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House OKs hydraulic fracturing bill – The Southern


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House OKs hydraulic fracturing bill
The Southern
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House on Thursday voted 108-9 in favor of a proposal to permit and regulate hydraulic fracturing drilling for oil and natural gas. While a handful of opponents urged that the controversial drilling process was too dangerous
Illinois House OKs bill to regulate hydraulic fracturingFuelFix
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Hydraulic fracturing discussion is Friday – The Southern Illinoisan – The Southern

Hydraulic fracturing discussion is Friday – The Southern Illinoisan
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Organizers say the forum will provide a full spectrum of information on issues involved in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The forum is particularly pertinent to local officials, area residents and students as the legislation is currently under

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Hydraulic fracturing discussion is April 26 – The Southern Illinoisan – The Southern

Hydraulic fracturing discussion is April 26 – The Southern Illinoisan
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Organizers say the forum will provide a full spectrum of information on issues involved in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The forum is particularly pertinent to local officials, area residents and students as the legislation is currently under

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Panel at SIU Thursday to discuss hydraulic fracturing – The Southern

Panel at SIU Thursday to discuss hydraulic fracturing
The Southern
CARBONDALE, Ill. — A panel discussion tomorrow at the SIU School of Law will examine the benefits and risks of hydraulic fracturing in Southern Illinois. The event is from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday in the Hiram H. Lesar Law Building, room 102, at

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Facts should be what determines fracking debate – The Southern

Facts should be what determines fracking debate
The Southern
Ms. Legner, a field director for Illinois Energy in Depth, wrote a column last week urging that facts be the basis of any discussion regarding hydraulic fracturing. Her column was brilliantly written. She presented just the right facts to put a benign

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Too much hysteria on fracking – The Southern

Too much hysteria on fracking
The Southern
The issue of hydraulic fracking has been a hot topic lately. The time has come, though, for people to listen to facts and reason instead of the hysteria we see so often from the opponents of hydraulic fracking. As the recent column (Facts, not fear
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Curiosity Flight Director’s Family Shifts to Mars Time – NBC Southern California


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Curiosity Flight Director's Family Shifts to Mars Time
NBC Southern California
NASA engineer David Oh and his family have moved to Mars time, meaning they need to add about 40 minutes to each day and eat meals at a different Earth time. Oh and his family explain how they have synched their lives to accommodate his job as flight
Mars Hoax Day alive and well for curiosity-seekersExaminer.com


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Natural gas areas cover most of Southern Maryland – Washington Post

Natural gas areas cover most of Southern Maryland
Washington Post
A new government assessment has identified two areas covering nearly all of Southern Maryland that have the potential for hydraulic fracturing to mine natural gas. The practice, known as fracking, has been under way for years in parts of Pennsylvania
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UC Irvine: Immigration made Southern California stronger – msnbc.com

The Southern California Regional Progress Report was conducted by five faculty members, 10 graduate students and six undergraduates in the School of Social Ecology using data from 14 sources such as United States Census Bureau, the FBI and U.S. Department …
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Draft State Report Recommends Fracking – Southern Pines Pilot


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Draft State Report Recommends Fracking
Southern Pines Pilot
The NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issued a draft report Friday that recommends legalizing hydraulic fracturing — commonly known as fracking — in the state. The report comes ahead of a public hearing Tuesday night in
NC regulators: Fracking is safeMy Fox 8


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