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UK Government Says Never Mind What People Want, Let's Frack
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack iswhck, UK<, world, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Following a nearly three-month public comment period in which more than 90 percent of the comments were opposed, the UK government announced it will go ahead with a plan to allow fracking beneath homes without the owners' permission.
In Florida Fracking Sham, Legislature Pushes ALEC's Chemical Disclosure Bill -
Environment  (tags: ALEC, fracking, sham, legislation, frack is whack, pollution, politics, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, water )

Cal
- 3 days ago - occupy.com
Florida may soon become the fourth state with a law on the books enforcing hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") chemical disclosure. Unfortunately, the folks at ExxonMobil wrote the pending legislation.
Natural Gas a Bridge to Nowhere, Study Finds
Environment  (tags: study, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, fracking, frack is hwack, endangered, environment, research, protection, nature, energy, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - ecowatch.com
A study published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters found that switching from coal to natural gas would not significantly lower the greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change.
TAKE ACTION NOW! All Hands On Deck In The Fight Against Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fractivism, activism, protection, environment, ecosystems, water, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, destruction, conservation, wildlife )

Cal
- 7 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The fight against fracking has reached a crucial tipping point in New York. And even if you don't live in the state, it's an all-hands-on-deck moment.
Will China's Great Fracking Leap Help It Wean Off Coal?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, coal, China, energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, pollution, healthconditions, water, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 10 days ago - snip.ly
Fracking technology has crossed over from the fields of Pennsylvania and Texas to the mountains of Sichuan, but so have risks and consequences,
Drinking Water Contaminated By Fracking Boom in Texas and Pennslyvania, Says New Study
Environment  (tags: water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, research, healthconditions, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 14 days ago - alternet.org
Faulty natural gas well casings blamed in study for methane leakage in Barnett Shale and the Marcellus formation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING---Park Place Energy Corp. Will Not Drill Bulgaria
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, acivism, destruction, ecosystems, environment, energy, humans, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, healthconditions, politics, nature, healthconditions )

Cal
- 15 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
There are no existing "harmless" technologies for obtaining gas from coal seams at 2500 meters depth. Each of the present technologies impacts badly the soils, the plants, the animals and the humans in a huge perimeter
MAKE FRACKING COMPANIES COME CLEAN!
Environment  (tags: fracking, pollution, chimicals, humans, endagered, animals, law, government, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 19 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Please put people before polluters and require mandatory reporting and public disclosure of all chemicals used during fracking. Thank you.
Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump for Fracking
Environment  (tags: pollution, fracking, humans health, animals, fracking, environment, wildlife, oceans, humans, habitat, habitat distruction, endagered, law, protection, government, sustainability )

Sara
- 19 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The EPA has a clear responsibility to intervene to protect our health and wildlife from oil companies fracking off our coasts.
Battle for Democracy in Fracking Fight Continues in Colorado
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, fracking, political fight, clean water, communities, activism, ecosystems, energy, water, protection, nature, healthconditions, pollution )

Cal
- 19 days ago - ecowatch.com
The battle between citizens concerned about health, safety and the environment and corporate fossil fuel interests continues to escalate in Colorado.
Bad News for Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal
Environment  (tags: fracking, methane, coal, study, environment, pollution )

Cal
- 21 days ago - motherjones.com
New science shows that thanks to methane leaks, gas won't work as a "bridge fuel."
Dryden: The Small Town That Changed The Fracking Game (VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, local regulations, Dryden, good news, protection, pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, government, healthconditions, water, nature, humans )

Cal
- 23 days ago - earthjustice.org
Watch the true story of people who discovered their shared strength and turned the tables on a powerful industry.
Government to Prohibit Hydraulic Fracturing
Environment  (tags: Nova Scotia, fracking, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, wildlife )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - novascotia.ca
"Nova Scotians have overwhelmingly expressed concern about allowing high volume hydraulic fracturing to be a part of onshore shale development in this province at this time," said Mr. Younger.
Drills Away in Canada's Arctic - 1.35 Million Hectares of Wilderness Open to Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, First Nations, indigenous rights, wildlife, world, water, nature, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 26 days ago - theecologist.org
Companies are competing to exploit the Northwest Territories' 2-3 billion barrels of shale oil, as the NWT government ignores calls from indigenous nations and scientists for a moratorium on fracking pending an open review of its impacts.
 

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