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German Anti-Fracking Campaigners Petition to Outlaw Technology
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, activism, technology, environment, destruction, ecosystems, Sustainabililty, healthconditions, government, world, protection )

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- 22 days ago - bloomberg.com
German groups campaigning against hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas handed a petition of 660,000 signatures to Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks seeking to outlaw use of the technology.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sign Now for a Frack-Free UK!
Environment  (tags: UK, frack is whack, fracking, water, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, healthconditions, government, humans, world )

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- 23 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
What we do know is that fracking is being used to justify up to forty new gas power stations and that extracting new fossil fuel deposits is likely to make climate change worse.
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 )

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- 27 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.
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 )

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- 31 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 )

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- 34 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
- 38 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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- 39 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 )

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- 46 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 )

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- 50 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 )

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- 51 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
- 51 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
- 54 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
- 60 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
- 60 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
- 65 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
 

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