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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 )

Judy
- 27 days ago - commondreams.org
"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 )

Judy
- 62 days ago - commondreams.org
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 )

Judy
- 105 days ago - desmogblog.com
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 )

Evelyn
- 141 days ago - byline.com
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 )

Judy
- 197 days ago - thinkprogress.org
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 )

Judy
- 248 days ago - truthdig.com
. 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 )

Judy
- 273 days ago - foodandwaterwatch.org
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 )

Judy
- 289 days ago - news.vice.com
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 )

Judy
- 351 days ago - thetyee.ca
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 )

Evelyn
- 382 days ago - nationofchange.org
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 )

Evelyn
- 395 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
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
Senator Glenn Lazarus Calls for Halt on CSG Approvals   video
Business  (tags: Australia, Queensland, CSG, Coal Seam Gas, fracking, Senator Lazarus, water contamination, destruction, health damage )

Evelyn
- 399 days ago - youtu.be
Senator Lazarus calls on Abbott Government to undertake Royal Commission into the human impact of CSG (Coal Seam Gas) mining, establish a Resources Ombudsman and stop any further approvals of CSG mining projects.
Reject Gas & Oil Exploration In Watarrka (Kings Canyon) National Park PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: Australia, Northern Territory, Watarrka National Park, Kings Canyon, mining, fracking, Minister for Mines and Energy, Dave Tollner )

Evelyn
- 399 days ago - communityrun.org
Traditional owners & Aboriginal members of the joint management committee have unanimously rejected the proposal they have no power to veto the exploration permit application because Watarrka National Park is not on Aboriginal freehold title.
Weather Underground - The Arrival of Man-Made Earthquakes.
Business  (tags: Oklahoma, fracking, earthquakes, massive increase )

Evelyn
- 441 days ago - newyorker.com
Until 2008, Oklahoma experienced an average of 1-2 earthquakes of 3.0 magnitude or greater each year. In 2014, there were 585, nearly triple the rate of California. Including smaller earthquakes in the count, there were more than 5000. 2015 - 2 per day
SomeOfUs: The Queensland Premier Is Selling Off Aboriginal Lands to Frackers -- and the UN Is Taking Notice. PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: Australia, Santos Ltd, Queensland, Channel County, Mathaka people, Aboriginal, indigenous people's rights, fracking, waterways, risk, petition, SumOfUs, Campbell Newman, Queensland Premier, government, HumanRights )

Evelyn
- 555 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Santos Ltd recently struck a deal with Premier Campbell Newman to allow fracking through Queensland's Channel Country, traditionally home of the Mathaka people, thus conspiring to trample Aboriginal rights and put vital waterways at risk.
 

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