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March 11, 2014 Congress Wants to Frack the US to Save Ukraine

Motherboard - But, writing in Politico, Gal Luft, co-director of the îInstitute for the Analysis of Global Securityî and senior adviser to the United States Energy Security Council, explains that "the United States...

March 11, 2014 California Democrats Move To Ban Fracking In State

Source: Huff Post

California Democrats almost unanimously approved a progressive platform Sunday that included a proposed ban on fracking, breaking with Gov. Jerry Brown, who has indicated a willingness to explore the practice. The issue of the...

March 11, 2014 State halts driller’s operations after two earthquakes in Mahoning County


The Ohio Department of Natural Resources on Monday ordered a drilling company to halt operations in Mahoning County in the wake of two small earthquakes there. The order affects Hilcorp Energy, which has been drilling...

March 10, 2014 Santos denies aquifer contamination

ABC Online - Coal seam gas company Santos has denied an aquifer in north-west NSW has been contaminated by îwaterî leaking from a storage pond. Instead, the company says it's bailing out contaminated...

March 10, 2014 Fracking revolution won't change US military presence in Gulf

Source: Telegraph

A top US official has eased fears among the world’s largest oil exporters in the Persian Gulf over security guarantees now that America has become less reliant on imports of energy due to domestic shale oil and gas. At a...

March 7, 2014 Seeking Energy Independence, Europe Faces Heated Fracking Debate - text/audio

Source: NPR

While watching the turmoil in Ukraine unfold, you may feel as though it has little to do with the United States, but the conflict is stirring a contentious debate in Europe over a topic familiar to many Americans: fracking. Much...

March 7, 2014 U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin

Source: NY Times

WASHINGTON — The crisis in Crimea is heralding the rise of a new era of American energy diplomacy, as the Obama administration tries to deploy the vast new supply of natural gas in the United States as a weapon to undercut the...

March 6, 2014 Fracking Siberia: Gazprom Teams Up With Shell

Corp Watch - Fracking has generated a huge backlash in North America as well as Europe where communities have been up in arms over the impact on drinking water as well as the potential for small earthquakes. > 1862

March 5, 2014 Report: Fracking likely to exacerbate water shortages

Boulder Weekly - Itâs a bad combination, according to a recent report issued by îCeresî, a nonprofit devoted to promoting corporate responsibility and îsustainabilityî leadership. The report,...

February 26, 2014 Trading Water for Fuel Is Fracking Crazy

The Epoch Times - A recent report, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Stress, shows the severity of the problem ... create jobs and build the economy than holding an everything must go sale on our precious resources. In the longer...

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