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August 11, 2023 10:26 PM
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Fracking Linked to Seismic Tremors in New Study - EcoWatch.com

Fracking Linked to Seismic Tremors in New Study - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

New research from scientists at UC Riverside confirms that fracking leads to small, slow earthquakes, the origin of which had been unknown.

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November 11, 2022 9:30 PM
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'Willing to sacrifice a livable planet': Fossil fuel industry condemned over its 'reckless expansion' - AlterNet.org

'Willing to sacrifice a livable planet': Fossil fuel industry condemned over its 'reckless expansion' - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Despite repeated warnings that new fossil fuel projects are incompatible with averting climate disaster, oil and gas corporations "are on a massive expansion course" to increase dirty energy production in the coming years, according to an analysis released Thursday at the United Nations COP2

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August 4, 2022 5:10 PM
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PFAS: The latest toxic concern for those near fracking - EHN.org

PFAS: The latest toxic concern for those near fracking - EHN.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

PFAS are used by the oil and gas industry, but a lack of transparency and accountability makes it impossible to know how widespread contamination could be in Pennsylvania...

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February 7, 2022 6:43 PM
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"Forever chemicals" used to frack oil, gas wells in Colorado, new report says - DenverPost.com

"Forever chemicals" used to frack oil, gas wells in Colorado, new report says - DenverPost.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Long-lasting chemicals with links to cancers and other ailments have been used in Colorado to frack oil and gas wells, a national health and environmental organization says in a new report.

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February 1, 2022 5:08 PM
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New Report: Fracking with "Forever Chemicals" in Colorado - PSR.org

New Report: Fracking with "Forever Chemicals" in Colorado - PSR.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

PSR’s new report, Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in Colorado, documents the use of toxic, persistent PFAS chemicals in Colorado oil and gas wells. Trade secrets may obscure far wider use.

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July 15, 2020 1:15 PM
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Fracking Firms Fail, Rewarding Executives and Raising Climate Fears - The New York Times

Fracking Firms Fail, Rewarding Executives and Raising Climate Fears - The New York Times | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Oil and gas companies are hurtling toward bankruptcy, raising fears that wells will be left leaking planet-warming pollutants, with cleanup costs left to taxpayers.

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February 24, 2020 8:52 PM
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Oil and gas firms 'have had far worse climate impact than thought' | Environment | The Guardian

Oil and gas firms 'have had far worse climate impact than thought' | Environment | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The oil and gas industry has had a far worse impact on the climate than previously believed, according to a study indicating that human emissions of fossil methane have been underestimated by up to 40%.

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“This indicates that the fossil fuel sector has a much more polluting impact beyond being responsible for the overwhelming majority of carbon dioxide emissions. This is worrying and overall bad news,” said Dr Joeri Rogelj, a climate change lecturer at the Grantham Institute.

 

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April 10, 2023 9:49 PM
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Environmental Groups Sue to Block 'Unconstitutional' New Law Allowing Fracking in Ohio State Parks - EcoWatch.com

Environmental Groups Sue to Block 'Unconstitutional' New Law Allowing Fracking in Ohio State Parks - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Environmental groups in Ohio have filed a preliminary injunction to stop the leasing of public lands to the oil and gas industry.

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August 18, 2022 6:44 PM
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Children Living Near Fracking Sites Face Higher Leukemia Risks, Study Finds - EcoWatch.com

Children Living Near Fracking Sites Face Higher Leukemia Risks, Study Finds - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Pennsylvania children who grew up near oil and gas fracking sites have a higher risk for leukemia, a new study finds.

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June 29, 2022 3:28 PM
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Fracking firms could share in UK fossil fuel tax breaks worth billions | The Guardian

Fracking firms could share in UK fossil fuel tax breaks worth billions | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Campaigners say funding may provide incentive to restart fracking if moratorium is lifted...
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February 4, 2022 6:06 PM
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Environmental group says analysis shows oil and gas companies have used ‘forever chemicals’ to frack wells across Colorado - CPR.org

Environmental group says analysis shows oil and gas companies have used ‘forever chemicals’ to frack wells across Colorado - CPR.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A new report from Physicians for Social Responsibility found companies have used PFAS in Colorado wells. More dangerous versions could be concealed as trade secrets, the group says.

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February 18, 2021 3:38 PM
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GOP Senators Attack Biden’s Interior Secretary Pick For Wanting To Protect Land, Air - HuffPost.com

GOP Senators Attack Biden’s Interior Secretary Pick For Wanting To Protect Land, Air - HuffPost.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Turns out that Deb Haaland, a Native American lawmaker determined to tackle climate change, scares Republicans bankrolled by the oil and gas industry.

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February 27, 2020 12:47 PM
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Study shows rural Pennsylvania school districts not benefiting from nearby fracking | PGHcitypaper.com

Study shows rural Pennsylvania school districts not benefiting from nearby fracking | PGHcitypaper.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Evidence from our analysis suggests that, on average, districts experiencing unconventional drilling had lower per-pupil revenues, locally raised per-pupil...

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Fracking isn't paying off as was promised in Pennsylvania, but it can make people sick in ways no one ever dreamed possible.

 

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January 13, 2018 3:40 PM
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Energy group Ineos to challenge Scotland's ban on fracking - Reuters.com

Energy group Ineos to challenge Scotland's ban on fracking - Reuters.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Energy group Ineos has applied to launch a legal challenge to the Scottish government's ban on onshore unconventional oil and gas development in Scotland, known as "fracking", arguing the ban was imposed unlawfully.

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