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Britain Bans Fracking

Fracking has been associated with increased seismic activity in parts of the United States, notably Oklahoma. However, the link, according to the USGS, is not between the very process of fracking a …

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Malaysia’s top supermarket chain bans ‘palm-oil-free’ products, government urges others to follow

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s biggest supermarket chain Mydin has removed products labeled palm-oil-free from its stores, its top executive said on Thursday, as part of a campaign by the world’s …

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House bill bans 2 of 3 forms of oil, gas fracking in Florida

possible water and air contamination and use of deep ground injection to dispose of waste. In Florida, environmental groups say the state’s porous limestone rock makes fracking an even greater threat, …

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Research & Commentary: Connecticut Considers Regressive Carbon-Dioxide Tax and Misguided Energy Extraction Bans

A second proposal parrots this language on waste disposal and storage. The effort to ban oil and natural gas development, which are based on misplaced fears about hydraulic fracturing, commonly referr…

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James Root: Comprehensive local bans on use of fracking waste needed

Homeowners, and indeed all local property owners, have to pressure local authorities to put protections in place against the use, here, of “extreme” drilling waste being produced just to the west of u…

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Federal Judge Bans Fracking Off California Coast

“Offshore fracking also pollutes our air, and underground disposal of fracking wastewater poses an earthquake threat to coastal communities,” said Wolf. “The risks of fracking get clearer …

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New Haven bans fracking

On March 19, to prevent pollution, the Board of Alders passed an ordinance banning fracking waste within city limits. The board also passed the city’s Climate and Sustainability Framework, a plan that Mayor Toni Harp first announced in January 2017 to …

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Wethersfield Bans Fracking Waste

The town council has passed a ban on the use, storage or transportation of fracking waste in town. “This ordinance was originally introduced at a council meeting two months ago,” Town Manager Jeff Bridges said. “It does several things. It prohibits …

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Maryland Bans Fracking, As Activists Fight 9000 Miles of New Pipelines

Food & Water Watch talks about how it came to fruition. After lots of rallies and knocking on doors, they say: “In March of 2013, we helped pass a ban on fracking wastewater in the Baltimore City Council, and in 2014, we worked with Montgomery County …
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Success: Maryland Bans Dangerous Fracking

The process of disposing tainted wastewater from fracking can create severe water and air pollution, while the act of fracking itself is known to cause earthquakes and to devalue properties. In banning fracking, Maryland is paving the way for cleaner …
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