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Keep your fracking sand out of our port | SocialistWorker.org - Socialist Worker Online

News Feed - November 27, 2017 - 1:41am

Socialist Worker Online

Keep your fracking sand out of our port | SocialistWorker.org
Socialist Worker Online
Climate justice activists have constructed an encampment at the Port of Olympia in an effort to help halt toxic fracking practices.

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Fracking and other human activities are causing Texas earthquakes ... - Santa Fe New Mexican

News Feed - November 27, 2017 - 12:08am

Santa Fe New Mexican

Fracking and other human activities are causing Texas earthquakes ...
Santa Fe New Mexican
Some say the research eliminates the possibility, sometimes raised by the oil and gas industry, that the Texas quakes are part of a natural cycle of faults that ...
Texas Is The Latest State To See A Spike In Wastewater-Related ...HPPR
Oil Industry Is To Blame For Unnatural Number Of Earthquakes In ...Newsweek

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Mayor of London calls on councils to ban fracking - BBC News

News Feed - November 26, 2017 - 12:12pm

BBC News

Mayor of London calls on councils to ban fracking
BBC News
New proposals will ask councils to ban fracking in London. The Mayor of London will recommend councils block appraisals or production of shale gas using fracking in his draft London Plan, published later this week. Sadiq Khan called the method "harmful ...
Mayor of London Rejects FrackingRigzone
Sadiq Khan to tell London councils they should ban frackingThe Guardian
UK Onshore Oil and Gas hits out as London Mayor urges fracking banEnergy Voice

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Its foundation invests in fracking as UB talks sustainability - Buffalo News

News Feed - November 26, 2017 - 11:44am

Buffalo News

Its foundation invests in fracking as UB talks sustainability
Buffalo News
The University at Buffalo Foundation used an offshore fund to invest in fracking and fossil fuels, even as university officials sought to portray UB as a national leader in climate-change and sustainability research. The foundation invested through ...

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Boom in renewables weakens fracking's case in UK, says Tory MP - The Guardian

News Feed - November 26, 2017 - 9:48am

The Guardian

Boom in renewables weakens fracking's case in UK, says Tory MP
The Guardian
The case for fracking in Britain has weakened because of government action to extract more oil and gas from the North Sea and meteoric growth in renewable power, according to a Conservative MP tasked with developing the party's energy policy.

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Sadiq Khan to tell London councils they should ban fracking - The Guardian

News Feed - November 25, 2017 - 7:01pm

The Guardian

Sadiq Khan to tell London councils they should ban fracking
The Guardian
In a controversial move, the London mayor will set out in plans to be published this week that councils across the capital should block the exploration, appraisal or production of shale gas via hydraulic fracturing, which sees rocks blasted with water ...

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Yukon fracking operation shut down due to earthquakes - Koco - KOCO Oklahoma City

News Feed - November 24, 2017 - 11:41pm

KOCO Oklahoma City

Yukon fracking operation shut down due to earthquakes - Koco
KOCO Oklahoma City
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has shut down some fracking operations in Yukon after a series of earthquakes rocked the area this week.

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Fracking and other human activities are causing Texas earthquakes, study suggests - The Denver Post

News Feed - November 24, 2017 - 7:41pm

The Denver Post

Fracking and other human activities are causing Texas earthquakes, study suggests
The Denver Post
Natural forces trigger most earthquakes. But humans are causing earthquakes, too, with mining and dam construction the most frequent suspects. There has been a recent increase in natural gas extraction – including fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, but ...

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Nov. 25 Letters: Santa Clara County should get behind fracking ban - The Mercury News

News Feed - November 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

The Mercury News

Nov. 25 Letters: Santa Clara County should get behind fracking ban
The Mercury News
... fracking, is harmful to humans, especially to vulnerable people, newborns and children. The Environmental Protection Agency found scientific evidence in 2016 that hydraulic fracturing under certain conditions is a significant threat to US water ...

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Oil and gas industry is causing Texas earthquakes, a 'landmark ... - Washington Post

News Feed - November 24, 2017 - 2:01pm

Washington Post

Oil and gas industry is causing Texas earthquakes, a 'landmark ...
Washington Post
An unnatural number of earthquakes hit Texas in the past decade, and the region's seismic activity is increasing. In 2008, two earthquakes stronger than ...
Drilling in Texas leads to uptick in earthquakes, as sleeping faults reawakenRT

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Fracking firm wins extension to 'draconian' protest injunction ... - The Guardian

News Feed - November 23, 2017 - 10:48am

The Guardian

Fracking firm wins extension to 'draconian' protest injunction ...
The Guardian
High court extends wide-ranging injunction sought by Ineos which prohibits campaigners from interfering unlawfully with their operations.
Ineos shale gas sites: Anti-fracking protest injunctions continuedBBC News

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Bethel residents support fracking ban - NewsTimes - Danbury News Times

News Feed - November 22, 2017 - 6:12pm

Bethel residents support fracking ban - NewsTimes
Danbury News Times
BETHEL — About 20 residents gathered Monday night to support an effort to pass a local ordinance banning fracking waste. The Outreach Committee of the ...

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Lee County Residents Stage Mock Oil Spill to Support Anti-Fracking Legislation - WGCU News

News Feed - November 22, 2017 - 3:49pm

WGCU News

Lee County Residents Stage Mock Oil Spill to Support Anti-Fracking Legislation
WGCU News
“Today, we are out here urging our legislators to support, in the 2018 legislative session, the fracking ban legislation that will be moving through, which is Senate Bill 462 and House Bill 237,” McGregor said. That house bill was co-introduced by ...

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Port to protesters: No scheduled plans to ship fracking sand by rail - The Olympian

News Feed - November 22, 2017 - 10:02am

The Olympian

Port to protesters: No scheduled plans to ship fracking sand by rail
The Olympian
The Port of Olympia currently is unaffected by a group of protesters who have occupied a section of railroad tracks in downtown Olympia because the port has no scheduled plans to ship fracking sand to North Dakota, a spokeswoman for the port said ...

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Special report: How the U.S. Government Hid Fracking's Risks to ... - StateImpact Pennsylvania

News Feed - November 22, 2017 - 8:05am

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Special report: How the U.S. Government Hid Fracking's Risks to ...
StateImpact Pennsylvania
The two wells drilled on Bryan Latkanich's property are among 1,655 that have been hydraulically fractured in Washington County since 2004. Latkanich is one of more than 4,000 Pennsylvania residents who have filed complaints with DEP, wondering if gas ...

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Fracking Proppants, Treating Wells for Improved Production, to Witness a CAGR of 12.4% During 2017-2023 - GlobeNewswire (press release)

News Feed - November 22, 2017 - 6:17am

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Fracking Proppants, Treating Wells for Improved Production, to Witness a CAGR of 12.4% During 2017-2023
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The report segments the fracking proppants market by Product (Frac Sand, Ceramic Proppants and Resin Coated Proppants), by Application (Shale Gas, Coal Bed Methane, Tight Gas, and Others), by Fracturing Technology (Natural Hydraulic Fracturing, Induced ...
Pa. House leaves Marcellus Shale tax up in the airPress & Sun-Bulletin

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Pennsylvania House leaves Marcellus Shale tax unresolved - TribDem.com

News Feed - November 21, 2017 - 11:39pm

TribDem.com

Pennsylvania House leaves Marcellus Shale tax unresolved
TribDem.com
HARRISBURG – Legislation in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to impose a long-sought tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production is up in the air until December. The Republican-controlled House adjourned until Dec. 4 after spending parts of ...

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Bill proposed to ban fracking in Florida - Fox 4

News Feed - November 21, 2017 - 10:47pm

Fox 4

Bill proposed to ban fracking in Florida
Fox 4
FT. MYERS, Fla. - A bi-partisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill banning fracking in Florida. Fracking is a kind of drilling that injects water and chemicals into the ground. The method helps extract oil and natural gas. Critics say it's too much ...

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Pennsylvania House leaves Marcellus Shale tax up in the air - Tribune-Review

News Feed - November 21, 2017 - 7:37pm

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Pennsylvania House leaves Marcellus Shale tax up in the air
Tribune-Review
HARRISBURG — Legislation in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to impose a long-sought tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production is up in the air until December. The Republican-controlled House adjourned until Dec. 4, after spending parts ...
Fracking Proppants, Treating Wells for Improved Production, to Witness a CAGR of 12.4% During 2017-2023GlobeNewswire (press release)
State House leaves Marcellus Shale tax proposal up in the airwitf.org

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Pennsylvania House Leaves Marcellus Shale Tax up in the Air - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - November 21, 2017 - 7:04pm

TribDem.com

Pennsylvania House Leaves Marcellus Shale Tax up in the Air
U.S. News & World Report
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives is beginning a second day of debate on legislation to impose a long-sought tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production, as they sort through dozens of proposed amendments. Nov. 21, 2017, at 6:56 p.m..
Pennsylvania House leaves Marcellus Shale tax unresolvedTribDem.com

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