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UK to Allow Fracking Drilling Under People's Land Without Their Consent
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Law, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
The UK plans to allow fracking companies to drill under people's land without their agreement, despite public opposition.
Fracking Moratorium Fails in California Despite Strong Public Support
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Natural resources, Oil, Politics, Shale, USA )

Ray
- 122 days ago - rt.com
The California Senate killed a bill that would enact a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing - or fracking - in the state. The ban's proponents blame lobbying by the oil industry, which spent nearly $1.5 million in three months fighting the bill.
Illegal Dumping of Fracking Fluids in Texas Highlights Risk
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 131 days ago - rt.com
Texas authorities are investigating the illegal dumping of toxic oil-and-gas-drilling waste fluids in Karnes County, Texas, ground zero for the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, boom in the state's Eagle Ford Shale region.
Santa Cruz Becomes First California County to Ban Fracking
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Fracking, Gas, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 132 days ago - rt.com
Santa Cruz County has become the first county in California to implement a "permanent" ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in addition to all other onshore oil and gas development.
UK to Run Out of Oil, Gas and Coal in Five Years - Report
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Energy, Europe, Fracking, Gas, Oil, Russia, UK )

Ray
- 134 days ago - rt.com
New research from the Global Sustainability Institute has found that Britain, France and many other European countries have low reserves of fossil fuels, and their home grown energy could be entirely reliant on imports in several years.
Illegal 'Fracking-Like' Oil Drilling Halted in Ecologically-Sensitive Everglades
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Ecology, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Law, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 140 days ago - rt.com
Florida officials have ordered an oil-drilling company to halt its illegal fracking-like operations near the Everglades, raising the ire of area citizens already concerned about the harm of energy exploration to humans and the region's delicate ecosystem.
Fracking's Unexpected Side-Effect: Traffic Deaths on the Rise
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Fracking, Gas, Health, Natural resources, Oil, Security, USA )

Ray
- 143 days ago - rt.com
Fracking requires twice or three times as many truck trips per well as older oil and gas extraction techniques. That could be reason for drilling areas in US witnessing a significant spike in traffic fatalities, new analysis suggests.
The IMF Goes to War in Ukraine
Offbeat  (tags: Bailout, Clashes, Conflict, Crisis, EU, Economy, Gas, Human rights, Natural resources, Politics, Russia, USA, Ukraine, Violence )

Ray
- 145 days ago - rt.com
The IMF has approved a $17 billion loan to Ukraine. The first $3.2 billion tranche has arrived on Wednesday. It's essential to identify the conditions attached to this Mafia-style "loan."
Fracking-Linked Earthquakes Likely to Worsen - Seismologists
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Oil, Science )

Ray
- 151 days ago - rt.com
Ongoing hydraulic fracking operations will only exacerbate seismic activity, leading to heightened earthquakes in areas where wastewater is injected deep underground, according to new research.
UK Councils Have 'Conflict of Interest' on Fracking - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Corporate news, Ecology, Fracking, Gas, Politics, Scandal )

Ray
- 154 days ago - rt.com
Local authorities in the UK who play a significant part in deciding the future of fracking in the country have made indirect investments in energy companies who would be responsible for drilling and extraction projects, the Independent reports.
Family Awarded $3 Million in First US Fracking Trial
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Health, USA )

Ray
- 159 days ago - rt.com
After three years of legal wrangling, a Texas family has won its case against a company engaged in hydraulic fracturing near their home. The family, which suffered tangible health deterioration after the fracking began, was awarded $3 million.
Russia to Create United Naval Base System for Ships, Subs in Arctic - Putin
Offbeat  (tags: Arctic, Gas, Military, Navy, Oil, Putin, Russia )

Ray
- 160 days ago - rt.com
A united system of naval bases for ships and next-generation submarines will be created in the Arctic to defend Russia's interests in the region, President Vladimir Putin said.
Exxon CEO: Don't Frack in My Backyard
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Ecology, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Health, Law, USA )

Ray
- 220 days ago - rt.com
The CEO of ExxonMobil - the top producer of natural gas in the US - has joined a lawsuit that challenges the construction of a water tower connected to hydraulic fracturing operations near his Texas home, given that it may reduce the property value.
Explosions Rock Florida Gas Plant
Offbeat  (tags: USA, Gas, Plant, Florida, Explosions )

Ray
- 427 days ago - bbc.co.uk
At least eight people were injured by a series of explosions at a gas plant in the US state of Florida, officials say.
The Dark Truth About Smart Meters
Offbeat  (tags: RF, Microwave, ULF, HAARP, Soft Kill, Smart, Meters, Electricity, Gas, leukaemia, headache, migraine, Sutro Tower, radiation )

Scott
- 1118 days ago - youaretheanswer.ca
We know that cell phone towers emit harmful radiation. The 'Smart' electricity and gas meters are insanely deadly. Just one is worse than a cell phone tower and some homes have half a dozen attached to the outer wall of their child's bedroom.
 

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