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Anti-fracking supporters hold protest ahead of court hearing - FOX31 Denver

February 20, 2017 - 9:25pm

FOX31 Denver

Anti-fracking supporters hold protest ahead of court hearing
FOX31 Denver
Within three hours of each, three different protests took place---ranging from Justice to "Not My President" rallies. One protest attracting a lot of buzz is an anti-fracking gathering and march. On Tuesday, the Colorado Court of Appeals will hear a ...

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Former EPA official to Florida: Don't ban fracking - Orlando Sentinel

February 20, 2017 - 6:18pm

Orlando Sentinel

Former EPA official to Florida: Don't ban fracking
Orlando Sentinel
Frequent calls in Florida to ban hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” would be pushing aside facts and research for nonscientific emotions. Despite the claims of activists and concerned citizens, fracking is well understood, highly-regulated and safe ...

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Are fracking restrictions near Delaware River in jeopardy? - lehighvalleylive.com

February 20, 2017 - 2:42pm

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Are fracking restrictions near Delaware River in jeopardy?
lehighvalleylive.com
Environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River, whose watershed supplies Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley and half the population of ...
Water regulators for Philly, NYC mum on gas drilling talksWTOP

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Fracking Caused Pennsylvania Earthquakes, New Report Confirms - EcoWatch

February 20, 2017 - 11:40am

EcoWatch

Fracking Caused Pennsylvania Earthquakes, New Report Confirms
EcoWatch
Earthquakes in Pennsylvania are usually rare but fracking operations triggered a series of small temblors in Lawrence County last year, officials at the DEP.
Media Convinced PA Linked Fracking To Earthquakes, It Didn't | The ...Daily Caller
DEP links Pa. earthquake to frackingLehigh Valley Business
Pennsylvania Regulators Link Fracking To Earthquakes | WCBE ...WCBE 90.5 FM
Ellwood City Ledger
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Chemical Plant Boom Spurred by Fracking Will Bring Smog, Plastic Glut and Risks to Workers' Health - Truth-Out

February 20, 2017 - 9:39am

Chemical Plant Boom Spurred by Fracking Will Bring Smog, Plastic Glut and Risks to Workers' Health
Truth-Out
Shell plans to start construction of one of the nation's largest ethane crackers this year in Pennsylvania, home to the Marcellus shale drilling rush. "It is the first new facility of its type to be constructed outside of the Gulf Coast in two decades ...

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IBD Editorial: Give Gore's Nobel to Fracking Industry - Newsmax

February 19, 2017 - 5:09pm

Newsmax

IBD Editorial: Give Gore's Nobel to Fracking Industry
Newsmax
An Investor's Business Daily editorial lashes out at global warming activists, especially former Vice President Al Gore, by pointing out that a report from the Environmental Protection Agency shows that U.S. greenhouse gas output declined in 2015, part ...

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Colorado Fracking Suit Pits State Vs. Community - Newsweek - Newsweek

February 19, 2017 - 11:08am

Newsweek

Colorado Fracking Suit Pits State Vs. Community - Newsweek
Newsweek
Colorado's attorney general—who has received fossil fuel industry donations—is suing to block local restrictions on fracking.
AG Office's Budget Request Denied After Fracking Lawsuit « CBS ...CBS Local

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Pruitt Ignored Cries to Regulate Fracking in Oklahoma. Now Residents Face Big Oil on Their Own - Truth-Out

February 19, 2017 - 10:30am

Pruitt Ignored Cries to Regulate Fracking in Oklahoma. Now Residents Face Big Oil on Their Own
Truth-Out
Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, during a Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, during a confirmation hearing with the Senate Environmental and Public Works committee in ...

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Viewpoint: Florida shouldn't just ban fracking - Pensacola News Journal

February 19, 2017 - 12:06am

Pensacola News Journal

Viewpoint: Florida shouldn't just ban fracking
Pensacola News Journal
Frequent calls in Florida to ban hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” would be pushing aside facts and research for non-scientific emotions. Despite the claims of activists and concerned citizens, fracking is well understood, highly-regulated and safe ...

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Lawmakers Deny AG Office's Budget Request Following Fracking Lawsuit - CBS Local

February 18, 2017 - 3:38pm

CBS Local

Lawmakers Deny AG Office's Budget Request Following Fracking Lawsuit
CBS Local
(CBS4) – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has filed a lawsuit against the City of Boulder to lift its moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, and now state lawmakers are not allowing more funding for her office. Coffman asked for more than $300 ...

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Pennsylvania confirms first fracking-related earthquakes - StateImpact Pennsylvania

February 18, 2017 - 12:54pm

StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania confirms first fracking-related earthquakes
StateImpact Pennsylvania
Pelepko says this technique enlarges the pressure zone near the wells during hydraulic fracturing, stimulating the release of oil and gas by injecting millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals into rock formations. Pelepko says pressure can also ...
Pa. links natural gas fracking with series of tiny quakes - Story | WTXFFOX 29 News Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Correlates Natural Gas Fracking With QuakesU.S. News & World Report
Regulators: 'Likely' Correlation Between Fracking and Earthquakes in Western PennsylvaniaNBC 10 Philadelphia
Observer-Reporter
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Even if Maryland fracking ban fails, Garrett County doesn't foresee a drilling boom - Baltimore Sun

February 18, 2017 - 9:37am

Baltimore Sun

Even if Maryland fracking ban fails, Garrett County doesn't foresee a drilling boom
Baltimore Sun
Energy companies once held leases to extract or store natural gas underground on nearly 100,000 acres in Garrett County, home to most of Maryland's piece of the gas-rich Marcellus shale geological formation. But amid uncertainty about when fracking ...

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Take Back Al Gore's Nobel And Give It To The Fracking Industry - Investor's Business Daily

February 17, 2017 - 5:11pm

Investor's Business Daily

Take Back Al Gore's Nobel And Give It To The Fracking Industry
Investor's Business Daily
For all this progress, we can thank the fracking business, which has given U.S. industry and homes access to massive amounts of cheap, relatively clean natural gas. It may yet make possible a U.S. industrial renaissance — and bring back jobs now done ...

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Pruitt Ignored Cries to Regulate Fracking in Okla. Now Residents Face Big Oil on Their Own - YES! Magazine

February 17, 2017 - 4:38pm

YES! Magazine

Pruitt Ignored Cries to Regulate Fracking in Okla. Now Residents Face Big Oil on Their Own
YES! Magazine
Pruitt Ignored Cries to Regulate Fracking in Okla. Now Residents Face Big Oil on Their Own. The Senate just confirmed Scott Pruitt to run the EPA. But as residents reported major damage from fracking-related earthquakes, the then-attorney general ...

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Pennsylvania correlates natural gas fracking with quakes - Philly.com

February 17, 2017 - 1:51pm

Philly.com

Pennsylvania correlates natural gas fracking with quakes
Philly.com
Fracking, the common name for hydraulic fracturing, involves the high-pressure injection of millions of gallons of water, along with sand and chemicals, into a well, shattering the shale rock and freeing the gas. It has very rarely been tied to ...
Pa. links natural gas fracking with series of tiny quakes - Story | WTXFFOX 29 News Philadelphia
Regulators: 'Likely' Correlation Between Fracking and Earthquakes in Western PennsylvaniaNBC 10 Philadelphia
Series of earthquakes in Lawrence County linked to fracking in Utica Shale wellsPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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No fracking way! Fukishima is worse than ever - BetaNews

February 17, 2017 - 1:02pm

BetaNews

No fracking way! Fukishima is worse than ever
BetaNews
japanbaby Remember the Fukishima Daiichi nuclear accident following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan? I wrote about it at the time, here, here, here, here, and here, explaining that the accident was far worse than the public was being told and ...

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Colorado Attorney General Sues Boulder County to End Fracking Ban - Truth-Out

February 17, 2017 - 10:48am

Truth-Out

Colorado Attorney General Sues Boulder County to End Fracking Ban
Truth-Out
Colorado's attorney general is suing Boulder County over its fracking ban that has been in place for the last five years. Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and the state of Colorado are plaintiffs in the lawsuit. The complaint to initiate the ...
Paige Lawrence: Youth plaintiffs offer ray of hope against fracking pollutionBoulder Daily Camera
API's Colorado Petroleum Council slams misleading research on hydraulic fracturingWorldOil (subscription)
Colorado Health Officials Have Serious Concerns Over Misleading Research On Hydraulic FracturingOil and Gas Online

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Pennsylvania Correlates Natural Gas Fracking With Quakes - U.S. News & World Report

February 17, 2017 - 10:39am

U.S. News & World Report

Pennsylvania Correlates Natural Gas Fracking With Quakes
U.S. News & World Report
Fracking, the common name for hydraulic fracturing, involves the high-pressure injection of millions of gallons of water, along with sand and chemicals, into a well, shattering the shale rock and freeing the gas. It has very rarely been tied to ...
Pennsylvania confirms first fracking-related earthquakesStateImpact Pennsylvania
DEP links quakes to fracking in 2016 Lawrence Co. eventObserver-Reporter
Regulators: 'Likely' Correlation Between Fracking and Earthquakes in Western PennsylvaniaNBC 10 Philadelphia
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Opinion: Why Maryland lawmakers should not ban fracking ... - Baltimore Business Journal

February 17, 2017 - 8:31am

Baltimore Business Journal

Opinion: Why Maryland lawmakers should not ban fracking ...
Baltimore Business Journal
During the upcoming legislative session, some General Assembly members are expected to introduce bills to permanently ban "fracking," the drilling technology ...
Want to Ban Fracking in Maryland? Come to Annapolis March 2 ...Food and Water Watch

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Fracking And What New EPA Means For Your Health - Forbes

February 17, 2017 - 6:30am

Forbes

Fracking And What New EPA Means For Your Health
Forbes
For hydraulic fracturing, a.k.a. fracking, a well is initially drilled to an average depth of 7,700 feet. When it reaches the right depth, the well drill and pipes are redirected horizontally, extending 1,000-6,000 feet. A mixture of water, sand and ...

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