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15/5/2015
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Josh Fox, who wrote and directed the acclaimed fracking film Gasland, was arrested this afternoon while engaging in a human barricade at a natural-gas storage facility in the Finger Lakes. “People need ...   
14/5/2015
California environmentalists on Thursday asked a Superior Court judge to vacate new regulations governing the disposal of water produced by oil drilling, saying they do not move quickly enough to protect water supplies in the drought-ravaged ...   
14/5/2015
A small aboriginal community in British Columbia has rejected a $1 billion payment for a natural gas project, the latest setback for the Canadian energy industry’s effort to bolster exports.A group led by the Malaysian energy company ...   
11/5/2015
The Obama administration gave conditional approval today to Shell to start drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean this summer. Shell has been fighting for the right to drill in the Arctic for years, despite a number of botched forays in ...   
27/3/2015
An anticipated cascade of litigation targeting the Obama administration's new drilling rule gained speed yesterday as a Wyoming lawsuit became the second legal challenge on court dockets so far. Wyoming's suit accuses the Interior ...   
26/2/2015
The Goolarabooloo people have their own name for James Price Point: Walmadany. It’s a spectacular bit of country in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, with soil the colour of burnt orange, and sapphire blue waters. But Walmadany ...   
20/2/2015
The US Geological Survey has called for more transparency and cooperation among “interested stakeholders” in order to monitor and mitigate the effects of fracking, a process widely blamed for the recent explosion of earthquakes in states like ...   
1/2/2015
The shaking comes suddenly. “The quakes last night were two quick shocks and they were probably within a quarter second of each other,” Frank Smith explains. Smith lives about 10 miles east of Anthony, a small town southwest of ...   
30/1/2015
From a mile away, the sleek rows of wind turbines turn lazily in the stiff morning breeze, the rising sun glinting off their shiny fiberglass blades. Their size - many turbines tower 300 feet above the ground - only becomes apparent from ...   
29/1/2015
From a mile away, the sleek rows of wind turbines turn lazily in the stiff morning breeze, the rising sun glinting off their shiny fiberglass blades.Their size — many turbines tower 300 feet above the ground — only becomes apparent from ...   
28/1/2015
Gov. Tom Wolf plans to sign an executive order ending a short-lived effort by his predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock buried deep below Pennsylvania's state parks and forests, his office said ...   
25/1/2015
Ranchers arrested for trespassing on their own property. Preachers moonlighting as land agents. Billionaire activists hiring former Navy SEALs to conduct mock terror attacks. Given the farcical turns the fight over Keystone XL has taken, it’s ...   
3/1/2015
This northern Colorado city vaulted onto the front lines of the battle over oil and gas drilling two years ago, when residents voted to ban hydraulic fracturing from their grassy open spaces and a snow-fed reservoir where anglers catch smallmouth ...   
1/1/2015
Emboldened by mounting scientific evidence and shifting poll data, Gov. Andrew Cuomo veered sharply away from America’s conventional wisdom about the wonders of high-volume hydraulic fracturing of shale formations when he banned the practice in ...   
18/12/2014
New York's decision to ban fracking for health reasons could reverberate beyond the state, bolstering other efforts to limit the controversial method of drilling for oil and natural gas. While two dozen U.S. municipalities and at least ...   
17/12/2014
In a victory for environmental, health and community activists, fracking has been banned in New York state. That was the conclusion reached at a public, livestreamed meeting of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s cabinet in Albany today. Commissioner of the ...   
5/12/2014
The little guys aren’t taking this one lying down. In November, voters in Denton, Texas—fed up with oil and gas drilling companies unwilling to work with citizens to put some reasonable protections in place and with state and local regulators for ...   
3/12/2014
Early on in the furious battle over the Keystone XL pipeline, a new slogan began to appear at rallies: “Keystone XL = Game Over for Climate.” That phrase, “game over for the climate,” originated in a May, 2012, Times Op-Ed, by James Hansen, who ...   
25/11/2014
A southern Illinois circuit judge Friday struck down a move that would have prevented the start of fracking in Illinois. Madison County Judge Barbara Crowder said she won't stop rules governing the practice from taking effect because the ...   
19/11/2014
State officials illegally have approved 30 permits allowing the storage and treatment of fracking waste, two environmental groups claimed in a lawsuit filed in Columbus yesterday. The lawsuit asks the Franklin County Court of Appeals to ...   
5/11/2014
The small city of Denton, Tex., voted to ban hydraulic fracturing in Tuesday’s election after a hard-fought battle between environmentalists and local oil companies in the heart of natural gas country.But nationwide, local initiatives to ...   
5/11/2014
Voters approved a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the north Texas town of Denton on Tuesday, making it the first city in the Lone Star State to outlaw the oil and gas extraction technique behind the U.S. energy boom. The vote in the city ...   
5/11/2014
The fate of nascent government efforts to combat climate change hangs in the balance following the recapture of the Senate by Republicans, environmental activists fear. By wresting control of the chamber from Democrats and tightening a ...   
1/11/2014
The Obama administration increased its estimates on Friday for the amount of oil that is recoverable from Arctic drilling leases sold to oil companies in 2008.The move, which nearly quadruples the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s ...   
8/10/2014
Anti-fracking activists protesting a natural-gas conference in Philadelphia last fall were being monitored by a private security company that sent a photo of a demonstrator to the Pennsylvania State Police, according to an email obtained by ...   

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