News in Virginia: (listed by date with most recent first)
2017, Feb. 26, Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia agency says it will not exempt information on fracking fluid from disclosure
2017, Feb. 23, News Leader: Augusta first county in Va. to ban fracking
2017, Feb. 23, Forbes: Fracking Is Dangerous To Your Health — Here’s Why
2017, Feb. 15, The Daily Caller: Virginia’s Capital With No Fracking Is Attempting To Ban Fracking
2017, Feb. 3, Pilot Online: Public comments on Atlantic Coast Pipeline will be taken at meeting in Suffolk
2017, Feb. 1, The Free LanceStar: Fracking chemical recipes could be kept secret in Virginia under bill passed by House
2017, Jan. 30, Richmond Times Dispatch: Fracking chemical recipes could be kept secret in Virginia under bill passed by House
2017, Jan, 27, The News Leader: Future depends on clean water
2017, Jan. 29, The Free Lance-Star: Editorial: Focus on fracking safety, not secrecy
2017, Jan. 25, Daily Press: Fracking bills draw concern from environmentalists, McAuliffe
2017, Jan. 25, Daily Progress: Panel amends and OKs bills on hiding fracking chemicals
2017, Jan, 24, The Free Lance-Star: Letter: Fracking bill creates dangerous secrets
2017, Jan. 24, News Leader: Va. shouldn’t be in dark over fracking chemicals
2017, Jan. 20, The Free Lance-Star: King George supervisors lobby for disclosure of fracking chemicals
2017, Jan. 19, The Frederick News-Post: Bill would exempt fracking chemicals from FOIA in Virginia
2017, Jan. 18, The News & Advance: League of Women Voters of Virginia member presents fracking study in Lynchburg
2017, Jan. 18, Westmoreland News: Fight on fracking continues
217, Jan. 14, Richmond Times-Dispatch: Citizens have a right to know about fracking chemicals
217, Jan 13, ABC 8 News: Bill passes Va. House of Delegates subcomittee to protect fracking chemicals
2017, Jan. 12, The Virginian-Pilot: Bill exempts some fracking chemicals from records requests
2017, Jan. 11, The News & Advance: League of Women Voters to host talk on fracking
2017, Jan. 10, Bay Journal: Funding common theme as Bay states confront 2017 environmental issues
2017, Jan 1, International Business Times: Fracking News 2017: FOIA Law In Virginia Would Limit Access To Information About Chemicals Used In Hydraulic Fracturing
2016, Dec. 7, Richmond Times-Dispatch: Westmoreland planners recommend strict regulation of fracking
2016, Nov. 1, DC Media Group: New Virginia Fracking Study Lays Groundwork for Regulatory Battles (LWV-VA specific)
2016, Aug. 16, The Free Lance-Star: King George adopts strict regulations regarding fracking
2016, Aug. 6, The Free Lance-Star: Fracking ordinance up for discussion again in King George
News in General:
2017, Mar. 2, Houston Chronicle: Did fracking cause quakes? New sensors will be able to find out.
2017, Feb. 27, American Agriculturist: Pennsylvania DEP sets new rules in wake of zipper-frack quakes
2017, Feb. 26, Big Think: Earthquakes Have to Do with One Very Specific Part of Fracking
2017, Feb. 23, Rutgers: Oil and Gas Wastewater Spills, including Fracking Wastewater, Alter Microbes in West Virginia Waters
2017, Feb 17, Forbes: Fracking And What New EPA Means For Your Health
Google Alert - fracking, hydraulic fracturing
The current chair of the NT Planning Commission Dr David Ritchie was the only Territorian to be part of the 10 person scientific inquiry into hydraulic fracturing chaired by Justice Rachel Pepper. In announcing the government's decision to allow the development of an onshore gas industry, and that it ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 11:37 pm
In the short term, the extraction and transportation of these products damages the physical environment and poses risks to individuals through air, water and land pollution. Using hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking', to extract oil and gas and using pipelines to transport the output have particularly adverse ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 9:56 pm
It clearly shows that risks associated with hydraulic fracturing are manageable if it is carried out under effective regulations and best practices. But no matter how many studies show there's no evidence of widespread adverse environmental or health effects from fracking, the public – prompted by an ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 8:59 pm
“The little-known 'proportionality rule' ties Canada to a perpetual production of oil extracted from tar sands and gas obtained by fracking (hydraulic fracturing), and gives polluting corporations the green light to build oil pipelines to the United States,” says Laxer , political economist and founding director ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 4:30 pm
It's a certainty in states like Pennsylvania, where fracking in the shale formations for natural gas continues unabated, that any viable solution for wastewater deserves attention. But Epiphany, clearly not anticipating the level of opposition that would arise, picked the wrong area to try it out. There are many ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 4:18 pm
The territory's government said on April 17 that it has lifted a near two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, accepting the recommendations of its own commission of inquiry into the practice. Northern Territory is a vast, sparsely-populated 1.4 million square kilometre (540,000 ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 2:39 pm
The decision by the government of Australia's Northern Territory government to allow the resumption of fracking for natural gas will do little to ... The territory's government said on April 17 that it has lifted a near two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, accepting the recommendations of its own ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 2:03 pm
Nova Scotia's wrong-headed ban on fracking denies the province a golden economic opportunity. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is used to extract oil and gas from deep underground rock formations. Fluid is injected into formations with enough pressure to fracture the oil-and-gas-bearing rock.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 12:33 pm
Having been given the "hurry-up" by Government, INEOS appealed to the Planning Inspectorate over the non-determination of the application for a ... golf course, would be restored after the activity has taken place and tests will be carried out on the suitability of the area for hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
Posted: April 19, 2018, 10:52 am
The case says that fracking itself can cause a trespass. Fractures follow Mother Nature's fault lines in the formation. The attorney still agreed the decision has the potential to negatively affect Marcellus drilling in Pennsylvania — in a big way." The Superior Court opinion stated: "In light of the distinctions ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 6:56 am
The territory's government said on April 17 that it has lifted a near two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, accepting the recommendations of its own commission of inquiry into the practice. Northern Territory is a vast, sparsely-populated 1.4 million square kilometer (540,000 ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 6:06 am
Background. On 14 September 2016 the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, the Hon Michael Gunner MLA, announced a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (or 'fracking') of onshore unconventional shale natural gas reservoirs in the NT. The Chief Minister also announced that he would appoint an ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 5:37 am
Backlash within the Labor Party against the Gunner Government's decision to allow fracking is well underway, with the Territory's federal senator labelling it a "sad day for the environment". The NT Government has lifted its moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, saying it will implement all 135 ...
Posted: April 19, 2018, 12:27 am