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Washington Bill Would Ban Fracking For 10 Years . News | OPB - OPB News

News Feed - January 29, 2018 - 6:41pm

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Washington Bill Would Ban Fracking For 10 Years . News | OPB
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In areas where shale-drilling/hydraulic fracturing is heavy, a dense web of roads, pipelines and well pads turn continuous forests and grasslands into fragmented islands. Simon Fraser University - University Communications, Flickr. Washington is no ...
Corin Taylor: Fracking is our chance to meet the need for gas ...Yorkshire Post
Shale gas planning fails: Is the UK going cold on fracking?www.businessgreen.com
How to invest in natural gasIG

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Court accepts fracking case - Montrose Daily Press

News Feed - January 29, 2018 - 5:18pm

Court accepts fracking case
Montrose Daily Press
DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court will consider a dispute over how much weight should be given to public health and the environment in decisions over oil and gas drilling. The court announced Monday that it would hear an appeal of a case that stems ...

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Finding Opportunities for Greener Chemicals in Hydraulic Fracturing - R & D Magazine

News Feed - January 29, 2018 - 2:47pm

R & D Magazine

Finding Opportunities for Greener Chemicals in Hydraulic Fracturing
R & D Magazine
The American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI) convenes five roundtables with over 40 companies from across the world to focus on the science of sustainable and green chemistry and its implementation. In this collaborative forum ...

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Georgia House passes fracking bill - Atlanta Business Chronicle - Atlanta Business Chronicle

News Feed - January 29, 2018 - 11:49am

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Georgia House passes fracking bill - Atlanta Business Chronicle
Atlanta Business Chronicle
The Georgia House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation Monday to establish state regulations governing the mining technique known as fracking. The bill, which passed 164-2 and now moves to the state Senate, was requested by local ...

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Other Democratic Governor Candidates Don't Join Kucinich's Call To End Fracking - WOSU Public Media

News Feed - January 29, 2018 - 10:04am

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Other Democratic Governor Candidates Don't Join Kucinich's Call To End Fracking
WOSU Public Media
Kucinich, a former U.S. Congressman and Cleveland Mayor, says he wants to use eminent domain to shut down fracking wells and initiate a class action lawsuit to make fracking companies pay for damage to the environment. “Those who have poisoned Ohio's ...

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Weaker fracking rules alarming - Santa Fe New Mexican

News Feed - January 28, 2018 - 9:09pm

Weaker fracking rules alarming
Santa Fe New Mexican
The Trump administration announced late last month that it was tearing up rules on hydraulic fracturing — better known as fracking — on federal lands. The change satisfies drillers who have long opposed federal regulations on the controversial oil ...

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Other Democrats Say Kucinich's Fracking Plan Is Off-Base But Call ... - WKSU News

News Feed - January 28, 2018 - 8:33pm

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Other Democrats Say Kucinich's Fracking Plan Is Off-Base But Call ...
WKSU News
One of the Democrats running for governor is calling for an end to oil and gas drilling in Ohio. While his four primary opponents aren't embracing that.
Ohio gubernatorial candidate calls for end to O&G drilling - Kallanish ...Kallanish Energy

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Philip S. Wenz: Those fracking plastics - Albany Democrat Herald

News Feed - January 28, 2018 - 9:36am

Philip S. Wenz: Those fracking plastics
Albany Democrat Herald
Fracking's detractors, including me, see the practice itself as harmful to the environment, causing seismic disturbances and using and polluting huge quantities of water to flush out its fossil fuel products. Some of that toxic water finds its way into ...

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Fracking: Analysis - Why our fracking picture in the north is vastly different to that in the south - Yorkshire Post

News Feed - January 27, 2018 - 7:01am

Yorkshire Post

Fracking: Analysis - Why our fracking picture in the north is vastly different to that in the south
Yorkshire Post
Fracking: Battle lines are drawn... and fracking war is just starting. Green squares, signifying licences for 10km-by-10km areas handed out in 2015, spread across most of Yorkshire, northern Lincolnshire and parts of the East Midlands. Further south ...

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Who should pay for last year's anti-fracking protest? Port leaders remain split - The News Tribune

News Feed - January 26, 2018 - 8:32pm

The News Tribune

Who should pay for last year's anti-fracking protest? Port leaders remain split
The News Tribune
Protesters in November blocked railroad tracks from the the port through downtown for 11 days before police moved in. They left about 15 tons of garbage and graffiti on nearby buildings that had to be removed. The city's response to the blockade cost ...

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Who should pay for last year's anti-fracking protest? Port leaders remain split - The Olympian

News Feed - January 26, 2018 - 8:32pm

The Olympian

Who should pay for last year's anti-fracking protest? Port leaders remain split
The Olympian
Protesters in November blocked railroad tracks from the the port through downtown for 11 days before police moved in. They left about 15 tons of garbage and graffiti on nearby buildings that had to be removed. The city's response to the blockade cost ...

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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh In On The Future Of Fracking In Ohio - WVXU

News Feed - January 26, 2018 - 4:20pm

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh In On The Future Of Fracking In Ohio
WVXU
One of the Democrats running for Governor is calling for an end to oil and gas drilling in Ohio. While his four primary opponents aren't embracing that idea, they agree that more needs to be done to protect the environment. Listen. Listening ...

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Fracking helps yield record highs as crude production soars - San Antonio Express-News

News Feed - January 26, 2018 - 3:33pm

San Antonio Express-News

Fracking helps yield record highs as crude production soars
San Antonio Express-News
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is the high-pressure injection of water, sand and chemicals to crack shale rock and release oil and natural gas. When energy companies combined fracking with horizontal drilling, it allowed producers to tap multiple ...

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Britain To Tighten Financial Checks On Fracking Firms - Oil and Gas Investor

News Feed - January 26, 2018 - 10:47am

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Britain To Tighten Financial Checks On Fracking Firms
Oil and Gas Investor
“We will therefore look at the financial resilience of all companies wishing to carry out hydraulic fracturing operations alongside their application for Hydraulic Fracturing Consent,” he said. Third Energy, 95%-owned by Barclays Plc (NASDAQ: DTYS) is ...
Kirby Misperton fracking permission postponed for financial checksBBC News
Blow to fracking firms as UK insists on financial checksThe Guardian
Minister Delays Fracking Decision at Kirby Misperton until Third Energy submits its Overdue AccountsDeSmog UK
Kallanish Energy
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Energy firm's Cheshire plans refused by councillors - BBC News

News Feed - January 26, 2018 - 9:50am

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Energy firm's Cheshire plans refused by councillors
BBC News
IGas subsidiary Island Gas Ltd had applied to conduct flow tests on underground rock formations at a well site on Portside North in Ellesmere Port. It wanted to establish whether "commercial hydrocarbon production" could take place. The company told ...
Fracking firm considers whether to appeal over rejected Ellesmere Port planChesterChronicle.co.uk

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Environmentalists fight for full ban on all fracking-related activities - The News Journal

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 5:56pm

The News Journal

Environmentalists fight for full ban on all fracking-related activities
The News Journal
The Delaware River Basin Commission is proposing a ban on fracking within the watershed. But environmentalists are worried other regulatory revisions could spell disaster.
Delaware River Basin fracking ban hearings center on environment ...StateImpact Pennsylvania
Speakers call for full fracking ban at DRBC meeting - News - Bucks ...Bucks County Courier Times

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Fort Worth fracking company seeks $230 million in initial stock sale - Dallas News (blog)

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 4:48pm

Dallas News (blog)

Fort Worth fracking company seeks $230 million in initial stock sale
Dallas News (blog)
FTS International, which bills itself as one of the largest providers of hydraulic fracturing services to the oil and natural gas industry, plans to raise more than $230 million by selling shares to the public, according to a filing with the stock ...

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Fracking Sand Shortage Leads To New Texas Sand Mines - Houston Public Media

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 3:51pm

Houston Public Media

Fracking Sand Shortage Leads To New Texas Sand Mines
Houston Public Media
Steve Swanson is with Northern Industrial Sands in Wayzata, Minnesota. “Yes, there currently is. We're running out of certain gradations. Sand predominantly comes in four sizes, and the finest two sizes are consistently running into shortage.” A close ...

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Kirby Misperton fracking permission postponed for financial checks - BBC News

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 3:27pm

BBC News

Kirby Misperton fracking permission postponed for financial checks
BBC News
... assessment should be undertaken of the financial resilience of companies proposing to carry out hydraulic fracturing operations so that stakeholders can have confidence in the company's ability to meet its commitments," he said. Third Energy's ...
Britain to tighten financial checks on fracking firmsReuters
Blow to fracking firms as UK insists on financial checksThe Guardian

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Fracking ban for Delaware River basin draws crowd to Philly meeting - Philly.com

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 3:24pm

Philly.com

Fracking ban for Delaware River basin draws crowd to Philly meeting
Philly.com
“While opponents of energy production argue that well stimulation will pollute our water resources, the science clearly indicates otherwise,” Lutz said. He said that one of the studies by the EPA did “not result in any significant correlations between ...

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