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Opinion: Fracking could fuel Alaska's next oil boom - MarketWatch

News Feed - April 14, 2017 - 9:54am

MarketWatch

Opinion: Fracking could fuel Alaska's next oil boom
MarketWatch
Company engineers expect that hydraulic fracturing will be able to free such oil so it can be produced. Such has been the result for other shales and low-permeability reservoirs in places like North Dakota and Texas. The logistics of finding large ...
Fracking comes to Alaska, triggering new oil boomDigital Journal

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Letter: Fracking safe for the environment - Tallahassee.com

News Feed - April 14, 2017 - 8:15am

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Letter: Fracking safe for the environment
Tallahassee.com
You would think environmental activists would be applauding fracking, rather than seeking to ban it in Florida. That's because, despite some of the misinformation out there, fracking has been safely used in the U.S. for over six decades and it has ...

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Editorial: Fracking's risk to river called unacceptable - Fredericksburg.com

News Feed - April 13, 2017 - 6:05pm

Editorial: Fracking's risk to river called unacceptable
Fredericksburg.com
A NEW REPORT says the risk that fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, poses to the Rappahannock River makes it among the nation's most endangered waterways. In other words, the enormity of the risk absolutely negates any benefit reaped by capturing the ...

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Anticipating hazards from fracking-induced earthquakes in Canada ... - Science Daily

News Feed - April 13, 2017 - 4:41pm

Anticipating hazards from fracking-induced earthquakes in Canada ...
Science Daily
As hydraulic fracturing operations expand in Canada and in some parts of the United States, researchers are taking a closer look at ways to minimize hazards ...

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Ban Fracking? Bad Economics, Bad Ecology - Forbes

News Feed - April 13, 2017 - 3:32pm

Ban Fracking? Bad Economics, Bad Ecology
Forbes
Warning: low-cost, clean energy may be hazardous to your health. Or so say environmental activists who will trot out any line of attack in their crusade against fossil fuels. For years, the green movement has spread falsehoods about hydraulic ...

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Fracking comes to the Arctic in a new Alaska oil boom - UPI.com - UPI.com

News Feed - April 13, 2017 - 10:08am

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Fracking comes to the Arctic in a new Alaska oil boom - UPI.com
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A new wave of Arctic development will help increase U.S. oil production and influence in world oil markets for at least the next several decades.
Fracking Comes To Alaska, Triggering New Oil Boom | The Daily ...Daily Caller

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Poll: Increasing Number Of Americans Support Fracking - Daily Caller

News Feed - April 13, 2017 - 9:23am

Poll: Increasing Number Of Americans Support Fracking
Daily Caller
A new University of Texas (UT) poll found a sizable jump in the number of Americans who support hydraulic fracturing. The poll found 43 percent of Americans support fracking, higher than the 42 percent who oppose it. The percentage of Americans who ...

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Fracking is ruining one of the last truly dark places in the US, and astronomers are on edge - Quartz

News Feed - April 13, 2017 - 7:03am

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Fracking is ruining one of the last truly dark places in the US, and astronomers are on edge
Quartz
That's hydraulic fracturing, the astronomer explained. Astronomy is in the business of darkness. The darker the night sky, the more there is to observe. For most of its existence, since it opened in 1933, the University of Texas' McDonald Observatory ...

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Huge risk, no gain: Fracking is a lose-lose for Nevada - Las Vegas Sun

News Feed - April 13, 2017 - 5:06am

Huge risk, no gain: Fracking is a lose-lose for Nevada
Las Vegas Sun
Hydraulic fracturing — more commonly known as fracking — is a significant threat to our state's scarce water supplies. Under current federal law, certain methods of fracking are exempt from a number of environmental protection laws, most importantly ...

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Webinar provides insight into hydraulic fracturing and earthquake activity - Allied News

News Feed - April 13, 2017 - 12:05am

Allied News

Webinar provides insight into hydraulic fracturing and earthquake activity
Allied News
“This fracking-induced earthquake activity in western Canada appears to be limited to a few completion intervals and is localized within areas that collectively cover about 1 percent to 3 percent of the total region of industry activity,” Eaton said ...

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Fracking comes to the Arctic in a new Alaska oil boom - The Conversation US

News Feed - April 12, 2017 - 10:02pm

The Conversation US

Fracking comes to the Arctic in a new Alaska oil boom
The Conversation US
Company engineers expect that hydraulic fracturing will be able to free such oil so it can be produced. Such has been the result for other shales and low-permeability reservoirs in places like North Dakota and Texas. The logistics of finding large ...

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Energiewende, fracking and lower rates - Atlanta Business Chronicle

News Feed - April 12, 2017 - 9:02pm

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Energiewende, fracking and lower rates
Atlanta Business Chronicle
​In 2013, I made my first trip to Germany to see what the “Energiewende” was all about. This German word means “Energy Transition,” and Germany has made considerable effort to persuade the world to phase out nuclear power and develop renewable ...

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Report highlights harmful impact of fracking - RTE.ie

News Feed - April 12, 2017 - 1:27pm

RTE.ie

Report highlights harmful impact of fracking
RTE.ie
The group also expressed concern about a range of potential effects from fracking, including surface chemical spills and leaks, accidental spills of contaminated flowback water and groundwater contamination from the fluids used in hydraulic fracturing ...
Ban on fracking should not be lifted, says Oireachtas reportIrish Times
Oireachtas committee supports prohibition on frackingLeitrim Observer
Cautious Welcome To Anti-Fracking ReportClare FM

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Anticipating hazards from fracking-induced earthquakes in Canada and US - Phys.Org

News Feed - April 12, 2017 - 11:52am

Anticipating hazards from fracking-induced earthquakes in Canada and US
Phys.Org
As hydraulic fracturing operations expand in Canada and in some parts of the United States, researchers at the 2017 Seismological Society of America's (SSA) Annual Meeting are taking a closer look at ways to minimize hazards from the earthquakes ...

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No reason to ban fracking in Florida - The News-Press - The News-Press

News Feed - April 12, 2017 - 10:58am

The News-Press

No reason to ban fracking in Florida - The News-Press
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Critics of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” claim that its use in oil and natural gas production is unsafe. Banning its use in Florida, they argue, will give ...
Fracking to give Karoo 'uncertain future' | IOLIndependent Online

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Will Coffman Drop the Lawsuit Against Boulder's Fracking Moratorium? - Westword

News Feed - April 12, 2017 - 10:39am

Westword

Will Coffman Drop the Lawsuit Against Boulder's Fracking Moratorium?
Westword
As Boulder County prepares to end its moratorium on fracking, its officials are wondering why a two-month-old lawsuit against the moratorium filed by the Colorado Attorney General is still in the works. The suit is the last in a line of legal ...

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Fracking activists in Lancashire lose high court bid to stop drilling - The Guardian

News Feed - April 12, 2017 - 5:25am

The Guardian

Fracking activists in Lancashire lose high court bid to stop drilling
The Guardian
Lancashire residents fighting to block a fracking site have said they are “truly dismayed” after losing a high court legal challenge. The Preston New Road Action Group and Gayzer Frackman, a professional clown, had applied for a judicial review of the ...
Anti-fracking campaigners lose High Court challenge against drilling in LancashireThe Independent
Preston New Road fracking protesters lose legal challengeBBC News
Cuadrilla's Lancashire fracking plans cleared by High CourtTelegraph.co.uk
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Preston New Road fracking protesters lose legal challenge - BBC News

News Feed - April 12, 2017 - 4:59am

BBC News

Preston New Road fracking protesters lose legal challenge
BBC News
Two High Court challenges against the government's decision to give fracking the go-ahead in Lancashire have failed. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid approved plans for shale gas extraction at Cuadrilla's Preston New Road site at Little Plumpton in ...
Environmentalists Lose Big In Battle To Stop FrackingDaily Caller
Fracking activists in Lancashire lose high court bid to stop drillingThe Guardian

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A multinational fracking boom begins in Colombia - Open Democracy

News Feed - April 12, 2017 - 3:03am

Open Democracy

A multinational fracking boom begins in Colombia
Open Democracy
In areas where shale-drilling/hydraulic fracturing is heavy, a dense web of roads, pipelines and well pads turn continuous forests and grasslands into fragmented islands. Bruce Gordon/EcoFlight/Flickr. Some rights reserved. Information from Colombia's ...

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Six Teenagers Win Court Appeal In Colorado Fracking Case - OilPrice.com

News Feed - April 11, 2017 - 5:12pm

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Six Teenagers Win Court Appeal In Colorado Fracking Case
OilPrice.com
The Colorado Court of Appeals has recently ruled 2-1 in favor of six teenage activists who had petitioned the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to consider a rule that places public health and environment before oil and gas development ...
Lawsuit targets state regulators for approving 24-well project near Greeley-area middle schoolThe Colorado Statesman

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