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Driller 'Unleashes Hell' on Well
Business  (tags: fracking, Chesapeake Energy Corp., fracking sand, "propageddon", Louisiana )

- 3 days ago -
The era of the monster frack has arrived in North America, and Chesapeake Energy Corp. is singing its praises. The driller has christened it "Propageddon".
Did Industry Ties Lead Democratic Party Platform Committee to Nix Fracking Ban?
Business  (tags: Bill Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, FracRock International, Carol Browner, Wendy Sherman, Madeleine Albright, DNC, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, EcoStim Energy Solutions, fracking )

- 95 days ago -
Revealed: two members of the committee chosen by Hillary Clinton work for a consulting, lobbying and investment firm with a financial stake in fracking. Albright Stonebridge Group, founded and run by Bill Clinton's SOS Madeline Albright...
SEC Charges "Frack Master" Chris Faulkner With $80 Million Fraud
Business  (tags: Breitling Energy, charges, Chris Faulkner, fracking, "Frack Master", financial fraud, indictment, ponzi scheme, SEC )

- 112 days ago -
Mr. Faulkner and seven others at Breitling Energy Corp. and three additional related companies were charged with what the SEC says was a massive financial fraud that bilked investors out of $80 million.
Has the Fracking Industry Already Won The 2016 Elections?
Business  (tags: Fracking, fossil fuels, americans, cover-up, US courts, SustainableDevelopment, corruption )

- 117 days ago -
On June 21st, a federal judge ruled that the Interior Department does not have the authority to regulate fracking on federal lands. What does that mean? Please note, comment, forward
California Back in Big Oil's Crosshairs as Feds Quietly OK Offshore Fracking
Business  (tags: Climate, U.S., Fracking, Offshore Drilling, California, Barack Obama, Environment, Fossil Fuels, COP21 )

- 151 days ago -
"This move paves the way for offshore fracking permits that were previously frozen and the dumping of toxic wastewater directly into the Pacific Ocean."
Fracking Executive Says Rich Neighborhoods Safe From Drill Sites
Business  (tags: Climate, Rights, U.S., Fracking, Pennsylvania, Environment, Human Rights, Corporate Power, Inequality )

- 187 days ago -
At a closed-door seminar earlier this month, Range Resources official says drilling companies avoid 'big houses' of wealthy and influential people.
BREAKING: $4.2 Million Jury Verdict Against Cabot Oil & Gas in Dimock, PA Water Contamination Lawsuit
Business  (tags: Dimock PA, water, Cabot Oil and Gas Corp., Ely v. Cabot, Water Contamination, Drilling, fracking, Carter Road, verdict, jury, lawsuit, secret settlements, non-disclosure agreements )

- 230 days ago -
A Pennsylvania jury handed down a $4.2 million verdict in a lawsuit centering on water contamination from negligent shale gas drilling in Dimock, PA, a tiny town that made international headlines for its flammable and toxic drinking water.
Trans-Pacific Partnership 'Full of Empty Promises' for the Environment
Business  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, trade deal, corporate interests, Asia, Australasia, US, empty promises, climate, environment, wildlife, fishing, trafficking, ISDS, fracking, LNG, Annette Gartland )

- 265 days ago -
US Trade Representative has hailed the TPP as a 'historic opportunity to advance conservation and environmental protection across the Asia-Pacific', but it's been described as a 'ticking time-bomb' for climate policy.
The Oil Industry Is About To Get A Big Gift From Congress
Business  (tags: appropriations, Congress, Fracking, oil export ban )

- 322 days ago -
The oil export ban is expected to be lifted in a rider attached to the omnibus spending bill -- due Friday. This will increase fossil fuel extraction in the United States, and raise oil prices for American consumers.
Chris Hedges: Death By Fracking
Business  (tags: activism, arikara, bp, climate change, denver, exxonmobil, fossil fuels, fracking, gustavo aguirre, halliburton, hidatsa, kern environmental enforcement network, mandan )

- 372 days ago -
. Collective suicide is a good business, at least until it is complete. It is a pity most of us will not be around to see the power elite go down.
Private Water and Fracking, a Dubious Duo
Business  (tags: privatized water, fracking, shale gas, American water, Rex Energy, XTO, Shale Insight 2015, Philadelphia, Marcellus Shale Coalition )

- 397 days ago -
American Water, known for raising water rates and providing poor customer service, has seized the opportunity for a new source of revenue, partnering with Rex Energy and XTO. The latter is one of the largest U.S. shale gas producers, owned by Exxon-Mobil.
This Fracking Company in Canada Can Say Goodbye to Its Water Supply
Business  (tags: environment, americas, nexen, bc environmental appeal board, tsea river, tsea lake, fracking, oil, fort nelson first nation )

- 413 days ago -
A major fracking company operating in northern British Columbia has been cut off from its water supply. The BC Environmental Appeal Board has ruled in favor of the Fort Nelson First Nation.
Drought-Parched BC All But Gives Away Water
Business  (tags: British Columbia, drought, fracking, Nestle, water )

- 475 days ago -
The $250 fine you pay for lawn water could buy 111 million litres for Nestle or frackers.
Long-Awaited EPA Study Says Fracking Pollutes Drinking Water
Business  (tags: fracking, CSG, US Environmental Protection Agency, report, drinking water, research, consumers, Sustainable Development, pollution, contamination )

- 507 days ago -
The U.S. EPA released its final draft of its report today, assessing how fracking for oil and gas can impact access to safe drinking water. This refuted the conclusion arrived at by the EPA's 2004 study that fracking poses no threat to drinking water
Changing Times: Living in the Gas Fields: A Rural Nightmare
Business  (tags: Australia, rural, Coal Seam Gas (CSG), fracking, witnesses, Glenn Lazarus, Senator, Larissa Waters, Annette Gartland )

- 520 days ago -
Lazarus: The resource sector is an important industry, but we cannot allow the health of our people to be compromised. All levels of government have let the people of Australia down; allowing unfettered growth of an industry known to be harmful

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