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Hard Facts About Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, energy )

Cal
- 4 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
- 5 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.
Satellite Map Shows Fracking Flares in Texas and North Dakota Equal to Greenhouse Emissions From 1.5 Million Cars
Environment  (tags: pollution, fracking, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
Earthworks, a nonprofit which works to protect communities from the impacts of mineral and fossil fuel extraction and promote sustainable energy development, has released a new report showing that the flaring of natural gas waste in just two shale plays,
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
- 9 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
- 10 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
- 10 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
- 15 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
- 16 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
- 25 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
OP-ED: Fracking - US Companies and Regulators Must Disclose Environmental Data
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, dangers, safety risks, protection, humans, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, green, government, habitatdestruction, water, pollution, politics, conservation )

Cal
- 25 days ago - theecologist.org
Among the risks of fracking are fragmentation of wildlife habitats, groundwater depletion, surface water pollution.
Fracking Waste Puts Americans' Drinking Water at Risk
Environment  (tags: study, fracking wastewarrter, EPA, fracking, frack is whack, official research, environment, destruction, water, healthconditions, humans, protection, pollution, politics, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 30 days ago - ecowatch.com
Yesterday the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an eagerly awaited report on the state of something called the Underground Injection Control program.
EC Serves Notice to Poland Over Shale Gas Defiance
Environment  (tags: fracking, rack is whack, law, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, healthconditions )

Cal
- 30 days ago - theguardian.com
Warsaw accused of breaching EU law on assessing environmental impact of fracking, reports EurActiv
Can Your Town Ban Fracking? Depends on the State
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, law, municipalities, fracking bans, politics, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, energy )

Cal
- 33 days ago - csmonitor.com
As more and more cities and towns mull fracking bans, courts are weighing in with decisions that vary widely by state.
Please Sign: Demand An End to Secret Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: fracking, chemicals, secret sauce, EPA, Halliburton, Monroe, County Ohio, chemical spills, water pollutions, explosions, environmental hazards, community and neighborhood hazards )

Susan
- 34 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last week a fracking chemical fire and spill in Monroe County, OH killed 70,000 fish. But Halliburton took 5 days to disclose details about the chemicals it uses. The EPA must step in now and ensure these chemicals are no longer kept secret!
 

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