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Environmentalists call for full fracking ban in the Delaware River watershed

the treatment and disposal of fracking waste, and the transfer of water for fracking operations elsewhere. “The public has spoken over and over again that we do not want fracking within the Delaware …

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Lawmakers say partial fracking ban is better than nothing. Environmentalists disagree.

Both bills have loopholes that would allow use of another type of drilling technique called matrix acidizing, a process that involves injecting an acid solution at a pressure low enough to not be …

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Environmentalists Call On Governor To Ban All Types of Fracking, Not Just Some

Two bills currently moving through the legislature (SB 7064 and HB 7029) would ban two types of fracking but not a third type called matrix acidizing. The matrix acidizing process injects acid into …

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Environmentalists Say Bill Being Considered by Texas Senate Would Let Companies Dump Fracking Waste Into Waterways

Environmental groups are warning that a bill passed by the Texas House and now awaiting discussion in the Texas Senate would give fracking companies a license to pollute the state’s waterways. House …

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Environmentalists cite report on Florida oil spills as bid to ban fracking stalls

“How can this industry be trusted to use fracking and matrix acidizing when they’re averaging nine spills … She said department rules require, as part of the permitting process, that drilling …

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Fracking Ban Passes Senate Committee, Environmentalists Say It’s Not Enough

But many still are not happy with the bill because it leaves out a common fracking technique, known as matrix acidizing. Matrix acidizing is a process uses acid to dissolve rock and extract oil and …

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Fracking ban advances in Florida Senate, environmentalists warn it doesn’t go far enough

Ron DeSantis’ call to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which involves injecting large volumes of fluids into rock formations at a “high rate” of pressure to help release natural gas and oil. Sen …

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Environmentalists sue Trump administration over Gulf oil waste

The Center for Biological Diversity, Gulf Restoration Network and Louisiana Bucket Brigade filed the suit last week in U.S. District Court in New Orleans. The groups contend waste from fracking and drilling is a threat to water quality and marine life.

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Presbyterian environmentalists react to recent South Dakota oil leak

LOUISVILLE — Cleanup continues in South Dakota after an oil leak in the Keystone Pipeline earlier this month spilled more than 210,000 gallons of oil approximately three miles southeast of Amherst. The state’s Department of Environment and Natural …
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Twist in proposed Delaware River Basin fracking ban angers environmentalists

However, this resolution includes language that allows for the treatment and dumping of fracking waste, as well as taking water from the basin for the fracking process. “The reason we want a fracking ban is to protect the waters from toxic chemicals from …
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