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Committee considers ban on organized balloon releases, fracking waste

HARTFORD — The release of more than 100 balloons in Enfield last year to honor a dead 16-year-old violated a state law that prohibits the organized release of more than 10 balloons in a 24-hour period …

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House Committee Approves Limited Fracking Ban Bill With Major Loophole

By only addressing hydraulic fracturing, today’s bill only deals with half the fracking problem. From beginning to end, the process of matrix acidizing also uses huge volumes of water and emits noxiou…

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Fracking Waste Ban Moves Forward with Senate Committee Vote

TRENTON, NJ – The Senate Environment and Energy Committee voted 4-1 to pass S678, a bill that would ban toxic drilling waste from oil and gas fracking. The bill is championed by a statewide coalition …

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Environment Committee Advances Fracking Waste Ban

HARTFORD, CT — The Environment Committee voted 29-1 Wednesday to forward a bill banning fracking waste to the Senate. There is currently a moratorium on fracking waste that was approved back in 2014, but environmentalists say they can’t predict what …

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FPL’s fracking investment bill passes committee despite objections

including fracking. It was approved by the Florida House Subcommittee on Energy and Utilities. Although FPL is the only utility that could meet the criteria to qualify for the program this year, Duke Energy Florida, Inc., and Gulf Power Company are …
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FPL’s fracking bill returns Tuesday as the only bill on the House committee agenda

including fracking. Although FPL is the only utility that could meet the criteria to qualify today, Duke Energy Florida, Inc., and Gulf Power Company are expected to qualify in the near future, if the bill is approved, according to an analysis by the House …
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Senate committee reverses years of opposition and passes fracking ban

acid fracturing and matrix acidizing — the high pressure process that is used to inject water into rock formations to extract oil and gas.
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Griswold looks to establish fracking committee

GRISWOLD – A moratorium on the storage or disposal of fracking waste in Connecticut is set to run out this year and some towns are taking steps to make sure the substances continue to be banned within their borders. Griswold is organizing a fracking …
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Branford committee moves forward with fracking ban

BRANFORD >> After the Representative Town Meeting referred an ordinance that would prohibit the disposal, storage or treatment of fracking waste within town limits back to committee for review, the Rules and Ordinances Committee voted to move forward with …
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Fracking blocked in Senate committee

Nearly 80 cities and counties have passed ordinances to ban or oppose the use of hydraulic fracturing and matrix acidizing, a fracking-like method that dissolves rocks instead of fracturing them with highly-pressurized liquid. The process is used to …
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