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January 7, 2016 Fracking Fluid Contains A Stew Of Known Toxic Chemicals -- And That May Not Be The Worst Of It
The Huffington Post - New research reveals fracking involves hundreds of toxins that may pose serious ills and many more that remain unstudied.
January 5, 2016 Is fracking causing Oklahoma's record earthquakes?Source: CBS Evening News
OKLAHOMA-- After a swarm of small earthquakes in Oklahoma, the state ordered oil drillers on Monday to reduce the amount of waste water they inject into the ground during the process known as fracking
December 29, 2015 All Naughty, No Nice: 5 Worst Fracking Moments of 2015
foodandwaterwatch.org - 3. If you pretend to help us, we have a deal Political influence tells the story of the EPA's 2015 final draft assessment of fracking's impacts on drinking water. The 1000-page assessment with separate...
December 21, 2015 Fracking, Methane and ParisSource: Eco Watch
The newly-minted Paris climate agreement calls for limiting global temperature increase to 2°C, and leaves in the preamble the more aspirational goal shared by many countries of 1.5°C. It’s clear to observers around the world...
December 18, 2015 UK to allow shale gas fracking beneath national parksSource: Reuters
MPs on Wednesday voted in favour of the use of fracking to extract shale gas under national parks, weakening a decision against fracking in national parks made earlier this year and giving shale gas explorers access to more...
December 8, 2015 Fracking firms target sites close to Scottish citiesSource: The Guardian
Nine companies have applied to drill for shale gas in 19 sites, each covering 100 sq km, in heavily populated areas of central Scotland
November 10, 2015 How fracking killed Keystone (and is saving the climate): ColumnSource: USA Today
Environmentalists are correct in calling President Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline a “symbolic” victory, but that description is too generous. For them, it’s a Pyrrhic victory of the first order because the...
November 6, 2015 OPEC proves fracking is no panaceaSource: The Hill
November marks the one-year anniversary of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Country’s (OPEC) decision to continue its excessive rate of production despite spiraling oil prices on international markets. The result was...
November 2, 2015 3 earthquakes strike Phoenix area; several Arizona cities shakenSource: CNN
A series of minor earthquakes jolted the Phoenix area Sunday night, sending shock waves through several cities. All three took place near Black Canyon City, Arizona, about 45 miles north of Phoenix.
October 30, 2015 Kansas extending fracking limits over earthquakesSource: Fuel Fix
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Oil and gas industry restrictions meant to decrease the frequency and intensity of earthquakes in south-central Kansas will remain in place until at least March 2016, state regulators decided Thursday.
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