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Circle of Blue - Both sites, which include a total of 33 waste pits, are operated by Valley Water. The state must respond to that petition by November 27. The timeline for closing down improperly permitted wells comes from an...
October 20, 2015 Yale Study Finds No Water Contamination from Pennsylvania FrackingSource: IWF.org
A new study by a Yale University professor further confirms what federal agencies have been reporting for years: Fracking hasn’t contaminated groundwater. Desiree Plata of the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science spent...
October 19, 2015 Fight over fracking lingers in New YorkSource: USA Today
ALBANY, N.Y. — When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration first said it would ban large-scale hydraulic fracturing, it was hailed as a victory for vocal environmentalists and fracking opponents and a stunning defeat for the...
October 15, 2015 Fracking Study Ties Water Contamination to Surface SpillsSource: Inside Climate News
But the study found the contamination came from surface spills of hydraulic fracturing fluid, not fracking compounds that were injected deep underground. It also found the contamination levels likely were not a threat to human...
October 1, 2015 Judge in Wyoming blocks fracking ruleSource: The Hill
A federal judge has issued an injunction against new Department of Interior regulations for hydraulic fracturing on federal land.
September 22, 2015 New EPA rules threaten the Texas fracking boom
tribtalk.org - The United Nations î??Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî?? has also credited fracking with reducing emissions in the U.S., which has led the world in reducing CO2 in recent years....
September 21, 2015 How one US state went from two quakes a year to 585Source: Phys.org
The central US state of Oklahoma has gone from registering two earthquakes a year to nearly two a day and scientists point to a controversial culprit: wastewater injection wells used in fracking.
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 frackingSource: 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?Source: DM.com
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?
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