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Fracking Disproportionately Affects Communities of Color in Texas, Study Shows - Texas Monthly

November 17, 2017 - 3:33pm

Texas Monthly

Fracking Disproportionately Affects Communities of Color in Texas, Study Shows
Texas Monthly
A 2016 study from the American Journal of Public Health on fracking disposal wells in the Eagle Ford area of South Texas found a positive correlation between the proximity of a fracking wastewater disposal site and the proportion of people of color ...

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Xcel CEO predicts rosy future from wind, and fracking - Minnesota Public Radio News

November 17, 2017 - 2:00pm

Minnesota Public Radio News

Xcel CEO predicts rosy future from wind, and fracking
Minnesota Public Radio News
Increased use of renewable energy, and the highly controversial method of extracting natural gas from the earth known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Fowke said fracking "truly has been a game-changer" for Xcel. Fracking involves shooting highly ...

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How the Government Hid Fracking's Risk to Drinking Water - Daily Yonder

November 16, 2017 - 4:57pm

Daily Yonder

How the Government Hid Fracking's Risk to Drinking Water
Daily Yonder
The "Halliburton loophole" exempts oil and gas companies from having to answer to the Clean Water Act for the chemicals they use for fracking. A new report says the government covered up scientists' doubts about studies that claimed the chemicals were ...

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Culver City Could Add 30 New Oil Wells and Allow Fracking Under New Proposal - L.A. Weekly

November 16, 2017 - 3:24pm

L.A. Weekly

Culver City Could Add 30 New Oil Wells and Allow Fracking Under New Proposal
L.A. Weekly
Regarding fracking, a 2015 report by the California Council on Science and Technology found that "direct impacts of hydraulic fracturing appear small but have not been investigated" and that "disposal of produced water by underground injection has ...

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InsideClimate News: Industrial Strength: How the U.S. Government ... - InsideClimate News

November 16, 2017 - 3:30am

InsideClimate News

InsideClimate News: Industrial Strength: How the U.S. Government ...
InsideClimate News
A pivotal EPA study provided the rationale for exemptions that helped unleash the fracking boom. The science was suppressed to protect industry interests.

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Former OU researcher, state seismologist felt pressured to suppress fracking research - The Oklahoma Daily

November 15, 2017 - 11:19pm

The Oklahoma Daily

Former OU researcher, state seismologist felt pressured to suppress fracking research
The Oklahoma Daily
A former OU researcher and state seismologist testified under oath he was pressured by members of the OU administration to suppress research on the connection between fracking and recent earthquakes in Oklahoma. Austin Holland ... “Harold Hamm ...
Ex-Oklahoma seismologist felt pressured in earthquake workABC News

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Marcellus shale drilling company pitches fracking to AK Valley business leaders - Tribune-Review

November 15, 2017 - 8:58pm

Marcellus shale drilling company pitches fracking to AK Valley business leaders
Tribune-Review
For example, a recently proposed update to Plum's zoning ordinance seeks to limit Marcellus shale drilling in the borough. Some residents are concerned about potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing to reach the natural gas. The process injects a mix ...

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Documents show undisclosed EPA health concerns on fracking chemicals - Marketplace.org

November 15, 2017 - 7:18pm

Marketplace.org

Documents show undisclosed EPA health concerns on fracking chemicals
Marketplace.org
We're about a decade into an oil and gas revolution known shorthand as fracking. It relies on shooting high-pressure water mixed with chemicals down into layers of rock to crack the stone and release oil and gas. Pretty much since the fracking boom ...

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"The public has a right to know": Fracking companies don't have to ... - Marketplace.org

November 15, 2017 - 5:40pm

Marketplace.org

"The public has a right to know": Fracking companies don't have to ...
Marketplace.org
Marketplace® is your liaison between economics and life. Noted for timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business news across both audio and digital ...

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Protestors call for fracking ban at DRBC meeting - Bucks County Courier Times

November 15, 2017 - 5:23pm

Bucks County Courier Times

Protestors call for fracking ban at DRBC meeting
Bucks County Courier Times
Protestors call for fracking ban at DRBC meeting .... However, environmental organizations used the meeting as an opportunity to show early opposition to any regulations that don't ban hydraulic fracturing and all associated activities across the ...

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The link between fracking and health issues - Marketplace.org

November 15, 2017 - 3:26pm

Marketplace.org

The link between fracking and health issues
Marketplace.org
A Cabot Oil & Gas natural gas drill stands at a hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pennsylvania. The process is controversial with critics who say it could poison water supplies, while the natural-gas industry says it's been used safely for ...

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Hickenlooper defends new energy, gun control and fracking - Pueblo Chieftain

November 14, 2017 - 10:58pm

Pueblo Chieftain

Hickenlooper defends new energy, gun control and fracking
Pueblo Chieftain
CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/MATT WEIGAND Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks at a town hall at the Union Depot on Tuesday. Hickenlooper is conducting meetings across the state to address smaller cities and towns outside of metro Denver. Matt Weigand.

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Second Virginia county bans hydraulic fracturing to protect clean drinking water - WJLA

November 14, 2017 - 9:41pm

WJLA

Second Virginia county bans hydraulic fracturing to protect clean drinking water
WJLA
The county is bordered by the Rappahannock River, which advocacy group American Rivers ranked as the fifth-most endangered American river, citing fracking's threat to clean drinking water. A small portion of Richmond County is in the Taylorsville basin ...
Second Virginia county bans hydraulic fracturingWJHL

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Judge in Measure Z case questions if fracking ban can stand alone - KSBW The Central Coast

November 14, 2017 - 9:29pm

KSBW The Central Coast

Judge in Measure Z case questions if fracking ban can stand alone
KSBW The Central Coast
The courtroom of Judge Thomas Wills was full Tuesday as people showed up to watch the fight against Measure Z. In December 2016, Aera Energy filed a lawsuit against Monterey County after voters approved Measure Z, which banned fracking, phased out ...

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Bethel residents to discuss fracking waste ban - Danbury News Times

November 14, 2017 - 5:18pm

Danbury News Times

Bethel residents to discuss fracking waste ban
Danbury News Times
BETHEL — Residents are banding together to encourage the town to pass an ordinance that would ban fracking waste from Bethel. The Outreach Committee of the Bethel Democratic Town Committee is hosting a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in town hall to ...

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Second Virginia county bans hydraulic fracturing | WSET - WSET

November 14, 2017 - 3:03pm

WSET

Second Virginia county bans hydraulic fracturing | WSET
WSET
WARSAW, Va. (AP) A second Virginia county has banned hydraulic fracturing, the process of injecting water and chemicals deep into the ground to loosen ...

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Massive Fracking on Nevada Public Lands Sought by Trump Administration, Conservation Groups Launch Legal Protest - EcoWatch

November 14, 2017 - 10:08am

EcoWatch

Massive Fracking on Nevada Public Lands Sought by Trump Administration, Conservation Groups Launch Legal Protest
EcoWatch
Three conservation groups filed an administrative protest Monday against an enormous Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction, scheduled for Dec. 12, that would allow fracking on more than 600 square miles of Nevada public lands.

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Second Virginia county bans hydraulic fracturing - WJHL

November 14, 2017 - 7:43am

WJHL

Second Virginia county bans hydraulic fracturing
WJHL
20, 2012 file photo, Ray Kemble, of Dimock, Pa., holds a jug of his well water on his head while marching with demonstrators against hydraulic fracturing outside a Marcellus Shale industry conference in Philadelphia. Federal government scientists are ...

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Second Virginia County Bans Hydraulic Fracturing - U.S. News & World Report

November 14, 2017 - 7:06am

Second Virginia County Bans Hydraulic Fracturing
U.S. News & World Report
The county is bordered by the Rappahannock River, which advocacy group American Rivers ranked as the fifth-most endangered American river, citing fracking's threat to clean drinking water. A small portion of Richmond County is in the Taylorsville basin ...

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