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26/7/2014
Hydraulic fracturing should not proceed in Nova Scotia until a broader public discussion is held and more research is completed, says the head of an expert panel reviewing the industry's potential in the province. David Wheeler, ...   
24/7/2014
The shuffling of lobby dollars that keeps fossil fuel-friendly policies on the books for the benefit of huge corporations and their legislative pals isn`t specific to the U.S. A new report from Friends of the Earth Europe aims to expose ...   
17/7/2014
A failed compromise on local fracking bans in Colorado this week makes the oil-and-gas-rich state the latest flashpoint in a nationwide fight over the controversial drilling process. Environmental concerns have driven activists to pursue ...   
10/7/2014
Less than two weeks ago, local communities triumphed over the fracking industry in a precedent-setting case decided by the New York Court of Appeals. The court ruled that the towns of Dryden and Middlefield can use local zoning laws to ban heavy ...   
8/7/2014
When it comes to fighting pollution, global warming and our climate crisis, California Gov. Jerry Brown is big on talk and weak on action. Gov. Brown frequently warns us that climate change is a major threat we must solve, citing the ongoing ...   
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
A Los Angeles city councilman is thinking big and long range when it comes to cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Paul Koretz said the city should target a cut of 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050, according to the Los Angeles ...   
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 ...   
25/6/2014
Loveland voters voted against a measure that would have imposed a two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, within the town’s borders about an hour north of Denver. The tally was 9,942 in favor, and 10,844 against the ...   
24/6/2014
Loveland voters rejected a proposed two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, Tuesday, according to unofficial election results. In a press release, the City of Loveland said the measure to impose a two-year ...   
17/6/2014
New York`s general assembly passed a moratorium on fracking Monday with a sensible question in mind--why rush? "We have heard from thousands of residents across the state about many issues associated with hydrofracking, and prudent ...   
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 ...   
10/6/2014
Analysts say energy disputes between the Ukraine and Russia could lead to a “fracking to the rescue” mentality in Europe, and based on a recent announcement from Germany, they could be right. For two years Germany has had a moratorium on ...   
5/6/2014
A week after the California Senate rejected a moratorium on fracking in the state, a watchdog group said those who opposed the bill or abstained from voting on it received significantly more campaign money from the oil and gas industry than ...   
2/6/2014
Sir Paul McCartney joins the fight against shale gas exploration in the UK Sir Paul McCartney is no big fan of fracking, and he is anything but shy when it comes to letting other people know how he feels about this method of exploiting natural ...   
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 ...   
30/5/2014
A California bill that would have banned fracking while the state studied its risks was narrowly defeated in the state Senate on Thursday, despite polling that showed a majority of California voters favored the legislation. SB 1132, ...   
26/5/2014
The push for fracking in North Carolina is moving forward.Last week the state Senate signed off on legislation that would officially end North Carolina's moratorium on fracking next summer.The Senate voted 35-12 Thursday for the ...   
26/5/2014
There's a huge political implication in the big difference between 13.7 billion barrels of oil and 600 million.Similarly, there's meaning in the gigantic difference between 15 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and 6.4 billion (the ...   
25/5/2014
"The costs to people, homes and the environment remain unacceptably high, but we now also know that the projected economic benefits are only a small fraction of what the oil industry has been touting." In spite of the millions spent ...   
20/5/2014
Santa Cruz on Tuesday became the first California county to ban fracking, the latest in a string of moves by local governments in the state to take a stand against the controversial oil and gas producing method. Fracking, or hydraulic ...   
18/5/2014
For months South L.A. community members complained of foul odors coming from their neighbor: AllenCo Energy Inc., an urban oil drilling site. After more than 200 complaints and a four-month investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency, ...   
14/5/2014
Enemies of fracking have a new argument: drought. Fracking a single oil well in California last year took 87 percent of the water consumed in a year by a family of four, according to the Western States Petroleum Association, an industry ...   
4/5/2014
Fracking ban coming to Santa Barbara?, Santa Barbara Independent
The Water Guardians, a new Santa Barbara-based anti-fracking group that started gathering real momentum in March, have become even more recognizable in recent weeks. Wearing bright blue shirts, the diverse group of about 300 volunteers ...   

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