Hartford city officials holding public hearing on fracking

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Aug 222017
 

(WTNH) — City officials in Hartford will hold a public hearing Monday night on a proposed plan to ban fracking waste from being stored, disposed of, or used in the city. Fracking is the use of pressurized water to blast oil and natural gas out of the ground.
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Fracking research and report round-up: August 2017

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Aug 182017
 

This study looked at radioactivity in 64 samples of waste from shale gas exploration. It found a significant enhancement in the radium isotopes Ra-226 and Ra-228 after the fracking process in the return fluids. The radium isotope content of the fluids was …
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Food & Water Watch Again Misinforms Floridians with its “Ban Fracking” Initiative

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Aug 162017
 

across the Gulf Coast, which includes Florida, the tourism and petroleum industries are thriving: The reality is that hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is already helping visitors and residents alike in Florida beat the heat during these hot summer days.
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California Drinking Water Advocates Fight Fracking

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Aug 102017
 

“The wastewater is deposited pretty deep … and may lead to more frequent reporting requirements for producers,” the report said. To read more about fracking visit Water Online’s Produced Water Treatment Solutions Center.
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West Texas Ranchers Threaten Lawsuits Over Fracking

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Aug 092017
 

The answer would be to reuse the brackish water that is the byproduct of fracking operations … toxic and unusable wastewater annually. Developing new ways to recycle water would not only accelerate job growth, but help Texas and other water-stressed …
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The Ragin’ Cajun takes on Louisiana Sinkholes, Fracking, Drilling & Coastal Erosion

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Aug 052017
 

Gen. Russel L. Honore Nicknamed “The Ragin’ Cajun,” Honore’ was commander of Joint Task Force Katrina and was responsible for coordinating military relief efforts for Katrina-affected areas across the Gulf Coast. Mayor Ray Nagin famously called him “the …
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U-I expert says there’s evidence fracking increased earthquakes in Oklahoma

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Aug 042017
 

Bill Barnhart, an assistant professor in the UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, says earthquakes in Oklahoma picked up dramatically after 2008 as oil drilling and fracking operations started injecting wastewater into the ground.
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Groups Challenge Fracking Plan for Ohio s Only National Forest

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Aug 032017
 

In 2014 a well pad caught fire in Monroe County, resulting in the contamination of a creek near the forest; wastewater and fracking chemicals spilled into Opossum Creek—an Ohio River tributary—killing 70,000 fish over a five-mile stretch. “The Wayne …
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Fracking Studies Earn ‘Most Cited’ and ‘Highly Read’ Accolades

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Aug 022017
 

Kondash and Vengosh’s paper was the first to calculate the total amount of water used and wastewater produced by fracking operations in the United States. It found that companies used 250 billion gallons of water to extract unconventional shale gas and …
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