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Fracking companies won't have to disclose chemicals thanks to Trump administration rollback - ThinkProgress

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 2:38pm

ThinkProgress

Fracking companies won't have to disclose chemicals thanks to Trump administration rollback
ThinkProgress
Both environmental groups and California hope that a judge will ultimately invalidate the administration's repeal, finally allowing federal regulations on fracking on federal and tribal lands to go into place (the original rules finalized by the Obama ...
California Sues Trump Administration Over Fracking Rule RepealKQED

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City Moves to Dismiss Charges Against Anti-Fracking Activist - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 1:56pm

City Moves to Dismiss Charges Against Anti-Fracking Activist
U.S. News & World Report
City Moves to Dismiss Charges Against Anti-Fracking Activist. A city prosecutor has requested for a judge to dismiss the charges against an anti-fracking activist who was ticketed for projecting a skull and crossbones on the wall of a Colorado public ...

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Conservation, Tribal Groups Sue to Block Repeal of Federal ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 1:24pm

Conservation, Tribal Groups Sue to Block Repeal of Federal ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— A coalition of environmental and tribal groups sued today to block the Trump administration's repeal of a 2015 rule designed to protect water, wildlife and public health from the harmful effects of hydraulic fracturing on federal and ...
California Sues Donald Trump Over Rollback Of Obama-Period ...Kaplan Herald

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Harthill fracking test well application rejected - BBC News

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 12:38pm

BBC News

Harthill fracking test well application rejected
BBC News
Fracking - or hydraulic fracturing - is a technique in which water and chemicals are pumped into shale rock at high pressure to extract gas. Ineos say the proposed site on Common Road "has been chosen because it is within an area of interest to us ...
'Bypassed' planners accuse fracking firm of arroganceRotherham Advertiser

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Britain to tighten financial checks on fracking firms - Reuters

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 10:48am

Reuters

Britain to tighten financial checks on fracking firms
Reuters
“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-percent-owned by Barclays is waiting for ...
Kirby Misperton fracking permission postponed for financial checksBBC News

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California Sues Trump Administration Fracking Rule Repeal - Insurance Journal

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 10:11am

The Denver Post

California Sues Trump Administration Fracking Rule Repeal
Insurance Journal
California on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its repeal of Obama-era rules meant to address public safety concerns on hydraulic fracturing, the process known as fracking that is used to extract oil and natural gas, on federal lands. The ...
California sues Trump administration over repeal of fracking ruleThe Denver Post
New lawsuit in California vs. Trump seeks to tighten rules on frackingSacramento Bee
California Sues Donald Trump Over Rollback Of Obama-Era Fracking RuleHuffPost
Reuters -The Hill -Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
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$65 Oil Triggers New Fracking Profits - Daily Reckoning

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 9:47am

Daily Reckoning

$65 Oil Triggers New Fracking Profits
Daily Reckoning
The Nasdaq Composite lost more than 45 points before the closing bell as traders took profits on high-flying tech shares. Meanwhile, the Dow managed to hang in positive territory. Despite losing its positive momentum as the day progressed, the Big ...

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California sues Trump administration over repeal of fracking rule - The Denver Post

News Feed - January 25, 2018 - 1:09am

The Denver Post

California sues Trump administration over repeal of fracking rule
The Denver Post
On Wednesday, the state filed another lawsuit against the Trump administration, this one concerning the repeal of a rule regulating hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on publicly owned lands under Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. “The risks of fracking ...
California Sues Trump Administration Fracking Rule RepealInsurance Journal
New lawsuit in California vs. Trump seeks to tighten rules on frackingSacramento Bee
California Sues Donald Trump Over Rollback Of Obama-Era Fracking RuleHuffPost
Reuters -The Hill -Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
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Overnight Energy: Feds sued over fracking rule repeal | Perry says US 'blessed' with fossil fuels | Park Service ... - The Hill

News Feed - January 24, 2018 - 5:43pm

The Hill

Overnight Energy: Feds sued over fracking rule repeal | Perry says US 'blessed' with fossil fuels | Park Service ...
The Hill
The 2015 rule from the Obama administration set numerous standards for fracking on federal land, mainly in requiring companies to disclose the chemicals they use, standards for well casings and covering fracking fluid waste that's stored outdoors. The ...

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Free training to test water potentially impacted by Marcellus shale drilling - Tribune-Review

News Feed - January 24, 2018 - 5:31pm

Free training to test water potentially impacted by Marcellus shale drilling
Tribune-Review
Interested residents should RSVP or contact Natalie McNeill via email to: mcneilln@dickinson.edu or phone 717-254-8143. ALARM has developed a protocol for measuring water quality where Marcellus Shale gas is extracted, according to Julie Vastine ...

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Want to tour a fracking site? Penn Township may get the chance - Tribune-Review

News Feed - January 24, 2018 - 4:46pm

Want to tour a fracking site? Penn Township may get the chance
Tribune-Review
More than 10,000 hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — wells are spread across Western Pennsylvania and the state, at sites often ringed by fences and sound walls, off limits to nearly all but industry people. Until now. Huntley & Huntley Energy ...

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California sues Trump administration over repeal of fracking rule - Washington Post

News Feed - January 24, 2018 - 3:34pm

Washington Post

California sues Trump administration over repeal of fracking rule
Washington Post
California did it again. On Wednesday, the largest state in the country filed another lawsuit against the Trump administration, this one concerning the repeal of a rule regulating hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on publicly owned lands under ...
California Sues Donald Trump Over Rollback Of Obama-Era ...HuffPost
California, greens sue Trump administration over fracking rule ...The Hill
California sues Trump administration over fracking ruleKTVU San Francisco
Sacramento Bee -Reuters -CBS Sacramento
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Roseacre Wood fracking: HGV routes to proposed site 'unsafe' - BBC News

News Feed - January 24, 2018 - 2:12pm

BBC News

Roseacre Wood fracking: HGV routes to proposed site 'unsafe'
BBC News
Revised routes for lorries to reach a proposed fracking site are "not safe", councillors in Lancashire have agreed. Cuadrilla applied to extract shale gas at Roseacre Wood, near Preston, Lancashire but the government rejected it amid concerns over ...

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Supporters, Opponents of Fracking Voice Concerns at Hearing ... - wnep.com

News Feed - January 23, 2018 - 5:32pm

wnep.com

Supporters, Opponents of Fracking Voice Concerns at Hearing ...
wnep.com
CANAAN TOWNSHIP -- The controversial practice of fracking was front and center Tuesday at a public hearing in the Poconos. Dozens of people for and against a permanent ban on fracking in Wayne and Pike Counties had their say.

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In hopes of production surge, Fort Worth fracking company prices $250 million IPO - Dallas Business Journal

News Feed - January 23, 2018 - 3:26pm

Dallas Business Journal

In hopes of production surge, Fort Worth fracking company prices $250 million IPO
Dallas Business Journal
Fort Worth fracking service firm FTS International has taken another step closer to going public by pricing its initial public offering of common stock in hopes that oil and gas drillers will ramp up activity as prices continue to climb. The company ...

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Redding to vote on proposed fracking ban - Danbury News Times

News Feed - January 23, 2018 - 2:36pm

Danbury News Times

Redding to vote on proposed fracking ban
Danbury News Times
She worried the town wouldn't be able to afford another environmental cleanup and about the potential negative effects on health and the environment. “This fracking issue is the Gilbert and Bennett of our time and we're being proactive,” she said ...

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Lower Burrell to be 'thumped' to test for natural gas fracking sites - Tribune-Review

News Feed - January 23, 2018 - 1:11pm

Lower Burrell to be 'thumped' to test for natural gas fracking sites
Tribune-Review
Oil and natural gas exploration and production company Huntley & Huntley Inc. is using two companies to conduct seismic testing in Lower Burrell. Seismic testing is often tied to natural gas exploration. The testing began this month and will take place ...

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An International Tribunal on Human Rights and Fracking - PR Newswire (press release)

News Feed - January 23, 2018 - 8:41am

An International Tribunal on Human Rights and Fracking
PR Newswire (press release)
23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The practice of extracting natural gas by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has come under intense scrutiny in recent years for its profound impacts on water, land, people, and climate change. To examine the morality of these ...

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Hearings On Proposed Fracking Ban In Delaware Basin Start This Week - WSKG.org

News Feed - January 23, 2018 - 8:13am

WSKG.org

Hearings On Proposed Fracking Ban In Delaware Basin Start This Week
WSKG.org
When the Delaware River Basin Commission proposed a ban on high-volume fracking for natural gas in the basin, arguing it “poses significant, immediate and long-term risks” to the watershed, one environmentalist called it “a huge and groundbreaking ...

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Other Views: Trump tearing up fracking rules on federal lands; be alarmed - LubbockOnline.com

News Feed - January 22, 2018 - 9:52pm

Other Views: Trump tearing up fracking rules on federal lands; be alarmed
LubbockOnline.com
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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