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API Says States Should Take Lead On Fracking Rule - Law360 (subscription)

News Feed - September 26, 2017 - 1:46pm

API Says States Should Take Lead On Fracking Rule
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (September 26, 2017, 1:36 PM EDT) -- The American Petroleum Association told the Bureau of Land Management on Monday that its hydraulic fracturing rules for federal and Native American lands should be based on the “expertise of ...

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Cabot Oil & Gas settles fracking lawsuit with Pennsylvania families - Reuters

News Feed - September 26, 2017 - 1:16pm

Reuters

Cabot Oil & Gas settles fracking lawsuit with Pennsylvania families
Reuters
Carlson approved the settlement on Sept. 21, court records show. Dimock, Pennsylvania was at the heart of the Marcellus Shale gas fracking boom that began in 2007. Residents complained that Cabot's drilling caused methane gas to migrate to their wells, ...

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North Yorkshire fracking protests: Five more charged - BBC News

News Feed - September 26, 2017 - 12:42pm

BBC News

North Yorkshire fracking protests: Five more charged
BBC News
A further five people have been charged in connection with protests at a shale gas fracking site in North Yorkshire. The five women were arrested at Kirby Misperton on Monday. A man, 61, was also arrested but released without charge. Third Energy was ...
Minster FM - News - VIDEO - Farmers Against Fracking rally at KM8 ...Minster FM
Farmers stage demonstration at fracking siteThe Press, York
Farmers Against Fracking join Ryedale protest at Third Energy site ...The Northern Echo (registration)
ITV News -Gazette & Herald -Cumbria Crack
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Mesa County to Donald Trump's BLM: Get rid of Obama's fracking regulations - The Denver Post

News Feed - September 26, 2017 - 10:47am

The Denver Post

Mesa County to Donald Trump's BLM: Get rid of Obama's fracking regulations
The Denver Post
GRAND JUNCTION — The Mesa County Commission on Monday urged the Bureau of Land Management to drop its Obama-era rule regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal lands. The commission voted to send a letter to BLM urging that the 2015 rules ...

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Filter May Be A Match For Fracking Water - Chem.Info

News Feed - September 26, 2017 - 9:05am

Filter May Be A Match For Fracking Water
Chem.Info
A new superhydrophilic filter has proven able to remove greater than 90 per cent of hydrocarbons, as well as all bacteria and particulates from contaminated water produced by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations at shale oil and gas wells ...

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Swansea filter could help reduce environmental impact of fracking - The Engineer

News Feed - September 26, 2017 - 6:30am

The Engineer

Swansea filter could help reduce environmental impact of fracking
The Engineer
A novel filtration method developed by researchers at Swansea University could be used to clean-up the waste water produced during fracking operations it has been claimed. Fracking, the hydraulic fracturing process by which shale oil and gas is removed ...
Superhydrophilic filter removes more than 90% of fracking pollutants from waste waterEureka
Superhydrophilic Membrane Effectively Used to Clean Fluids for ReuseGears Of Biz

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Fracking's Forgotten Waste Endangers Rural Regions - HPPR

News Feed - September 25, 2017 - 10:05pm

HPPR

Fracking's Forgotten Waste Endangers Rural Regions
HPPR
... repository for the toxic waste created by out-of-state fracking operations. As The Guardian reports, this sludge of toxic chemicals and undrinkable water causes the air in the Appalachian foothills to smell like bleach. While hydraulic fracturing ...

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke: Fracking is proof 'God's got a good sense of humor and he loves us' - Washington Examiner

News Feed - September 25, 2017 - 8:18pm

Washington Examiner

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke: Fracking is proof 'God's got a good sense of humor and he loves us'
Washington Examiner
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke referred to the oil drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, as proof of divine love, as well as humor. "Fracking is proof that God's got a good sense of humor and he loves us," Zinke told members of the ...
Why does Ryan Zinke keep saying fracking is a sign of “God's sense of humor?”Grist
If You Know What You're Talking About, Get OutEsquire.com
Another bad Trump Cabinet pickCorpus Christi Caller-Times
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Sanford company challenges fracking moratoriums - Fayetteville Observer

News Feed - September 25, 2017 - 5:54pm

Sanford company challenges fracking moratoriums
Fayetteville Observer
Fracking, which is short for hydraulic fracturing, is a controversial method of horizontal drilling that involves injecting water, sand and chemicals under pressure to break apart rocks and release natural gas. Patterson said in the letter that he ...

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Environmental group to discuss Marcellus shale fracking in Oakmont - Tribune-Review

News Feed - September 25, 2017 - 5:42pm

Environmental group to discuss Marcellus shale fracking in Oakmont
Tribune-Review
It's a step that usually precedes the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — a process of extracting gas by injecting rock deep in the ground with high-pressure water, sand and chemicals. “Drilling for unconventional gas is a ...

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Why does Ryan Zinke keep saying fracking is a sign of “God's sense of humor?” - Grist

News Feed - September 25, 2017 - 4:55pm

Grist

Why does Ryan Zinke keep saying fracking is a sign of “God's sense of humor?”
Grist
Interior Secretary Zinke loves domestic energy production, but not as much as he loves repeating weird, jokey assertions about domestic energy production. For example, he keeps trotting out the same line about fracking, a natural gas extraction process ...
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke: Fracking is proof 'God's got a good sense of humor and he loves us'Washington Examiner
If You Know What You're Talking About, Get OutEsquire.com
Zinke: One-third of Interior employees not loyal to TrumpBillings Gazette
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Filter may be a match for fracking water - Science Daily

News Feed - September 25, 2017 - 1:20pm

Science Daily

Filter may be a match for fracking water
Science Daily
A superhydrophilic filter produced at Rice University can remove more than 90 percent of contaminants from water used in hydraulic fracturing operations. In this image, 'produced' water from a Marcellus shale fracturing site is at left, the retentate ...
Rice News Release: Filter may be a match for fracking waterNewsroom America
New super filter could solve fracking water pollution problemsEnergy and Environmental Management (EAEM) Magazine

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BP begins fracking at Oman's Khazzan gas field - Seeking Alpha

News Feed - September 25, 2017 - 9:20am

Telegraph.co.uk

BP begins fracking at Oman's Khazzan gas field
Seeking Alpha
Fracking has not been widely used in the Middle East because the region has plentiful remaining supplies of conventional oil and gas, but the rock at Khazzan "is old, deep and very hard and the gas moves through it only grudgingly,” according to a ...
Fracking fires up BP's largest project of the yearTelegraph.co.uk
BP begins production at $16bn Oman gas projectFinancial Times
Fracking begins at BP's largest project of the yearCity A.M.

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Filter may be a match for fracking water - Phys.org - Phys.Org

News Feed - September 25, 2017 - 8:10am

Phys.Org

Filter may be a match for fracking water - Phys.org
Phys.Org
A superhydrophilic filter produced at Rice University can remove more than 90 percent of contaminants from water used in hydraulic fracturing operations.

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Merrily Mazza: Democrats won't help us fight fracking - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - September 25, 2017 - 1:34am

Merrily Mazza: Democrats won't help us fight fracking
Boulder Daily Camera
East Boulder County and Lafayette are slated to get the newest oil and gas toxic industrial wastelands. So, yes, people are raging at their local public officials ("Fracking angst at fever pitch," Daily Camera, Sept. 20). We've experienced the same ...

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In Oklahoma, Fracking May Have Damaged Hundreds Of Traditional Vertical Wells - HPPR

News Feed - September 24, 2017 - 10:35pm

HPPR

In Oklahoma, Fracking May Have Damaged Hundreds Of Traditional Vertical Wells
HPPR
A new oil and gas study suggests that hundreds of traditional vertical oil wells in Oklahoma have been damaged by more recently drilled horizontal wells, dug for the purpose of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” As StateImpact reports, the study by ...

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High Court shoots down third local anti-fracking charter - Athens NEWS

News Feed - September 24, 2017 - 10:34pm

High Court shoots down third local anti-fracking charter
Athens NEWS
As with initiatives in the previous two years, this charter proposal doubles as an effort to keep oil and gas horizontal hydraulic fracturing (fracking) out of Athens County, through prohibiting the use of local water for fracking operations. It also ...

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Oil & Gas Commissioners Are Asked To Drink Fracking Water By A Farmer - Collective Evolution

News Feed - September 24, 2017 - 4:44pm

Collective Evolution

Oil & Gas Commissioners Are Asked To Drink Fracking Water By A Farmer
Collective Evolution
Hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofracturing or fracking, is another method used by the oil and gas industry to release hydrocarbons from deep below the earth's surface. To fracture rock formations, companies must drill a vertical shaft into the ...

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A fracking refresher: A brief history of the debate over hydraulic fracturing - Sanford Herald (registration)

News Feed - September 24, 2017 - 12:02am

Sanford Herald (registration)

A fracking refresher: A brief history of the debate over hydraulic fracturing
Sanford Herald (registration)
Some midweek controversy over the legality of the state's Oil & Gas Commission's decision to organize and meet to hear complaints, and the upcoming expiration of Lee County's two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in county limits, mean the topic ...

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Kim Miller: No, fracking is not good for Colorado - Longmont Times-Call

News Feed - September 23, 2017 - 9:29am

Kim Miller: No, fracking is not good for Colorado
Longmont Times-Call
We reserve the right to remove any comment that violates our ground rules, is spammy, NSFW, defamatory, rude, reckless to the community, etc. We expect everyone to be respectful of other commenters. It's fine to have differences of opinion, but there's ...

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