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Gregory Iwan: How to deal with fracking - Boulder Daily Camera

News Feed - March 28, 2017 - 9:30pm

Gregory Iwan: How to deal with fracking
Boulder Daily Camera
Fracking in the news again, and always. Barring consideration of the wisdom of setting fire to nearly all the hydrocarbons in the ground, we could try to institute new ways of operating in Colorado for that 1,200-pound gorilla in the room. First, a new ...

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Report shows Pennsylvania fracking companies paying few fines for ... - PGH City Paper (blog)

News Feed - March 28, 2017 - 1:35pm

PGH City Paper (blog)

Report shows Pennsylvania fracking companies paying few fines for ...
PGH City Paper (blog)
A new report released March 28 by the statewide environmental group PennEnvironment shows that for the past eight years, fracking companies in ...

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Maryland lawmakers vote to ban fracking - The Hill

News Feed - March 28, 2017 - 10:09am

The Hill

Maryland lawmakers vote to ban fracking
The Hill
The Maryland General Assembly has passed a bill to ban hydraulic fracturing in the state, sending the bill to Gov. Larry Hogan for his signature. Hogan, a Republican, supports the fracking the ban and has promised to sign it, despite opposition from ...
Maryland Set To Ban FrackingWAMU 88.5
Reality Check: Fracking FightWFTV Orlando
Maryland Senate approves fracking ban; governor to sign billUPI.com
Baltimore Sun -Daily Caller
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Fracking Failures | PennEnvironment - PennEnvironment

News Feed - March 28, 2017 - 9:51am

PennEnvironment

Fracking Failures | PennEnvironment
PennEnvironment
In Pennsylvania, fracking companies violate rules and regulations meant to protect the environment and human health on virtually a daily basis. Between ...
Report shows Pennsylvania fracking companies paying few fines for ...PGH City Paper (blog)

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What the frack is in fracking fluid? - Popular Science

News Feed - March 28, 2017 - 8:45am

Popular Science

What the frack is in fracking fluid?
Popular Science
Over 100 billion gallons—that's how much fluid fracking wells inject into the U.S. each year. The high-pressure slurry cracks underlying shale, releasing oil and natural gas trapped inside. But fracking's rise raises questions about water pollution.

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Richmond City Council votes to study Westwood Tract, advances fracking ban - Richmond.com

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 10:56pm

Richmond.com

Richmond City Council votes to study Westwood Tract, advances fracking ban
Richmond.com
In other business, the City Council passed a resolution that begins the process of mining for natural gas by hydraulic fracturing in the city. Councilman Parker C. Agelasto said that under the city's current zoning, fracking is allowed as a by-right ...

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Maryland lawmakers vote to ban fracking - WBAL Baltimore

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 8:20pm

WBAL Baltimore

Maryland lawmakers vote to ban fracking
WBAL Baltimore
Maryland lawmakers voted Monday to ban hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas, a process better known as fracking. ... A portion of the western side of the state sits atop the Marcellus Shale, which runs underground from New York to Tennessee.
Maryland General Assembly approves fracking banBaltimore Sun
Maryland Lawmakers Vote to Ban Drilling Known as FrackingU.S. News & World Report
Fracking bans violate property rightsWashington Post
Food and Water Watch -The Chesapeake Bay Journal
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Maryland lawmakers vote to ban drilling known as fracking - nwitimes.com

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 8:15pm

Maryland lawmakers vote to ban drilling known as fracking
nwitimes.com
Fracking opponents cited health and environmental concerns for not allowing the drilling process to ever happen in the state. The drilling technique forces pressurized water and chemicals underground to break up the rock and release the gas. Critics ...

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Judge dismisses case challenging DRBC fracking moratorium ... - Scranton Times-Tribune

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 6:05pm

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Judge dismisses case challenging DRBC fracking moratorium ...
Scranton Times-Tribune
Matthew Gajdys came out of the Army at war with himself. After tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, he returned to Dickson City in 2012 and struggled to return to ...
Fracking ban in Delaware Basin must be permanent | Letter ...lehighvalleylive.com

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Colorado Teens Score Legal Victory in Fracking Fight - Courthouse News Service

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 3:28pm

Normangee Star

Colorado Teens Score Legal Victory in Fracking Fight
Courthouse News Service
DENVER (CN) – The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled last week that the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has the authority to halt the use of hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and gas until the state can prove the practice is safe. The rule ...
Colorado Youth Score Decisive Legal Victory Against Fracking IndustryNormangee Star
A Court Just Ruled in Favor of Teens Who Sued Part of the Fossil Fuel IndustryFuturism

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2 fracking wastewater underground injection wells approved for Pennsylvania - LancasterOnline

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 1:06pm

LancasterOnline

2 fracking wastewater underground injection wells approved for Pennsylvania
LancasterOnline
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has approved two underground injection wells for disposing of fracking waste in Elk and Indiana counties. Underground injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas production has become ...
Pa. approves two wells for disposing fracking wastewaterPhilly.com
Pennsylvania OKs new injection wells for oil and gas wastewaterStateImpact Pennsylvania

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Like fracking, only worse - Emporia Gazette

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 11:16am

Like fracking, only worse
Emporia Gazette
What Quail Oil and Gas, LC of Garden City wants to do is, by definition, not fracking. The Environmental Protection Agency defines fracking by explaining: “Hydraulic fracturing produces fractures in the rock formation that stimulate the flow of natural ...

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Schlumberger, Weatherford launch fracking JV to rival Halliburton - Seeking Alpha

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 10:20am

TheStreet.com

Schlumberger, Weatherford launch fracking JV to rival Halliburton
Seeking Alpha
Weatherford (WFT +8.5%) is an unusual gainer among oil and gas stocks in early trading following news of a fracking joint venture with Schlumberger (SLB -1%) that will rival Halliburton (HAL -3.2%) in size. SLB will own 70% and be the operator of the ...
Weatherford Gains on Word of New Fracking JV With SchlumbergerTheStreet.com
Schlumberger aims to topple king of fracking, Halliburton CoEnergy Voice
Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) Announced a New Joint VentureSmаrt Stоck Nеws
Business Wire (press release) -Forbes
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Fracking ban in Delaware Basin must be permanent | Letter - lehighvalleylive.com

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 9:11am

lehighvalleylive.com

Fracking ban in Delaware Basin must be permanent | Letter
lehighvalleylive.com
We're troubled that the Delaware River Basin Commission has been working behind closed doors discussing fracking in the Delaware Basin. In 2010 the DRBC prohibited natural gas extraction projects in the Delaware River Basin, but talks about lifting the ...

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Boulder County's New Fracking Rules: 3 Things To Know - KUNC

News Feed - March 27, 2017 - 8:15am

KUNC

Boulder County's New Fracking Rules: 3 Things To Know
KUNC
With its moratorium on new drilling permits set to expire in a few weeks, Boulder County commissioners unanimously passed new oil and gas regulations. The county calls them the “most restrictive” of such regulations in Colorado. They are about 60 pages ...

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Rascovar: Hogan dodges Trump bullet; thoughts on fracking, Pugh - MarylandReporter.com

News Feed - March 26, 2017 - 9:58pm

MarylandReporter.com

Rascovar: Hogan dodges Trump bullet; thoughts on fracking, Pugh
MarylandReporter.com
They've made such a stink that Hogan has flip-flopped on the issue – abandoning his efforts to help Republican Western Maryland landowners who might some day benefit from extraction of oil and gas using this “fracking” technique that has been in use ...
Maryland fracking-ban bill, once in doubt, now gliding toward approvalThe Star Democrat
Gov. Hogan vows veto of bill on low-performing schoolsWashington Times

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Gov. Hogan crosses the aisle on fracking | Tim Rowland ... - Herald-Mail Media

News Feed - March 25, 2017 - 11:48pm

Delmarva Daily Times

Gov. Hogan crosses the aisle on fracking | Tim Rowland ...
Herald-Mail Media
Fracking is like meat packing: You are glad there are people out there who do it; you just don't want it to be you.It's really hard to sit here and.
Hogan's fracking ban would cost Maryland jobs, benefitsDelmarva Daily Times
Maryland Senate moves forward with fracking ban | WBFFFox Baltimore

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Fracking Lawsuit Dismissed | WNEP.com - wnep.com

News Feed - March 25, 2017 - 7:26pm

wnep.com

Fracking Lawsuit Dismissed | WNEP.com
wnep.com
PRESTON TOWNSHIP -- The fight to allow fracking in Wayne County has been shot down. A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit this week that sought to have a ...
Gas Drilling Challenge Dismissed - Story | PAHomepagePA home page

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Maryland fracking-ban bill, once in doubt, now gliding toward approval - The Star Democrat

News Feed - March 25, 2017 - 6:25pm

The Star Democrat

Maryland fracking-ban bill, once in doubt, now gliding toward approval
The Star Democrat
(WPNS) — Maryland is on track to become the third state in the nation to ban hydraulic fracturing, after the Senate gave preliminary approval Friday to a House bill that would prohibit the controversial gas-extraction method. The legislation is ...
Hogan vows veto of bill on low-performing schools - Washington ...Washington Times

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While environmentalists celebrate 'Earth Hour,' they should thank fracking for lowering emissions - Washington Examiner

News Feed - March 25, 2017 - 9:00am

Washington Examiner

While environmentalists celebrate 'Earth Hour,' they should thank fracking for lowering emissions
Washington Examiner
On Saturday during "Earth Hour," millions of people will abstain from using electricity to draw attention to the energy sector's ecological footprint and other environmental issues. There is heartening news for those who choose to keep their lights on ...
Environmentalists should applaud cleaner-burning fossil fuelsWhite Mountain Independent

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