Fracking sites may raise the risk of underweight babies, new study says

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Dec 142017
 

State health officials and residents near fracking operations have complained that wastewater from fracking taints local drinking water. Companies in some cases have been forced to provide bottled drinking water for residents who relied on underground wells.
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Small earthquakes at fracking sites may be early indicators of bigger tremors to come, say Stanford scientists

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Dec 132017
 

Scientists say these large earthquakes were caused by injections of wastewater from fracking sites into deep underground wells, and not by fracking operations closer to the surface. “These were some of the first earthquakes related to shale-gas …
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Northern Territory to decide about fracking ban only after inquiry’s final report

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Dec 132017
 

Indigenous groups, particularly around the Beetaloo basin and Gulf regions, have vocally opposed fracking in the NT. Traditional owners near Borroloola also objected to the Jemena gas pipe going through their land on the grounds that it may one day carry …
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Fracking and wastewater disposal well decision postponed

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Dec 102017
 

Arrowhead Energy is seeking an exception to city code from the Cleveland County Board of Adjustment to allow it to drill two new horizontal wells within the Stream Planning Corridors near 168th Ave. and Rock Creek Road. At the company’s request …
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Trump administration facing lawsuit for allowing fracking companies to dump waste in Gulf of Mexico

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Dec 102017
 

A boat works to collect oil that has leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico Getty Donald Trump’s administration is facing a lawsuit for permitting oil companies to dump fracking waste into the Gulf of Mexico. The Centre for …
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Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Approving Dumping of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf of Mexico

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Dec 092017
 

DALLAS, Dec. 7, 2017 — The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for allowing oil companies to dump waste from fracking and drilling into the Gulf of Mexico without evaluating the dangers …
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The Dangers of Fracking Waste: Is There Any Safe Way to Dispose of It?

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Dec 082017
 

Commercial Landfills in Colorado have been advised that disposal of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) waste is not exempt from Colorado Solid Waste Regulations (1), for example, 6 CCR 1007-2. Disposal of fracking waste is a nation-wide problem.
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DRBC delivers a mixed ruling on fracking | Editorial

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Dec 032017
 

and allowing fracking wastewater to be discharged within the watershed, after it has gone through a treatment plant. Those proposals angered environmentalists, who want the river and its tributaries protected from all the effects of fracking. Follow the …
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Commission releases fracking ban proposal for Delaware River

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Dec 012017
 

but would still allow for fracking wastewater to be dumped in the river basin. The proposed rules would also allow for water to be taken out of the river basin and shipped off for fracking use elsewhere. “There’s some really big success in the proposed …
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Environmental Horror Show Goes On with Potential Fracking in the Gulf

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Nov 302017
 

In its study of chemicals routinely used in fracking off the California coast, the Center identified at least 10 that could kill or harm marine life, including fish and mammals. The chemicals include endocrine disrupters, neurotoxins and carcinogens.
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