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Doug Conarroe: Standing up for science on fracking - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 9:10pm

Boulder Daily Camera

Doug Conarroe: Standing up for science on fracking
Boulder Daily Camera
In his March 12 guest commentary, "State makes a habit of discounting troubling research," Harv Teitelbaum publicly shames the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Dr. Larry Wolk for not banning fracking. The Hayes and Shonkoff study ...

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Houston-based company plans 'fracking' sand operation at former Kermit dunes - Chron.com

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 5:14pm

Chron.com

Houston-based company plans 'fracking' sand operation at former Kermit dunes
Chron.com
The Dunes at Kermit, a 1,300-acre private park in far West Texas, closed in December 2016 and will become a mine for fracking sand. Keep going for more images of the beloved park in its heyday. (Facebook/The Dunes at Kermit). less. The Dunes at Kermit, ...

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Commentary: Time for state Legislature to ban fracking - Naples Daily News

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 5:07pm

Naples Daily News

Commentary: Time for state Legislature to ban fracking
Naples Daily News
Fracking will be banned in Florida. It's just a matter of when. And this year our state lawmakers have the opportunity to determine if it happens before or after a disaster. Conservation organizations, public health groups, unions, and citizens ...
Anti-fracking coalition brings message to KeysKeysNews.com (registration)

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'Resist Trump's BLM' Rally at Salinas Hearing on Fracking on Public Land - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 1:54pm

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'Resist Trump's BLM' Rally at Salinas Hearing on Fracking on Public Land
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SALINAS, Calif.— Dozens of people will stage a “Resist Trump's BLM” rally on Thursday afternoon outside a Salinas hearing on the federal Bureau of Land Management's plan to open hundreds of thousands of acres of public land in California to oil ...
Fracking Foes to Target Hollister Hearing on Leasing Public Lands to Oil IndustryBay Area Indymedia
Trump's BLM May Lease 700000 Acres of California for DrillingteleSUR English
Supes to send letter to BLM opposing oil and gas leases on local, federal landsBenitolink: San Benito County News

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Boulder residents: Ban fracking, stricter drilling regs aren't enough - The Colorado Independent

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 1:29pm

The Colorado Independent

Boulder residents: Ban fracking, stricter drilling regs aren't enough
The Colorado Independent
With the county's five-year ban against fracking set to expire in May, the Boulder County Board of Commissioners is considering a long list of new regulations intended to keep the oil and gas industry on a tight leash. But at a rally and in public ...

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Fracking site approval by government based on legal errors, court hears - The Guardian

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 1:29pm

BBC News

Fracking site approval by government based on legal errors, court hears
The Guardian
The communities secretary, Sajid Javid, made significant legal errors when he overturned a council's refusal to allow test drilling at a fracking site in Lancashire, a court has been told. Residents opposed to the drilling sites near Blackpool told ...
Lancashire fracking site decision 'unlawful', claim campaignersBBC News
Government faces fracking challenge in High CourtSolicitors Journal
Drone footage shows scale of farm fracking siteFarmersWeekly
Blackpool Gazette -ITV News -Salford Star
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Is America Too Good At Fracking? - Daily Caller

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 10:58am

Is America Too Good At Fracking?
Daily Caller
New natural gas power plants and liquid natural gas (LNG) export terminals would reduce the gas glut, but hydraulic fracturing is increasing production faster than demand. “Investors right now across the board just hate natural gas,” Pearce Hammond, ...

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Boulder County protesters want fracking ban as commissioners discuss regulations - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - March 15, 2017 - 12:33am

Boulder County protesters want fracking ban as commissioners discuss regulations
Boulder Daily Camera
Lamb, part of the anti-fracking group East Boulder County United, called for a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — a process by which water and/or chemicals are injected into the ground to extract oil — but also called for a "Climate Bill of ...

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Activists to protest plans for potential expansion of fracking - Monterey County Herald

News Feed - March 14, 2017 - 8:20pm

Monterey County Herald

Activists to protest plans for potential expansion of fracking
Monterey County Herald
SEASIDE >> Anti-fracking activists are gearing up to continue fighting against the potential expansion of the oil extraction method, this time against the federal government. The Bureau of Land Management is hosting three meetings this week to discuss ...

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Battle re-emerging over fracking along Delaware River - StateImpact Pennsylvania

News Feed - March 14, 2017 - 6:35pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Battle re-emerging over fracking along Delaware River
StateImpact Pennsylvania
And they fear that there will be new pressure from the Trump administration, via the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, its representative on the DRBC, to allow gas drilling at the eastern edge of the Marcellus Shale. ... New York has since banned fracking.

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Maryland fracking opponents are right on the science - Washington Post (blog)

News Feed - March 14, 2017 - 6:16pm

Washington Post (blog)

Maryland fracking opponents are right on the science
Washington Post (blog)
Despite the claims in the All Opinions Are Local blog post “Opposition to fracking in Maryland is anti-science” by Thomas Wheatley, most of the more than 900 peer-reviewed studies on hyrdaulic fracturing, known as fracking, confirm increased risks to ...

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Fracking Foes to Target Hollister Hearing on Leasing Public Lands to Oil Industry - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - March 14, 2017 - 1:21pm

Fracking Foes to Target Hollister Hearing on Leasing Public Lands to Oil Industry
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HOLLISTER, Calif.— Dozens of anti-fracking activists will attend a public hearing Wednesday afternoon in Hollister to oppose the Trump administration's plan to open hundreds of thousands of acres of public land in California to oil drilling and fracking.

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Unconventional: The Development of Natural Gas from the Marcellus Shale - EurekAlert (press release)

News Feed - March 14, 2017 - 12:34pm

EurekAlert (press release)

Unconventional: The Development of Natural Gas from the Marcellus Shale
EurekAlert (press release)
Activists have made claims that hydraulic fracturing may contribute to climate change, threaten groundwater resources, and pose risks to terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and human health. Shale gas had its origins in the oil embargos and energy ...
Top Natural Gas Stocks to Buy in 2017Motley Fool

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Boulder County residents to hold rally in support of fracking moratorium - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - March 14, 2017 - 11:19am

Boulder County residents to hold rally in support of fracking moratorium
Boulder Daily Camera
Ree O'Winds, of Boulder County, left, holds her "no fracking" sign while demonstrating with others during an anti-fracking rally on Monday, April 16, 2012, at the Boulder County Courthouse on Pearl Street in Boulder. (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer).

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Whittenberger: Florida should just ban fracking - Tallahassee.com

News Feed - March 14, 2017 - 9:04am

Tallahassee.com

Whittenberger: Florida should just ban fracking
Tallahassee.com
In his My View column of Feb. 21, (“Florida shouldn't just ban fracking”) J. Winston Porter made many misleading comments, reached the wrong conclusion about action, and failed to see the bigger picture. Time for a rebuttal. Frequent proposals for ...

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Maryland should ban hydraulic fracturing | Letters to the Editor ... - Frederick News Post (subscription)

News Feed - March 14, 2017 - 2:03am

JD Supra (press release)

Maryland should ban hydraulic fracturing | Letters to the Editor ...
Frederick News Post (subscription)
I am writing concerning the need to extend the ban on hydraulic fracturing of shale deposits for extraction of gas and oil in Maryland. Our neighbor to the north ...
Maryland House Advances Fracking Ban 97-40 | 2017-03-14 ...Natural Gas Intelligence
Maryland Petroleum Council director criticizes hydraulic fracturing banDaily Energy Insider
Maryland 2017 Environmental Legislative Agenda Set | Beveridge ...JD Supra (press release)

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Letter: Westmoreland should ban fracking for gas - Fredericksburg.com

News Feed - March 13, 2017 - 9:07pm

Letter: Westmoreland should ban fracking for gas
Fredericksburg.com
... concluded that fracking can pollute surface and underground sources of drinking water. Which chemicals pollute the water? Well, we aren't too sure since oil and gas companies do not disclose the chemicals they use during the hydraulic fracturing ...

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Colorado Dems Say 'Climate Rights' Bill Contains Divisive Language - Daily Caller

News Feed - March 13, 2017 - 8:35pm

Colorado Dems Say 'Climate Rights' Bill Contains Divisive Language
Daily Caller
The “Climate Bill of Rights” was a reaction to an amendment passed last November making it more difficult for Colorado to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The measure requires a proposed amendment to garner voter signatures in all 35 state Senate ...

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Let's commit to a fracking ban - Baltimore Sun

News Feed - March 13, 2017 - 4:07pm

Let's commit to a fracking ban
Baltimore Sun
If Sen. Joan Carter Conway really believes that hydraulic fracturing should be banned, she needs to support SB 740 and not vie for a moratorium ("Why is Conway blocking a fracking ban?" March 9). The win in the House of Delegates is proof that banning ...

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Connecticut lawmaker seeks to ban fracking waste in state - New Haven Register

News Feed - March 13, 2017 - 3:11pm

Connecticut lawmaker seeks to ban fracking waste in state
New Haven Register
“We believe simply that the states that produce fracking waste have an obligation to dispose of it in such states,” the Carlsons wrote in the testimony. “If fracking states had to factor in the costs of fracking waste into their production, they might ...

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