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'Monster' Fracking Wells Guzzle Water in Drought-Stricken Regions
Environment  (tags: water, protection, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems )

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- 2 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 )

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- 2 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Tell the Bureau of Land Management to put wilderness protection ahead of oil and gas development.
Frackers Are Terrorizing School Kids in California
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, proximity to schoolchildren, healthconditions, protection, pollution, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

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- 6 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 )

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- 7 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Respect Citizens' Wishes to Ban Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, politics, protection, law, local ordinances, healthconditions, government, environment, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

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- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
The town of Denton, Texas recently voted to ban all fracking within its city limits, yet the State Railroad Commission, the body that regulates Texas' oil and gas companies, has said that it will continue to issue permits to frack in the town.
Are Fracking Workers Being Poisoned on the Job?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, protection, world, politics, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution )

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- 16 days ago - thenation.com
A new study published in Environmental Health reveals air pollution data on major, in some cases previously underestimated, health risks from toxic contamination at gas production sites related to fracking.
Voters Ban Fracking From Ohio to California to Texas -
Environment  (tags: local referencdums, fracking, frack is whack, protection, government, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, politics )

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- 19 days ago - occupy.com
On Tuesday, residents of Athens, Ohio, overwhelmingly asserted their rights to clean air, water and to local self-governance, banning fracking and frack wastewater injection wells through the adoption of a Community Bill of Rights -
Fracking Pollution Just Went Airborne
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, fracking, frack is whack, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

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- 23 days ago - grist.org
we've started to suspect that fracking impacts the air, too, and a new study published this week in the journal of Environmental Health adds one more piece of evidence to the pil
Frack Waste Investigation Launched By Pennsylvania Congressman
Environment  (tags: reghulations, fracking, frack is whack, politics, investigation, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, protection )

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- 27 days ago - ecowatch.com
Pennsylvania Congressman Matt Cartwright, a first-term Democrat, has opened an investigation into how toxic wastes from fracking are regulated.
Eastern Cherokee Band Forbids Fracking on Its Sovereign Lands
Environment  (tags: vulture, fracking ban, indigenous rights, fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, protection, pollution, healthconditions, nature, humans )

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- 31 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Invoking tribal health and cultural survival, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has declared a ban on fracking on its sovereign land in what is today North Carolina.
Colorado's Fracking Regulators Aren't Regulating
Environment  (tags: fradcking, frack is whack, environment, regulating, gobernment regulation, watchdogs, ecosystems, destruction, protection, government )

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- 32 days ago - boulderweekly.com
Criminologists find troubling pattern of state agency under-reporting complaints and leaving Coloradans feeling voiceless
Fracking Ban Ballot Initiatives Intensify
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, nature )

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- 37 days ago - ecowatch.com
County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties. And the campaign money being spent on both sides--but primarily by big energy companies--shows how much is at stake.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Contaminated Aquifers Call for Moratorium on Fracking in California
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, water pollution, pollution, water, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

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- 42 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, reports of that testing confirm that the oil industry illegally injected 3 billion gallons of wastewater contaminated with fracking fluids into the state's aquifers. So far nine injection disposal wells hav
Fracking Fractures Argentina's Energy Development
Environment  (tags: racking, frack is whack, overdeleopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, energy, research, pollution, healthconditions, world, wildlife )

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- 46 days ago - ipsnews.net
along the roads, where there is intense traffic of trucks hauling water, sand, chemicals and metallic structures, oil derricks and pump stations have begun to replace the neat rows of poplars which form windbreaks protecting crops in the southern region o
TAKE ACTION NOW! Komen: End Your Relationship With Fracking
Environment  (tags: Susan B Komen, fracking, oil companies, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, healthconditions, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, water )

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- 47 days ago - action.citizenactionny.org
In an act of amazing irony, Baker Hughes, a big fracking company, has teamed up with Susan G. Komen to promote breast cancer awareness. They've actually painted 1,000 fracking drill bits in Komen pink
 

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