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New Monroeville law puts limits on pre-fracking tests - Tribune-Review

News Feed - September 13, 2017 - 10:49am

New Monroeville law puts limits on pre-fracking tests
Tribune-Review
Communities have started to regulate seismic testing because it usually precedes the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking – a process of extracting gas by injecting rock with high-pressure water, sand and chemicals. South Fayette ...

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Berkeley City Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - September 13, 2017 - 10:33am

Berkeley City Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BERKELEY, Calif.— The Berkeley City Council last night approved a resolution opposing new drilling off the California coast and fracking in existing offshore oil and gas wells. The vote follows President Trump's April 28 executive order urging federal ...

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Lawyers Return With Lawsuit Blaming Earthquakes In Oklahoma On Fracking - Forbes

News Feed - September 13, 2017 - 6:20am

Forbes

Lawyers Return With Lawsuit Blaming Earthquakes In Oklahoma On Fracking
Forbes
“By disposing of fracking wastewater deep into the earth, Defendants introduced contaminants into the natural environment that caused an adverse change to it in the form of unnatural seismic activity,” says the second complaint of Lisa Griggs and April ...

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Trump Administration Proposes Repealing Obama-Era Fracking Law - The Heartland Institute

News Feed - September 13, 2017 - 3:17am

Trump Administration Proposes Repealing Obama-Era Fracking Law
The Heartland Institute
President Donald Trump's Department of the Interior has proposed repealing a 2015 Obama-era rule governing hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands. The new rule would hand over the regulation and enforcement of fracking on federal and Indian ...

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Colorado anti-fracking protesters hold rally at the wrong house - The Denver Channel

News Feed - September 12, 2017 - 9:58pm

The Denver Channel

Colorado anti-fracking protesters hold rally at the wrong house
The Denver Channel
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — 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 to the wrong house. The Longmont Times-Call reports a group called Boulder ...

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Campaigners challenge injunction against anti-fracking protesters ... - The Guardian

News Feed - September 12, 2017 - 1:50pm

The Guardian

Campaigners challenge injunction against anti-fracking protesters ...
The Guardian
Lawyers for two anti-fracking campaigners argue in high court that injunction obtained by Ineos curtail's protester rights.
Environmental campaigner challenges “draconian” fracking ...Lexology (registration)

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Meeting focuses on Plum fracking wastewater disposal project - Tribune-Review

News Feed - September 12, 2017 - 1:13pm

Meeting focuses on Plum fracking wastewater disposal project
Tribune-Review
A meeting to discuss a proposed wastewater injection well in Plum will feature experts in the field of fracking — a technique to extract oil and gas from rock by injecting high-pressure mixtures of water, sand or gravel and chemicals. Council ...

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Basin commission to vote on fracking ban near Delaware River - Fox Business

News Feed - September 11, 2017 - 8:20pm

Basin commission to vote on fracking ban near Delaware River
Fox Business
A regulatory agency that monitors the health of the Delaware River and its tributaries said Monday it will consider a permanent ban on drilling and fracking in the watershed, concluding after seven years of study that natural gas companies can't safely ...

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Anti-fracking activists looking for Boulder County commissioner ... - The Denver Post

News Feed - September 11, 2017 - 7:57pm

The Denver Post

Anti-fracking activists looking for Boulder County commissioner ...
The Denver Post
Members of the anti-fracking group Boulder County Protectors protest against Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones at a house on the 700 block of Marine ...

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Trump Administration's Fracking Plan Threatens Utah Sage Grouse Survival - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

News Feed - September 11, 2017 - 6:20pm

Trump Administration's Fracking Plan Threatens Utah Sage Grouse Survival
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
FILLMORE, Utah— Ignoring protests from conservation groups, the Bureau of Land Management is about to auction more than 23 square miles of public land containing priority greater sage-grouse habitat in central Utah for fracking. The lands are part of ...

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Anti-fracking activists looking for Elise Jones picket wrong house ... - Longmont Times-Call

News Feed - September 11, 2017 - 6:08pm

Anti-fracking activists looking for Elise Jones picket wrong house ...
Longmont Times-Call
Anti-fracking activists wrote a news release about a demonstration they staged Sunday outside a Marine Street residence in Boulder that they thought was the ...

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Banning Fracking for Good in the Delaware River Basin? | WNEP.com - wnep.com

News Feed - September 11, 2017 - 5:50pm

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Banning Fracking for Good in the Delaware River Basin? | WNEP.com
wnep.com
CHERRY RIDGE TOWNSHIP -- There's a temporary ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas in part of the state, including most of Wayne and Pike ...
UPDATE: Possible resolution for NEPA fracking ban - Story - WBREPA home page

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Basin Commission to Vote on Fracking Ban Near Delaware River - U.S. News & World Report

News Feed - September 11, 2017 - 5:04pm

Basin Commission to Vote on Fracking Ban Near Delaware River
U.S. News & World Report
The Delaware River Basin Commission said it will vote on a horizontal drilling and fracking measure at its meeting outside Philadelphia on Wednesday, the first step in a lengthy process to ban the technique that has enabled a U.S. production boom in ...

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Campaigner to fight Ineos in court over order curbing fracking protests - The Guardian

News Feed - September 11, 2017 - 10:32am

The Guardian

Campaigner to fight Ineos in court over order curbing fracking protests
The Guardian
A second campaigner is challenging a sweeping injunction obtained by a petrochemicals giant against anti-fracking activists that has been criticised for profoundly limiting protests. Joe Boyd, an anti-fracking campaigner, is going to the high court in ...

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UT-Austin Study Finds Water Reuse At Oil Drilling Sites May Reduce Fracking-Induced Earthquakes - Patch.com

News Feed - September 9, 2017 - 10:05pm

Patch.com

UT-Austin Study Finds Water Reuse At Oil Drilling Sites May Reduce Fracking-Induced Earthquakes
Patch.com
The focus also was on hydraulic fracturing—a practice more commonly known as "fracking"—that involves drilling down to search for oil but then proceeding in a horizontal fashion beneath the earth's surface, cracking through rock and sediment to get ...

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Proponents of Illinois' first fracking permit hope for success. Opponents vow to keep fighting - The Southern

News Feed - September 9, 2017 - 9:21pm

The Southern

Proponents of Illinois' first fracking permit hope for success. Opponents vow to keep fighting
The Southern
ENFIELD — As the dust settles in the controversial battle to issue the first high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing permit in Illinois, people in Enfield, where the first operational well will begin production, are waiting to see what drilling ...

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