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Vladimir Putin Opposes U.S. Fracking Because It Threatens Russia's ... - Capital Research Center

News Feed - July 27, 2017 - 10:09am

Capital Research Center

Vladimir Putin Opposes U.S. Fracking Because It Threatens Russia's ...
Capital Research Center
Russian connections to anti-fracking activism in the United States underscore Russian President Vladimir Putin's dedication to keeping Eastern Europe ...

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Fracking rules get day in Denver court even though Trump administration has no plans to enforce them - The Denver Post

News Feed - July 27, 2017 - 9:11am

The Denver Post

Fracking rules get day in Denver court even though Trump administration has no plans to enforce them
The Denver Post
DENVER — A lawsuit contesting new rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land will get its day in court even though President Donald Trump's administration doesn't intend to implement them. Arguments will take place Thursday before the 10th U.S ...

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Victor Davis Hanson ignores fracking's downside - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

News Feed - July 26, 2017 - 11:58pm

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Victor Davis Hanson ignores fracking's downside
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Victor Davis Hanson's unabashed cheerleading for fracking (“Fracking industry deserves our gratitude,” July 10) is a piece that deserves debunking. Nationwide, fracking has caused documented cases of water contamination and toxic air pollution.

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The Latest: Republican senators agree on Marcellus Shale tax - Fox Business

News Feed - July 26, 2017 - 8:50pm

The Latest: Republican senators agree on Marcellus Shale tax
Fox Business
Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate have agreed on a plan to close a $2 billion hole in the state budget with a mix of taxes and borrowing, including a new severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. Senate Majority Leader Jake ...

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Colorado town to regulate fracking with odor ordinance - The Denver Channel

News Feed - July 26, 2017 - 5:59pm

The Denver Channel

Colorado town to regulate fracking with odor ordinance
The Denver Channel
ERIE, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado town has updated its public health and safety code so it can locally regulate the oil and gas industry. The Daily Camera reports Erie trustees on Tuesday approved an ordinance allowing the town to consider complaints ...
The Home Front: A Colorado town council just approved an 'odor' ordinance aimed at frackingThe Colorado Independent

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Md.'s governor rejected fracking, now he should reject fracking ... - Baltimore Sun

News Feed - July 26, 2017 - 1:04pm

Baltimore Sun

Md.'s governor rejected fracking, now he should reject fracking ...
Baltimore Sun
Marylanders agreed that fracking was unsafe; we should not welcome pipelines and other infrastructure for fracked gas from other states.

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US Fracking Has Totally Devastated Canada's Energy Industry - The Daily Caller

News Feed - July 26, 2017 - 12:26pm

US Fracking Has Totally Devastated Canada's Energy Industry
The Daily Caller
Booming energy production from U.S. hydraulic fracturing operations has hurt Canadian oil and gas projects, according to a report by Bloomberg. Canadian energy projects have become less competitive than their U.S. equivalents for a variety of reasons, ...

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All Fracking Is Local | CleanTechnica - CleanTechnica

News Feed - July 26, 2017 - 11:45am

CleanTechnica

All Fracking Is Local | CleanTechnica
CleanTechnica
In Europe, fracking is about as popular as the plague. Ireland is the latest country to outlaw the practice, joining France, Germany, and Belgium.

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The BLM wants to nix fracking rule on water pollution - High Country News

News Feed - July 26, 2017 - 11:34am

High Country News

The BLM wants to nix fracking rule on water pollution
High Country News
The Trump administration has proposed scrapping an Obama-era rule that aimed to ensure fracking for oil and gas does not pollute water supplies. The Bureau of Land Management, which is part of the Department of Interior, said on Tuesday that it is ...
BLM Proposes to Rescind Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing - Proposed Action Would Support President's Energy PrioritiesSierra Sun Times
Trump administration moves to repeal fracking regulationsDigital Journal

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Can the Marcellus Shale Continue Fueling Big Profits for Drillers in the Second Quarter? - Madison.com

News Feed - July 26, 2017 - 10:26am

Madison.com

Can the Marcellus Shale Continue Fueling Big Profits for Drillers in the Second Quarter?
Madison.com
While the price of natural gas has bounced around quite a bit over the past year, it's up about 10% overall. That higher price, when combined with an associated increase in production and lower costs, fueled big-time profits for Marcellus Shale-focused ...

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Energy lobbyists spent big but failed to win on fracking - Washington Times

News Feed - July 26, 2017 - 8:19am

Energy lobbyists spent big but failed to win on fracking
Washington Times
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The oil and natural gas industry spent more than $1.4 million to influence Maryland lawmakers during this year's General Assembly session. But lobbyists still lost their fight to allow fracking in Maryland. The Baltimore Sun ...

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Has fracking reached peak sand? - Houston Chronicle

News Feed - July 25, 2017 - 10:36pm

Houston Chronicle

Has fracking reached peak sand?
Houston Chronicle
Texas oil is booming, and so are the sand mines needed for fracking the wells. But hydraulic fracturing leader Halliburton is warning that its surging sand use is finally topping out, and maybe even falling. Fairmount Santrol, an Ohio company ...
Texas frac sand mines keep opening, but Halliburton says usage slowsChron.com

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Fracking is not worth the risk - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

News Feed - July 25, 2017 - 7:18pm

Fracking is not worth the risk
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
The commentary, “Fracking industry deserves our gratitude” by Victor Davis Hanson (Tribune, July 10) attempts to paint a rosy picture of a very dirty, extreme oil extraction industry. Hanson states American drivers are saving more than $1,000 per year ...

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Activists call for fracking ban along Delaware River - Binghamton Homepage

News Feed - July 25, 2017 - 5:32pm

Binghamton Homepage

Activists call for fracking ban along Delaware River
Binghamton Homepage
ALBANY, N.Y. - The battle over fracking the Delaware River is heating back up again as a group marched to the New York state capitol to hand over a petition signed by thousands of residents. “I live on a piece of land that has been in my family for ...
Governors Must Ban Fracking in Delaware ValleyTAPinto.net
Fracking Foes in Delaware River Basin to Deliver Petition With 63000 SignaturesNatural Gas Intelligence

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Statoil to lay cable for seismic monitoring of fracking well - Martins Ferry Times Leader

News Feed - July 25, 2017 - 1:38pm

Statoil to lay cable for seismic monitoring of fracking well
Martins Ferry Times Leader
Statoil, an international energy company with operations in 37 countries, is set to begin fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, of its Pirl South Well for production, but the company wants to lay 24 linear miles of surface-based seismic monitoring ...

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Petitions call on PA, New Jersey, New York, Delaware to ban fracking in Delaware River watershed - The Intelligencer

News Feed - July 25, 2017 - 9:19am

The Intelligencer

Petitions call on PA, New Jersey, New York, Delaware to ban fracking in Delaware River watershed
The Intelligencer
Fracking is short for hydraulic fracturing, a drilling technique using pressurized mixtures of water, sand, gravel and chemicals to extract natural gas from deep rock formations like the Marcellus Shale. The Marcellus Shale formation runs from southern ...
'Greens' Intensify Efforts to Permanently Ban Fracking in Delaware River BasinNJ Spotlight
Petition against fracking delivered to Gov. Cuomo - NEWS10 ABCNEWS10 ABC
Petition Seeks Fracking Ban in Delaware River Basin / Public News ...Public News Service

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This Pennsylvania town is rewriting the law to stop fracking waste - ThinkProgress

News Feed - July 25, 2017 - 8:05am

This Pennsylvania town is rewriting the law to stop fracking waste
ThinkProgress
In 2012, Grant Township became a destination for fracking waste. Oil and gas producer Pennsylvania General Energy (PGE) applied for a permit to pump wastewater from drilling operations into an injection well beneath the community. Residents were ...

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Trump proposes scrapping Obama-era fracking rule on water pollution - The Guardian

News Feed - July 25, 2017 - 7:31am

The Guardian

Trump proposes scrapping Obama-era fracking rule on water pollution
The Guardian
The rule requires that fracking operations on public land are properly constructed so that pollutants do not leak into water supplies. Companies are also obliged to publicly disclose the chemicals in fluids used in fracking, which is a drilling process ...
Trump Administration Proposes To Repeal Fracking ProtectionseNews Park Forest
Rail News - Trump administration seeks repeal of Obama's fracking ...Progressive Rail Roading
Trump administration seeks to repeal Obama fracking ruleThe Hill
Natural Resources Defense Council -Washington Examiner -ThinkProgress -S3
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