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Fracking great for nation and doesn't hurt environment - TCPalm

News Feed - November 12, 2017 - 4:00am

Sun Sentinel

Fracking great for nation and doesn't hurt environment
TCPalm
For over 60 years, hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has been used as a safe method of producing natural gas. Opponents are quick to play on the emotions when advocating for bans instead of relying on scientific facts — or what we call in the ...
Protect Florida's water supply; block more oil drilling | LettersSun Sentinel

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The Unexpected Ways Fracking Affects Air Pollution - The Revelator

News Feed - November 11, 2017 - 11:14am

The Revelator

The Unexpected Ways Fracking Affects Air Pollution
The Revelator
Fracking is a term that can stir strong emotions among its opponents and proponents. It is actually a combination of techniques, including hydraulic fracturing, that has allowed drillers to draw hydrocarbons from rock formations which were once not ...

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Behind The Headlines: Oil Wastewater And Fracking FAQ - HPPR

News Feed - November 10, 2017 - 6:10pm

HPPR

Behind The Headlines: Oil Wastewater And Fracking FAQ
HPPR
A saltwater injection well that made headlines in recent months in Morris County, for example, was not an example of fracking — though nearly 4,000 people joined an online petition describing it as fracking. The online petition was then submitted to ...

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Hydraulic Fracturing, Well Intervention Services, and Directional Drilling– New Procurement Research Reports Now ... - Business Wire (press release)

News Feed - November 10, 2017 - 3:15pm

Business Wire (press release)

Hydraulic Fracturing, Well Intervention Services, and Directional Drilling– New Procurement Research Reports Now ...
Business Wire (press release)
The growth of the global hydraulic fracturing market can be attributed to the increasing investments towards hydraulic fracturing, especially in emerging markets. China has the world's largest shale gas reserves and also has the third largest reserves ...

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William March: Dana Young to push for statewide fracking ban again - Tampabay.com

News Feed - November 10, 2017 - 12:10pm

Tampabay.com

William March: Dana Young to push for statewide fracking ban again
Tampabay.com
State Sen. Dana Young, R-Tampa, has introduced another fracking ban bill for the coming legislative session. But it's unclear whether it will have any better ...

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Anti-fracking argument not sound - Tribune-Review

News Feed - November 9, 2017 - 8:55pm

Anti-fracking argument not sound
Tribune-Review
The Environmental Protection Agency's report “Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas: Impacts from the Hydraulic Fracturing Water Cycle on Drinking Water Resources in the United States” found no evidence of widespread water contamination from fracking ...

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The future of fracking: Thanks to the vastness of the oil resource and the stinginess (for now) of the shale, that ... - Prairie Business

News Feed - November 9, 2017 - 8:29pm

Prairie Business

The future of fracking: Thanks to the vastness of the oil resource and the stinginess (for now) of the shale, that ...
Prairie Business
Five percent is the amount of oil that current technologies can coax out of Bakken rocks far underground. One hundred percent is how much of that oil comes oozing out those rocks in the laboratory, when engineers bathe samples of the rocks in CO2.

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Fracking ban top legislative priority for Conservancy in 2018 - Naples Daily News

News Feed - November 9, 2017 - 7:03pm

Naples Daily News

Fracking ban top legislative priority for Conservancy in 2018
Naples Daily News
Bills to ban the controversial oil drilling technique in Florida have been introduced for consideration by House and Senate in 2018.

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Oil Drillers Reopen The Fracking Debate - OilPrice.com

News Feed - November 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Oil Drillers Reopen The Fracking Debate
OilPrice.com
The high pressure from a hydraulic fracturing operation can result in frack fluids leaking far away from their intended location, potentially damaging other wells nearby. These so-called “frack hits,” Majors worries, are polluting groundwater. That ...

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Anti-fracking activist ticketed for beaming skull and crossbones onto Boulder courthouse - The Denver Post

News Feed - November 9, 2017 - 8:52am

The Denver Post

Anti-fracking activist ticketed for beaming skull and crossbones onto Boulder courthouse
The Denver Post
Deana Hanold, left, hands out anti-fracking information Tuesday evening in front of the Boulder Theater while an image of a skull and crossbones, along with the words “Ban Fracking!,” are projected onto the side of Boulder County Courthouse. Police ...

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N Carolina Fracking Meeting Uncertain With Late Cancellation ... - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - November 9, 2017 - 8:30am

N Carolina Fracking Meeting Uncertain With Late Cancellation ...
U.S. News & World Report
SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — A member of a recently retooled panel regulating North Carolina's fracking industry says its first meeting is on even though Gov.

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Q&A: Sandra Steingraber fights fracking in documentary - The Ithacan

News Feed - November 8, 2017 - 7:56pm

The Ithacan

Q&A: Sandra Steingraber fights fracking in documentary
The Ithacan
In the film, Steingraber practices civil disobedience to outlaw fracking. The documentary was shot by Canadian filmmaker Chanda Chevannes. The film's world premiere was Oct. 19 at the International Environmental Film Festival in Toronto, Canada, and ...

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Anti-fracking activist ticketed for beaming skull and crossbones onto Boulder courthouse - Longmont Times-Call

News Feed - November 8, 2017 - 7:56pm

Anti-fracking activist ticketed for beaming skull and crossbones onto Boulder courthouse
Longmont Times-Call
Deana Hanold, left, hands out anti-fracking information Tuesday evening in front of the Boulder Theater while an image of a skull and crossbones, along with the words "Ban Fracking!," are projected onto the side of Boulder County Courthouse. Police ...

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Woolsey says 'burdensome,' 'costly' regulations led to end of Illinois' first fracking permit - The Southern

News Feed - November 8, 2017 - 6:51pm

The Southern

Woolsey says 'burdensome,' 'costly' regulations led to end of Illinois' first fracking permit
The Southern
Citing onerous rules and regulations, Woolsey, a Kansas-based oil and natural gas company, earlier this month terminated its hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, permit with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The reasons for terminating were ...

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Woolsey says 'burdensome,' 'costly' regulations lead to end of Illinois' first fracking permit - The Southern

News Feed - November 8, 2017 - 6:51pm

The Southern

Woolsey says 'burdensome,' 'costly' regulations lead to end of Illinois' first fracking permit
The Southern
Citing onerous rules and regulations, Woolsey, a Kansas-based oil and natural gas company, earlier this month terminated its hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, permit with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The reasons for terminating were ...

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POINT OF VIEW: Court was clear: Community comes first on fracking - Palm Beach Post

News Feed - November 8, 2017 - 5:44pm

POINT OF VIEW: Court was clear: Community comes first on fracking
Palm Beach Post
During the 2016-17 session of the Florida Legislature, a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, had strong support in the Senate but was held up in the House of Representatives in a committee chaired by House Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues, R-Fort Myers.

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WATCH: Fracking explained in 2 minutes (Video) - Denver Business Journal

News Feed - November 8, 2017 - 3:49pm

WATCH: Fracking explained in 2 minutes (Video)
Denver Business Journal
Nov.08 -- Bloomberg's Alix Steel details how shale fracking works and how it's changing the U.S. energy industry. Machinery used to fracture shale formations stands at a Royal Dutch Shell Plc hydraulic fracking site Enlarge. Machinery used to fracture ...

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John C. Lamb: Fracking And H2S - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - November 7, 2017 - 9:30pm

John C. Lamb: Fracking And H2S
Boulder Daily Camera
As fracking comes to Erie and the rest of Boulder County, a silent killer slips in along with it. This extremely toxic, colorless, highly flammable and explosive gas is called hydrogen sulfide (H2S). Five hundred parts per million (ppm) of this gas ...

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Foes of Obama-era fracking chemical reporting rules ask court to reconsider ruling - The Denver Post

News Feed - November 7, 2017 - 8:47pm

The Denver Post

Foes of Obama-era fracking chemical reporting rules ask court to reconsider ruling
The Denver Post
The 2015 rules require drilling companies to disclose what chemicals they used in hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal land. Hydraulic fracturing boosts oil and gas production by injecting a high-pressure mix of water, sand and chemicals ...

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