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Fracking Industry's New Plan? Prosecute Those Who Push Drilling Bans
As communities seek to protect themselves from toxic drilling, Pennsylvania industry group mulls statute to deter such ordinances
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Pennsylvanians Beg Scotland to Reject First Shipment of US Fracked Gas
'Fracking should not happen here in Scotland, and our country should not profit from it happening anywhere else'
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Over 200 Groups Demand EPA Revise Dangerously Flawed Fracking Study
Groups charge that the EPA has "done the public a disservice" by helping promote a toxic drilling method
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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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