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November 22, 2016 New Study Nails Elusive Link Between Fracking & EarthquakesSource: Clean Technica
The natural gas picture just got a little more complicated last week, when researchers at the University of Canada released a study linking clusters of earthquakes in western Canada to oil and gas fracking operations. The finding...
November 9, 2016 Oklahoma's Latest Fracking-Related Earthquake Sparks Demand for Withdrawal of Oil and Gas LeasesSource: EcoWatch
Sunday's earthquake that damaged dozens of buildings near an oil and gas pipeline hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, is further proof that fracking and wastewater injection are too dangerous to people and property to be allowed to...
Source: American Thinker
A former director of U.K. Greenpeace, Stephen Tindale, has shocked fellow environmentalists by coming out in favor of hydraulic fracturing.
October 18, 2016 Public Opposition to Fracking Grows WorldwideSource: EcoWatch
Public opposition to pumping water and chemicals into the ground to extract gas from shale—the technique known as fracking—is growing even in the countries whose governments are most in favor.
July 27, 2016 Oil falls close to three-month low as oversupply weighsSource: Reuters
Oil prices fell close to three-month lows on Wednesday after U.S. industry data showed weekly oil stocks declined by less than expected, feeding into concerns over persistent oversupply dragging down prices.
July 20, 2016 Study: Fracking may worsen asthmaSource: Tri-Valley Dispatch
CHICAGO — Fracking may worsen asthma in children and adults who live near sites where the oil and gas drilling method is used, according to an 8-year study in Pennsylvania
Texas oilman Chris Faulkner built a high-profile public persona, raised millions for his oil and gas ventures and courted politicians. But the SEC has alleged that behind the scenes, he cheated investors out of $80 million to...
Oil and gas activities may have caused nearly nine in 10 of the earthquakes Texas has experienced in the past 40 years, and the quakes have become more frequent as oilfield activity has picked up in the past decade, according to...
In a single year, fracking wells across the country released at least 5.3 billion pounds of the potent greenhouse gas methane, as much global warming pollution as 22 coal-fired power plants.
Source: The Guardian
Dangerous levels of chemicals found in underground water, while waste was dumped in unlined pits and barriers to protect groundwater were inadequate
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