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New hydraulic fracturing rules proposed – Los Angeles Times


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New hydraulic fracturing rules proposed
Los Angeles Times
Hydraulic fracturing, the process that involves shooting millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals underground to crack shale formations and unlock oil and gas, would become more difficult under new rules proposed by the Interior Department.
Feds make concessions to oil industry in new hydraulic fracturing ruleFuelFix (blog)
Obama administration issues draft fracking regulationsWashington Post
HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: BLM rule omits greens' desires, but Interior says it's Environment & Energy Publishing
The Hill (blog) –Reuters –Energy Collective
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Lawmakers clash over proposed fracking rules – Great Falls Tribune


KCET

Lawmakers clash over proposed fracking rules
Great Falls Tribune
Alan Olson and others testified at a hearing before the House Natural Resources Committee that states already regulate hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which uses pressurized liquid to fracture underground rock as a method for extracting natural gas.
Interior's fracking rules in cross hairs ahead of upcoming releaseThe Hill (blog)
Industry prepares to attack fresh 'fracking' regulationsFinancial Times
Workshop for public input on fracking regs this FridaySanta Paula Times

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Palm oil is too expensive – now proposed Portland green energy plant could run … – Dorset Echo


Dorset Echo

Palm oil is too expensive – now proposed Portland green energy plant could run
Dorset Echo
SITE: The Portland Port site of the proposed palm oil power plant. BOSSES behind a controversial green energy plant earmarked for Portland want to change the fuel from palm oil to used car tyres. W4B Portland Ltd is looking for feedback from the

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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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Proposed Rules on Fracking Gain Cautious Praise – New York Times


New York Times

Proposed Rules on Fracking Gain Cautious Praise
New York Times
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial process of shooting water, sand and chemicals underground to retrieve oil or natural gas trapped in shale rock, has made plenty of headlines in recent years. But the drilling process involves many

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Nutella recipe won’t change, despite proposed palm oil tax rise – RFI


RFI

Nutella recipe won't change, despite proposed palm oil tax rise
RFI
not change, despite a threat of a tax hike on products using palm oil in France. Ferrero, the Italian company that makes the popular hazelnut spread, says it will not drop the controversial product if the measure is agreed. It would raise taxes

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Environmental problems with proposed Snowdon Forest monorail

Consultant reports obtained by Save Fiordland, the campaign against the destructive plan for a monorail through Snowdon Forest, raise serious questions about the potential environmental damage and the extreme difficulty of building and operating the proposed monorail, arguing that not enough investigation has taken place to make a decision.
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City Council says proposed fracking ban unlikely for Lubbock – LubbockOnline.com

City Council says proposed fracking ban unlikely for Lubbock
LubbockOnline.com
Hydraulic fracturing is the process of using water to create and expand fractures in a rock layer thousands of feet below the Earth's surface to extract natural gas, oil and other substances. As part of the contract, Four Sevens leased the mineral
Tech Professor says concerns over fracking unfoundedKCBD-TV


Citizens urge Council to take more time on fracking issueMYfoxLUBBOCK.COM

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Peninsula residents flood Ecology against proposed Dungeness water rule – Peninsula Daily News

SEQUIM — State officials got an earful last week from citizens vehemently opposed to a proposed water management rule for the Dungeness Valley. More than 200 attended Thursday night’s state Department of Ecology open house, presentation and …
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Fishermen against proposed turtle protection rules – Miami Herald

A spike in turtle deaths and strandings in the Gulf since 2010, environmental lawsuits, the BP PLC oil spill and the endangered status of sea turtles have coincided to cause NMFS to take more decisive action to protect the vulnerable turtle …
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