State eases fears of gas fracking

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Perth Now  – ‎Nov 1, 2015‎
Professor Tarun Weeramanthri, the Health Department’s executive director of public health, said the state’s geology and stricter regulation meant fracking for natural gastrapped in rocks deep underground was safer in WA than in the eastern states.

Metgasco farce: Fracking madness in the premier state

The Australian Financial Review  – ‎6 hours ago‎
As a result NSW sits on the cusp of a gas supply crisis and lives in denial of the fact that pretty much every molecule of gas it consumes is the product of fracking in other states. Victoria, in contrast, gets on with a comfortable economic life

Fracked Gas By the Lake?

Metroland  – ‎Oct 29, 2015‎
The eagles are back. After an absence of about 50 years, residents of the Burden Lake neighborhood in Rensselaer County have reported that a few years ago, American bald eagles, a threatened species, began returning to their former habitat by the lake, …

Like Ohio, Pennsylvania embroiled in political fight overfracking taxes  – ‎1 hour ago‎
The governors of Ohio and Pennsylvania are each seeking to raise taxes on their respective states’ growing shale oil and gas industries, but both have faced strong opposition from industry groups and conservative lawmakers. (Associated Press file photo).

Fracking topples old King Coal

Washington Examiner  – ‎Oct 25, 2015‎
The big switch is coming from natural gas produced from fracking shale rock deep underground. Natural gas is replacing coal as the dominant way Americans receive electricity to power everything from their lights to their iPhones to the big screen

Fracking fears surface in North Florida

WTSP 10 News  – ‎Oct 27, 2015‎
Gwen Graham, D-Tallahassee, to send letters to the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection saying oil and gas production in general, and fracking in particular, pose “a great threat” because of risks

‘Fractivists’ to strategize over fracking bill

Fort Worth Star Telegram  – ‎Oct 27, 2015‎
“It’s time to regroup and come up with new ideas and strategies about how to stop irresponsible fracking,” said Tamera Bounds of Mansfield Gas Well Awareness. “What does HB40 mean to Texans?” Texas lawmakers passed HB40 this year in response to a …

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