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NC fracking commission's first meeting called off as legality questioned - News & Observer

News Feed - September 19, 2017 - 4:44pm

News & Observer

NC fracking commission's first meeting called off as legality questioned
News & Observer
Commissioner Jim Womack had organized Wednesday's meeting at the Lee County governmental complex to consider objections to fracking moratoriums passed in Chatham and Lee counties, and was prepared to hold the meeting without any legal or ...

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NC oil and gas panel to meet despite agency warning - Burlington Times News

News Feed - September 19, 2017 - 11:11am

BPR / Blue Ridge Public Radio

NC oil and gas panel to meet despite agency warning
Burlington Times News
RALEIGH — A reconstituted panel charged with regulating North Carolina oil and natural gas exploration — including fracking — plans to meet for the first time ...
NC Oil and Gas Panel to Meet Despite Agency Warning | BPRBPR / Blue Ridge Public Radio

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Town of Richmond passes fracking ban - The Livingston County News

News Feed - September 19, 2017 - 9:23am

Town of Richmond passes fracking ban
The Livingston County News
RICHMOND - The Richmond Town Board voted unanimously in July to adopt a local law prohibiting high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, and other forms of unconventional gas exploration and drilling. With fracking drawing high levels of public ...

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Glastonbury Town Council Bans Fracking Waste - Hartford Courant

News Feed - September 18, 2017 - 6:52pm

Glastonbury Town Council Bans Fracking Waste
Hartford Courant
The town council passed an ordinance banning the storage or use of waste from hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — in town. Fracking is a technique used by the energy industry to extract oil and gas from rock by injecting high-pressure mixtures of ...

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NC fracking commission plans illegal meeting on moratorium challenges, state officials say - News & Observer

News Feed - September 18, 2017 - 6:48pm

News & Observer

NC fracking commission plans illegal meeting on moratorium challenges, state officials say
News & Observer
The function of the Oil & Gas Commission is to review safety standards for fracking, which involves hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, as well as review permits and citizen complaints. The Oil & Gas Commission's nine slots were all filled ...

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EDITORIAL: Don't mess with the water supply - MyCentralJersey.com

News Feed - September 18, 2017 - 5:37pm

MyCentralJersey.com

EDITORIAL: Don't mess with the water supply
MyCentralJersey.com
Last week the commission took an encouraging step, beginning a process that could lead to a ban on hydraulic fracturingfracking — in the basin. Fracking involves injecting a high-pressure mix of water and chemicals into the ground to extract ...

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Fracking ban put in place in Lake George - Glens Falls Post-Star

News Feed - September 18, 2017 - 4:05pm

Fracking ban put in place in Lake George
Glens Falls Post-Star
Mathewson said that, while the Marcellus Shale does not extend this far north into New York, he wanted to make sure the community was protected from any other fracking-related activities, including dumping of wastewater created through the drilling.

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Anti-fracking suit seeks to block BLM oil drilling in Nevada - KRNV My News 4

News Feed - September 18, 2017 - 1:33pm

KRNV My News 4

Anti-fracking suit seeks to block BLM oil drilling in Nevada
KRNV My News 4
The Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity say the government failed to consider potential consequences of hydraulic fracturing ranging from harm to sage grouse to contamination of water resources. They say it's the first time the BLM has ...
Lawsuit Aims To Block Fracking On Nevada Federal LandKDWN
Lawsuit aims to block oil drilling on US land in Nevada | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail

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Move Over Oil: There's A New Kind Of Drilling Boom In West Texas - HPPR

News Feed - September 17, 2017 - 7:30pm

HPPR

Move Over Oil: There's A New Kind Of Drilling Boom In West Texas
HPPR
The hydraulic fracturing process of extracting oil and natural gas—better known as “fracking”—requires that millions of pounds of sand be pumped down each shale well. For years, Texas fracking operations have used Northern White sand, mined in ...

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Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman' Exploits Fracking and Mass Shooting in Season Four - NewsBusters (press release) (blog)

News Feed - September 15, 2017 - 3:06pm

NewsBusters (press release) (blog)

Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman' Exploits Fracking and Mass Shooting in Season Four
NewsBusters (press release) (blog)
Season Four of Netflix's BoJack Horseman, the animated adult sitcom about a washed-up '90's television star, debuted on September 8th. The fantasy rich series focuses on hot button issues, including fracking and mass shootings this season. In episode ...

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Fledgling Company Awaits Approval for Fracking Wastewater Treatment Plant on Pennsylvania Headwaters - Public Herald (press release) (registration)

News Feed - September 15, 2017 - 2:54pm

Public Herald (press release) (registration)

Fledgling Company Awaits Approval for Fracking Wastewater Treatment Plant on Pennsylvania Headwaters
Public Herald (press release) (registration)
Fracking wastewater that comes back to the surface after hydraulic fracturing contains a host of toxic compounds, some naturally occurring and some man made. But, it also has uranium, which turns into radium, which makes the wastewater radioactive.

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Ban on Delaware River gas fracking one step closer to reality - Delaware 105.9

News Feed - September 15, 2017 - 8:36am

Delaware 105.9

Ban on Delaware River gas fracking one step closer to reality
Delaware 105.9
A regulatory commission that oversees water quality in the Delaware River and its tributaries has taken an initial step to permanently ban natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing. The five-member Delaware River Basin Commission on Wednesday ...
Draft Regs To Be Prepped To Ban Fracking In Delaware River BasinWAMC
Delaware River Basin Commission takes step toward banning frackingDelaware First Media
DE, NJ, PA agree to curb fracking in Delaware River Basindelawarebusinessnow.com
The Intelligencer
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Neighbors are fed up with fracking smells, noises in Erie subdivision ... - The Denver Channel

News Feed - September 14, 2017 - 11:19pm

The Denver Channel

Neighbors are fed up with fracking smells, noises in Erie subdivision ...
The Denver Channel
ERIE, Colo. -- The fracking debate over how close is too close to homes is playing out in Erie's Vista Ridge subdivision. "We paid extra for the view, and now it's ...

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Fracking near Delaware River close to ban - The Philadelphia Tribune

News Feed - September 14, 2017 - 8:55pm

Delaware First Media

Fracking near Delaware River close to ban
The Philadelphia Tribune
NEWTOWN — A commission that oversees drinking water quality for 15 million people took an initial step Wednesday to permanently ban drilling and hydraulic fracturing near the Delaware River and its tributaries, drawing criticism from the natural gas ...
Delaware River Basin Commission takes step toward banning frackingDelaware First Media
DRBC adopts resolution to ban gas drillingNEagle
River commission considers frack prohibitionsThe Pike County Courier

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TC Line: Fracking reality - Longmont Times-Call

News Feed - September 14, 2017 - 4:20pm

TC Line: Fracking reality
Longmont Times-Call
That one of our county commissioners would say we all object to fracking is ridiculous. I believe it's a very vocal minority, while the rest of us realize that everything we touch from the time we get up till the time we go to bed is somehow connected ...

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API Pennsylvania responds to proposed ban on hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus - WorldOil (subscription)

News Feed - September 14, 2017 - 11:22am

API Pennsylvania responds to proposed ban on hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus
WorldOil (subscription)
“The Marcellus shale is a proven opportunity to harness clean and abundant American energy to power our state and the nation and support jobs in Pennsylvania,” said API-PA Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman. “Arbitrary limits on responsibly ...

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James Durbin for The Wall Street Journal - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

News Feed - September 14, 2017 - 7:00am

Wall Street Journal (subscription)

James Durbin for The Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
There is a new land grab going on in the oil-rich fields of West Texas. This time it is over sand. Big oil-field sand suppliers, Wall Street firms and other investors have been buying up swaths of the West Texas desert. These investors aim to mine and ...

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Regulators Take Step to Ban Fracking Near Delaware River - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - September 13, 2017 - 1:57pm

Natural Resources Defense Council

Regulators Take Step to Ban Fracking Near Delaware River
U.S. News & World Report
(AP) — A commission that oversees drinking water quality for 15 million people took an initial step Wednesday to permanently ban drilling and hydraulic fracturing near the Delaware River and its tributaries, drawing criticism from the natural gas ...
Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking BanNatural Resources Defense Council
Delaware River Basin Commission Moves Toward Fracking Ban ...wnep.com
DRBC takes a step toward banning fracking in Northeast Pa.StateImpact Pennsylvania
PA home page -lehighvalleylive.com
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Anti-fracking activists protest wrong house in northern Colorado ... - Greeley Tribune

News Feed - September 13, 2017 - 12:26pm

Anti-fracking activists protest wrong house in northern Colorado ...
Greeley Tribune
LONGMONT — Anti-fracking activists wanted to protest a Colorado official for not being tough enough on the oil and gas industry, but the official says they went ...
Anti-Frackers Try And Fail At Protesting | The Daily CallerThe Daily Caller

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