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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 )

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- 1 hour 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.
Miscarriage and Stillbirth Linked to Fracking Chemical Exposure
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, ffacking, frack is whack, environment, ecosystems, destruction, research )

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- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Fracking for oil and gas uses a wide range of chemicals that disrupt reproductive function in both sexes
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 )

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- 5 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 )

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- 5 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 )

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- 8 days ago - alternet.org
Children and developing fetuses are especially vulnerable to environmental problems caused by fracking.
'Monster' Fracking Wells Guzzle Water in Drought-Stricken Regions
Environment  (tags: water, protection, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems )

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- 22 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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- 23 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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- 27 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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- 28 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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- 34 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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- 36 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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- 40 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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- 44 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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- 48 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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- 52 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.
 

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