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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 )

Cal
- 2 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
- 6 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 )

Cal
- 8 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
MAKE FRACKING COMPANIES COME CLEAN!
Environment  (tags: fracking, pollution, chimicals, humans, endagered, animals, law, government, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 11 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Please put people before polluters and require mandatory reporting and public disclosure of all chemicals used during fracking. Thank you.
Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump for Fracking
Environment  (tags: pollution, fracking, humans health, animals, fracking, environment, wildlife, oceans, humans, habitat, habitat distruction, endagered, law, protection, government, sustainability )

Sara
- 11 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The EPA has a clear responsibility to intervene to protect our health and wildlife from oil companies fracking off our coasts.
Battle for Democracy in Fracking Fight Continues in Colorado
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, conservation, fracking, political fight, clean water, communities, activism, ecosystems, energy, water, protection, nature, healthconditions, pollution )

Cal
- 11 days ago - ecowatch.com
The battle between citizens concerned about health, safety and the environment and corporate fossil fuel interests continues to escalate in Colorado.
Bad News for Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal
Environment  (tags: fracking, methane, coal, study, environment, pollution )

Cal
- 13 days ago - motherjones.com
New science shows that thanks to methane leaks, gas won't work as a "bridge fuel."
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
- 15 days ago - earthjustice.org
Watch the true story of people who discovered their shared strength and turned the tables on a powerful industry.
Government to Prohibit Hydraulic Fracturing
Environment  (tags: Nova Scotia, fracking, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, wildlife )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - novascotia.ca
"Nova Scotians have overwhelmingly expressed concern about allowing high volume hydraulic fracturing to be a part of onshore shale development in this province at this time," said Mr. Younger.
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
- 18 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
- 19 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
- 19 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
Tell Congress To Ban Fracking Now - Petition
Environment  (tags: Fracking, contamination of drinking water, explosions, cattle, earthquakes, ban, petition )

Dandelion
- 19 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Toxic results of using hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas have led to the contamination of drinking water, cattle quarantined, dangerous explosions in states across the country. In order to protect water resources, we need national fracking ban.
Pennsylvania Finally Reveals 243 Cases Of Drinking Water Contamination By Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Facking Wastes, drinking water contamination, destruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, water )

Betsy
- 21 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For the first time, Pennsylvania has made public 243 cases of contamination of private drinking wells from oil and gas drilling operations. Wells in 22 counties effected. Some "accidents" poisoned more than one well, some water "undrinkable".
 

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