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Will the Gulf of Mexico Remain a Dumping Ground for Offshore Fracking Waste?
When you think of a fracking site, the image that comes to mind is probably a bare-scraped well pad in a rural or maybe suburban landscape, topped with a drilling rig and other industrial infrastructure, and a fleet of trucks to haul materials needed for the controversial process that involves high...
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Holding Clinton’s Feet to the Fire On Climate
Recent difficulties aside, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the odds on favorite to win the presidency this year—and climate advocates are uneasy about what to expect. She faced immense pressure from a remarkably successful campaign from Senator Bernie Sanders in the presidential...
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Anti-Pipeline Movement Gathers Steam
From Standing Rock North Dakota to Kentucky, residents are fighting big oil and gas.
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Jeremy Corbyn Pledges Fracking Ban, Energy Co-ops in Green Labour Agenda
'We want Britain to be the world's leading producer of renewables technology,' he said in Nottingham, a proposed fracking site
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Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma Amid Warnings of 'Inherent' Fracking Risks
5.6-magnitude event, one of the strongest in Oklahoma's history, shook six neighboring states
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California and EPA Poised to Expand Pollution of Potential Drinking Water Reserves
A little-known program under federal environment law is being used to permit oil and gas companies to inject waste into the state’s aquifers, even as the thirst for groundwater grows.
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'Won't Accept Destruction': Global Communities Line Up to Ban Fracking
'This decision proves the power of grassroots advocacy. Individuals have won over powerful and influential mining companies'
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In Blow to Colorado Residents, Anti-Fracking Measures Fail to Make Ballot
Proponents, who faced a well-funded opposition campaign led by Big Oil, have 30 days to appeal the decision
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The American Petroleum Institute’s Desperate PR is Failing
If you’ve watched any political coverage on television in the last few months, or the Olympics, or really anything on TV, you’re bound to have seen some pretty ridiculous advertising coming from the oil and gas industry. The American Petroleum Institute in particular has been putting out some...
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Fatigue, Migraines Linked to Fracking as Case Builds for National Ban
'It is abundantly clear that fracking is harming people, and the only solution is to stop fracking'
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