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Big Coal Faces Steel Slowdown Amid Shale-Gas Pain: Commodities - San Francisco Chronicle

Big Coal Faces Steel Slowdown Amid Shale-Gas Pain: Commodities - San Francisco Chronicle | fracking | Scoop.it
Big Coal Faces Steel Slowdown Amid Shale-Gas Pain: CommoditiesSan Francisco ChronicleThe companies bet that the coal, which sells for a higher price than the thermal variety burned to generate electricity, would benefit from booming Asian demand and...
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USA: Sempra Adds New Underground Natural Gas Storage Capacity

USA: Sempra Adds New Underground Natural Gas Storage Capacity | fracking | Scoop.it
Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, announced that it has received authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to place a second underground natural gas storage cavern into ...
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Encana Corporation Recap: 1 dead, 3 hurt in natural gas well explosion near Fort Lupton...

Encana Corporation Recap: 1 dead, 3 hurt in natural gas well explosion near Fort Lupton... | fracking | Scoop.it
Top TSX Stocks - Encana Corporation - Large Cap Stocks on the TSX - CORPORATION, dead, EnCana, explosion, Fort, hurt, Lupton..., Natural, Near, Recap, well - Financial News 2012 ($Encana Corporation Recap: 1 dead, 3 hurt in natural gas well explosion...
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Fracking is too Important to Foul Up | Friends of Natural Gas NY

Thanks to fracking, our national production of natural gas is up 25 percent from 2004-06 levels, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That's a major reason domestic energy prices have stabilized — and ...
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Shaken, Stirred, Or Fracked - RedOrbit

Shaken, Stirred, Or Fracked - RedOrbit | fracking | Scoop.it
Shaken, Stirred, Or FrackedRedOrbitFracking and injection wells are causing earthquakes around gas fields across the United States. This is a fact. Is it from waste-water injection wells or the production of gas?
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Beer versus shale gas - News Blog - Rochester City Newspaper

Beer versus shale gas - News Blog - Rochester City Newspaper | fracking | Scoop.it
Beer versus shale gas, A well-known brewery in the Cooperstown area says that fracking may force it to relocate or fold.Brewery Ommegang lays out its case in a friend of the court brief, which it submitted in support of a Town of Middlefield zoning...
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Super Fracking Goes Deeper to Pump Up Natural Gas Production

Super Fracking Goes Deeper to Pump Up Natural Gas Production | fracking | Scoop.it
As regulators and environmentalists study whether hydraulic fracturing can damage the environment, industry scientists are studying ways to create longer, deeper cracks in the earth to release more oil and natural gas.
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Pro - Con from CQ Researcher

This is the pro-con from CQ Researcher

http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/document.php?id=cqresrre2011121606&type=hitlist

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CLOSE THE HALLIBURTON LOOPHOLE

CLOSE THE HALLIBURTON LOOPHOLE | fracking | Scoop.it
I just signed a petition to The New York State House, The New York State Senate, Governor Andrew Cuomo, The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama: Close The Halliburton Loophole.
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Tell the Department of Environmental Conservation: Don't lift New York's fracking ban!

Tell the Department of Environmental Conservation: Don't lift New York's fracking ban! | fracking | Scoop.it
A decision is coming soon on Governor Cuomo's plan to lift New York's ban on fracking, which could jeopardize the safety of water in NYC, and across the state. This is the final week to register our opposition, and that's what we need to do.
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After Earthquakes, Ohio Decides To Stop Fracking Process to 'Help ...

After Earthquakes, Ohio Decides To Stop Fracking Process to 'Help ... | fracking | Scoop.it
Ohio ended 2011 with a magnitude 4.0 earthquake on New Year's Eve, the second quake to strike the area within a week and the 11th of the year. That earthquake, the most recent and the strongest, was traced back to the ...
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Wait for fracking methods to improve

To the Editor: Natural gas in the Marcellus Shale has tremendous potential, but also significant potential to harm the environment if we don’t drill for it responsibly. It’s a fact that this natural gas isn’t going anywhere until we decide...
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From Wilson Web

Local control...

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Kennedy, M. L. THE EXERCISE OF LOCAL CONTROL OVER GAS EXTRACTION. Fordham Environmental Law Review v. 22 no. 2 (Spring 2011) p. 375-92

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Pa. governor's Delaware River trip draws anti-fracking demonstration - Times Herald-Record

Pa.governor's Delaware River trip draws anti-fracking demonstrationTimes Herald-RecordDrilling is already allowed in the rest of Pennsylvania, while New York is awaiting the regulations that would allowing the controversial horizontal natural gas ...
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What fracking means for landowners - Country Life

What fracking means for landowners - Country Life | fracking | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukWhat fracking means for landownersCountry LifeThe Government's controversial decision to allow wide-scale fracking has concerned many environmentalists.
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Daily Kos: Pennsylvania's Natural Gas Tax Giveaway Exceeds $500 Million Mark

Daily Kos: Pennsylvania's Natural Gas Tax Giveaway Exceeds $500 Million Mark | fracking | Scoop.it
By Michael Wood, Third and State The state's Department of Environmental Production (DEP) recently published a biannual report on Marcellus Shale production in Pennsylvania. (Most states require ...
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How Economically Viable Is Natural Gas? | CleanEnergyView.com

How Economically Viable Is Natural Gas? | CleanEnergyView.com | fracking | Scoop.it
Energy expert Tom Drolet talks about the pros and cons of investing in natural gas on The Clean Energy View Radio Show with June Stoyer. (Does Natural Gas Have A Cost Advantage?
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FlexEnergy Lands $18M for Micro Turbines for Methane or Natural Gas : Greentech Media

FlexEnergy Lands $18M for Micro Turbines for Methane or Natural Gas : Greentech Media | fracking | Scoop.it
FlexEnergy uses the natural gas boom to support its move into methane.
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Fracking Moratorium Urged by U.S. Doctors Until Health Studies Conducted | Bite The Bubble

Fracking Moratorium Urged by U.S. Doctors Until Health Studies Conducted | Bite The Bubble | fracking | Scoop.it
Fracking Moratorium Urged by U.S.Doctors Until Health Studies Conducted http://t.co/3vdGdRtY...
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The EPA And Fracking, How To Capitalize- Part 4 - Seeking Alpha

The EPA And Fracking, How To Capitalize- Part 4 - Seeking Alpha | fracking | Scoop.it
Last Post: The EPA And Fracking, How To Capitalize- Part 4 http://t.co/FCzdTdMz...
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BLM lease plan stirs local outcry - Delta County Independent

BLM lease plan stirs local outcryDelta County IndependentThe Bureau of Land management's announcement of a scheduled August mineral lease sale has sparked outcry in Delta County's North Fork Valley.
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Mario Batali: Don't Frack With Our Ingredients | MetroFocus | THIRTEEN

Mario Batali: Don't Frack With Our Ingredients | MetroFocus | THIRTEEN | fracking | Scoop.it
A coalition of chefs and restaurateurs have united against hydraulic fracking, which they say could make New York's restaurants less tasty -- and less safe. (RT @printrestaurant: NY chefs R joining @HonestFood 2 fight #fracking!
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Quaking Over Fracking: Ohio gets earthquake preparedness plan ...

Quaking Over Fracking: Ohio gets earthquake preparedness plan ... | fracking | Scoop.it
2 Responses to Quaking Over Fracking: Ohio gets earthquake preparedness plan. Nick | January 5, 2012 at 10:28 am | Reply. If the faults are being “lubricated” and allowing them to release the stored energy, wouldn't this be ...
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Oil, natural gas drilling in US sparks fight over mining of Midwest sand for use in 'fracking' - 1/5/2012 2:23:13 PM | Newser

Oil, natural gas drilling in US sparks fight over mining of Midwest sand for use in 'fracking' - 1/5/2012 2:23:13 PM | Newser | fracking | Scoop.it
The rolling hills and scenic bluffs of western Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota hide a valuable resource that has sparked what's been called a modern-day gold rush. The object of desire is not gold...
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