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Heather Fitzenhagen optimistic about fracking ban

“The Florida Department of Environmental Protection should begin the rule-making process immediately and be sure to prohibit all forms of fracking including hydraulic fracturing, matrix acidizin …

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The EPA Has Fired Shots at Its Own Optimistic Fracking Report

By tracking water usage cycles in fracking, from water acquisition to wastewater treatment, the EPA “did not find evidence that [fracking] mechanisms have led to widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources in the United States.”
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Al Gore Optimistic About Paris Climate Talks (Exclusive Videos)

Our friend Giles Parkinson, one of the best clean energy journalists and bloggers in the world, got the second question in to Al Gore at the Zayed Future Energy Prize press conference last week. (It was actually the only question other than mine that was directed at Al Gore, surprisingly.) His question concerned the upcoming

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Crews optimistic about Mississippi River oil spill cleanup – WQAD.com — Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD

Crews optimistic about Mississippi River oil spill cleanup
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Dennis Ostwinkle from the Iowa DNR said the department was there to ensure the cleanup is done properly and completely. He said a spill like this can have a negative impact on the environment but progress was being made. “The cleanup is going very well 

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Wastewater from Hydraulic Fracturing Wells Much Less Than Thought – The Green Optimistic (blog)

Wastewater from Hydraulic Fracturing Wells Much Less Than Thought
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images 6 Wastewater from Hydraulic Fracturing Wells Much Less Than Thought The process of hydraulic fracturing includes injecting of large volumes of water, sand and chemicals deep underground into gas wells at high pressure to crack open shale rock

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EPA Gas Drilling Study: Top Agency Official Optimistic Before Report’s Release – Huffington Post


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EPA Gas Drilling Study: Top Agency Official Optimistic Before Report's Release
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NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 11: Opponents of hydraulic fracturing in New York state attend a news conference and rally against hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, on January 11, 2012 in New York City. The event, which was held on the steps of City
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Oil spill fine bill: Offsets could be obstacles but lawmakers optimistic – Everything Alabama Blog

Where can lawmakers find at least $ 1 billion of federal revenue to offset oil spill fine money that they want to send to the Gulf Coast? Are such offsets, through spending cuts or new revenue, really necessary to replace fines to be paid by …
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Gulf oil spill: Environmental official more optimistic as anniversary approaches

Almost a year after mobilizing to deal with the biggest oil spill in history, environmental officials looked out over a Baldwin County beach where tourists sunbathed on white sand and pelicans soared overhead.
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Gulf tourism officials ‘cautiously optimistic’ – CNBC

DESTIN, Florida – Gulf Coast tourism officials who gathered for a meeting at a Florida Panhandle resort weren’t exactly jumping for joy over the prospects for growth in 2011, even with the worst of the recession and BP oil spill in their rear-view mirrors.
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