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Weather Underground - The Arrival of Man-Made Earthquakes.
Business  (tags: Oklahoma, fracking, earthquakes, massive increase )

Evelyn
- 24 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
- 138 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.
THE ECONOMICS OF FRACKING: Junk Bonds Fuel the Shale Boom
Business  (tags: environment, destruction, junk bonds, ecosystems, fracking, frack is whack, business, investments, dishonesty, finance, ethics, marketing, money, oil, politics, corruption, economy )

Cal
- 138 days ago - businessweek.com
The U.S. drive for energy independence is backed by a surge in junk bonds that has been as vital to the boom as the breakthroughs in drilling technology.
Saudi Arabia Is Trying to Sabotage America's Shale Oil Boom
Business  (tags: oil, politics, fracking, Saudi Arabia, oil market )

Cal
- 171 days ago - theweek.com
If it succeeds, it can dampen investor enthusiasm for shale oil in the U.S. and starve companies of the capital they need
UK to Allow Fracking Companies to Use 'Any Substance' Under Homes
Business  (tags: UK, proposed legal amendment, fracking, shale gas, law, government, bad news )

Evelyn
- 199 days ago - theguardian.com
The legal change makes a "mockery" of ministers' claims that the UK has the best shale gas regulation in the world, according to green campaigners, who said it is so loosely worded it could also enable the burial of nuclear waste.
Alarm as Fracking Comes Within 75km of Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Business  (tags: oil industry, fracking, Australia, Northern Territory, Alice Springs, Santosdestruction, environment )

Evelyn
- 215 days ago - cowracommunitynews.com
An area of huge cultural significance worth millions of dollars to the tourist industry could face a future as a gasfield. Uluru itself is now just 75km from the western edge of gas exploration permit number 125.
Urge the EPA to Disclose What's Really in Fracking Chemicals - PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Union of Concerned Scientists, fracking, chemicals, disclosure )

Evelyn
- 290 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering a proposal to require oil and gas companies to disclose the chemicals used in their fracking operations, including the known health and environmental effects. 5please customize your message°
How a Fracking Company Tried to Buy Pennsylvania Residents' Approval For $50,000
Business  (tags: Fracking )

Michael
- 303 days ago - ecowatch.com
The health risks of living near a fracking site aren't lost on energy companies who participate in the practice, and neither is the pushback from nearby residents.
Protect Our Public Lands: No Fracking Near Chaco Canyon! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Business  (tags: environment, oil and gas industry, fracking, BLM, public lands, Chaco Canyon )

Carrie
- 342 days ago - secure3.convio.net
They're back. The oil and gas industry will not give up. Now they want the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to open drilling in public lands that will most assuredly threaten national treasures like Chaco National Historic Park. Take action!
UK Looks to Boost Fracking With New Land Access Rules
Business  (tags: fracking, law, rights to access land, Government, UK )

Ray
- 345 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK government has proposed new rules regarding rights to access land in a bid to speed up the introduction of fracking. It proposes that shale oil and gas companies are granted access to land below 300m from the surface.
ON SHAKY GROUND
Business  (tags: Fracking, Earthquakes )

Michael
- 398 days ago - shakyground.org
How Oil Companies Increase California's Earthquake Risk
HUGE Victory!: PA Supreme Court Says State Can't Force Fracking on Local Communities
Business  (tags: Fracking )

Michael
- 444 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
he court has ruled on the side of communities' rights to stand up to big oil and gas companies who want to frack in their backyards against their will.
WATCH: A Fracking Company Got This Woman Banned From Her Grocery Store
Business  (tags: fracking, banned, abuse, corruption, corporate, business, money )

Roseann
- 455 days ago - motherjones.com
And the local hospital, and her bank, and 312.5 square miles where the company has drilling rights.
Radio Disney: Stop Promoting Oil and Gas Extraction to Kids in Your Musical Roadshow Please Sign!
Business  (tags: Disney, fracking, dishonesty, abuse, ethics )

Timothy
- 486 days ago - change.org
The nation's largest children's radio network, Radio Disney, has joined forces with the Ohio Oil and Gas Association to deliver a musical roadshow to kids that promotes fossil fuel extraction and fracking under the guise of teaching them "science."
The First Rule About Fracking Is: Don't Talk About Fracking
Business  (tags: Fracking, fracking lawsuit, settlement, americans, abuse, corporate, consumers, cover-up, ethics, dishonesty, energy )

Roseann
- 638 days ago - grist.org
Under the terms of their family's damage settlement with a drilling company, two kids are forbidden from talking about fracking for the rest of their lives.
 

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