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18/7/2014
California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review of more than 100 others in the state`s drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluids ...   
15/7/2014
A state judge on Monday blocked attempts to force Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration to decide whether to authorize large-scale hydraulic fracturing. Acting Supreme Court Justice Roger McDonough of Albany County tossed a pair of lawsuits ...   
8/7/2014
German Ministers laid out plans to ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas on Friday, although anti-fracking campaigners believe plans for the new law should go much further. In a press briefing, the Economy Minister Sigmar ...   
30/6/2014
New York’s top court handed a victory to opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas Monday by affirming the right of municipalities to ban the practice within their borders. The state Court of Appeals upheld a midlevel appeals ...   
30/6/2014
The state's highest court is weighing in on the controversial process of natural gas drilling known as hydro-fracking, saying that local municipalities can decide to ban it. But Governor Andrew Cuomo has yet to even make a decision about ...   
30/6/2014
Huge news this morning for shale-gas drilling skeptics: the highest court in New York state ruled that towns have the authority to ban oil and gas companies from operating within city limits. Deborah Goldberg, the lawyer who argued on ...   
14/6/2014
North Carolina could soon be deluged with cheap and abundant natural gas from the Marcellus Shale through a major pipeline expansion that could dampen urgency to incubate a home-grown fracking industry. Proposals to build a new ...   
1/6/2014
A rural county has joined an environmental group in challenging an oil and gas lease sale in central Nevada that could open 270 square miles of public land to hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. Lander County and the Center ...   
30/5/2014
The state Senate on Wednesday failed to muster the votes needed to set a moratorium on the oil drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, until a study determines that it does not pose a health risk for the ...   
26/5/2014
No longer dominated by the traditional “Big Green” groups that were taking big donations from corporate polluters, the new environmental movement is broader, more assertive and more creative. With extreme energy extraction and climate change ...   
14/5/2014
Top secret US National Security Agency (NSA) documents disclosed by the Guardian have shocked the world with revelations of a comprehensive US-based surveillance system with direct access to Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech ...   
14/5/2014
Ohio annually processes thousands of tons of radioactive waste from hydraulic-fracturing, sending it through treatment facilities, injecting it into its old and unused gas wells and dumping it in landfills. Historically, the handling and disposal ...   
19/4/2014
The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major ...   
14/4/2014
Pennsylvania officials plan no action despite new Ohio rules on drilling that affect a seismically active area near the state line.The new rules, issued by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week, require that new gas and oil ...   
6/4/2014
U.S. EPA just released two new reports on the waste generated by oil and gas exploration and production, including fracking.NRDC has been concerned for a long time about this dangerous waste, which is exempt from federal hazardous waste ...   
31/3/2014
The White House has gotten a mixed response from industry and a mostly positive reaction from greens since unveiling the latest step in President Barack Obama's climate strategy: a plan for reducing emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas ...   
23/3/2014
Though opponents call House Bill 1297 a fishing expedition to find something wrong with oil and gas operations, how can there be any harm in reviewing medical literature to determine whether health concerns exist? The legislation ...   
15/3/2014
Despite deaths, federal government does little to monitor oil industry safety By Lise Olson, Houston Chronicle Longview News-Journal The last thing Felipe Saiz saw from behind his trademark mirrored sunglasses was the vast sun-bleached ...   
21/2/2014
Yesterday, Senators Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) and Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) introduced Senate Bill 1132 to the California Legislature, which calls for a moratorium on fracking and other types of unconventional well stimulation (like ...   
21/2/2014
Yesterday, as a key state permit hearing began in downtown Baltimore, MD, activists from every corner of the state and from across the Mid-Atlantic marched to the doorstep of the Public Service Commission to send one clear message to state ...   
14/2/2014
A new analysis of more than 200 studies of how much natural gas escapes into the atmosphere to drive global warming finds that more gas is leaking than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had been estimating. But the new review also ...   
3/2/2014
A coalition of property owners announced Jan. 31 that it will sue New York state over its delay in issuing a long-awaited environmental impact statement on hydraulic fracturing unless the state provides a reasonable timeline by Feb. 13 for ...   
23/1/2014
The European Commission has outlined its plans for climate and energy policy until 2030. The Commissioners want a binding target to reduce carbon emissions by 40% from 1990 levels. Renewables will need to provide 27% of EU ...   
19/12/2013
Norse Energy is a failure when it comes to its core business — drilling for gas and oil. Despite America’s huge drilling boom, the company is bankrupt. Unable to turn a profit as a driller, the company has taken to suing governments and officials ...   
16/12/2013
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo made clear on Monday what has become increasingly obvious to both supporters and opponents of fracking: He is in no rush to make a decision.Almost 15 months after his administration began a study to evaluate the ...   

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