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

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Google Alert - fracking, hydraulic fracturing

... part of the decade as oil drillers in North Dakota sought the strong, round grains for use in a technique known as hydraulic fracturing — or fracking.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 10:18 pm
Boak said preliminary evidence suggests hydraulic fraction operations are ... not hydraulic fracturing operations, poses the highest risk when it comes to ... Because of their scarcity, temblors caused by fracking operations don't play a ...
Posted: June 27, 2017, 9:33 pm
New research out of Canada has added evidence to previous findings that hydraulic fracturing typically has "limited" impact on seismic events, even ...
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:48 pm
Oklahoma regulators and researchers said Tuesday new protocols to manage and prevent earthquakes linked to hydraulic fracturing operations are ...
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:00 pm
An application for the first hydraulic fracturing permit in Illinois is reviving a debate where the practice was first approved four years ago. (Springfield ...
Posted: June 27, 2017, 1:30 pm
Development of energy resources in Texas through the advent of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, often referred to as “fracking,” has brought ...
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:15 am
“This will include the drilling of two horizontal exploration wells although the hydraulic fracturing of those wells will not commence before the ruling of ...
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:15 am
... a moratorium on industrial water permits, allowing the oil industry to access water from the Little Missouri State Scenic River for hydraulic fracturing.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 5:26 am
Mirko Van der Baan, University of Alberta professor and geophysicist, conducted a study looking at the links between hydraulic fracturing and ...
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:48 pm
... water from the Little Missouri State Scenic River for hydraulic fracturing. ... granting water permits for fracking and other uses that violated a state law, ...
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:22 pm
“The global abundance of natural gas provided in part by horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing provides us with a critical option for addressing all ...
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:11 pm