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

They're backing a bill to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, that has been introduced by Sen. Dana Young of Tampa. Jennifer Rubiello ...
Posted: March 21, 2017, 9:22 pm
As their decade-long effort to demonize hydraulic fracturing - or "fracking" as they like to call it - lost its previous steam over the last couple of years, ...
Posted: March 21, 2017, 8:48 pm
Fracking has put the UN climate agreement out of business.” The U.S. energy industry has boomed thanks in large part to hydraulic fracturing, which ...
Posted: March 21, 2017, 6:45 pm
The ordinance ended mining, transporting and processing silica sand for the purpose of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which is a drilling process ...
Posted: March 21, 2017, 4:37 pm
As the two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing approaches its expiration date in October, the debate on fracking added another twist when Gov.
Posted: March 21, 2017, 4:30 pm
In the last decades, hydraulic fracturing or "fracking," a method of oil and gas extraction, has revolutionized the global energy industry. It involves ...
Posted: March 21, 2017, 3:56 pm
THE Chair of the Gunner Government's inquiry into hydraulic fracturing says misinformation will be dealt with in the interim report to be handed down ...
Posted: March 21, 2017, 2:26 pm
Within the last ten years, “fracking” (hydraulic fracturing) technology which, in combination with horizontal directional drilling has been responsible for ...
Posted: March 21, 2017, 1:47 pm
Hydraulic fracturing sand companies have been incredibly volatile during the ups and ... Thus, the market for fracking sand is growing exponentially.
Posted: March 21, 2017, 1:07 pm
... 3-2 to enact a ban of industrial mining of silica sand for the purpose of hydraulic fracturing. ... However, fracking does not occur in Winona County.
Posted: March 21, 2017, 9:01 am
In January 2015 the Scottish Government announced a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing taking place in Scotland, putting in place ban on fracking ...
Posted: March 14, 2017, 12:01 pm