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Renowned Biologist Sandra Steingraber, Miami Elected Officials, Health Professionals Release Major Scientific ... - Food and Water Watch

January 20, 2018 - 5:50pm

Renowned Biologist Sandra Steingraber, Miami Elected Officials, Health Professionals Release Major Scientific ...
Food and Water Watch
Today Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava stood alongside nationally renowned biologist, author, and cancer survivor Dr. Sandra Steingraber to release a portion of a major new compilation of the scientific and medical findings citing water ...

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Fox Creek earthquakes linked to completion volume and location of hydraulic fracturing - Science Daily

January 19, 2018 - 3:50pm

Fox Creek earthquakes linked to completion volume and location of hydraulic fracturing
Science Daily
Schultz said the next steps for the scientists are to build on these findings to better understand the geological factors occurring in this concentrated area of the Duvernay Formation with the future goal of better predicting best places to conduct ...

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Letter: Fracking has made it possible to reduce emissions - The Mercury News

January 19, 2018 - 6:30am

The Mercury News

Letter: Fracking has made it possible to reduce emissions
The Mercury News
Letter writer says the U.S. has reduced emissions in part because of the replacement of coal by natural gas, which has been made possible by fracking. By Letters To The Editor |. January 19, 2018 at 3:30 am. Kassie Siegel's oped (Opinion, Jan. 18 ...

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I'm 73 and a grandmother. Fracking has turned me into an activist - The Guardian

January 19, 2018 - 1:01am

The Guardian

I'm 73 and a grandmother. Fracking has turned me into an activist
The Guardian
In 2015 I became aware of the fight to prevent Preston New Road in Lancashire becoming the first UK fracking site. I was born and brought up in the rich agricultural countryside of the Fylde, and the notion of this destructive industry ruining the ...

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Fracking's Fallout: An interview with YSPH's Nicole Deziel - Yale News

January 18, 2018 - 4:01pm

Yale News

Fracking's Fallout: An interview with YSPH's Nicole Deziel
Yale News
Nicole C. Deziel, M.H.S., Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences. Her research focuses on exposure to environmental toxins and the role they may play in the onset of human disease, including those specific ...

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Volume of fracking fluid pumped underground tied to Canada ... - Science News

January 18, 2018 - 2:19pm

Science News

Volume of fracking fluid pumped underground tied to Canada ...
Science News
Study links volume of fracking fluid injected underground with hundreds of quakes in central Canada, and not the rate at which the fluids were injected.
Why some fracking wells are prone to triggering earthquakes - CBC.caCBC.ca
Fracking fluids key to number of earthquakes near gas wells: studyThe Globe and Mail

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2017 Technology Advances in Digitization, Drone Surveillance, and Fracking in the Oil & Gas Industry ... - Business Wire (press release)

January 18, 2018 - 2:16pm

2017 Technology Advances in Digitization, Drone Surveillance, and Fracking in the Oil & Gas Industry ...
Business Wire (press release)
This issue of Oil and Gas TOE profiles innovations related to drone surveillance, digitization, asset monitoring, and water management for the oil and gas sector. The Oil and Gas TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on innovations ...

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Wisconsin Fracking Sand Producers See Competition From Texas - U.S. News & World Report

January 18, 2018 - 2:06pm

Wisconsin Fracking Sand Producers See Competition From Texas
U.S. News & World Report
(AP) — Some energy producers are still willing to pay more for Wisconsin's high-quality fracking sand despite increasing competition from Texas producers. Mining industry publications estimate there could be more than 20 new frack sand mines in ...

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Fracking Waste Lawsuit Highlights Dangerous Trend of Corporations Targeting Community Rights Defenders - EcoWatch

January 18, 2018 - 11:28am

EcoWatch

Fracking Waste Lawsuit Highlights Dangerous Trend of Corporations Targeting Community Rights Defenders
EcoWatch
In early January, a federal judge ordered the nonprofit law firm Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) to pay $52,000 to an oil and gas exploration company for defending a rural Pennsylvania township's ban on underground injections of ...

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Opinion: Fracking decision empowers California communities to fight - The Mercury News

January 18, 2018 - 9:30am

The Mercury News

Opinion: Fracking decision empowers California communities to fight
The Mercury News
David beat Goliath last year when Monterey County voters passed a ballot initiative that bans fracking and new oil and gas wells, and phases out wastewater injection. Despite a $5.4 million oil-industry campaign against it, ballot initiative Measure Z ...

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Women's Show 1/18 Fracking with Dr. Sandra Steingraber and Susan Bordo - WMNF

January 17, 2018 - 7:19pm

Women's Show 1/18 Fracking with Dr. Sandra Steingraber and Susan Bordo
WMNF
It will be a disaster for our water, particularly. DR. SANDRA STEINGRABER, scientist, author, professor, one of the leading experts on fracking in the world, is coming to Florida to give a lecture Saturday, January 20th at 5 PM at the Miami Dade ...

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Research & Commentary: Fracking Still Fiscally Benefits Local Communities Despite Commodity Price Downturn - The Heartland Institute

January 17, 2018 - 3:16pm

The Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: Fracking Still Fiscally Benefits Local Communities Despite Commodity Price Downturn
The Heartland Institute
... policy engagement,” found 82 percent of local governments experienced a “net fiscal benefit” from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) despite a large drop in oil and natural gas commodity prices beginning in 2014. Between 2013 and 2015, the authors ...

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Provincial PC leadership candidate wants fracking moratorium lifted, with caveats - The Spectator

January 17, 2018 - 2:59pm

The Spectator

Provincial PC leadership candidate wants fracking moratorium lifted, with caveats
The Spectator
The Onshore Atlas Project, which was conducted by the Department of Energy, highlights a large royalty potential from natural gas sources, and has re-opened the debate on fracking in the province. “I've come out saying I'm in favour of (hydraulic ...
Fracking puts farming in jeopardy: Marilyn Cameron columnTruro Daily News

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Fracking Lobbyists Plan to Spend Big at Trump Hotel - The Intercept

January 17, 2018 - 2:35pm

The Intercept

Fracking Lobbyists Plan to Spend Big at Trump Hotel
The Intercept
Fracking firms have had much to celebrate over the last year, as the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress have moved swiftly to approve pipeline projects, roll back environmental regulations, and expand drilling access on public lands. It ...

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Author Examines Both Sides Of The Fracking Debate In New Book - WUNC

January 17, 2018 - 1:08pm

WUNC

Author Examines Both Sides Of The Fracking Debate In New Book
WUNC
Author Daniel Raimi began his journey studying natural gas and oil development in Durham. While interning at a state agency, he wrote a report about the potential for shale gas development in North Carolina. Since then, he has visited every major oil ...

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Energy Corp. Pays $1.7M Over Pa. Fracking Site Violations - Law360

January 16, 2018 - 5:35pm

Energy Corp. Pays $1.7M Over Pa. Fracking Site Violations
Law360
Law360, Philadelphia (January 16, 2018, 5:30 PM EST) -- Pennsylvania environmental regulators announced Tuesday they had collected $1.7 million in fines from Energy Corp. of America following a series of spills and other violations at natural gas ...

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Colorado Farm Bureau seeks referendum on paying farms for fracking regulations - The Durango Herald

January 16, 2018 - 2:48pm

The Durango Herald

Colorado Farm Bureau seeks referendum on paying farms for fracking regulations
The Durango Herald
A pump jack works off state highway 119 near Firestone in March 2017. The Colorado Farm Bureau is proposing a ballot initiative that would compensate farmers when laws or regulations put their mineral rights out of reach. Associated Press file. The ...

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COMMENTARY: The Public Health Hazards of Fracking - Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

January 16, 2018 - 2:41pm

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

COMMENTARY: The Public Health Hazards of Fracking
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Puget Sound Energy (PSE) proposes to transition from coal to gas, citing gas as a healthier and cleaner alternative for both the environment and public health. It is not. The danger to health caused by the practice of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking ...

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Fracking Is Among the Most Harmful Forms of Energy Production, Study Finds - Futurism

January 16, 2018 - 1:24pm

Futurism

Fracking Is Among the Most Harmful Forms of Energy Production, Study Finds
Futurism
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a controversial process in which highly pressurized water, sand, and chemicals are injected into tight rock formations to open up cracks so that oil and/or natural gas can be extracted. To determine the potential ...

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