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15/4/2014
Perry Schmitt describes himself as pro-mining but blames the frac sand mine across the highway from his home for driving down the asking price by more than $25,000, to $189,000.His neighbors made out better. Kari Curran and her husband ...   
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 ...   
14/4/2014
State officials now say a series of earthquakes that shook Mahoning County last month likely were caused by fracking, leading them to create the most stringent drilling rules in the nation, requiring seismic monitoring near fault lines and ...   
14/4/2014
A series of earthquakes up to magnitude 3.0 struck on March 1o-11 in Mahoning County near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border. A nearby Utica oil well was being fracked at the time of the quakes, leading ODNR shut down the operation until a possible ...   
14/4/2014
Ohio officials have linked fracking in the state to an unprecedented swarm of earthquakes that struck last month. Following its investigation, the state is imposing new rules to help reduce frackquake hazards. It`s well-known that ...   
12/4/2014
Residents of this isolated mountain valley of terraced cornfields were just going to sleep last April when they were jolted by an enormous roar, followed by a tower of flames. A shock wave rolled across the valley, rattling windows in farmhouses ...   
11/4/2014
Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's ...   
9/4/2014
A bill that would place a moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in oil drilling in California was approved by a state Senate panel on Tuesday. The measure was passed by a bare majority of five votes by the Senate ...   
9/4/2014
Most hydraulic fracturing in California is done to extract to oil in areas like this field in Kern County. A California senate committee has moved a bill forward that would place a moratorium on fracking. The move comes less than a year ...   
8/4/2014
A bill that would temporarily ban fracking in California was approved at its first state legislative committee hearing on Tuesday. Fracking, which is known more formally as hydraulic fracturing, uses pressured water, and in some cases ...   
8/4/2014
Come elections in November, the city of Denton could be split between two very different futures.The Denton Drilling Awareness Group (DAG) recently got enough signatures on a petition to place an ordinance banning fracking within city ...   
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 ...   
29/3/2014
Alone in the house last night at around 9pm, with 3 cats and deep into working on the computer, that queasy odd sudden dizzy feeling that often hits before an earthquake rattled my nerves seconds before the sound of rattling cabinets and sloshing ...   
25/3/2014
A study from independent research consortium Researching Fracking in Europe (ReFINE) has found that data looking at the risks of leaking shale gas wells is “sparse”. It says current numbers show huge disparity in the safety of such ...   
20/3/2014
Rep. Joann Ginal, D-Fort Collins, asked lawmakers Thursday to fund a study on the health impacts of the onslaught of drilling and hydrolic fracturing close to front-range communities. "Many Colorado families that live near oil and gas ...   
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 ...   
15/3/2014
Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes. So why ...   
14/3/2014
The oil and gas industry has a dirty little secret, make that a dirty big secret ... no, make that one of the biggest, dirtiest secrets in U.S. history. What is no secret these days is that the potential for negative environmental and ...   
10/3/2014
Fracking might be a controversial proposition, but there is no need to panic just yet. It may be that shale is indeed the solution to our energy crisis, but many are unaware of the complex and tangled web of legal issues to be picked through ...   
9/3/2014
Kyle Slaby bounds up the slope behind his house, stopping at the sandstone outcrop he hopes will save his family's farm. The Slabys grow corn and soybeans on the ridgeline above. But these days there's more money – a lot more – in mining the sand ...   
8/3/2014
Gov. Jerry Brown faced protests at the state Democratic Party convention Saturday from crowds of progressives opposed to fracking, even as he attempted to make the case that California has led the country on climate change and renewable energy ...   
18/2/2014
When Lynn Buehring leaves her doctor's office in San Antonio she makes sure her inhaler is on the seat beside her, then steers her red GMC pickup truck southeast on U.S. 181, toward her home on the South Texas prairie.About 40 miles down ...   
16/2/2014
Public documents reveal a plan by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), the agency responsible for regulating fracking in Ohio, to work with "allied" groups to promote the controversial drilling technique in state parks. The "allied" ...   
6/2/2014
Mining companies, a Wisconsin county and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are teaming up on a $232,000, five-year study probing how the vast tracts of Wisconsin used for nonmetallic mining -- including for frac sand -- can best be ...   
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 ...   

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