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Judge overturns $4.2 million award in fracking pollution case An error occurred. - Hot Air

News Feed - March 31, 2017 - 7:21pm

Hot Air

Judge overturns $4.2 million award in fracking pollution case An error occurred.
Hot Air
Dimock, Pennsylvania has been called ground zero in the fight against fracking. It's the location that became the basis for the movie Gasland by anti-fracking activist Josh Fox. Last March, a federal jury awarded $4.2 million to a pair of Dimock ...

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Judge overturns $4.24M award in alleged fracking pollution case - The Hill

News Feed - March 31, 2017 - 6:32pm

The Hill

Judge overturns $4.24M award in alleged fracking pollution case
The Hill
A federal judge Friday overturned a $4.24 million jury award in a landmark case regarding alleged groundwater pollution from hydraulic fracturing. Judge Martin Carlson wrote that the evidence presented at last year's jury trial by a pair of families in ...
Judge cancels jury award to Dimock families; orders new trial ...StateImpact Pennsylvania

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WMNF | Dade City mayor wants Florida-wide fracking ban - WMNF - WMNF

News Feed - March 31, 2017 - 5:24pm

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WMNF | Dade City mayor wants Florida-wide fracking ban - WMNF
WMNF
The Mayor of Dade City in Pasco County is asking the Florida Legislature and House Speaker Richard Corcoran for a statewide fracking ban.

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Innovation Related To Hydraulic Fracturing Dominates Oil, Gas Patent Arena - E&P

News Feed - March 31, 2017 - 5:17pm

E&P

Innovation Related To Hydraulic Fracturing Dominates Oil, Gas Patent Arena
E&P
Since 2006, nearly 1,000 patents related to hydraulic fracturing have been filed in the U.S., mostly technology, tools or processes aimed at creating or reinforcing fractures, according to a study released March 29 by the Deloitte Center for Energy ...

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Company signals new fracking plans in eastern Boulder County - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - March 30, 2017 - 10:52pm

Company signals new fracking plans in eastern Boulder County
Boulder Daily Camera
Coloradans along the Front Range have continued to grapple with the reach of the state's fracking regulations. Boulder County commissioners approved new oil and gas regulations earlier this month, which Commissioners Deb Gardner said would provide ...

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Florida legislators' stalemate on study kills fracking ban bill - Naples Daily News

News Feed - March 30, 2017 - 6:50pm

Naples Daily News

Florida legislators' stalemate on study kills fracking ban bill
Naples Daily News
Mike Miller, R-Orlando, said he still thinks the state should have some sort of a fracking ban, but the study would ward off lawsuits brought by property owners who feel their rights have been violated. He said House leadership would not let his bill ...

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Williams Partners announces deals for bigger stake in Marcellus Shale gathering systems - Tulsa World

News Feed - March 30, 2017 - 5:41pm

Williams Partners announces deals for bigger stake in Marcellus Shale gathering systems
Tulsa World
Under the transaction with Western Gas, which closed earlier this month, Williams Partners increased its ownership stake in two Marcellus Shale natural gas gathering systems that it operates. In exchange, Western Gas and its affiliates received ...

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Fracking 2.0: Shale Drillers Pioneer New Ways to Profit in Era of Cheap Oil - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

News Feed - March 30, 2017 - 2:51pm

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Fracking 2.0: Shale Drillers Pioneer New Ways to Profit in Era of Cheap Oil
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Fracking 2.0: Shale Drillers Pioneer New Ways to Profit in Era of Cheap Oil. Texas producer EOG has led the industry in extracting oil from shale faster and cheaper; challenge to OPEC's control over prices? By. Erin Ailworth. Erin Ailworth. The Wall ...

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Opinion: Oh no! Not again with fracking - Benitolink: San Benito County News

News Feed - March 30, 2017 - 1:59pm

Benitolink: San Benito County News

Opinion: Oh no! Not again with fracking
Benitolink: San Benito County News
I was astounded when I learned from a friend that the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) was holding a series of three meetings in the tri-county area of Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz. "How can that be?" I asked myself? During the 2014 campaign to ...

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Anti-fracking protesters disrupt Eddie Stobart depots in Cheshire - BBC News

News Feed - March 30, 2017 - 12:36pm

Anti-fracking protesters disrupt Eddie Stobart depots in Cheshire
BBC News
Anti-fracking protesters in Cheshire blocked Eddie Stobart's Orford depot's exit and walked slowly in front of lorries at Appleton Thorn. They want to ... The government approved Cuadrilla's plans for horizontal hydraulic fracturing at the site in ...

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Major Earthquakes Related To Fracking Continue To Climb - The Ring of Fire Network

News Feed - March 30, 2017 - 12:41am

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Major Earthquakes Related To Fracking Continue To Climb
The Ring of Fire Network
The state of Oklahoma has been home to fracking operations for decades, long before any of the dangers that we now know fracking were brought to light. Thanks to the boom that's taken place in fracking in the last decade, the state is becoming a ...

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DEP sues townships over fracking wastewater disposal well bans - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

News Feed - March 30, 2017 - 12:18am

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DEP sues townships over fracking wastewater disposal well bans
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking a state court for immediate protection against two tiny townships whose local charters claim ...
'That's not DEP's role': Outrage and localism after state sues towns that banned frack water wellsPennLive.com

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Editorial: Richmond's proposed ban on fracking is utterly pointless - Richmond.com

News Feed - March 29, 2017 - 10:33pm

Richmond.com

Editorial: Richmond's proposed ban on fracking is utterly pointless
Richmond.com
Now the Richmond City Council is doing much the same with fracking. On Monday the Council took steps to ban the mining of natural gas through hydraulic fracturing when it passed a resolution to that effect sponsored by Councilman Parker Agelasto.

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A GOP governor next door banned fracking. Why can't Pennsylvania? - Philly.com (blog)

News Feed - March 29, 2017 - 6:11pm

Philly.com (blog)

A GOP governor next door banned fracking. Why can't Pennsylvania?
Philly.com (blog)
All that remained for the bill that would permanently ban fracking would be the signature of the measure's stunning 11th-hour supporter, the governor. But the governor of what? I'll tell you later in this column. Just kidding, I'll tell you now. But ...
Maryland lawmakers vote to ban frackingWBAL Baltimore
Maryland Set To Ban FrackingWAMU 88.5
Maryland Passes Ban Bill, Will Become Third State to Block FrackingDeSmog (blog)
U.S. News & World Report -Baltimore Sun
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Commission sticks with 10 days for comment on fracking - Alaskajournal.com

News Feed - March 29, 2017 - 5:20pm

Commission sticks with 10 days for comment on fracking
Alaskajournal.com
Nobody appears happy with the Alaska Oil and Gas Commission's proposal for notifying the public about plans to hydraulic fracture oil and gas wells in the state. The commission has suggested providing 10-day periods for public comment on well fracking ...

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Proposed Griswold fracking ordinance moves closer to a vote - Norwich Bulletin

News Feed - March 29, 2017 - 4:51pm

Proposed Griswold fracking ordinance moves closer to a vote
Norwich Bulletin
The Fracking Ad-hoc Committee made its presentation on the ordinance Tuesday night to the Board of Selectmen, and First Selectman Kevin Skulczyck said after the Ordinance Committee reviews it, he'll call for a town meeting to vote on the ordinance.

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Maryland Passes Ban Bill, Will Become Third State to Block Fracking - DeSmog (blog)

News Feed - March 29, 2017 - 2:02pm

DeSmog (blog)

Maryland Passes Ban Bill, Will Become Third State to Block Fracking
DeSmog (blog)
In a historic vote Monday night, Maryland's Senate passed a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — expected to be signed into law by the state's Republican governor — making the state the third in the U.S. to reject the controversial technique ...
A GOP governor next door banned fracking. 'Why can't us?'Philly.com (blog)
Maryland Bans FrackingTruth-Out
Maryland lawmakers vote to ban frackingThe Hill
Baltimore Sun -ThinkProgress
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Western Md. needs fracking - Baltimore Sun

News Feed - March 29, 2017 - 11:25am

Western Md. needs fracking
Baltimore Sun
Greenlighting hydraulic fracturing would be far from a cure-all for Western Maryland, but why would we ever want to cut ourselves out of the economic opportunities this prolific technique has provided? The living-wage jobs it could churn out would no ...

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Legislation would allow FPL to charge customers for fracking - Palm Beach Post

News Feed - March 28, 2017 - 10:44pm

Palm Beach Post

Legislation would allow FPL to charge customers for fracking
Palm Beach Post
HB 1043 would allow utilities with at least 65 percent natural gas-fueled generation to charge customers for “prudent” investments in gas reserves and associated expenses. FPL is the only electric utility in Florida that uses that much natural gas ...
FPL's fracking investment bill passes committee despite objections ...Miami Herald
FPL's fracking bill returns Tuesday as the only bill on the House committee agendaBradenton Herald

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