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Florida Senate : Senator Dana Young Reintroduces Legislation to Ban Fracking in Florida

SB462 bans fracking of all kinds including hydraulic fracking, acid fracking, and matrix-acidizing. Fracking is an oil extraction … millions of gallons of water a day to perform the fracking process and we certainly cannot afford the risk fracking …
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Germany Approves Legislation Aimed At Allowing Fully Autonomous Driving

The national Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany decided on Thursday to change an existing traffic law that had prohibited vehicles from being engaged in autonomous mode. Drawing on votes from both the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and the Christian Democratic Union (CSU), the Bundestag has agreed to allow fully autonomous driving vehicles to travel on Germany’s streets

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Bill to ban fracking in state important legislation

For the past three years, the controversy of fracking-like oil drilling practices in Florida have been hotly contested, and rightfully so. These enhanced forms of oil extraction have been linked to surface oil spills, illegal disposal of toxic wastewater …
fracking wastewater – BingNews

ALEC-Tainted Legislation Designed to Block Local Control Over Fracking Bans in Florida

“The bill only deals with fracking,” Hecker said. “Yet it takes away the local control from regulating all forms of well stimulation techniques. In Florida, matrix acidizing, a process similar to fracking, is more likely to be utilized than fracking …
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Compromise reached in fracking legislation – Chicago Tribune

Compromise reached in fracking legislation
Chicago Tribune
A bill to regulate horizontal hydraulic fracturing in Illinois is ready to move forward, according sources in Springfield who have been negotiating the bill behind closed doors. Following months of negotiations, the legislation stalled in March after a

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Proposed hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) legislation in Illinois would … – Lexology (registration)

Proposed hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") legislation in Illinois would
Lexology (registration)
Proposed hydraulic fracturing legislation in Illinois, with strong bi-partisan support and the backing of Illinois Governor Quinn, would impose strict controls on fracking companies relative to most other states where fracking occurs, including
Aversion To Fracking Continues In Illinois Despite Compromise BillProgress Illinois


County Board: Vaughn reports on meeting about frackingDaily American News
Study:Fracking Causes No ContaminationBig Sky Business Journal

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Hoeven proposes fracking legislation while hosting Alaska senator – Prairie Business


FuelFix (blog)

Hoeven proposes fracking legislation while hosting Alaska senator
Prairie Business
Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, on a tour of the Bakken this week, says states, not the federal government, are best equipped to be the primary regulators of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. “Hydraulic fracturing, depending on where you do it
ND Sen. Hoeven filing bill on hydraulic fracturingFuelFix (blog)


Hoeven bill will seek state oversight of frackingDickinson Press
Hoeven wants state control over fracturingBismarck Tribune

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Ill. legislation regulating ‘fracking’ advances – BusinessWeek


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Ill. legislation regulating 'fracking' advances
BusinessWeek
The Senate's 54-0 passage of the bill addressing hydraulic fracturing — commonly called fracking — comes amid reports that energy companies are in a torrid push to explore possible drilling sites in southern Illinois, long known for its rich
Illinois Lawmakers Prepare for FrackingCBS Local


'Fracking' regulation bill gets through Illinois SenateQuad City Times
Statehouse legislation regulating 'fracking' advancesThe State Journal-Register

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Green legislation seminar preparations under way

A first-of-its kind seminar on environmental legislation will be held later this month, organizers announced Friday.
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Proposed legislation would funnel BP fines to Gulf Coast – News Herald

PANAMA CITY — Senators from the five oil spill-affected states have proposed legislation to direct 80 percent of the fines levied against BP for the Deepwater Horizon disaster to economic and ecological recovery in Gulf Coast states. Sens. Bill Nelson …
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