Trump is tearing up fracking rules on federal lands. Be alarmed.

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Jan 212018
 

They would have stipulated careful treatment of wastewater flowing back out of the ground after injection, insisting that it be stored in aboveground storage tanks rather than in pits. Given that many of the most disturbing fracking accidents occurred in …

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Africa Has S***loads Of Resources — Trump May Have Provoked The World’s 2nd Largest Continent To Detach Itself From The Old World

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Jan 182018
 

Anyone who knows me — or has read my resume below — will understand why I have to comment on the horrendous outburst by the President of the United States on January 11th. I heard Jesse Watters on Fox News explain that the s***hole remarks were just harmless bar talk, but if we can agree that the White House is in fact the office of the most powerful administration in the world — and not a bar — then the following will make sense. If you think the White House is in fact a bar, you have nothing to worry about and I would suggest you stop reading further

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Trump Suggests US “Could Conceivably Go Back” To Paris Agreement

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Jan 122018
 

In a rambling and barely coherent defence of his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, President Donald Trump has opened the door to the possibility the United States “could conceivably go back in” to the Agreement. 

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Energy industry expected to zero in on Gulf as Trump expands offshore drilling

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Jan 092018
 

“Of all the areas, the eastern Gulf of Mexico is the crown jewel,” said William … Offshore energy also is being challenged by cheap and easier-to-access onshore fracking shale regions. “Offshore requires companies to tie up a lot of money and …

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Trump had a field day with the environment while you were on vacation

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Jan 032018
 

Here’s what you might have missed: Fracking on federal lands On the final business day … which killed 11 workers and spilled some 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, killing marine life and exposing Gulf-area residents and cleanup …
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Trump Delivers Two More Wins For Oil And Gas Companies In 2017

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Jan 022018
 

The Trump administration on Friday axed controversial Obama-era environmental rules for fracking on public and tribal lands … place following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf Coast. “If we either reduce or eliminate these baseline …
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Trump Administration Repeals Obama Rule Designed to Make Fracking Safer

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Dec 312017
 

Fracking wells produced at least 14 billion gallons of wastewater in 2014. Fracking wastewater has leaked from retention ponds, been dumped into streams and escaped from faulty disposal wells, putting drinking water at risk. Wastewater from fracked wells …
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To round out a year of rollbacks, the Trump administration just repealed key regulations on fracking

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Dec 302017
 

or fracking, on public lands. The regulation from the Bureau of Land Management, which had been opposed by the oil and gas industry and tied up in court, would have tightened standards for well construction and wastewater management, required the …
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Trump Just Axed A Fracking Rule And Wants To Ease Offshore Drilling Safety Requirements

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Dec 292017
 

The Trump administration on Friday axed controversial Obama-era environmental rules for fracking on public and tribal lands … place following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster on the Gulf Coast. The public has until January 29 to comment on the …
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Trump administration facing lawsuit for allowing fracking companies to dump waste in Gulf of Mexico

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Dec 102017
 

A boat works to collect oil that has leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico Getty Donald Trump’s administration is facing a lawsuit for permitting oil companies to dump fracking waste into the Gulf of Mexico. The Centre for …
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