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Hydraulic fracturing is the propagation of fractures in a rock layer caused by the presence of a pressurized fluid. It may be man-made in order to release petroleum, natural gas, coal seam gas, or other substances for extraction, where the technique is often called fracking[a] or hydrofracking.
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The Fracking Crisis: A Manufacturer’s Perspective

The Fracking Crisis: A Manufacturer’s Perspective | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
[EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is by Mark Lichty, a business owner and film producer.] I am asking business owners and executives in Pennsylvania to join me in petitioning Gov. Wolf to put a
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Letter: Hydraulic fracturing a relatively safe bet financially - Tallahassee.com

Letter: Hydraulic fracturing a relatively safe bet financially - Tallahassee.com | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Hydraulic fracturing is perhaps the best news the American economy has had since the Great Recession. Energy prices are low and the United States is now a net petroleum exporter - a feat that was last accomplished in the 1940s.
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Shale gas could be viable solution to SA's energy crisis - Times LIVE

Shale gas could be viable solution to SA's energy crisis - Times LIVE | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
If South Africa finds and exploits large volumes of shale gas reserves in the Karoo, it would need less nuclear power and save the country a lot of money, the final government report on its integrated energy plan (IEP) states.
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Right Relevance : Influencers, Articles and Conversations

Right Relevance : Influencers, Articles and Conversations | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Top Hydraulic Fracturing articles from last 48 hrs https://t.co/FcRWI9PAT0
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WA fracking inquiry concludes - PAK Status

WA fracking inquiry concludes - PAK Status | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
After two years of evidence gathering, the WA Environment and Public Affairs Committee inquiry into fracking has found that the process poses a negligible threat and is beneficial to the state – but recommends the collection of data and openness...
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It's Official: Oklahoma Experiences More Earthquakes Than Anywhere Else in the World

It's Official: Oklahoma Experiences More Earthquakes Than Anywhere Else in the World | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Oklahoma now has more earthquakes than anywhere else in the world. Scientists have linked this never-ending spate of tremors to the state's fracking boom
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Fracking poses potential threat to drinking water in Morgantown - Daily Athenaeum

Fracking poses potential threat to drinking water in Morgantown - Daily Athenaeum | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Morgantown’s drinking water faces a threatening levels of a chemical byproduct from fracking that can cause cancer, experts say.
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How one US state went from two quakes a year to 585 - Yahoo News UK

How one US state went from two quakes a year to 585 - Yahoo News UK | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
'How one US state went from two quakes a year to 585' on Yahoo News UK.
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ROBERT REDFORD: Fracking Puts Our Drinking Water at Risk - YouTube

http://www.FrackAlarm.org Should oil and gas companies have the right to barge into your community and start drilling near schools and homes? It’s already ha...
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Bad News for Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal | Mother Jones

Bad News for Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal | Mother Jones | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
New science shows that thanks to methane leaks, gas won't work as a "bridge fuel."
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Leaked fracking fluid contaminated groundwater near Grande Prairie: ERCB

Leaked fracking fluid contaminated groundwater near Grande Prairie: ERCB | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Leaked fracking fluid has contaminated groundwater after a “serious” incident at a well site near Grande Prairie in September 2011, according to an investigation by the Energy Resources Conservation Board which regulates the energy industry.
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Oil, gas development banned in B.C.'s Sacred Headwaters - British Columbia - CBC News

Oil, gas development banned in B.C.'s Sacred Headwaters - British Columbia - CBC News | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
The B.C. government has confirmed a ban on oil and gas development in the Sacred Headwaters region of northwestern B.C.
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Fears scientists about to 'frack' volcanic sea bed could 'trigger mega earthquake'

Fears scientists about to 'frack' volcanic sea bed could 'trigger mega earthquake' | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
GEOLOGISTS are about to drill three miles under the ocean in a bid to get beneath the Earth's crust and into the mantle for the first time ever.
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HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: EPA finding of no 'widespread, systemic' problems under fire - Environment & Energy Publishing

HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: EPA finding of no 'widespread, systemic' problems under fire - Environment & Energy Publishing | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
U.S. EPA's science advisers are criticizing the agency's June announcement dismissing the dangers to drinking water from hydraulic fracturing.
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Shaking Out The Lies Surrounding Earthquakes And Hydraulic Fracturing - Western Journalism

Shaking Out The Lies Surrounding Earthquakes And Hydraulic Fracturing - Western Journalism | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
More than ninety percent of the new oil-and-gas wells drilled in America use hydraulic fracturing.
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Fracking fails the future

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While hydraulic fracturing fosters economic growth, it irreversibly damages the environment and human health.
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Fracking Regulation on Trial in Andrew Nikiforuk's 'Slick Water' - TheTyee.ca - Mobile

Fracking Regulation on Trial in Andrew Nikiforuk's 'Slick Water' - TheTyee.ca - Mobile | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Fracking Regulation on Trial in Andrew Nikiforuk's 'Slick Water' https://t.co/ydyCWV3EBy #bcpoli https://t.co/KY7OzQAe81
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Drilling prohibited in most of KZN - Independent Online

Drilling prohibited in most of KZN - Independent Online | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Independent Online Drilling prohibited in most of KZN Independent Online Meanwhile, the Treasure the Karoo action group has urged communities to keep lobbying government officials against allowing any gas or oil drilling that could threaten...
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More study, same result on fracking - The Denver Post

More study, same result on fracking - The Denver Post | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Two more key studies find no underground migration of fracking fluid into drinking water
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What is fracking and why is it controversial? - BBC News

Drilling companies suggest trillions of cubic feet of shale gas may be recoverable from underneath parts of northern England, through a process known as
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How to protect drinking water from shallow fracking - Futurity

How to protect drinking water from shallow fracking - Futurity | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Fracking shallow oil and gas wells may endanger drinking water sources. "Shallow hydraulic fracturing is surprisingly common," says Rob Jackson.
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Ian Russell on Twitter

Ian Russell on Twitter | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
This could be the future of your area. STOP FRACKING IN SCOTLAND #indyref #YesAlliance pic.twitter.com/XVoEBnHE8A
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Meet Anthony Ingraffea—From Industry Insider to Implacable Fracking Opponent

Meet Anthony Ingraffea—From Industry Insider to Implacable Fracking Opponent | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
By Ellen Cantarow - Originally published at EcoWatch.org
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Denmark already achieved its 2020 goal for solar energy production.

Denmark already achieved its 2020 goal for solar energy production. | KarooFracking | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Denmark announced that it had already achieved its 2020 goal for solar energy production. The country previously publicized its national goal to produce 200 megawatts of energy from solar power by the end of this decade.
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