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Faculty denounce training program for fracking workers

The faculty of the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) passed a resolution declaring its "... unequivocal opposition to the College’s initiative to prepare students for work in the Marcellus shale gas industry."
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Fracking Our Food Supply

from The Nation, appearing in the December 17, 2012, edition.
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Longmont (CO) passes fracking ban

From the New York Times:

LONGMONT, Colo. — This old farming town near the base of the Rocky Mountains has long been considered a conservative next-door neighbor to the ultraliberal college town of Boulder.... But this month, Longmont became the first town in Colorado to outlaw hydraulic fracturing.
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ALEC takes aim at 'renewable energy mandates'

The Washington Post reports:

Climate skeptic group works to reverse renewable energy mandates
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Demonstrators Serenade DEP Secretary Krancer

DEP Secretary Michael Krancer addressed the industry 'DUG East' Conference in Pittsburgh - promoting the fracking of Pennsylvania.

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SUNY Buffalo Faculty, Staff Tell Shale Institute to Go

From Steve Horn at DeSmog Blog:
The battle royale being waged against "frackademia" at SUNY Buffalo has reached a tipping point.There's more…

(Pa. Rep.) White calls on state, federal authorities for investigation of DEP over deceptive Marcellus Shale water-quality testing practices

Testimony by DEP lab chief reveals possibility of intentionally undisclosed public health risks from Marcellus Shale gas drilling.
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