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16/4/2014
Study finds fracking sites cause more damage to the environment than previously assumed Earlier this week, researchers with the Purdue and Cornell universities released a new study bound to further fuel already widespread opposition against the ...   
9/4/2014
Federal regulators have issued four permits for oil and gas wastewater disposal wells in Pennsylvania in the past six months, and those are unlikely to be the last. Industry groups and researchers are renewing their efforts to find sites ...   
9/4/2014
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is lobbying for a new law in California that would force energy companies to share as much as $2 billion of the state’s oil wealth with residents. The proceeds would come from an “extraction tax” ...   
8/4/2014
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 ...   
6/4/2014
Thousands took to the streets of Romania on Sunday to protest against plans by US energy giant Chevron to drill for shale gas."Chevron US, you can't just drop in uninvited and leave death in your wake", read some banners in Bucharest ...   
26/3/2014
Environmentalists using a Keystone XL template to battle natural gas export terminals can draw a powerful parallel between the infrastructure projects -- both would speed up the development of vast fossil fuel pools -- but face longer odds ...   
24/3/2014
By promoting shale gas development, the UK could see itself start to lag behind on low-carbon technology, putting investment and innovation at risk, according to analysis from the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management ...   
20/3/2014
North America's natural gas boom is now so big that the industry and its supporters believe it should not be contained to just one continent. They argue this new bounty should be shared-especially with hungry markets in Asia and Europe ...   
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 ...   
20/3/2014
The Government and fracking companies have launched a joint charm offensive in a bid to win “a social licence” to operate from a general public that is widely opposed to shale gas development. Duarte Figueira, who is heading up the ...   
18/3/2014
Despite diplomacy and threats of sanctions from the West, Russia is moving forward on Tuesday with plans to annex Crimea after a referendum on Sunday that was boycotted by the opposition. In this context, some are saying that Europe needs to ...   
15/3/2014
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 ...   
15/3/2014
Hydraulic fracturing joins the usual local, state and federal offices on the Johnson County primary ballot Tuesday. In the weeks leading up to the election, the divisive national debate has found its way into homes, cafes and even ...   
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 ...   
23/2/2014
When Barack Obama took office in 2009, it was clear that if he could do four big things, his presidency would probably be judged a success.The first, of course, was to pull the country out of its desperate economic crisis. The second was ...   
17/2/2014
A STUDY in the journal Science finds that the United States is putting a lot more methane, a potent contributor to global warming and the primary compound in natural gas, into the air than the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has estimated. ...   
17/2/2014
'Either denial or dither on climate change will damage the country," says Ed Miliband, perhaps going a bit too heavy on the alliteration. The science, he reminds us, is clear, and he wants to somehow rebuild a national consensus. Time, then, for ...   
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" ...   
14/2/2014
Plans for exploratory drilling in Fernhurst’s South Downs national park in West Sussex have been suspended, amid requests for more detailed information on the environmental impact of the activity. The National Park Authority’s chief ...   
14/2/2014
We now have an answer to why global temperatures have risen less quickly in recent years than predicted in climate change models. (It’s necessary to add immediately that the issue is only the rate of that rise, since the 10 hottest years on ...   
13/2/2014
Listening to President Obama's State of the Union address, it would have been easy to conclude that we were slowly but surely gaining in the war on climate change. "Our energy policy is creating jobs and leading to a cleaner, safer planet,' the ...   
9/2/2014
Half a mile beneath the desert surface, in thick salt beds left behind by seas that dried up hundreds of millions of years ago, the Department of Energy is carving out rooms as long as football fields and cramming them floor to ceiling with ...   
8/2/2014
Concerns have been raised over the risks of giving "fracking" the go-ahead in flood-prone areas of the UK, as parts of the country face continued flooding.Greenpeace said licences had been given to companies to potentially drill for shale ...   

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