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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 )

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- 2 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 )

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- 3 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
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
- 10 days ago - earthjustice.org
Watch the true story of people who discovered their shared strength and turned the tables on a powerful industry.
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
- 14 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.
Groundbreaking Study Shows How Demand for Water Could Impact Fracking Worldwide
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, world, pollution, healthconditions, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 15 days ago - ecowatch.com
On World Water Day, the World Resources Institute (WRI) has released a study that maps for the first time the water resources available to support fracking in the world's largest shale exploration areas.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Stricter Fracking Rules - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: regulations, fracking, frack is whack, government, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection )

Cal
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
A potential environmental victory is in the making in Texas, where fracking-related earthquakes may become far less regular. The Texas Railroad Commission, the agency in charge of regulating oil and gas activity in that state, recently proposed new rules
Fracked Off - Natural Gas Victims Flee Colorado's Toxic Air
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, fracking, frack is whack, healthconditions, protection, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, politics, nature, government )

Cal
- 17 days ago - theecologist.org
Lives and health are being ruined by pollution from taxpayer-subsidized gas wells, flaring and refining plants, while property values collapse.
Hard Facts About Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, energy )

Cal
- 24 days ago - onearth.org
A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future--or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.
ACTIVISM: OP-ED: What the Anti-Fracking Movement Brings to the Climate Movement
Environment  (tags: FRACKING, FRACK IS WHACK, ACTIVISM, climate, climate-change, politics, pollution, healthconditions, humans, government )

Cal
- 24 days ago - ecowatch.com
It turns out that the same unfixable engineering problem that sets the table for contaminating our water also contaminates the atmosphere with climate-killing methane.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Protected Canyon From Oil Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, indigenous rights, destruction, environment, ecosystems, water, wildlife, pollution, politics, healthconditions, energy, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 29 days ago - forcechange.com
Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is an ancient and splendid site of Native American culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies want to start fracking right outside the National Park, which could threaten the fragile ecosyste
A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 30 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell EPA to Make the Fracking Industry Come Clean
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, protection, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 30 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The EPA has the chance to hold the oil and gas industry accountable by doing two big things -- requiring companies to disclose the chemicals used in fracking and studying how these chemicals impact public health
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell NC Lawmakers: Keep Our State Safe From Fracking!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, water politics, environment, ecosystems, destruction, protection )

Cal
- 35 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
No rules can make fracking a good choice for our state, but the MEC's proposed rules create major, unnecessary risks to human health and the environment,
Poll Shows Californians Oppose Dumping Fracking Chemicals Into Ocean
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, public comment, polls, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution )

Cal
- 36 days ago - ecowatch.com
A poll commissioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP), surveying 500 California voters, found that a majority of Californians opposed fracking in their state and an even larger number support a ban on dump
Sand Mining Takes Toll on Wisconsin As Fracking Escalates Nationwide
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, sand for racking, healthconditions, protection, politics, pollution, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, nature, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 44 days ago - ecowatch.com
Most of the sand necessary for fracking comes from Wisconsin. The rapid proliferation of sand-mining operations is getting a lot of attention there and raising concerns about public health and safety, property values, quality of life and environmental imp
 

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