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Water Disposal Most Severe Fracking Environmental Threat, Says Report by Stony Brook University

Water Disposal Most Severe Fracking Environmental Threat, Says Report by Stony Brook University | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
The disposal of contaminated wastewater from hydraulic fracturing wells producing natural gas in the Marcellus Shale region presents risks from salts and radioactive materials that are "several orders of magnitude larger" than for other potential...
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No Marcellus shale gas boom for Scranton Pennsylvania

No Marcellus shale gas boom for Scranton Pennsylvania | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
Today, with shale gas drilling booming in 3 nearby counties, the mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania and all city employees remain on minimum wages of $7.25 an hour...
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German shale gas reserves up to 22 trln cbm - study

German shale gas reserves up to 22 trln cbm - study | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
* New estimate is optimistic, exceeds earlier figures* Says if rules are in place, drilling risks can be curbedBy Vera EckertFRANKFURT, June 25 (Reuters) - Unconventional gas reservesin Germany amount...
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Hydraulic Fracturing Diesel Fuel Only | Hydraulic Fracturing <--Via @EPAgov

EPA Releases Draft Permitting Guidance for Using Diesel Fuel in Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing

 

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Obama forms working group on fracking - Denver Business Journal

Obama forms working group on fracking - Denver Business Journal | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
The Obama administration is forming a working group intended to coordinate how it...
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Fracking is the new pink. Films for and against . . .

Fracking is the new pink.  Films for and against . . . | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
What’s not to love about a film starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski of The...
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Oil and gas industry pushes back on risks report - Denver Business Journal

Oil and gas industry pushes back on risks report - Denver Business Journal | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
Oil and gas industry trade groups are heavily criticizing a new study from the Colorado...
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Are you drinking the Kool-Aid about fracking fluid? - Denver Business Journal

Are you drinking the Kool-Aid about fracking fluid? - Denver Business Journal | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
Gov. John Hickenlooper is famous for being one of the founding fathers of Colorado’s...
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Md. Senate committee hears fracking fee bill - CBS News

Md.Senate committee hears fracking fee bill...
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Fracking firms eye pipeline to D.C. market

Fracking firms eye pipeline to D.C. market | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
In another sign of the fracking boom that’s helped revitalize Pennsylvania’s economy, three major energy firms say they want to build a $1 billion natural-gas pipeline from the Keystone State as far south as the Washington, D.C., market.
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Study tags 65,000 jobs, $4.9B boost to Ohio shale

Study tags 65,000 jobs, $4.9B boost to Ohio shale | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
An academic team enlisted by Ohio's business sector released a study Tuesday that finds oil and gas drilling will mean more than 65,000 jobs and an almost $4.
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Fracking meeting draws crowd, as well as ‘Gasland’ director - Denver Business Journal

Fracking meeting draws crowd, as well as ‘Gasland’ director - Denver Business Journal | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
What does a congressional hearing on fracking have in common with a meeting of the...
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More than 500 turn out for anti-fracking event

More than 500 turn out for anti-fracking event | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
The Columbia Daily Spectator provides news, sports, and entertainment coverage for the Morningside Heights community in New York City.
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Ohio Residents Blockade Fracking Wastewater Injection Well Site « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

Ohio Residents Blockade Fracking Wastewater Injection Well Site « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
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The Wise Way to Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing

The Wise Way to Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
The federal government should set baseline environmental safety standards for hydraulic fracturing.
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2 new reports back fears of fracking contamination

2 new reports back fears of fracking contamination | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it

Two recently released reports appear to add weight to fears that the natural-gas extraction process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” can contaminate aquifers and other sources of fresh water for homes and towns.

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Mathematical Modeling of Fracking Chemical Dispersion in Groundwater

Mathematical Modeling of Fracking Chemical Dispersion in Groundwater | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
Dozens of Youngstown State University graduate and undergraduate students showcased their scholarly achievements at the 22nd annual QUEST Forum for Student Scholarship on Tuesday, April 3 in Kilcaw...
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Ohio Officials Say Injection Disposal Well Caused Earthquakes : Oil & Gas Law Brief

Ohio Officials Say Injection Disposal Well Caused Earthquakes : Oil & Gas Law Brief | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
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US drops water pollution charges related to Hydraulic Fracturing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in another retreat in its oversight of hydraulic fracturing, dropped allegations that Range Resources Corp polluted drinking water in Texas while drilling for natural gas.

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Colorado study links fracking to air pollution - Denver Business Journal

Colorado study links fracking to air pollution - Denver Business Journal | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
Air pollution released during the completion of an oil and gas well, a process that...
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Erie passes gas drilling moratorium, goes into effect immediately - The Denver Post

ERIE -  — The Board of Trustees voted Wednesday night to impose a six-month moratorium on any new applications for mineral extraction in Erie, most notably natural gas drilling.
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Niagara Falls won't treat drilling wastewater

Niagara Falls won't treat drilling wastewater | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Niagara Falls has gone on record against treating wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, with elected officials saying they don't want the city that endured the Love Canal toxic waste crisis to be a test case for the...
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Polish fracking well probe shows no harm to environment

Polish fracking well probe shows no harm to environment | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
WARSAW (Reuters) - Drilling at Poland's first shale gas exploration well using the controversial technique known as fracking has not harmed the environment, according to a government study published on...
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New Study Shows No Evidence of Ground Water Contamination from Hydraulic Fracturing - Industry News - National Driller

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Colorado Peak Politics:: HICK TO ANTI-FRACKING, ENVIRO CRUSADERS: Frack You And Your Scare Tactics!

Colorado Peak Politics:: HICK TO ANTI-FRACKING, ENVIRO CRUSADERS: Frack You And Your Scare Tactics! | Hydraulic Fracturing | Scoop.it
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