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While cause remains unclear, earthquake prompts new look at Ohio ... - Midwest Energy News

News Feed - April 7, 2017 - 7:01am

Midwest Energy News

While cause remains unclear, earthquake prompts new look at Ohio ...
Midwest Energy News
Regardless of how regulators resolve their investigation into an April 2 earthquake in southeastern Ohio, drilling and well operators in the area will almost ...

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While cause remains unclear, earthquake prompts new look at Ohio fracking - Midwest Energy News

News Feed - April 7, 2017 - 7:01am

Midwest Energy News

While cause remains unclear, earthquake prompts new look at Ohio fracking
Midwest Energy News
“While the cause of this minor seismic event is unknown, we understand that ODNR has halted a hydraulic fracturing operation taking place within a five mile radius of the event,” Ohio Oil & Gas Association Executive Vice President Shawn Bennett said.

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Bill would ban most fracking in Nevada - Las Vegas Review-Journal

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

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Bill would ban most fracking in Nevada
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Watkins said the studies show the process known as fracking contributes to harmful seismic activity, water contamination, air pollution and adverse health effects on humans who live nearby. Opponents argue that banning hydraulic fracturing could stifle ...

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Maryland's fracking ban puts it on the right side of climate history - Washington Post

News Feed - April 6, 2017 - 6:09pm

Washington Post

Maryland's fracking ban puts it on the right side of climate history
Washington Post
The fracking process releases enough methane (with 86 times the global warming potential of carbon) to cause more global warming than coal-fired power plants. Hundreds of scientific studies have overwhelmingly shown fracking to be harmful to human ...
Maryland Governor Signs Fracking Ban Into LawU.S. News & World Report
A Republican governor has nixed fracking in Maryland.Grist
MD Governor Signs Fracking Ban Bill Into LawNatural Gas Intelligence
Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
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In the Age of Trump, Let's Ban Fracking in the Delaware River Basin - Natural Resources Defense Council

News Feed - April 6, 2017 - 12:03pm

Natural Resources Defense Council

In the Age of Trump, Let's Ban Fracking in the Delaware River Basin
Natural Resources Defense Council
The natural gas industry is actively trying to open the Delaware River Basin up to natural gas fracking—but we can stop them. The Delaware River Basin extends from New York to Maryland, and is an important water source for over 15 million people ...

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Investigation Continues Into Earthquake Near Wayne National Forest Fracking Sites - WOSU

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

WOSU

Investigation Continues Into Earthquake Near Wayne National Forest Fracking Sites
WOSU
A map from FracTracker shows several hydraulic fracturing - or fracking - sites within miles of the epicenter, in the Sycamore Valley area of Monroe County. “This earthquake is a clear example of the risks involved in fracking,” said Melanie Houston ...

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Tomball fracking technology co. raises millions, plans to hire - Houston Business Journal

News Feed - April 6, 2017 - 9:23am

Tomball fracking technology co. raises millions, plans to hire
Houston Business Journal
A Houston-area energy company has raised millions to expand its fracking technology into new oil and gas basins throughout Texas. Tomball-based Deep Imaging Technologies raised $3.5 million in a Series B round that it says will be used to help grow its ...

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A New Battery Could Be As Revolutionary As Fracking, Recent EIA Chief Says - Forbes

News Feed - April 6, 2017 - 12:01am

Forbes

A New Battery Could Be As Revolutionary As Fracking, Recent EIA Chief Says
Forbes
In Chicago last week, the former director of the Energy Information Administration reminisced about a glorious day, not long ago, when Democrats and Republicans got along—even when the topic was energy. "We recently had a case where it was an ...

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ODNR: Was earthquake connected to fracking? - Athens NEWS

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 10:32pm

ODNR: Was earthquake connected to fracking?
Athens NEWS
Anti-fracking activists are linking a 3.0 magnitude earthquake that shook the earth early Sunday in Monroe County to nearby oil and gas horizontal fracturing operations and waste-injection wells. They claim that such hazards will only increase if and ...

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Murrysville council to vote on fracking ordinance next month - Tribune-Review

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 10:17pm

Murrysville council to vote on fracking ordinance next month
Tribune-Review
After years of drafting, revising and redrafting its laws on fracking, Murrysville council will consider adopting them on May 3. “The blue shirts are unhappy and the green shirts are unhappy,” said Norman Franke of Murrysville, referring to T-shirts ...

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Commentary: Florida legislators lay an egg on fracking - Naples Daily News

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 5:08pm

Naples Daily News

Commentary: Florida legislators lay an egg on fracking
Naples Daily News
Dana Young, R-Tampa, used a sample of eroded limestone known as “karst” to illustrate to the Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee members why a ban was necessary. Young said fracking was “incompatible with the geology of our state ...

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3.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Wayne National Forest, Fracking ... - Cleveland Scene Weekly

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 2:11pm

Cleveland Scene Weekly

3.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Wayne National Forest, Fracking ...
Cleveland Scene Weekly
The eyes of the seismological and environmental worlds have focused on Wayne National Forest this week, the sight of a 3.0-magnitude earthquake on Sunday.
Ohio investigates cause of weekend earthquake in drilling region ...The Columbus Dispatch

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Maryland Governor Signs Bill Banning Fracking - Oil and Gas Investor (registration)

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 11:02am

U.S. News & World Report

Maryland Governor Signs Bill Banning Fracking
Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
Maryland's Republican Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill into law that bans hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, making Maryland the second state to ban the practice. ... Both states sit atop parts of the prolific Marcellus Shale Formation. Maryland doesn't ...
Maryland Governor Signs Fracking Ban Into LawU.S. News & World Report
A Republican governor has nixed fracking in Maryland.Grist
Fracking Banned In Maryland After Hogan Signs LawWAMU 88.5
Patch.com
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Fracking Suspended Near Wayne National Forest After Earthquake ... - WOSU

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 10:55am

WOSU

Fracking Suspended Near Wayne National Forest After Earthquake ...
WOSU
Oil and gas drilling operations in southeastern Ohio were shut down on Sunday after a 3.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Wayne National Forest, according to.
3.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Wayne National Forest, Fracking ...Cleveland Scene Weekly
Ohio investigates cause of weekend earthquake in drilling region ...The Columbus Dispatch

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Maryland Bans Fracking, After Grassroots Organizing Effort ... - Democracy Now!

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 10:26am

Maryland Bans Fracking, After Grassroots Organizing Effort ...
Democracy Now!
And in Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan has signed a law permanently banning fracking in the state. The ban comes after years of grassroots organizing against ...

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VIDEO: One person injured in fracking-related fire overnight - CBS7 - CBS7 News (press release)

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 10:16am

CBS7 News (press release)

VIDEO: One person injured in fracking-related fire overnight - CBS7
CBS7 News (press release)
HCVF chief Tommy Sullivan says the fire was sparked during a fracking job off of N. Hwy 87 and Leatherwood Road.

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The History of Denizens Brewing; Hogan Signs Fracking Ban - BethesdaMagazine.com

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 8:23am

The History of Denizens Brewing; Hogan Signs Fracking Ban
BethesdaMagazine.com
Jeff Ramirez, the brewmaster at Denizens, arrived in Silver Spring with nothing more than suitcases and a piece of plywood after he partnered with Emily Bruno and Julie Verratti to open the brewery and taphouse on East West Highway. Now, he's known for ...

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Chairman Pulls The Plug On Fracking Ban | WGCU News - WGCU News

News Feed - April 5, 2017 - 7:39am

Chairman Pulls The Plug On Fracking Ban | WGCU News
WGCU News
The fate of a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing appears sealed now that a powerful Republican is calling it quits. Fleming Island Senator Rob Bradley.

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Ellie Trujillo: Time for we the people to stand up to fracking - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - April 4, 2017 - 9:30pm

Boulder Daily Camera

Ellie Trujillo: Time for we the people to stand up to fracking
Boulder Daily Camera
Wake up Boulder and call your insurance to get earthquake insurance as fracking has arrived just outside Boulder, no longer in the county but in your backyard! Two hundred and sixteen fracking wells are going to be built at Highway 52 and 287 — is it ...

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