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September 8, 2015 Influential shale gas body 'is packed with pro-fracking supporters'

The Independent - She has given Commission officials until November to address the complaint, which was made by campaign groups Corporate European Observatory and î??Friends of the Earth Europeî??. > 1862

August 19, 2015 1,000 sq miles of England to be opened up for fracking

Source: The Guardian

Large areas of Yorkshire, the north-west and the east Midlands are to be opened up to fracking after the government announced it will offer a fresh round of licences for oil and gas exploration.

July 20, 2015 What ever happened with Europe's fracking boom?


The Netherlands has banned fracking until 2020. Over the past several years, a number of other European countries declared a ban on exploiting new natural gas deposits. So, is the apparent European shale gas boom over?

July 17, 2015 Government makes ‘outrageous’ U-turn over fracking in precious wildlife sites (UK)

Source: The Guardian

The government has made a U-turn on its promise to exclude fracking from Britain’s most important nature sites, arguing that the shale gas industry would be held back if it was excluded from them.

July 16, 2015 Britain should avoid deep injection shale wells: task force

Source: Reuters

Britain should steer clear of using deep injection wells in shale oil and gas “fracking” and take extra steps to reduce the technique’s environmental and health effects, an industry-funded task force examining the sector said on...

July 15, 2015 Fracking in UK 'could be safe' under tighter regulation

Source: BBC News

Fracking could potentially be done safely in the UK under "rigorous regulation", but it is too early to say whether it would be "a good idea", the Task Force on Shale Gas has reported.

July 14, 2015 Justice Department warns food companies: Poison customers, risk prosecution

Source: The Augusta Chronicle

WASHINGTON — After a deadly listeria outbreak in ice cream, the Justice Department is warning food companies that they could face criminal and civil penalties if they poison their customers

July 10, 2015 Fracking poses multiple threats

Hattiesburg American - Industry points to the statement that fracking has not âled to widespread, systemic impacts on drinking îwaterî resources in the United States.â But closer examination of the report...

July 7, 2015 Refracking Is the New Fracking

Source: Bloomberg

If the word fracking has carved out a spot in the lexicon of Americans as the nation advances toward energy independence, then refracking, as roughnecks have begun calling it, could be next. And for an industry that has been...

July 6, 2015 Secrecy over fracking chemicals clouds environmental risks, advocates say - A report by the Environmental Protection Agency (îEPAî) last month found that hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas can lead, and has led, to the contamination of drinking îwaterî. It was...

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