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Unearthed: The Fracking Facade

A video exposing a flawed claim often abused in the sales pitch for promoting shale gas development across the world: “With a history of 60 years, after nearly a million wells drilled, there are no documented cases that hydraulic fracturing … Continue reading

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The ecology of natural gas

Nadine Lymn EurekAlert Scientists examine process chain of natural gas, from rural extraction to urban distribution. “Fracking” stories about shale gas extraction hit the news daily, fueling a growing conflagration between environmental protectionism and economic interests. Otherwise known as hydraulic … Continue reading

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Fracking forces eviction of entire Pennsylvania trailer park

RT.com An entire community in central Pennsylvania is being ordered to find new homes after a fracking operation has forced dozens of low-income earning residents to try to relocate from a local trailer park. Nearly three-dozen families lived in Jersey … Continue reading

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Study shows air emissions near fracking sites may impact health

David Kelly EurekAlert They contain hydrocarbons including benzene. AURORA, Colo. — In a new study, researchers from the Colorado School of Public Health have shown that air pollution caused by hydraulic fracturing or fracking may contribute to acute and chronic … Continue reading

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Top Environmental Strategists Discuss Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing in New Bloomberg BNA Webinar

PRNewswire In the wake of recent earthquakes in unexpected, remote areas such as Ohio, the already controversial topic of “fracking” is heating up as new concerns percolate over potential environmental and public health impacts. Bringing together a panel of hydraulic … Continue reading

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‘Fracking’ Mobilizes Uranium in Marcellus Shale, UB Research Finds

Source: University of Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y. — Scientific and political disputes over drilling Marcellus shale for natural gas have focused primarily on the environmental effects of pumping millions of gallons of water and chemicals deep underground to blast through rocks … Continue reading

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