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Pruitt takes steps to roll back Obama's fracking rules - Washington Examiner

News Feed - April 19, 2017 - 6:12pm

Washington Examiner

Pruitt takes steps to roll back Obama's fracking rules
Washington Examiner
The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday took a new step in enacting President Trump's executive order to roll back Obama-era energy regulations by granting industry petitions to reconsider methane emission rules for fracking. "EPA is ...
Sneed exclusive: City could lose its EPA regional officeChicago Sun-Times

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'Water Warriors' Trailer Previews Canada's Anti-Fracking Outcry (Exclusive Video) - Hollywood Reporter

News Feed - April 19, 2017 - 2:59pm

Hollywood Reporter

'Water Warriors' Trailer Previews Canada's Anti-Fracking Outcry (Exclusive Video)
Hollywood Reporter
The people of New Brunswick are fired up to fight in The Hollywood Reporter's exclusive trailer for Water Warriors. The documentary short recounts a community's successful fight to protect their water from the oil and natural gas industry. In 2013, the ...

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And Woodstock Makes It Thirteen! Fracking Waste Ban Movement Growing in Connecticut - Food and Water Watch

News Feed - April 19, 2017 - 10:03am

Food and Water Watch

And Woodstock Makes It Thirteen! Fracking Waste Ban Movement Growing in Connecticut
Food and Water Watch
The local energy is exciting, and state lawmakers can respond to this with a bold move of their own: passing House Bill 6329, which would prohibit hydraulic fracturing waste from gas wells statewide. The bill has already passed out of the Environment ...

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Wilmington tightens proposed fracking ordinance - New Castle News

News Feed - April 19, 2017 - 4:37am

New Castle News

Wilmington tightens proposed fracking ordinance
New Castle News
However, they declined one major request of fracking opponents — to prohibit gas drilling in agricultural areas. The proposed ordinance would allow hydraulic fracturing in industrial and agricultural zones of the township. The ordinance treats well ...

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Lawmakers to hear bill curbing 'forced pooling' as Erie deals with fracking procedure - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 9:56pm

High Country News

Lawmakers to hear bill curbing 'forced pooling' as Erie deals with fracking procedure
Boulder Daily Camera
Mike Foote, D-Lafayette, to limit the influence of oil and gas companies' "forced pooling" procedure, a controversial fracking practice currently playing out in the eastern reaches of Erie. The concept is known as statutory, or compulsory, pooling ...
Suburbanites reckon with arcane drilling lawHigh Country News

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Kristina Woodall: Now is the time to stop the fracking of our future - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 9:35pm

Kristina Woodall: Now is the time to stop the fracking of our future
Boulder Daily Camera
What would we, the people of Boulder County, do if we knew that an invading force was gathering at our borders with the purpose of pillaging and plundering for profit — with no care or concern for the sickening swath of destruction they will bring to ...

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Dozens come out to protest fracking in Stuart - wflx

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 7:12pm

WPBF West Palm Beach

Dozens come out to protest fracking in Stuart
wflx
Food and Water Water organized a rally in Memorial Park on April 18, 2017 against potential fracking in Florida. More than a hundred businesses statewide signed a letter in protest of fracking. The number one concern: they fear the process will ...
Anti-fracking protest held in StuartWPBF West Palm Beach

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Fracking Sweeps Into China - Daily Caller

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 5:22pm

Fracking Sweeps Into China
Daily Caller
China has turned to hydraulic fracturing to decrease its dependency on foreign natural gas, according to state-run media. China has been trying to use fracking to shifts away from traditional sources of energy such as coal power. Shale gas production ...

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California should follow Maryland, New York and Vermont, and ban fracking - Sacramento Bee

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 3:58pm

Sacramento Bee

California should follow Maryland, New York and Vermont, and ban fracking
Sacramento Bee
The governor has already signed landmark legislation to reduce greenhouse gases. But California now lags behind other states that are aggressively saying no to Big Oil and hydraulic fracturing. The state deserves forceful leadership on fracking, too.

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Fracking: Roseacre Wood inquiry to reopen after legal challenge fails - BBC News

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 12:19pm

BBC News

Fracking: Roseacre Wood inquiry to reopen after legal challenge fails
BBC News
A public inquiry on fracking at a second site in Lancashire will resume after a legal challenge failed. Anti-fracking campaigner Julian Burton sought a judicial review to stop the inquiry over the extraction of shale gas at Roseacre Wood. Manchester ...

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Fort Worth fracking firm looks to extract $100M in IPO - Dallas News (blog)

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 10:50am

Dallas News (blog)

Fort Worth fracking firm looks to extract $100M in IPO
Dallas News (blog)
FTS says it has seen a rebound in demand for fracking services as oil prices have doubled in the past year after bottoming out below $30 a barrel in February 2016. The company said it was able to start raising prices in the third quarter of last year ...

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So New York and Maryland can ban fracking, but Pa. can't? Seriously?: Bob Quarteroni - PennLive.com

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 9:07am

PennLive.com

So New York and Maryland can ban fracking, but Pa. can't? Seriously?: Bob Quarteroni
PennLive.com
So, sanity to the north of us has been joined by sanity to the south of us, leaving an island of environmental lunacy here in Pennsylvania. That's because Maryland has joined New York in banning fracking, putting the good of the environment and its ...

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Forbes Column: Ban Fracking? Bad Economics, Bad Ecology - Canada Free Press

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 7:26am

Forbes Column: Ban Fracking? Bad Economics, Bad Ecology
Canada Free Press
Institute for Energy Research Founder and CEO Robert Bradley recently penned a column for Forbes.com titled “Ban Fracking? Bad Economic, Bad Ecology.” In the piece, Bradley explains how the practice of hydraulic fracturing is not only safe but also ...

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OPINION: Don't allow fracking in the Flint Hills - Kansas State Collegian

News Feed - April 18, 2017 - 2:02am

Kansas State Collegian

OPINION: Don't allow fracking in the Flint Hills
Kansas State Collegian
5, Quail Oil and Gas LC of Garden City, Kansas, filed an application to the Kansas Corporation Commission for an injection well, a device used for wastewater disposal and hydraulic fracturing (fracking), in Morris County, a mere 14 miles from the ...

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Not taking no for an answer: Meet the group demanding a Boulder County fracking ban - The Colorado Independent

News Feed - April 17, 2017 - 5:16pm

The Colorado Independent

Not taking no for an answer: Meet the group demanding a Boulder County fracking ban
The Colorado Independent
The group was small, but their message was firm: We will accept nothing short of a ban on fracking in Boulder County. About 40 Boulder County residents took to the suburban streets of Lafayette Saturday morning to knock on County Commissioner Cindy ...

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They Told A Fracking Company To Go Away. 3 Years Later, They're Still in Court. - Huffington Post

News Feed - April 17, 2017 - 4:09pm

Huffington Post

They Told A Fracking Company To Go Away. 3 Years Later, They're Still in Court.
Huffington Post
Then, last December, the agency released a much-anticipated final report that found that the fracking process does, in fact, pollute groundwater. “We found scientific evidence of impacts to drinking water resources at each stage of the hydraulic ...

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Fracking firm FTS International looks to crack Wall Street with IPO - Fort Worth Star Telegram

News Feed - April 17, 2017 - 1:31pm

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fracking firm FTS International looks to crack Wall Street with IPO
Fort Worth Star Telegram
FTS is a leading provider of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, services for drillers, and the company is active in several large fields, including the Permian, Eagle Ford, Marcellus, Utica and Haynesville. With fracking, drillers pump water, sand and ...

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The woman who stopped a fracking truck - Yale Climate Connections

News Feed - April 17, 2017 - 7:09am

Yale Climate Connections

The woman who stopped a fracking truck
Yale Climate Connections
Two years ago, the state legislature reversed a city ban on fracking in Denton. So she went out to the fracking site to protest. Tamez: “There came a big truck and I just decided that I needed to do something. So I stepped in front of the truck and ...

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Protect PT turns to judge in effort to halt fracking in Penn Township - Tribune-Review

News Feed - April 16, 2017 - 11:00pm

Protect PT turns to judge in effort to halt fracking in Penn Township
Tribune-Review
A citizens' group has asked a Westmoreland County judge to halt development of four hydraulic fracturing well pads in Penn Township. The appeals are against the Penn Township Zoning Hearing Board, but the real target is Apex Energy, said Gillian Graber ...

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In Texas, mining sand for fracking experiences boom - Arkansas Online

News Feed - April 16, 2017 - 3:22am

Arkansas Online

In Texas, mining sand for fracking experiences boom
Arkansas Online
In a deepening pit in this small town southeast of Waco, workers aim a high-pressure water cannon that reduces small hills of claylike sand into a watery slurry ...

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