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Queen Anne’s County passes law to protect dogs from extreme weather – WMDT


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Queen Anne's County passes law to protect dogs from extreme weather
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Recently Queen Anne's County passed a law making it illegal to leave your dog outside in extreme weather. The new law requires any dog to be brought inside a home, building, or shelter within 30 minutes of the onset of extreme weather conditions that …

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San Francisco Passes Resolution Against Offshore Drilling, Fracking

The San Francisco resolution calls for: * A ban on dangerous fracking and well stimulation in federal and state waters off the California coast; * No new federal oil and gas leases in the Pacific, Atlantic or Arctic oceans or the eastern Gulf of Mexico …

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Berkeley City Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling

The Berkeley resolution calls for: A ban on new drilling, fracking, and other well stimulation in federal and state waters off the California coast, No new federal oil and gas leases in the Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic oceans and the eastern Gulf of Mexico …
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House Passes Permanent Ban on Fracking Waste in CT

Legislators voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for a permanent ban on the storage, disposal and use of fracking waste in Connecticut. By 141 to 6, the state House of Representatives passed the bipartisan bill after a two-hour debate and sent it to the state Senate.
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FPL’s fracking investment bill passes committee despite objections

including fracking. It was approved by the Florida House Subcommittee on Energy and Utilities. Although FPL is the only utility that could meet the criteria to qualify for the program this year, Duke Energy Florida, Inc., and Gulf Power Company are …
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Senate committee reverses years of opposition and passes fracking ban

acid fracturing and matrix acidizing — the high pressure process that is used to inject water into rock formations to extract oil and gas.
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Bill passes Va. House of Delegates subcomittee to protect fracking chemicals

The oil and gas drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” mobilizes thousands around the … instances where poorly constructed drilling wells and improper wastewater management affected drinking water resources. But it said the number …
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Solar Power Passes 1% Global Threshold

solar panels and mountains - flickr Bart Speelman

Originally published on Energy Post Solar power now covers more than 1% of global electricity demand. In three countries in Europe – Italy, Germany and Greece – solar PV supplies more than 7% of electricity demand. This is reported by Solar Power Europe (previously EPIA – European Photovoltaic Industry Association). China is the fastest growing

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California Senate Passes Bill Banning New Offshore Drilling

mammals and fish killed by the spill. “Senate Bill 788 – which bans new offshore oil drilling – just passed the Senate!” said Senator McGuire in a Facebook post. “Nearly 20k Californians have signed our petition – We’re grateful!” You can sign the petition …
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Gov. Hogan Quietly Passes Fracking Moratorium

Larry Hogan ought to embrace.” “The movement behind this moratorium was unyielding,” said Mitch Jones, Common Resources Director for Food & Water Watch. “Passing a moratorium under a pro-fracking Governor is a testament to the effectiveness that …
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