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Fight Fracking Through Banks - Rio Grande Sun

News Feed - March 9, 2017 - 2:29pm

Fight Fracking Through Banks
Rio Grande Sun
The hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of oil and gas wells is bad for our health. Did you know that Hispano communities in New Mexico face a higher risk of cancer and are more likely to be impacted by childhood asthma attacks than other segments of the U ...

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Adventures Afield: Augusta County leads local charge against fracking - The Daily Progress

News Feed - March 9, 2017 - 12:45pm

Adventures Afield: Augusta County leads local charge against fracking
The Daily Progress
In late February, the Augusta County Board of Supervisors voted to ban hydraulic fracturing by way of a zoning ordinance, making it the first county in the Old Dominion to totally prohibit the invasive natural gas drilling practice. The move has been ...

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Scientists link fracking and water well explosion in Palo Pinto County - WFAA.com

News Feed - March 9, 2017 - 11:02am

WFAA.com

Scientists link fracking and water well explosion in Palo Pinto County
WFAA.com
New information has surfaced in the water well explosion in the summer of 2014 injuring three members of a Palo Pinto County family. According to new scientific studies commissioned by the family, and included in newly filed court papers, the explosion ...

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Fracking facts from Pennsylvania | Letters to the Editor ... - Frederick News Post (subscription)

News Feed - March 9, 2017 - 3:06am

Fracking facts from Pennsylvania | Letters to the Editor ...
Frederick News Post (subscription)
I read with great interest all of the anti-fracking letters to the editor in The Frederick News-Post. A ban on fracking is an important decision that should not be ...

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As Lafayette fracking ban measure moves forward, proponents wary ... - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - March 8, 2017 - 10:17pm

As Lafayette fracking ban measure moves forward, proponents wary ...
Boulder Daily Camera
An ordinance approved by Lafayette's City Council aimed at banning fracking operations within it the city's borders has left many with a bad taste in their mouth ...

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MPA Supports Disclosure in Hydraulic Fracturing - Big Sky Business Journal

News Feed - March 8, 2017 - 8:19pm

MPA Supports Disclosure in Hydraulic Fracturing
Big Sky Business Journal
The Montana Petroleum Association (MPA) testified in support of a bill recently to require full disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing. Last legislative session, MPA opposed a bill requiring full disclosure on the grounds that Board of ...

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Fracking ban moves forward in Maryland House, fate in Senate unclear - Baltimore Sun

News Feed - March 8, 2017 - 7:28pm

Baltimore Sun

Fracking ban moves forward in Maryland House, fate in Senate unclear
Baltimore Sun
The gas-rich Marcellus shale formation extends from New York through Western Maryland and to Ohio and West Virginia. Opponents of fracking — which is technically called hydraulic fracturing — have raised concerns that the drilling could lead to ...
Fracking Ban Moving Ahead In House, May Stall In SenateWBAL Radio

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Anti-Fracking Activist Sentenced To Jail On 13 Counts Of Voter Fraud In Ohio - Daily Caller

News Feed - March 8, 2017 - 4:50pm

Anti-Fracking Activist Sentenced To Jail On 13 Counts Of Voter Fraud In Ohio
Daily Caller
An Ohio-based environmentalist whose group once accused energy companies of election fraud was sentenced this week on charges she falsified voter registrations. Rebecca Hammonds, an activist with Ohio Organizing Collaborative (OOC), a wealthy ...

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Proposed bill would allow FPL to charge customers for fracking ... - Palm Beach Post (blog)

News Feed - March 8, 2017 - 1:49pm

Palm Beach Post (blog)

Proposed bill would allow FPL to charge customers for fracking ...
Palm Beach Post (blog)
Last May in a win for Florida Power & Light customers, the Florida Supreme Court reversed a Florida Public Service Commission decision allowing FPL to ...
Romano: Lawmakers and utilities — once more into your wallets ...Tampabay.com

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Marcellus Shale: An Important Part of Cabot's Growth Story - Market Realist

News Feed - March 8, 2017 - 12:18pm

Marcellus Shale: An Important Part of Cabot's Growth Story
Market Realist
According to the data provided in a presentation released by Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) in March 2017, COG had the highest estimated ultimate recovery (or EUR) compared to its peers in the Marcellus Shale and the Utica Shale. Cabot's peers include Antero ...

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State Senate Panel Unanimously Approves “Fracking” Ban - CBS Miami

News Feed - March 8, 2017 - 12:06pm

CBS Miami

State Senate Panel Unanimously Approves “Fracking” Ban
CBS Miami
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – A bill that would ban hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for oil and natural gas in Florida received unanimous approval from the state Senate's Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee. The American Petroleum ...
Bill that would ban fracking in Florida passes Senate committeeMyPalmBeachPost (blog)

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Peter Thiel talks fracking and globalization - Axios - Axios

News Feed - March 8, 2017 - 10:12am

Axios

Peter Thiel talks fracking and globalization - Axios
Axios
Venture capitalist Peter Thiel, a Donald Trump backer and top Silicon Valley confidante, spent about 45 minutes chatting onstage with energy analyst Dan ...
Peter Thiel Sees More 'Economic Progress' From Fracking Than Silicon ValleyDaily Caller
Trump's favorite techie thinks there should be 'more open debate' on global warmingMashable

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Evidence Against Fracking Accumulates: Almost A Molehill! - Forbes

News Feed - March 8, 2017 - 9:17am

Forbes

Evidence Against Fracking Accumulates: Almost A Molehill!
Forbes
Arguably, the same applies to opponents of hydraulic fracturing of shales, as some of their retreat to conspiracy theories shows. The EPA has become a villain to many in the environmental community for failing to confirm their fears about fracking ...

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Editorial: Is fracking worth it in Westmoreland? - Fredericksburg.com

News Feed - March 7, 2017 - 10:05pm

Editorial: Is fracking worth it in Westmoreland?
Fredericksburg.com
It's an issue because Westmoreland is part of the Taylorsville basin, an area stretching from the Richmond suburbs to southern Maryland. Westmoreland residents at the February meeting made it clear that, from their point of view, the less fracking the ...

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Fracking ban in Florida gets early Senate support | Miami Herald - Miami Herald

News Feed - March 7, 2017 - 8:20pm

Miami Herald

Fracking ban in Florida gets early Senate support | Miami Herald
Miami Herald
TALLAHASSEE The Florida Senate reversed years of opposition to a statewide ban on oil and gas fracking and advanced a bill Tuesday that will prohibit the ...
Senate committee advances fracking ban - The News-PressThe News-Press

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Where Will Disposal of Wastewater from Fracking and Other Drilling Trigger Earthquakes? - IEEE Spectrum

News Feed - March 7, 2017 - 6:03pm

IEEE Spectrum

Where Will Disposal of Wastewater from Fracking and Other Drilling Trigger Earthquakes?
IEEE Spectrum
It's pretty clear by now that wastewater injection, a way of disposing of the brackish water used in fracking and other oil and gas drilling processes, can cause earthquakes. But, to date, the response to these injection-caused earthquakes has been ...
Fracking Has Made Oklahoma As Earthquake-Prone As San FranciscoMintpress News (blog)

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Chevron, Aera Energy Sue to Block Monterey County, California's Voter-Approved Ban on Fracking - DeSmog (blog)

News Feed - March 7, 2017 - 6:01pm

DeSmog (blog)

Chevron, Aera Energy Sue to Block Monterey County, California's Voter-Approved Ban on Fracking
DeSmog (blog)
Proponents of Measure Z said that re-injecting toxic wastewater, part of the hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) process, contaminates local aquifers that are protected under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. The measure goes further than five other ...

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Frustrated Broomfield Residents Weigh Options in Fracking Dispute ... - Westword

News Feed - March 7, 2017 - 11:32am

Westword

Frustrated Broomfield Residents Weigh Options in Fracking Dispute ...
Westword
Last week's 6-3 vote by the Broomfield City Council to "postpone indefinitely" any action on a proposed moratorium on oil and gas drilling, despite...

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Climate Movement Should Take a Cue From Anti-Fracking Campaigns: Organize Locally - Truth-Out

News Feed - March 7, 2017 - 11:26am

Truth-Out

Climate Movement Should Take a Cue From Anti-Fracking Campaigns: Organize Locally
Truth-Out
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. (Photo: Simon Frasier University)REV. LENNOX YEARWOOD JR. OF ECOWATCH FOR ...

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COMMENTARY: Fracking ban would be bad for Nevada - Las Vegas Review-Journal

News Feed - March 7, 2017 - 1:05am

Las Vegas Review-Journal

COMMENTARY: Fracking ban would be bad for Nevada
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Lawmakers in Nevada have introduced legislation that would ban hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” a process that has led to a dramatic increase in oil and natural gas production in the United States. These legislators claim fracking has ...

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