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In Fracking Fight, a Worry About How Best to Measure Health Threats
In Pennsylvania, opponents of gas drilling say regulators are slow and unprepared in responding to air quality complaints.
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Canada's Harper Seizes Crimean Crisis to Sell Tar Sands and Fracked Gas to Europe
Western leaders meeting in The Hague this week for a nuclear summit considered new measures, including new sanctions, against Russia in response to Putin’s annexation of the Crimean region of Ukraine. According to the Globe and Mail , Prime Minister Harper “has singled out the prospect of sanctions...
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Snowy Standoff in New Brunswick as Anti-Fracking Protesters Fight for 'Next Seven Generations'
'I think the community is standing up for the environment, and the police are protecting the company, and that's not right.'
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'Fight Far From Over' After First Nation Loses Bid to Stop Fracking in New Brunswick
Judge's ruling on Monday favors fracking company over Elsipogtog's water, land, treaty rights
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As Canadian Province Puts Fracking on Hold, Will Others Follow?
'From coast to coast, communities are calling for a stop to fracking'
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'Battle Won, War Continues': Court Affirms First Nation's Right to Protest Fracking
Ruling follows violent police crackdown on New Brunswick protest; Elsipogtog vow to continue mobilizations
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Protests Sweep Canada Following Paramilitary Assault on Indigenous Fracking Blockade
'Indigenous communities like the Elsipogtog First Nation are on the frontlines of defending water and the land for everyone'
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Canada Sends Armed Paramilitaries to Clear Fracking Protest
Canadian authorities on Thursday sent armed paramilitaries wearing camouflage and carrying high-powered rifles to clear out a group of anti-fracking protesters who’ve blockaded a gas exploration site since Sept. 30, area media reported. "I can confirm police are enforcing a court injunction and in...
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Protectors vs. Destroyers: Canadians Unite to Stop Fracking in New Brunswick
For the past two weeks, an unprecedented coalition of Acadians, Anglophones and members of the Elsipogtog First Nation have blockaded a compound in the Canadian town of Rexton, New Brunswick, where trucks and equipment used in the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, are stored. The...
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Over 865,200 Gallons of Fracked Oil Spill in ND, Public in Dark for Days Due to Government Shutdown
Over 20,600 barrels of oil fracked from the Bakken Shale has spilled from a Tesoro Logistics pipeline in Tioga, North Dakota in one of the biggest onshore oil spills in recent U.S. history. Though the spill occurred on September 29, the U.S. National Response Center - tasked with responding to...
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