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‘No time to waste’: California bill would ban fracking in state by 2027

A new bill introduced in the California state senate on Wednesday would ban all fracking near schools and homes by 1 January 2022 and in the entire state by 2027. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is …

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Thousands of gallons of fracking waste spilled from Noble Co. well; damage, cause unclear

A spill of “fluid” from an oil and gas well has been running since Sunday in Noble County, Ohio Department of Natural Resources confirmed Thursday.

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Thousands of gallons of fracking waste spilled from Noble County well for four days

A spill of “fluid” from an oil and gas well has been running since Sunday in Noble County, Ohio Department of Natural Resources confirmed Thursday.

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Thousands of gallons of fracking waste spilled from Noble County well; cause unclear

A spill of “fluid” from an oil and gas well has been running since Sunday in Noble County, Ohio Department of Natural Resources confirmed Thursday.

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Protect our fresh water from waste, pollution

My “Protect Our Water” bill, SB 86, would stop wasteful and unnecessary freshwater use by the oil industry and protect freshwater from oil and gas pollution. The bill requires the reuse of oil and gas …

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Plum residents, environmental groups ask Governor Wolf to stop fracking waste injection well

The risks of toxic chemical and radioactive contamination of drinking water, mine subsidence and potential for earthquakes, and road degradation from hundreds of trucks were cited as reasons to oppose …

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GRAPHIC – Fracking’s Waste Pit Emissions: The Big Unknown

As oil and gas drilling spreads across the United States, scant attention has been paid to air emissions from the waste the boom has created. InsideClimate News and The Center for Public Integrity …

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Dimock residents worry about planned fracking waste well

A fracking wastewater treatment company is exploring the possibility of constructing an underground deep injection well in Dimock, Susquehanna County. If approved, it would be the first deep injection …

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State investigating whether injection well waste affecting drinking water

Groundwater could be contaminated from brine, a fracking waste by-product, that was disposed of in an injection well in Washington County. State officials …

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Blair Horner: New York Closes The Frack Waste Loophole

As lawmakers scrambled to wrap up the session last month, they passed hundreds of bills, most of which were well outside of the public’s view. Due to the …

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