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Groups trying to ban fracking, legalize marijuana, and shut down Line 5 all face the same challenge - Michigan Radio

News Feed - July 31, 2017 - 11:41am

Groups trying to ban fracking, legalize marijuana, and shut down Line 5 all face the same challenge
Michigan Radio
It was backed by business groups who were very opposed to the anti-fracking ballot drive. This past week, the Michigan Supreme Court said “no” to the committee's legal challenge to the 180-rule. But not because they said the law is OK. Rather, they ...

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Fracking, not hacking, has Texas GOP congressmen mad at Russia - Texas Tribune

News Feed - July 31, 2017 - 1:01am

Texas Tribune

Fracking, not hacking, has Texas GOP congressmen mad at Russia
Texas Tribune
Congressmen Lamar Smith and Randy Weber wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Treasury alleging that American environmental groups are being funded by Russia. Critics say the Texas Republicans are trying to divert attention from President Trump's ...

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Distillation for hydraulic fracturing flowback treatment - Water Technology Online

News Feed - July 30, 2017 - 1:37pm

Water Technology Online

Distillation for hydraulic fracturing flowback treatment
Water Technology Online
Distillation for hydraulic fracturing flowback treatment: Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) injects a high-pressure water and sand mixture underground to crack rock. It frees natural gas or oil trapped in rock, most commonly shale. Shale formations are ...

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NC's fracking fortunes caught in legal limbo as drilling hopes fade away - Asheboro Courier Tribune

News Feed - July 29, 2017 - 8:57pm

NC's fracking fortunes caught in legal limbo as drilling hopes fade away
Asheboro Courier Tribune
Fracking is a shorthand term for hydraulic fracturing, a means of drilling for gas horizontally underground, and breaking up shale rock formations to release natural gas trapped inside. Beyond the handful of energy wildcatters who sniffed around here ...

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Vladimir Putin opposes US fracking because it threatens Russia's energy exports - Canada Free Press

News Feed - July 29, 2017 - 10:49am

Canada Free Press

Vladimir Putin opposes US fracking because it threatens Russia's energy exports
Canada Free Press
Exports from the U.S. via the oil and natural gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing – or “fracking” – poses a clear danger not only to Gazprom, but to the Russian government. One quarter of the regime's revenues come from taxes paid by ...
The Media's Shameful Refusal To Report On Putin's Ties To The American LeftThe Daily Caller

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Oil and Gas Innovation Goes Well Beyond Fracking - The American Interest

News Feed - July 29, 2017 - 10:05am

Oil and Gas Innovation Goes Well Beyond Fracking
The American Interest
Linking the oil and gas industry with innovation these past few years isn't controversial. The pairing of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal well drilling was a novel idea that set off an energy revolution over the past decade, remaking American ...

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Preston New Road: how a fracking protest became a movement - New Statesman

News Feed - July 29, 2017 - 5:11am

Blackpool Gazette

Preston New Road: how a fracking protest became a movement
New Statesman
Clean energy needs little divine assistance when it comes to defeating the logic behind fracking: renewables are already setting UK records for generating more electricity than coal or gas. Yet as the government continues to tout fracking's potential ...
Hundreds sign letter of support for Lancashire Police over fracking responseBlackpool Gazette
County campaigners join protest at Lancashire fracking siteHereford Times
Cuadrilla breached planning rules at Lancashire fracking siteEnergy Live News - Energy Made Easy

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Demonstrators demand fracking ban from Gov. Rauner - FOX Illinois

News Feed - July 28, 2017 - 9:09pm

FOX Illinois

Demonstrators demand fracking ban from Gov. Rauner
FOX Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — "Ban fracking now” was the message at the statehouse Friday. Demonstrators with the group Food and Water Watch delivered over 9,000 petition signatures to Governor Bruce Rauner demanding the first fracking permit not to be ...

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Trump Administration Proposal to Deregulate Fracking on Public Lands - Legal Reader (blog)

News Feed - July 28, 2017 - 7:22pm

Legal Reader (blog)

Trump Administration Proposal to Deregulate Fracking on Public Lands
Legal Reader (blog)
The BLM's challenge to restrictions on fracking isn't the first – a federal judge in Wyoming had overturned it after hearing arguments that the Bureau of Land Management had no authority to govern hydraulic fracturing operations at all. Environmental ...
BLM proposes withdrawal of fracking regsPetroleum News

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Environmental groups deliver Delaware River Basin fracking ban ... - Burlington County Times

News Feed - July 28, 2017 - 5:26pm

Burlington County Times

Environmental groups deliver Delaware River Basin fracking ban ...
Burlington County Times
Leaders of several environmental groups delivered a petition demanding a ban on fracking in the Delaware River basin to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on ...

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Environmental groups deliver Delaware River Basin fracking ban ... - Bucks County Courier Times

News Feed - July 28, 2017 - 5:25pm

Bucks County Courier Times

Environmental groups deliver Delaware River Basin fracking ban ...
Bucks County Courier Times
Leaders of several environmental groups delivered a petition demanding a ban on fracking in the Delaware River basin to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on ...

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OIL AND GAS: Court to decide fate of federal fracking authority — or ... - E&E News

News Feed - July 28, 2017 - 10:18am

E&E News

OIL AND GAS: Court to decide fate of federal fracking authority — or ...
E&E News
DENVER — A panel of judges spent yesterday morning grappling with a major legal issue affecting federal oversight of oil and gas development: Does the ...

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NC's fracking fortunes caught in legal limbo as drilling hopes fade away - News & Observer

News Feed - July 28, 2017 - 6:01am

News & Observer

NC's fracking fortunes caught in legal limbo as drilling hopes fade away
News & Observer
Fracking is a shorthand term for hydraulic fracturing, a means of drilling for gas horizontally underground and breaking up shale rock formations to release natural gas trapped inside. Beyond the handful of energy wildcatters who sniffed around here ...

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Protest to precede Wilmington fracking ordinance hearing - New Castle News

News Feed - July 28, 2017 - 5:21am

New Castle News

Protest to precede Wilmington fracking ordinance hearing
New Castle News
A group objecting to fracking's possible effects on children is planning to protest outside the Wilmington Township Municipal Building at 5 p.m. Monday. The event will take place one hour before a public hearing at the township building, 669 Wilson ...

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On Health Effects, Blame The Trucks, Not The Fracking? - 90.5 WESA

News Feed - July 28, 2017 - 5:01am

90.5 WESA

On Health Effects, Blame The Trucks, Not The Fracking?
90.5 WESA
Recent National Institutes of Health-funded studies show increased rates of hospitalization, asthma, premature birth and headaches near fracking sites. But these studies couldn't explain why these effects were showing up. McCawley knew some of these ...

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Appeals court asked to put off decision on fracking rule that Trump administration wants to undo - The Denver Post

News Feed - July 27, 2017 - 9:06pm

The Denver Post

Appeals court asked to put off decision on fracking rule that Trump administration wants to undo
The Denver Post
The nation's stalled rule to protect public land against harm from fracking faced multiple threats Thursday after the oil and gas industry and states, including Colorado, asked a federal appeals court to hold off indefinitely on deciding whether it is ...
US Court Asked To Hold Off On Decision Over Fracking RulesCBS Local
BLM seeks to rescind fracking rule ahead of Denver federal court caseColorado Springs Gazette
The Latest: Court asked to hold off on fracking ruleMinneapolis Star Tribune
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US court asked to hold off on decision over fracking rules - STLtoday.com

News Feed - July 27, 2017 - 6:48pm

The Denver Channel

US court asked to hold off on decision over fracking rules
STLtoday.com
DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration asked three federal judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday to hold off on a decision regarding a major federal fracking rule implemented by the Obama administration. In March, Trump moved ...
Appeals court asked to hold off on fracking ruleThe Denver Channel
Fracking rule finally gets big day in courtE&E News
Appellate Court Hears Oral Arguments on BLM Fracking RuleNatural Gas Intelligence
Colorado Springs Gazette
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Senate's severance tax bill makes major changes to Marcellus Shale permitting - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

News Feed - July 27, 2017 - 12:20pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Senate's severance tax bill makes major changes to Marcellus Shale permitting
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
To make a new severance tax on natural gas production less odious to Pennsylvania's shale drillers, the state Senate is offering them a few things they want: clearer permit turnaround times and a new hurdle for regulators who want to implement stricter ...
The Latest: Republican senators agree on Marcellus Shale taxMiami Herald
Natural gas takes a starring role in Pa. Senate's tax planPennLive.com
The Latest: No timetable for House to consider Senate planIdaho Statesman

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Fracking drilling rig brought on site overnight 'to avoid protests' - The Guardian

News Feed - July 27, 2017 - 12:14pm

The Guardian

Fracking drilling rig brought on site overnight 'to avoid protests'
The Guardian
The shale industry and ministers have repeatedly promised fracking operations in the UK are covered by strong regulations that will be enforced to avoid the mistakes and environmental damage caused in the US, where the technology took off. Ellie Groves ...
First UK commercial fracking well set to be drilledFinancial Times
Little Plumpton fracking site delivery breached planning rulesBBC News
Meet The Protesters Who Are Spending Their Summer Fighting FrackingHuffPost UK
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Colorado Town Will Use Odor Ordinance to Regulate Fracking - Insurance Journal

News Feed - July 27, 2017 - 11:46am

Colorado Town Will Use Odor Ordinance to Regulate Fracking
Insurance Journal
A Colorado town has updated its public health and safety code so it can locally regulate the oil and gas industry. The Daily Camera reported Erie trustees approved an ordinance allowing the town to consider complaints against fracking-related odors.

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