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Pa. AG Hammers Regulators For Failed Fracking Oversight

After announcing criminal charges earlier this month against two major gas drillers over contamination at well sites, Pennsylvania’s attorney general on Thursday unveiled a scathing grand jury report …

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Report Slams Drilling Oversight, Tells of Fracking’s Impact

A grand jury investigation into Pennsylvania’s large natural gas drilling industry released Thursday by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro has found systematic failures in state departments …

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Report Slams Pa. Drilling Oversight, Tells of Fracking’s Impact

A grand jury investigation into Pennsylvania’s large natural gas drilling industry released Thursday by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro has found systematic failures in state departments regulatin …

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Fracking in Ohio series: How Ohio compares to Pennsylvania for oversight of gas industry

KH: Ohio hasn’t written rules around the processing and storage, or other forms of treatment of fracking waste, is that correct? HR: You’re right. All I could see is that there are statutes …

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Michigan could strengthen oversight of fracking, U-M study says

TRAVERSE CITY — Michigan could strengthen its supervision of a natural gas development process known as “fracking” by keeping a closer eye on surface and ground water near production wells and ordering companies to disclose more information about the …
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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Of particular concern is making sure their waterways are not contaminated by waste from fracking, which uses millions of gallons of high-pressure water mixed with sand and chemicals to break apart rocks rich in oil and gas. That process leaves behind a …
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Energy industry says it’s on top of methane leaks, but environmentalists want oversight

Harnessed and burned, methane can power a city — but when it leaks from a well into the air, methane pollutes badly. That cost-benefit balance is a cornerstone of debate between environmentalists who say emissions from gas drilling are rampant and …
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Concerns loom over offshore fracking’s extent, oversight

Fracking refers to the shooting of chemicals, water and sand into the bottom of a well to stimulate the flow of oil and gas from the surrounding formation, so it can be sucked up more quickly and easily. The process has been around for about 70 years on …
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With 38 Percent of Global Shale Gas Located in Regions of Water Stress, More Oversight of Fracking is Urgently Needed

As more data emerge, shale gas increasingly appears to be in the cross-hairs of the water-energy nexus, and far too little is being done to defuse impending conflicts. While hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”), the process used to unleash natural gas …
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California Bills Seek More Disclosure, Oversight Of Fracking – CBS Local


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California Bills Seek More Disclosure, Oversight Of Fracking
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A hydraulic fracturing site is viewed on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania. Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, stimulates gas production by injecting wells with high volumes of chemical-laced water in order to free-up pockets of
Californians raise concerns about fracking rush in stateFree Speech Radio News


Bills seek more disclosure, oversight of frackingMarin Independent Journal
Californians Want Oil's Tax Revenue Without the OilBloomberg

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