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Activists Do Complete Reversal On Fracking Rule - Daily Caller

News Feed - April 11, 2017 - 4:44pm

Activists Do Complete Reversal On Fracking Rule
Daily Caller
Environmentalists are suing to stop a proposed Montana law that requires hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, companies disclose chemicals used in the process. The proposed bill has passed Montana's Senate and is currently working its way through the ...

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Fracking puts Va. river on group's 'endangered' list - WTOP

News Feed - April 11, 2017 - 4:37pm

WTOP

Fracking puts Va. river on group's 'endangered' list
WTOP
WASHINGTON — Fracking makes the Rappahannock River in Virginia the fifth most “endangered” river in the nation, according to a new list by the nonprofit advocacy group American Rivers. “The Rappahannock is one of our most important rivers in the ...
National report: Rappahannock River endangered by fracking threatFredericksburg.com
Oil and Gas: Report ranks Rappahannock among 10 most endangered riversPennEnergy
America's Most Endangered Rivers® for 2017 | American RiversAmerican Rivers

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Webinar provides insight into hydraulic fracturing and earthquake activity - Sharonherald

News Feed - April 11, 2017 - 3:28pm

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Webinar provides insight into hydraulic fracturing and earthquake activity
Sharonherald
The link between hydraulic fracturing and increased seismic activity will be the topic of a web-based seminar to be presented by Penn State Extension. The presentation, from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, will feature David Eaton, professor of ...

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Pre-K students' drawings protest fracking in Wayne National Forest - The Columbus Dispatch

News Feed - April 11, 2017 - 5:56am

The Columbus Dispatch

Pre-K students' drawings protest fracking in Wayne National Forest
The Columbus Dispatch
Deja Watson, a teacher at Little Dreamers, Big Believers, gets fanned by William Peake, 5, with feathers from a wild turkey. Students at the Short North day-care center made drawings to protest fracking at Wayne National Forest and sent them to the ...

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Companies don't have to disclose fracking chemicals, but lawsuit ... - The Missoulian

News Feed - April 10, 2017 - 7:19pm

The Missoulian

Companies don't have to disclose fracking chemicals, but lawsuit ...
The Missoulian
HELENA – A group of farm and ranch owners, along with two environmental advocacy groups, are suing the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation over ...
Montana lawmakers seek to change fracking disclosure rulesKTVH

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Fracking suit on hold as Legislature considers change to disclosure law - The Missoulian

News Feed - April 10, 2017 - 7:19pm

The Missoulian

Fracking suit on hold as Legislature considers change to disclosure law
The Missoulian
... and ranch owners, along with two environmental advocacy groups, are suing the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation over rules that allow oil and gas companies to keep secret the chemicals they use for hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking.
Montana Lawmakers Seek to Change Fracking Disclosure RulesU.S. News & World Report

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Texas City Opposes Feds' Fracking Plan for Lake Somerville - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - April 10, 2017 - 6:43pm

Texas City Opposes Feds' Fracking Plan for Lake Somerville
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In recent years advances fracking (hydraulic fracturing) techniques have made these oil deposits accessible to oil and gas operators and have sparked an oil and gas boom in Texas. “We applaud Brenham for taking a stand against this dangerous fracking ...

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Maryland Bans Fracking, As Activists Fight 9000 Miles of New Pipelines - SustainableBusiness.com

News Feed - April 10, 2017 - 5:38pm

SustainableBusiness.com

Maryland Bans Fracking, As Activists Fight 9000 Miles of New Pipelines
SustainableBusiness.com
Maryland is the third state to ban fracking, after New York and Vermont did a couple of years ago. In a rare case of bipartisanship, Maryland's Republican Governor, Larry Hogan, signed a bill passed overwhelmingly by the Democratically controlled ...
A look at bills passed by the Maryland General AssemblySacramento Bee
Maryland General Assembly pushes hundreds of bills to passage on final dayBaltimore Sun
Bills on liquor board, school bus passing discussed on final day of Maryland General AssemblyWTOP
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Irish parliamentary watchdog backs fracking ban: 'Risks outweigh the benefits' - Belfast Telegraph

News Feed - April 10, 2017 - 11:58am

Belfast Telegraph

Irish parliamentary watchdog backs fracking ban: 'Risks outweigh the benefits'
Belfast Telegraph
Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, involves drilling into the earth before a high-pressure water mixture is forced into rock to release gas. Last October, cross-party TDs backed proposed legislation on the ban, put forward by Fine Gael ...

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The Fracking Debate | The UCSB Current - The UCSB Current

News Feed - April 10, 2017 - 11:07am

The UCSB Current

The Fracking Debate | The UCSB Current
The UCSB Current
While an entire ocean separates the United States from the United Kingdom, when the issue of fracking arises, the great divide — philosophically speaking ...
The Fracking Debate - UCSB - Santa Barbara EdhatSanta Barbara Edhat

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Fracking is safe - Miami Herald

News Feed - April 9, 2017 - 11:01am

Fracking is safe
Miami Herald
With a proposed ban on fracking making some progress in the Florida Legislature this year, a focus on facts is in order. Fracking creates good jobs, it helps keep our environment cleaner, and it makes energy more affordable. It also keeps us from being ...

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Fracking ordinance nears decision in Wilmington Township - Sharonherald

News Feed - April 9, 2017 - 7:05am

Sharonherald

Fracking ordinance nears decision in Wilmington Township
Sharonherald
Supervisors have scheduled a special meeting April 17 to consider four options to amend the existing ordinance that governs hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” in the township. A time has not yet been set but will be advertised. No details have been ...

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Maryland's fracking ban is fodder for campaigns against industry in ... - Baltimore Sun

News Feed - April 8, 2017 - 4:46pm

Baltimore Sun

Maryland's fracking ban is fodder for campaigns against industry in ...
Baltimore Sun
When Gov. Larry Hogan signed a state fracking ban into law Tuesday, the stroke of his pen might have sent ripples beyond Maryland's borders.

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Top Fracking Stocks to Buy in 2017 -- The Motley Fool - Motley Fool

News Feed - April 8, 2017 - 12:00pm

Motley Fool

Top Fracking Stocks to Buy in 2017 -- The Motley Fool
Motley Fool
With OPEC stepping in to support the oil market, U.S. fracking companies are ramping up spending and production, which should be a boon for fracking stocks ...

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Bradley Beck: Fracking helps poor people - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - April 7, 2017 - 10:15pm

Bradley Beck: Fracking helps poor people
Boulder Daily Camera
Yet in Boulder County, the anti-human flourishing frackivists who wish to ban access to raw materials through the safe and trusted process of hydraulic fracturing are hurting the poor among us the most. Today, access to affordable, available abundant ...

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The Facts on Fracking Chemical Disclosure - FactCheck.org

News Feed - April 7, 2017 - 5:07pm

The Facts on Fracking Chemical Disclosure
FactCheck.org
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a method used to obtain natural gas and oil from rock formations underground. The process involves injecting water, sand and various chemicals into drilling wells at high pressure, releasing oil and gas that would ...

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Fracking banned in Maryland | News | alliednews.com - Allied News

News Feed - April 7, 2017 - 2:33pm

Allied News

Fracking banned in Maryland | News | alliednews.com
Allied News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has signed a bill to ban the hydraulic fracturing drilling process known as fracking in Maryland.
Maryland Governor Signs Fracking Ban Into LawU.S. News & World Report
Maryland's fracking ban puts it on the right side of climate historyWashington Post
Fracking ban is a good startBaltimore Sun
ThinkProgress
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Oklahoma's drinking water is at risk from fracking, new report finds - ThinkProgress

News Feed - April 7, 2017 - 1:10pm

ThinkProgress

Oklahoma's drinking water is at risk from fracking, new report finds
ThinkProgress
But as oil and gas fracking continue to spread throughout the state, Oklahomans' concern might be more about the industry's impact on water supplies and less about the industry's profits. A report, commissioned by the Clean Water Fund and released ...

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Fracking ban is a good start - Baltimore Sun

News Feed - April 7, 2017 - 8:54am

Baltimore Sun

Fracking ban is a good start
Baltimore Sun
Larry Hogan, Governor of Maryland, along with, on the left, President of Senate Mike Miller, and on the right, Speaker of the House of Delegate Michael Busch, sign the fracking ban during a bill signing ceremony. (Pamela Wood, Baltimore Sun video).
Maryland Governor Signs Fracking Ban Into LawU.S. News & World Report
Maryland's fracking ban puts it on the right side of climate historyWashington Post
A Republican governor has nixed fracking in Maryland.Grist
ThinkProgress -Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
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