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4/7/2014
Germany plans to adopt regulation that will rule out shale fracking for the foreseeable future. The government wants to ban hydraulic fracturing in shale rocks and coal beds at depths less than 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) and prohibit all ...   
27/6/2014
Fracking in national parks should be permitted because the visual impact can be limited when the process is "done properly", the outgoing chairman of the Environment Agency has declared. Chris Smith, who is due to step down from the post ...   
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 ...   
24/6/2014
A group of Kimberley traditional owners has agreed to allow oil and gas company Buru Energy to start fracking on its land. The decision is in stark contrast to the 1970s where a clash between the Noonkanbah community and a different oil ...   
20/6/2014
For years, Russian president Vladimir Putin has bitterly alleged a foreign conspiracy to undermine his rule. Western-funded private organizations, he has said, were fomenting protests and supporting his opponents. Now it turns out that Putin ...   
20/6/2014
“You have to wonder what they are smoking at Nato HQ”, retorted Greenpeace to charges by Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the secretary general of the treaty organisation, that Russia was “engaged actively” with environmental groups to stop fracking in ...   
16/6/2014
History is often made by strong personalities wielding bold new political, economic or religious doctrines. Yet any serious effort to understand how and why societies change requires examination not just of leaders and ideas, but also of ...   
15/6/2014
Visitors to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science can stand beside an enormous rotating drill bit, take a virtual ride down a fracking well and run their fingers along the smooth, dark surface of the Barnett Shale, the natural gas-rich rock that ...   
15/6/2014
Gov. Rick Scott’s six-figure stake in a French energy company is angering environmentalists because the firm is involved in oil drilling in Collier County near the Everglades.Scott and the Cabinet oversee the Department of Environmental ...   
12/6/2014
China`s massive energy demands are expected to keep growing as its oil fields continue drying up, and some estimations have 79% of the country`s oil coming from abroad by 2030. After an exceptionally smoggy year, central authorities have declared ...   
10/6/2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) June 2nd regulation proposal hit all the expected chords. Following on the heels of a January regulation for new power plants, the Clean Power Plan focuses on all existing electric generation. By ...   
6/6/2014
The cries of protest have been fierce, warning that President Obama's plan to cut greenhouse gases from power plants will bring soaring electricity bills and even plunge the nation into blackouts. By the time the administration is finished, one ...   
3/6/2014
CONVENTIONAL wisdom, strongly promoted by the natural gas industry, is that natural gas drives down American emissions of carbon dioxide, by substituting for carbon-rich coal. The climate stabilization plan announced by the Obama administration ...   
2/6/2014
Barack Obama took personal charge of the campaign for historic new climate change regulations on Monday, defending a 30% cut in carbon pollution from power plants from a backlash by business lobbies, conservative groups and Democrats in oil and ...   
1/6/2014
Virginia is looking anew at regulations governing hydraulic fracking for natural gas, a drilling method that has spawned a gold rush for the energy resource in the U.S. and given rise to its own environmental movement. The review comes ...   
25/5/2014
California was supposed to be heading toward a new gold rush. Although, this time it was for black gold. The Monterey Shale underneath the state was estimated to hold about 13.7 billion barrels of recoverable oil making it the country's largest ...   
24/5/2014
While most western European governments are opposed to developing oil and gas from shale rock through hydraulic fracturing, the British government continues to plug away at the obstacles inhibiting the country’s fledgling shale ...   
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 ...   
14/5/2014
The small town of Byron is one of the last rural outposts of the East Bay. While its neighbors in east Contra Costa County -- Brentwood, Oakley, and Antioch -- have grown rapidly over the years, Byron has more or less stayed the same. "By ...   
13/5/2014
An appeals court judge Tuesday gave a green light for President Cristina Kirchner to be investigated for abuse of authority in a major Chevron fracking deal.Local Buenos Aires lawmakers had sought the probe -- involving Chevron's fracking ...   
12/5/2014
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is expected to publish a major consultation on the level of financial support provided to solar farms this week, with government and industry sources indicating it could be released as early as ...   
12/5/2014
Anti-fracking campaigners have claimed victory after an energy company abandoned its plans to drill beneath their homes in the South Downs national park. Celtique Energy has told residents it will not drill horizontally under their land, ...   
1/5/2014
People packed two venues in St. Tammany Parish on Thursday night, waving signs, cheering anti-oil-drilling comments and jeering drilling advocates. The impetus for the public outcry was the proposal by Helis Energy, before the Louisiana ...   
20/4/2014
Mark Kitchell’s 1990 Oscar nominated documentary, Berkeley in the Sixties, covered the campus activism that disrupted the House Un-American Activities Committee’s hearings, launched the Free Speech Movement, fought the police at People’s Park and ...   
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 ...   

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