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Pennsylvania should not bolster fracking and petrochemicals with latest bill | Opinion

Byproducts of this industrial activity include more brine — fracking wastewater, which is radioactive and chemically toxic — and more release of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, as well as …

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Why Scientists Should Shape Environmental Policy

The case of fracking in Pennsylvania shows that if experts and fossil fuel industry leaders can cooperate, innovation is possible.

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NY Should Reject Bill That Would Permanently Ban Fracking

This past calendar year alone saw many proposed bills seeking to restrict fracking-related activities in the state, including: S.B. S437, proposing a ban on the acceptance of high-volume hydraulic …

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Should county, state welcome giant petrochemical project?

“Fracking” opened two of the world’s largest natural gas deposits … 2011: The cancer rate of the “Cancer Alley” Gulf Coast petrochemical hub rises to 50 times normal. 2018: Exxon’s Belmont County …

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CleanTechnica Exclusive: A case study into a technology that should be set aside until 2050, Carbon Engineering’s air-to-fuel fig leaf

Researching air-carbon capture for use post-2050 remains a very good means of establishing the intellectual capital and basic technologies for when it makes sense to use them. But attempts to commercialize them today are premature

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Crisis in Middle East should remind us of the importance of fracking

President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency produced a detailed report in 2016 that described what can go wrong with fracking and what measures (spill prevention, wastewater treatment) …

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What the 10 Democrats running for president each think the US should do about climate change

Democratic primary candidates each discussed how they’d address climate change as president during a CNN town hall this week.

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State Legislature should ban fracking

Central Gulf Coast-Hernando; Joe Bernardini, local elected official; and a number of concerned citizens who are rightfully concerned that fracking bill SB 7064, moving through the Senate fails to ban …

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Fracking – Oil’s downside: Should governments invest in it?

This is only part of the entire problem, however. In many countries, particularly the USA, a controversial technique known as fracking is now being used extensively to bring oil and gas deposits out …

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