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New York State Bans Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, New York, fracking banned, Marcellus Shale, Propublica )

Judy
- 2 days ago - propublica.org
The ban makes New York, which holds large natural gas reserves in the Marcellus Shale, the largest and most significant region to bow out of the nation's energy boom because of concerns that its benefits may be outweighed by the risk.
GREAT NEWS! New York Bans Fracking After Health Report
Environment  (tags: great news, fracking ban, NY, frack is whack, fracking, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday.
Tell the Senate: No Fracked Gas Exports PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, fracking, gas exports )

Anna
- 4 days ago - environmentamerica.webaction.org
Tell the Senate: Don't frack our future with dirty gas exports
Not in California. Not at a Time Like This. PETITION
Environment  (tags: fracking, California, water, destruction )

Anna
- 5 days ago - environmentcalifornia.webaction.org
Big Oil wants to use millions of gallons of water--at a time when California cannot afford to lose or abuse a drop--lace them with toxic chemicals and frack across California.
Congressman Mark Pocan Introduces Bill to Ban Fracking on Public Lands
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, protection )

Cal
- 8 days ago - pdamerica.org
Today, U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced a bill to ban fracking for oil and gas on federally owned, public lands with Representative Jan Schakowsky (IL-09). This is the strongest federal bill against fracking introduced in Congress to date
'Fracking Frenzy' - How the Shale Gas Industry Is Threatening the Planet
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, destruction, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, healthconditions )

Cal
- 8 days ago - theecologist.org
The world is in the grip of a 'fracking frenzy that threatens us for centuries to come with polluted aquifers, runaway climate change, destruction of biodiversity and worthless 'sub-prime' investments
Fracking Linked to Miscarriages, Birth Defects and Infertility
Environment  (tags: environment, healthconditions, fracking, frack is whack, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, politics, science )

Cal
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
Children and developing fetuses are especially vulnerable to environmental problems caused by fracking.
Fracking Risks Compared to Asbestos and Other Environmental and Health Dangers
Environment  (tags: study, research, fracking, frackis whack, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, water, world )

Cal
- 21 days ago - ecowatch.com
While the title of the new British government report Innovation: Managing Risk, Not Avoiding It sounds cheery, the news it contained about fracking, among other environmentally dubious technologies, was anything but.
Tell the U.S. Senate: Don't Fast-Track Fracking PETITION
Environment  (tags: fracking, US, destruction )

Anna
- 21 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Stand up for the climate and our communities -- tell the Senate to vote "no" on this horrible bill.
'Monster' Fracking Wells Guzzle Water in Drought-Stricken Regions
Environment  (tags: water, protection, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems )

Cal
- 26 days ago - ecowatch.com
a new report released by Environmental Working Group (EWG) located 261 "monster" wells that consumed between 10 and 25 million gallons of water to drill each well
TAKE ACTION NOW! SAVE COLORADO'S LAST WILD PLACES FROM RECKLESS FRACKING!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, protection, pollution, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, nature )

Cal
- 26 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Tell the Bureau of Land Management to put wilderness protection ahead of oil and gas development.
Tell NC Governor: New Fracking Rules Aren't Strong Enough PETITION
Environment  (tags: fracking, rules, North Carolina )

Anna
- 30 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Take action today and tell Governor McCrory that these fracking rules aren't right for North Carolina.
Frackers Are Terrorizing School Kids in California
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, proximity to schoolchildren, healthconditions, protection, pollution, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 31 days ago - grist.org
California is one of 11 states that does not limit how close oil and gas drillers can work to houses, schools, and churches.
Shale Oil Fuels Indigenous Conflict in Argentina
Environment  (tags: fracking, indigneous communities, conflict, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world )

Cal
- 32 days ago - ipsnews.net
Jorge Nahuel, a spokesman for the Mapuche Confederation of Neuquén, in Argentina's southern Patagonia region, complains that local indigenous communities were not consulted about the production of unconventional oil in their ancestral territories
Keystone XL Pipeline to Get Vote in Congress
Environment  (tags: dneivornment, fracking, oil prices, frackis whack, politics, radical right politics, ecosystems, Keystone XL Pipeline )

Cal
- 37 days ago - bbc.com
The House of Representatives is set to vote on a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
 

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