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Community questions possible fracking in Richland, Ashland counties - Mansfield News Journal

News Feed - February 1, 2018 - 8:32pm

Mansfield News Journal

Community questions possible fracking in Richland, Ashland counties
Mansfield News Journal
Stark said Cabot's geologists selected the area as a promising one geologically for hydraulic fracturing, with the potential for underground oil or gas deposits. "We see Ashland (County) as the area for focus," Stark said. "The core's right there ...
Tri-county coalition takes drilling concerns to the publicRichland Source

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Fracking well depths linked to Oklahoma quakes - Axios

News Feed - February 1, 2018 - 4:14pm

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Fracking well depths linked to Oklahoma quakes
Axios
Why it matters: Oklahoma never used to experience many earthquakes, but since 2009, a number of damaging tremblors have shaken the area. "State regulators could cut about in half the number of man-made quakes by restricting deep injections in the ...

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NJ will vote for fracking ban in Delaware River basin, Murphy announces - NorthJersey.com

News Feed - February 1, 2018 - 3:55pm

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NJ will vote for fracking ban in Delaware River basin, Murphy announces
NorthJersey.com
New Jersey will vote to ban fracking in the Delaware River basin, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday, but the fate of a related and contentious practice is still in question. Murphy said during a news conference on the banks of the Delaware in ...
Phil Murphy sets the stage for a fracking ban in the region ...lehighvalleylive.com
Murphy says NJ joins neighbors in opposing 'fracking'Washington Post
Murphy joins governors calling for fracking ban in Delaware watershedPress of Atlantic City
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Ridgefield to consider ban on fracking waste - NewsTimes - Danbury News Times

News Feed - February 1, 2018 - 2:37pm

Ridgefield to consider ban on fracking waste - NewsTimes
Danbury News Times
RIDGEFIELD — Officials have decided to draft an ordinance banning the use or storage of fracking waste in town, which they hope will protect the community when a statewide ban on the waste expires this summer. The Board of Selectmen voted Wednesday to ...

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Rally to ban fracking in northeast Florida this Saturday - Historic City News

News Feed - February 1, 2018 - 2:21pm

Historic City News

Rally to ban fracking in northeast Florida this Saturday
Historic City News
Jorge Aguilar informed local reporters that a mock “Oil Spill” and rally will be held this Saturday by officials and anti-fracking advocates at Friendship Fountain, and Historic City News readers are invited to participate. Participants will be calling ...

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NJ Governor Murphy Supports Fracking Ban in the Delaware | NRDC - Natural Resources Defense Council

News Feed - February 1, 2018 - 1:01pm

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NJ Governor Murphy Supports Fracking Ban in the Delaware | NRDC
Natural Resources Defense Council
"[Fracking] is a direct threat to our water, and runs counter to our values." — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. Newly elected New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy reaffirmed his support today for a ban on fracking in the Delaware River Basin. His ...

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In Your Opinion: Nothing good comes from horizontal fracking - Oneonta Daily Star

News Feed - January 31, 2018 - 5:13pm

In Your Opinion: Nothing good comes from horizontal fracking
Oneonta Daily Star
Nothing good will ever come from fracking. It ruins lives. Your land is seized and held hostage by the oil companies. Your property taken by eminent domain, your hard work and inheritance to your children are gone instantly. Farms are disappearing. Gas ...

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Public hearings on fracking | The River Reporter - The River Reporter (press release) (blog)

News Feed - January 31, 2018 - 3:25pm

Public hearings on fracking | The River Reporter
The River Reporter (press release) (blog)
REGION — Eight years after the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) imposed a de facto ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Delaware Watershed, the DRBC is holding a series of public hearings on adopting new regulations covering fracking ...

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Fracking Found to Threaten Water Quantity, Not Just Quality - Courthouse News Service

News Feed - January 31, 2018 - 3:18pm

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Fracking Found to Threaten Water Quantity, Not Just Quality
Courthouse News Service
(CN) – Fracking operations can dangerously deplete streams, threatening local drinking water supplies and aquatic species, a new study finds. Focusing on Arkansas, the report is one of the first to examine how much water can be sustainably withdrawn ...
5 Million Gallons of Freshwater Used to Frack Just One WellEcoWatch

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The fracking debate goes on - The River Reporter

News Feed - January 31, 2018 - 2:23pm

The River Reporter

The fracking debate goes on
The River Reporter
It's been more than a decade since the landsmen started knocking on the doors of property owners in the region and offering promises of riches in exchange for the right to drill for gas on those properties. Back then, few people had heard of the ...
Public hearings on frackingThe River Reporter (press release) (blog)

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Wethersfield Residents Push For Town Fracking Waste Ban - Hartford Courant

News Feed - January 31, 2018 - 2:11pm

Wethersfield Residents Push For Town Fracking Waste Ban
Hartford Courant
Residents were chiefly concerned about the effects the disposal of fracking waste could have on the environment and the health of residents. Another major concern was the potential risk of fracking waste being transported through town on Interstate 91 ...

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Potential impact of hydraulic fracturing on streams, downstream ... - Science Daily

News Feed - January 31, 2018 - 11:41am

Science Daily

Potential impact of hydraulic fracturing on streams, downstream ...
Science Daily
Concerns over hydraulic fracturing, an oil and gas extraction method that injects millions of gallons of freshwater and chemicals into shale, have largely focused on potential impacts on water quality. But, as scientists now report, 'fracking ...
One Fracking Well Can Suck Up 250,000 Bathtubs' Worth of Water ...Motherboard

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One Fracking Well Can Suck Up 250,000 Bathtubs' Worth of Water ... - Motherboard

News Feed - January 31, 2018 - 8:55am

Motherboard

One Fracking Well Can Suck Up 250,000 Bathtubs' Worth of Water ...
Motherboard
A new study published today estimates that fracking dangerously depletes water levels in up to 51 percent of streams in Arkansas, where water is taken and pumped deep underground (along with sand and chemicals) to frack a well to access natural gas ...
Potential impact of hydraulic fracturing on streams, downstream recreation, drinking waterScience Daily

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Delaware River Basin Commission should embrace fracking, not ban it | Opinion - PennLive.com

News Feed - January 31, 2018 - 8:34am

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Delaware River Basin Commission should embrace fracking, not ban it | Opinion
PennLive.com
Yet, the Delaware River Basin Commission, guardian of a 13,539-square-mile watershed that covers a large part of the energy-rich Marcellus shale, has called for a permanent ban on fracking. But placing a swath of Pennsylvania off-limits to natural gas ...

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Fracking Drives Oil, Natural Gas Growth - ThomasNet News (press release) (blog)

News Feed - January 31, 2018 - 6:14am

Fracking Drives Oil, Natural Gas Growth
ThomasNet News (press release) (blog)
Hydraulic fracturing involves drilling a well vertically to a certain depth and then bending that path until it extends horizontally. Because these wells are longer, and the drilling process more complex, a horizontal well is typically more expensive ...

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Fracking bill on the move: HB 205 sets regulations for the oil and gas extraction method - Northwest Georgia News

News Feed - January 30, 2018 - 7:38pm

Northwest Georgia News

Fracking bill on the move: HB 205 sets regulations for the oil and gas extraction method
Northwest Georgia News
A bill to protect Northwest Georgia's water from the effects of fracking is awaiting a vote in the Senate before heading to Gov. Nathan Deal for signature. House Bill 205, deferred from the 2017, was resolved by a conference committee made up of three ...

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Live: BLM citizen council talks fracking, fire, public lands - taosnews

News Feed - January 30, 2018 - 3:23pm

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Live: BLM citizen council talks fracking, fire, public lands
taosnews
Tuesday's gathering is the first meeting of the BLM's Farmington and Taos citizen council since 2016. Cody Hooks. Posted Tuesday, January 30, 2018 1:13 pm. By Cody Hooks chooks@taosnews.com. A citizens' council for the the Bureau of Land Management in ...

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Letter to the editor: Keep fracking out of Monroeville | TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

News Feed - January 30, 2018 - 12:32pm

Letter to the editor: Keep fracking out of Monroeville | TribLIVE
Tribune-Review
Our town is free from fracking, but that could change if Huntley andamp; Huntley Energy Exploration has its way. What's the fuss about fracking If ...

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Activists Plan Rally for Fracking Ban at Capitol - Public News Service

News Feed - January 30, 2018 - 3:08am

Public News Service

Activists Plan Rally for Fracking Ban at Capitol
Public News Service
Anti-fracking groups say Florida's aquifer and the soluble limestone foundation make the state even more vulnerable to damage from fracking. (Pixabay). January 30, 2018. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A bipartisan group of lawmakers and conservation advocates is ...

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