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Crisis in Middle East should remind us of the importance of fracking

President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency produced a detailed report in 2016 that described what can go wrong with fracking and what measures (spill prevention, wastewater treatment) …

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Pa.’s failure on fracking waste

Ever since the natural gas industry began sinking deep wells in Pennsylvania more than a decade ago, the state government repeatedly has demonstrated that its regulatory expertise is a step behind the …

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Even if Injection of Fracking Wastewater Stops, Quakes Won’t

Jacob Walter likes to remind people that what has transpired in Oklahoma over the past decade is unprecedented in human history. Walter is Oklahoma’s state seismologist, and he is talking about the …

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Enhancing sustainability of fracking via innovations in wastewater management

Researchers from the Texas A&M Energy Institute and the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering are leading a major initiative to reduce the amount of water needed in the natural gas …

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Ineos looks to US for fracking sites as UK options wane

The owner of petrochemicals giant Ineos is on the hunt for shale gas investments within US fracking heartlands of the Permian Basin … worth of oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico, which were put up for …

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Fracking Industry Tries To Stop Methane Leaks, Voluntarily

The concern is that the energy industry leaks too much methane from its operations – at … At the same time, the industry continues to keep the United States number one in both oil and natural gas …

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UK’s only fracking site hit by second tremor in a week

Fracking was temporarily stopped at the site … cannot be carried out without triggering earthquakes. How to reduce waste and help the planet when you’re travelling on a plane Jamie Peters …

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Fracking boom tied to methane spike in Earth’s atmosphere

as well as more stringent standards on the construction of fracking wells and wastewater management. In addition, the Trump administration is auctioning off millions of acres of drilling rights to oil …

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Fracking in U.S. And Canada Linked to Worldwide Atmospheric Methane Spike

And a study says fracking in North America could be partly to blame … Environmentalists have warned that the chemical-laced waste could be contaminating fresh water resources. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty …

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Hydraulic fracking activities likely to contribute anxiety, depression during pregnancy: Study

“Fracking activities may act as community-level stressors by degrading the quality of the natural environment, neighbourhoods such as by the production of toxic wastewater and increases in truck …

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