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Environmentalist attempt to block oil, gas drilling in key Wyoming sage grouse ... - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Environmentalist attempt to block oil, gas drilling in key Wyoming sage grouse ... - Casper Star-Tribune Online | Fracking | Scoop.it
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Nathan bahr's comment, March 13, 2014 1:48 PM
I think this is a good idea that they are protecting the grouse. There are not a lot of grouse left.
Dane Austin's comment, March 15, 2014 10:11 PM
I think it is a good idea as well that they are protecting it, but we really do need oil....tough decision...
MsHaeussinger's comment, March 16, 2014 2:51 PM
This is the age old challenge of progress, unfortunately there is no easy answer. Species usually end up losing in these situations.
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As Fracking Expands in California, Water Board Refuses to Regulate Toxic Waste Disposal

As Fracking Expands in California, Water Board Refuses to Regulate Toxic Waste Disposal | Fracking | Scoop.it
As fracking threatens to expand drilling in California, a coalition of environmental justice and community health groups (Drilling muds—to facilitate drilling of oil & gas wells—contain scores of chemicals that can pose severe health...
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Iraq: Kuwait Energy, Dragon Oil to drill on Block 9 - Oil & Gas Journal

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Iraq: Kuwait Energy, Dragon Oil to drill on Block 9
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Kuwait Energy Co. and Dragon Oil PLC have secured a rig from Iraqi Drilling Co. to spud an exploratory well on Block 9 in Iraq's Basra Province in this year's last quarter.
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Meet the Skylanders: Wham-Shell (extended)

Brace For The Mace! Wham-Shell was ruler of a kingdom deep in the oceans of Skylands that for a long time lived peacefully. That is, until his underwater utopia was invaded by a legion of...
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Oklahoma oil and gas drilling - Tulsa World

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Oklahoma oil and gas drilling
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Alfalfa: SandRidge Exploration and Production, LLC; Burrow 2809 No. 3-2H Well; SW/4 SW/4 SE/4 SW/4 (SL) of 02-28N-09W; 23 BOPD, 9 MCFPD; TD 9,991 feet. Canadian: Devon Energy Production Co., LP; Hamby No.
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Link & Share Wednesday - Time to Link Up! (13)

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Week 12 - Most clicked projects on Link & Share Wednesday were from Jam Made, Julie's Lifestyle and Mama Jo's Inspired by Love!

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(candy corn) Mama Jo's Inspired by Love - Custom Order 
(You can find Jo on Facebook too)

(pumpkin) Julie's Lifestyle - Mini Crochet Pumpkins
(Free Pattern "Teeny Tiny Crochet Pumpkin Pattern" - Repeat Crafter Me)

(cat) Jam Made - October Love - Rainbow Bridges 
(Free Pattern "October Love" Designed by Aurora Suominen)

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How oil and gas drillers avoid paying royalties

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Energy companies have a host of tricks to help them skim higher profits.
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Third petition filed against exploratory oil drilling permit in Golden Gate - The News-Press

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Third petition filed against exploratory oil drilling permit in Golden Gate
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Jaime Duran, left, Pamela Duran, and Paul Mosher look at the sight of the proposed exploratory oil well.
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In North Dakota, New Concerns Over Mixing Oil and Wheat

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A proposed landfill for oil drilling waste has farmers worried that a state long known for agriculture is putting the energy industry’s needs ahead of theirs.

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Voters in four Colorado cities may call timeout on fracking

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Front Range residents are forcing faceoffs over oil and gas drilling in their midst, challenging the power of state regulators charged with balancing drilling and protection of health and the environment.

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Shutdown Solution: Cut Big Oil to Fund the EPA - Environmental Action

Shutdown Solution: Cut Big Oil to Fund the EPA - Environmental Action | Fracking | Scoop.it
If we cut $10 billion in fossil fuel subsidies, we can fund the EPA for a year - sounds like a better solution than shutting down the pollution police while Big oil keeps drilling and spilling.

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For oil companies, drilling on an acre of taxpayer-owned land is cheaper than a Starbucks coffee

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We made a bad very deal. That's the verdict of this informative, but frustrating story by Leah McGrath Goodman at Newsweek on the history of private oil and gas drilling on public lands owned by the US taxpayer.
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Supervisors Reject Oil Drilling Lease, 'Fracking' in Whittier - EGP News

Supervisors Reject Oil Drilling Lease, 'Fracking' in Whittier EGP News The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to reject a lease between Whittier and a Santa Barbara-based oil company estimated to generate hundreds of...
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State will hear concerns over oil drilling near Golden Gate Estates - The News-Press

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State will hear concerns over oil drilling near Golden Gate Estates The News-Press The state Department of Environmental Protection has upheld one request for an administrative hearing against a permit to drill for oil near Golden Gate Estates and...
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10 Highest-Paying Jobs in North Dakota's Oil Boom - The Fiscal Times

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10 Highest-Paying Jobs in North Dakota's Oil Boom
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A drilling consultant is an expert in all types of drilling operations.
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Protests against deep sea oil drilling - TopNews New Zealand

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TopNews New Zealand Protests against deep sea oil drilling TopNews New Zealand Protests against deep sea oil drilling Hoping to maintain New Zealand's reputation as a clean green country a demonstration is to be held at the Hereford Street Bridge...
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Oil drilling in Gulf of Mexico set to boom - Business Journal

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Washington Post (blog) Oil drilling in Gulf of Mexico set to boom Business Journal Three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and the subsequent natural gas fracking boom, offshore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to produce...
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Greenpeace: Landowners can work together to block fracking 'trespass'

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Householders are being urged to block plans for widescale fracking in Britain by denying permission for drilling companies to extract oil and gas from underneath their homes.

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Plan keeps oil drilling out of view from Elkhorn Ranch - Prairie Business

Plan keeps oil drilling out of view from Elkhorn Ranch - Prairie Business | Fracking | Scoop.it
Plan keeps oil drilling out of view from Elkhorn Ranch Prairie Business BISMARCK – Visitors to the historic Elkhorn Ranch in Theodore Roosevelt National Park won't have to worry about oil rigs spoiling their view after the North Dakota Industrial...
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Energy Department looks deeper into oil-and-gas drilling boom - The Hill (blog)

Energy Department looks deeper into oil-and-gas drilling boom - The Hill (blog) | Fracking | Scoop.it
Energy Department looks deeper into oil-and-gas drilling boom The Hill (blog) “The DPR metrics are intended to be more informative than traditional indicators such as simple counts of oil-directed and gas-directed drilling rigs in use,” EIA said in...
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EPA to Allow Consumption of Toxic Fracking Wastewater by Wildlife and Livestock | TheSleuthJournal

EPA to Allow Consumption of Toxic Fracking Wastewater by Wildlife and Livestock | TheSleuthJournal | Fracking | Scoop.it
Millions of gallons of water laced with toxic chemicals from oil and gas drilling rigs are pumped for consumption by wildlife and livestock with the formal approval from the U.S.

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Greenpeace Activists Charged With Piracy In Russia For Protesting Against Oil Drilling In The Arctic

Greenpeace Activists Charged With Piracy In Russia For Protesting Against Oil Drilling In The Arctic | Fracking | Scoop.it

Twenty eight Greenpeace activists and a freelance video journalist and a photographer were formally charged with piracy under Article 227 of the Russian Criminal Code on October 2nd and 3rd, 2013. The maximum sentence they might face is 15 years in a Russian jail. They are currently being held in a prison in the city of Murmansk in North West Russia while Greenpeace International lawyers have lodged formal appeals in the Murmansk court against their continued detention. The 28 Greenpeace activists and the two journalists, now known as the Arctic 30, protested against oil drilling in the Arctic on September 18, 2013 in Russia’s Pechora Sea. 


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Massive Amazon Oil Drilling Project Approved

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By Alexandra Valencia QUITO, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Ecuador's parliament on Thursday authorized drilling of the nation's largest oil fields in part of the Amazon rainforest after the failure of President Rafael Correa's plan to have...

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