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Truth in fracking advertising - Aspen Daily News

News Feed - March 17, 2018 - 5:10am

Truth in fracking advertising
Aspen Daily News
The wastewater produced by fracking includes contaminants like salt, uranium, radon, polonium, lead and other heavy metals, and polyaromatic hydro-carbons. Human contact with these chemicals can result in cancer, nervous system disorders, birth defects ...

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Facts on fracking - Aspen Times

News Feed - March 16, 2018 - 7:27pm

Facts on fracking
Aspen Times
We've all seen the television ads that tell us fracking is safe. Whatever happened to truth in advertising? The chemicals used in fracking vary. A power point by the Physicians for Social Responsibility reads they include carcinogens like benzene ...

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Fracking causes extensive environmental, health, safety harms, new study warns - theberkshireedge.com

News Feed - March 16, 2018 - 7:09pm

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Fracking causes extensive environmental, health, safety harms, new study warns
theberkshireedge.com
In December, acclaimed biologist and anti-fracking activist Sandra Steingraber visited the Berkshires and spoke about the health and climate impacts of fracked gas and pipelines. Now, Steingraber and other health professionals have issued a stark ...

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Bill to ban fracking for oil and gas dies in Florida Legislature again - Naples Daily News

News Feed - March 16, 2018 - 6:08pm

Naples Daily News

Bill to ban fracking for oil and gas dies in Florida Legislature again
Naples Daily News
Oliva has voted previously for a bill that would have banned hydraulic fracturing temporarily until a study on its effects in Florida could be completed. The bill would have prohibited cities and counties from banning the practice. After passing ...

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Salamanca officials support The Seneca Nation, county opposition to fracking plant - Olean Times Herald

News Feed - March 16, 2018 - 4:00pm

Olean Times Herald

Salamanca officials support The Seneca Nation, county opposition to fracking plant
Olean Times Herald
SALAMANCA — The Salamanca Common Council have officially announced their support of efforts to stop the dumping of wastewater produced by fracking into the Allegheny River through a treatment plan in Pennsylvania. In a statement at Wednesday's meeting ...
Young Adds Her Voice to Opposition to Proposed Fracking Waste Treatment FacilityTAPinto.net

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Give Bethel residents a hearing on fracking - Danbury News Times

News Feed - March 16, 2018 - 3:03pm

Give Bethel residents a hearing on fracking
Danbury News Times
I am a concerned Bethel resident and join many of my neighbors in supporting the fracking waste ban ordinance submitted back in December to the Bethel Board of Selectmen with signatures of support from residents who associate as Democrat and Republican ...

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Salamanca officials support SNI, county opposition to fracking plant - Salamanca Press

News Feed - March 16, 2018 - 9:27am

Salamanca Press

Salamanca officials support SNI, county opposition to fracking plant
Salamanca Press
SALAMANCA — The Salamanca Common Council have officially announced their support of efforts to stop the dumping of wastewater produced by fracking into the Allegheny River through a treatment plan in Pennsylvania. In a statement at Wednesday's meeting ...

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Health Professionals: Fracking Can't Be Done Without Threatening Public Health - Environmental Working Group

News Feed - March 16, 2018 - 9:19am

Environmental Working Group

Health Professionals: Fracking Can't Be Done Without Threatening Public Health
Environmental Working Group
The report, by Concerned Health Professionals of New York and Physicians for Social Responsibility, pulls together studies, data and news reports on the health and environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing of natural gas and oil wells. In fracking ...

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Fracking Report Finds Unacceptable Risks - Public News Service

News Feed - March 16, 2018 - 3:08am

Public News Service

Fracking Report Finds Unacceptable Risks
Public News Service
The compendium of research papers and investigative reports says regulations cannot make fracking safe. (anita_starzycka/Pixabay). March 16, 2018. HARRISBURG, Pa. – The fifth Fracking Health Compendium finds that the oil and gas drilling technique ...

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Independent panel to review hydraulic fracturing impact in BC - Keremeos Review

News Feed - March 15, 2018 - 4:01pm

Keremeos Review

Independent panel to review hydraulic fracturing impact in BC
Keremeos Review
The B.C. NDP government is proceeding with its promised technical review of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas extraction, as one of the larger players in the global gas market considers going ahead with an export facility in the Kitimat area. Three ...
Independent panel to review fracking impact in BCNorth Delta Reporter

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Major Review Confirms That Fracking Is A Clear And Present Danger To Millions Of Americans - IFLScience

News Feed - March 15, 2018 - 1:20pm

IFLScience

Major Review Confirms That Fracking Is A Clear And Present Danger To Millions Of Americans
IFLScience
Technically known as hydraulic fracturing, fracking is designed to open up passageways to reservoirs of natural gas or oil. It's also deeply controversial, and a new comprehensive report – spotted by Rolling Stone – has brought all these hazards to ...

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Nation lauds county opposition to fracking waste treatment plant ... - Salamanca Press

News Feed - March 15, 2018 - 12:12pm

Salamanca Press

Nation lauds county opposition to fracking waste treatment plant ...
Salamanca Press
LITTLE VALLEY — Seneca Nation Treasurer Maurice John thanked Cattaraugus County lawmakers for their support in joining the Senecas in opposition to a Coudersport, Pa., fracking waste treatment plant that.

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Fracking 'Almanac' Compiles Health Risks From the Drilling Practice - Public News Service

News Feed - March 15, 2018 - 3:10am

Public News Service

Fracking 'Almanac' Compiles Health Risks From the Drilling Practice
Public News Service
Of the more than 1,000 studies on fracking, 85 percent show the extraction process is harming nearby communities. (Tim Evanson/Flickr). March 15, 2018. BISMARCK, N.D. — Health professionals have released their fifth compilation of data and reports ...

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California, Activists Sue Trump To Enforce Obama Era Fracking Rules - The Heartland Institute

News Feed - March 15, 2018 - 2:25am

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California, Activists Sue Trump To Enforce Obama Era Fracking Rules
The Heartland Institute
“Most fracking occurs on private land and state lands in states like North Dakota and Texas.” “If the environmentalists and tribes win, the case will probably be appealed, and a federal judge has already blocked the rules once.” said Orr. “More ...

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As Several Latin American Governments Lead Charge Against Fracking, Will Colombia Follow Suit? - Frontera

News Feed - March 14, 2018 - 3:15pm

Frontera

As Several Latin American Governments Lead Charge Against Fracking, Will Colombia Follow Suit?
Frontera
One Yale University forum provides a global platform for multiple perspectives and analyses of the environmental and social impacts of fracking. On the pro-fracking front, many experts champion fracking for job creation and meeting energy demands. On ...

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The North Carolina fracking boom that didn't happen - Carolina Public Press

News Feed - March 14, 2018 - 1:23pm

Carolina Public Press

The North Carolina fracking boom that didn't happen
Carolina Public Press
Test drilling at the state Department of Transportation maintenance yard in Hoke County in 2015. Photo courtesy of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality. North Carolina's Oil and Gas Commission returns to work today for the first time in two ...

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Directors delay action on fracking-waste ban - Journal Inquirer

News Feed - March 14, 2018 - 12:09pm

Directors delay action on fracking-waste ban
Journal Inquirer
MANCHESTER — The Board of Directors has opted not to act on a draft resolution to ban fracking waste in town, waiting until April to draft a statement of support for state-level efforts. A bill before the legislature would make the Department of ...

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Bottled Water, Brought to You by Fracking? - EcoWatch

News Feed - March 14, 2018 - 12:04pm

EcoWatch

Bottled Water, Brought to You by Fracking?
EcoWatch
Many of the raw materials used to create those plastic bottles come from fracking. In addition to air and water pollution, the fracking boom has delivered an abundant supply of the hydrocarbon ethane, which is used in petrochemical manufacturing to ...
WHO launches health review after microplastics found in 90% of bottled waterThe Guardian
Bottled water: WHO launches plastic health reviewBBC News
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Bottled Water, Brought to You by Fracking? - Food and Water Watch

News Feed - March 14, 2018 - 10:16am

Food and Water Watch

Bottled Water, Brought to You by Fracking?
Food and Water Watch
But perhaps the biggest problem is where we get all this plastic in the first place. Many of the raw materials used to create those plastic bottles come from fracking. In addition to air and water pollution, the fracking boom has delivered an abundant ...

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From Asthma to Cancer, 'Blistering' New Report Details Human Cost of Fracking - EcoWatch

News Feed - March 14, 2018 - 9:09am

EcoWatch

From Asthma to Cancer, 'Blistering' New Report Details Human Cost of Fracking
EcoWatch
Researchers found that "by several measures, evidence for fracking-related health problems is emerging across the United States and Canada." Looking to Pennsylvania—a hotbed for fracking—as an example, the report says that "as the number of gas wells ...

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