Announcing

OTT streaming described as "the media version of fracking" for ...
Awful Announcing
Streaming matters for small leagues as well as big sports entities, letting the small leagues get their product out there outside traditional TV deals.

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UI expert says there's evidence fracking increased earthquakes in Oklahoma - Radio Iowa

News Feed - August 4, 2017 - 10:11am

Radio Iowa

UI expert says there's evidence fracking increased earthquakes in Oklahoma
Radio Iowa
Bill Barnhart, an assistant professor in the UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, says earthquakes in Oklahoma picked up dramatically after 2008 as oil drilling and fracking operations started injecting wastewater into the ground. “So ...

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Cuadrilla 'getting away' with fracking rig breach - BBC News - BBC News

News Feed - August 4, 2017 - 8:34am

BBC News

Cuadrilla 'getting away' with fracking rig breach - BBC News
BBC News
Council chiefs say Cuadrilla "haven't just been let off" after breaching planning permission.

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Fracking-related water issues draw attention in West Texas - Times Record News

News Feed - August 4, 2017 - 7:45am

Times Record News

Fracking-related water issues draw attention in West Texas
Times Record News
A West Texas land baron and oilman is on the verge of pumping 5.4 million gallons of water a day from far under the desert mountains here and piping it 60 miles to the nation's most bountiful oil field, the Permian Basin, where hydraulic fracturing has ...

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Feds back in Pennsylvania town to test water, air amid fracking concerns - PhillyVoice.com

News Feed - August 4, 2017 - 6:06am

PhillyVoice.com

Feds back in Pennsylvania town to test water, air amid fracking concerns
PhillyVoice.com
A February 2012 photo shows a Cabot Oil & Gas wellhead in Dimock, Pa. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appears to be ramping up its interest in the Marcellus Shale, a rock formation in Pennsylvania and surrounding states that is believed to ...
Eight years later, Dimock's water is still under scrutinyPittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Latest: Driller says no threat in 'Gasland' townSFGate

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Cayucos Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling - YubaNet

News Feed - August 3, 2017 - 3:14pm

Cayucos Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling
YubaNet
CAYUCOS, Calif. Aug. 3, 2017 – The Cayucos Citizens Advisory Council last night approved a resolution opposing new drilling off the California coast and fracking in existing offshore oil and gas wells. The vote is part of a statewide campaign by the ...

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Fracking Didn't Trigger Oklahoma's Earthquake Swarm - Inverse

News Feed - August 3, 2017 - 2:38pm

Inverse

Fracking Didn't Trigger Oklahoma's Earthquake Swarm
Inverse
Earthquakes used to be rare in that part of the world, but they've become increasingly common since the region's boom in oil and gas production, which includes the process of hydraulic fracturing (better known as fracking). Last year, Oklahoma shook ...
Alternative To Earthquake-Linked Wastewater Disposal Stirs Up Opportunity In Oklahoma's Oil IndustryKGOU

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Hydraulic Fracturing hits home / 8-3-17 - Hastings Banner

News Feed - August 3, 2017 - 1:06pm

Hydraulic Fracturing hits home / 8-3-17
Hastings Banner
Trucks and crews could be rolling into Carlton Township within the month to begin work on a hydraulic fracturing well, the first in Barry County. The well site is about a mile northeast from the intersection of M-43 and North Broadway. State approves ...

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7 earthquakes struck Oklahoma in 28 hours for a disturbing reason - AOL

News Feed - August 3, 2017 - 12:32pm

Radio Iowa

7 earthquakes struck Oklahoma in 28 hours for a disturbing reason
AOL
The disposal of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking), appears to have spiked the likelihood of earthquakes in Oklahoma, potentially raising the state to the same earthquake threat level as California, according to a recent USGS ...
UI expert says there's evidence fracking increased earthquakes in OklahomaRadio Iowa
Earthquake Shakes Central Oklahoma, One Of 7 In 28 HoursNPR
Several earthquakes strike shale-rich OklahomaUPI.com

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Public support for fracking in the UK at record low, official survey ... - The Guardian

News Feed - August 3, 2017 - 11:41am

The Guardian

Public support for fracking in the UK at record low, official survey ...
The Guardian
Government research finds drastic drop in people backing drilling for shale gas since the study was launched in 2012.

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Gov. Tom Wolf: 'I believe that the House will support the Marcellus Shale tax' - PennLive.com

News Feed - August 3, 2017 - 11:35am

PennLive.com

Gov. Tom Wolf: 'I believe that the House will support the Marcellus Shale tax'
PennLive.com
Gov. Tom Wolf appeared on WITF's Smart Talk show on Thursday and told its host Scott LaMar that he believes the House will approve a Marcellus Shale tax . Gov. Tom Wolf appeared on WITF's Smart Talk show on Thursday and told its host Scott LaMar that ...

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