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Big Energy Money Foils Fracking Moratorium
California effort defeated in Senate, but "one day soon the vote to refrain from polluting for profit will prevail!" says Senator Mitchell.
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Grassroots Power Puts Fracking Ban Within Reach
"We must focus on sustainable practices that preserve our clean air and clean water."
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What the Frack? Groups Slam Favorable Federal Review of LNG Export Terminal
Full environmental, climate impacts of Cove Point project need to be assessed, they say.
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The author interrupted the debate because none of all the candidates "have failed the leadership test" when it comes to fracking in Pennsylvania. (Photo source: Loudfastphilly.com) Views
The Death-Cycle of Fracking: Why I Interrupted the Democratic Gubernatorial Debate
I’m not particularly brave, I just feel that there is nothing anyone could do to me worse than what they are doing to our planet and to the families who can no longer live in their homes. When I rushed the stage I held up a list of 1700 families impacted by fracking. The List of the Harmed is...
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'Frontline Victims of Fracking' Demand EPA Protection
Petition filed on behalf of 64 environmental and community groups calls for regulation of toxic air emissions from oil and gas wells
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What the Frack: N.D. Oil Well Ron Burgundy Is Leaking, But They Don't Have To Tell Us How Much
Days after a report of “substantial gaps in oversight” at thousands of high-risk fracking wells - ie: 2,100 of 3,702 wells suspected of contamination have gone uninspected, including hundreds in ND - emergency officials announced a leak at Tioga, North Dakota's Ron Burgundy 3-23-14H fracking well,...
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In Fracking Hotbed, a Muted Approach to Regulation
In Ohio, where gas drilling is booming and toxic waste abundant, legislators acted modestly to address concerns about public safety.
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Feds Failing to Inspect Thousands of Oil and Gas Wells: Report
GAO report finds Bureau of Land management letting countless 'high priority' wells slip through federal regulatory cracks
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Why the U.S. Plastics Industry Loves the Fracking Boom
Looking for another reason to worry about fracking? We're going to bubble-wrap the entire planet with the overabundance of plastic it produces.
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Oklahoma Earthquake Rate Breaking Records, and Fracking Could Be to Blame
USGS: Increased seismic activity not due to typical, random fluctuations, but to oil, gas injection wells
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