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Boulder County commissioners called on to 'stop fracking' via stickered signage - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - June 7, 2017 - 7:17pm

Boulder County commissioners called on to 'stop fracking' via stickered signage
Boulder Daily Camera
Stickers bearing an anti-fracking message have been placed by unknown parties on stop signs in and around Boulder. The stickers are put beneath the word "STOP" and say "Fracking" along with the name of one of the Boulder County commissioners.

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Anti-fracking committee members claim Griswold selectman has conflict of interest - Norwich Bulletin

News Feed - June 7, 2017 - 6:15pm

Anti-fracking committee members claim Griswold selectman has conflict of interest
Norwich Bulletin
GRISWOLD —Members of the Ad-Hoc Anti-Fracking Waste Committee are concerned a selectman may have a conflict of interest when it comes to an anti-fracking waste ordinance that is on its way to public hearing. Selectman Martin McKinney owns ...

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Broomfield residents want ballot question to put fracking safety in town charter - Colorado Springs Gazette

News Feed - June 7, 2017 - 11:29am

Colorado Springs Gazette

Broomfield residents want ballot question to put fracking safety in town charter
Colorado Springs Gazette
Fracking opponents haven't been able to get the city to impose a moratorium,, If the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commissions rewrites its rules to include a more clear test for the balance fo safety and industry, operations would halt in the ...

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Campaigns win right to appeal Little Plumpton fracking decision ... - BBC News

News Feed - June 7, 2017 - 10:26am

BBC News

Campaigns win right to appeal Little Plumpton fracking decision ...
BBC News
The Court of Appeal granted the right to appeal on grounds including the government misinterpreted policy.

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Opponents of Nevada's anti-fracking bill say it will hurt education in state - Watchdog.org

News Feed - June 7, 2017 - 7:48am

Watchdog.org

Opponents of Nevada's anti-fracking bill say it will hurt education in state
Watchdog.org
Assembly Bill 159, authored by Assemblyman Justin Watkins, D-Las Vegas, would ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in oil and gas exploration and development. The technique pumps large amounts of pressurized fluids into wellbores, ...

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Texas Fracking Protest Expanded to Include New Water-pollution Risks - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - June 6, 2017 - 4:15pm

Texas Fracking Protest Expanded to Include New Water-pollution Risks
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— Citing new records showing the potential for drinking water contamination around Corpus Christi, the Center for Biological Diversity today supplemented its legal protest to a federal oil and gas lease sale planned for Thursday.

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Pros and cons of fracking: Research updates - Yale Climate Connections

News Feed - June 6, 2017 - 7:19am

Yale Climate Connections

Pros and cons of fracking: Research updates
Yale Climate Connections
Hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale, southwestern Pennsylvania (USGS, 2016). Credit: Doug Duncan, USGS. Fracking to extract gas and oil from shale rock remains among the most controversial practices in the new energy landscape. It's also among ...

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Enviros spar with critics over future of fracking rule case - E&E News

News Feed - June 6, 2017 - 7:11am

E&E News

Enviros spar with critics over future of fracking rule case
E&E News
Friends and foes of the Obama administration's hydraulic fracturing rule squared off yesterday over whether a legal battle should advance while the Trump administration reconsiders the regulation. In legal briefs yesterday to the 10th U.S. Circuit ...

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Environmental groups sue EPA for moving to repeal fracking rules - Washington Examiner

News Feed - June 5, 2017 - 4:30pm

Washington Examiner

Environmental groups sue EPA for moving to repeal fracking rules
Washington Examiner
Environmental groups sued the Trump administration Monday over its move to repeal rules on oil and natural gas frackers that were a part of former President Barack Obama's broad climate change plan. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). Recommended for ...
Pruitt's claim that 'almost 50000 jobs' have been gained in coalWashington Post

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Labour-supporting union backs fracking in pre-Election snub to Jeremy Corbyn who opposes it - The Sun

News Feed - June 5, 2017 - 1:08pm

The Sun

Labour-supporting union backs fracking in pre-Election snub to Jeremy Corbyn who opposes it
The Sun
ONE OF Labour's biggest union donors delivered a thumping pre-Election snub to Jeremy Corbyn today by formally backing fracking. Just three days before the nation goes to the polls, the GMB said it was time to live in the “real world” and get behind ...

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Jerry Brown Poses as 'Climate Leader' While He Promotes Fracking, Delta Tunnels - Elk Grove News (registration) (blog)

News Feed - June 5, 2017 - 10:40am

Elk Grove News (registration) (blog)

Jerry Brown Poses as 'Climate Leader' While He Promotes Fracking, Delta Tunnels
Elk Grove News (registration) (blog)
“Far from the environmentalist that Brown claims to be, Brown has expanded the burning of heat-trapping natural gas and nurtured oil drilling and hydraulic fracturing while stifling efforts to protect the public from harm,” the report says. “The Public ...
Why Dropping the Paris Agreement May Not MatterInsideSources
Paris Agreement is European ploy to put the US economy in shackles, says EPA chief Scott PruittCNBC
Donald Trump is right to ditch the Paris AgreementSpectator.co.uk (blog)
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HYDRAULIC FRACTURING Budget cuts rip into USGS impact research - E&E News

News Feed - June 5, 2017 - 7:35am

E&E News

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING Budget cuts rip into USGS impact research
E&E News
"Hydraulic fracturing is safe, and the science on fracking's alleged drinking water impacts has been settled for some time," said Neal Kirby, spokesman for the Independent Petroleum Association of America. "We believe the research into the safety of ...

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Another Fracking Time Bomb Lurks Beneath US - Forbes

News Feed - June 5, 2017 - 12:02am

Forbes

Another Fracking Time Bomb Lurks Beneath US
Forbes
Texas requires bonds equivalent to $2 per foot for an individual well—horizontal wells designed for fracking can be over a mile deep and another mile long—or up to $250,000 for a blanket bond covering a producer for all wells drilled in the state. At ...

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Another Fracking Time Bomb Lurks Beneath US - Forbes

News Feed - June 5, 2017 - 12:02am

Forbes

Another Fracking Time Bomb Lurks Beneath US
Forbes
Texas requires bonds equivalent to $2 per foot for an individual well—horizontal wells designed for fracking can be over a mile deep and another mile long—or up to $250,000 for a blanket bond covering a producer for all wells drilled in the state. At ...

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Ireland is the latest European country to ban fracking – the Tories need to follow suit - The Independent

News Feed - June 4, 2017 - 7:59am

The Independent

Ireland is the latest European country to ban fracking – the Tories need to follow suit
The Independent
Following this week's vote in the Irish Parliament to ban fracking, the Prime Minister looks increasingly out on a limb as one of the few European leaders to still argue that fracking is a good idea. France, the Netherlands and Germany have all put a ...

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Voice of the Reader: Fracking is not the answer - The Southern

News Feed - June 4, 2017 - 3:14am

The Southern

Voice of the Reader: Fracking is not the answer
The Southern
Fracking still pollutes the groundwater we rely on for drinking water. Fracking still destroys wildlife habitats and disrupts ecosystems. Fracking still lines the pockets of out-of-state drilling companies and leaves local residents in the same place ...

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Western Maryland Fracking Fight Reveals Differences - U.S. News & World Report

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

Western Maryland Fracking Fight Reveals Differences
U.S. News & World Report
According to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, all of Garrett sits on the gas-rich Marcellus shale. Despite being on the "fairway" in extraction terms, the amount of natural gas that could be pulled from the entirety of Western Maryland is ...

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Western Maryland fracking fight reveals differences - Charlotte Observer

News Feed - June 2, 2017 - 4:16pm

Western Maryland fracking fight reveals differences
Charlotte Observer
By passing a ban in Maryland, "We're just deciding to do hydraulic fracturing in other states," said Billy Bishoff, president of Garrett County's Farm Bureau and an outspoken supporter of fracking. Farmers like Bishoff are feeling the squeeze from the ...

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High court upholds rejection of fracking sand permit in western Wisconsin - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

News Feed - June 2, 2017 - 1:46pm

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

High court upholds rejection of fracking sand permit in western Wisconsin
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
A divided state Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a decision denying a permit for an Iowa-based company to open a new hydraulic fracturing sand mine in western Wisconsin. AllEnergy Corporation and AllEnergy Silica wanted to open a 265-acre mine ...

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Fracking Saves Americans $180 Billion Annually On Gasoline - Forbes

News Feed - June 2, 2017 - 12:38pm

Forbes

Fracking Saves Americans $180 Billion Annually On Gasoline
Forbes
Last week the Energy Information Administration reported that retail gasoline prices heading into Memorial Day weekend averaged $2.40 per gallon nationally. This marked the second-lowest price ahead of the Memorial Day weekend since 2009. The EIA ...

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