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From filmmakers to grassroots advocates, excitement is bubbling for primary election day in Pennsylvania.
That`s because a campaign called Pa. Voters Against Fracking
just might force the fracking moratorium
they have wanted for so long ...
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 ...
A gas company is attempting to use a half-century old Pennsylvania law to frack underneath the land of property owners who refuse to allow the controversial practice of fracking
on their land, yet a majority of Pennsylvanians may be unaware as ...
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 ...
California is known for the twin threat of natural disasters from drought and earthquakes, with both phenomena certain to give many residents serious concern.
But there is one group that is starting to reap serendipitous marketing ...
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 ...
A majority on the Butte County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to draft an ordinance that would ban fracking
, a step that could place this county at the vanguard of a grass-roots movement to halt the practice.
In a surprisingly ...
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
. The move comes less than a year ...
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 ...
FERNHURST, England -- Europe's newest weapon in the battle of wills with Russian President Vladimir Putin lies buried deep beneath the ancient oaks and rolling green pastures of this quintessentially English village.
There, wedged in the ...
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 ...
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 ...
If you're wondering where oil and gas production and hydraulic fracturing are happening near you, FracTracker has a new mapping tool that will help you find out.
Areas where America's 1.1 million oil and gas wells, both conventional and ...
The mighty Colorado River, which over millenniums has carved the Grand Canyon, does an unusual thing when it gets south of the Arizona-Mexico border. It dies.
The Morelos Dam -- sitting on the international boundary -- serves as its ...
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 ...
Was the Los Angeles Earthquake Caused by Fracking
State seismologists don't think that the injection well was close enough to make a difference. Environmental groups aren't so sure.
The epicenter of today's L.A. quake was 8 ...
Protesters surrounded the California State Capitol Saturday, calling for Governor Jerry Brown to ban the oil and gas production process known as called “fracking.”
Protest songs went on the attack.
“Hit the road frack, and don’t ...
Thousands of people marched around the State Capitol today in the largest anti-fracking protest in California.“We’re out here to deliver a message loud and clear to Governor Brown and the legislature, that fracking
is a dirty and ...
The point of the 13 January town hall meeting was to organise the locals. And since the locale was a smallish town in Texas – Azle, population roughly 11,000, just far enough from Fort Worth that it doesn’t quite feel like a suburb – that meant ...
California Democrats on Sunday unanimously approved a platform that calls for the legalization of marijuana and an immediate ban on the oil-and-gas industry practice known as fracking
There was no debate on the proposals, only cheers ...
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 ...
In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: Some Democratic activists are bristling over his administration's policies on hydraulic fracturing, or ...
The city council of Los Angeles has voted to start drafting rules that would ban the controversial process of fracking
within its jurisdiction.
Following concerns raised by residents and campaigners, the council has taken the first steps ...
Getting arrested for taking part in direct action at Balcombe was the most liberating experience I've ever had. Nothing I've ever done in my life has made me feel so empowered and alive.
Anyone can Google the "List of the Harmed" or look ...
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
and other types of unconventional well stimulation (like ...