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Kansas lawmakers pass raft of bills before deadline

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators have reached the midpoint of their annual session having advanced measures on gun rights and teacher union collective bargaining but having left others to languish, including ones that would legalize medical marijuana, expand the Medicaid program and limit fracking. 663 more words

Tasmania extended fracking moratorium to protect clean produce reputation

“Tasmania’s primary industries minister, Jeremy Rockliff, said uncertainty around fracking should not put at risk Tasmania’s reputation for producing fresh, premium and safe produce….” This is what NZ should be doing. 38 more words


A Review of Gasland

Edited by Peter

A lot of people have called Josh Fox’s 2010 anti-fracking documentary, Gasland, biased, inaccurate, and misleading; but if I had to describe it in one word it would be ‘hipster’. 816 more words


More fracking woes in southwest Colorado

BLM rejects request for orderly master leasing plan

By Bob Berwyn

FRISCO — Residents and elected officials in southwest Colorado say a new management plan for a vast swath of public lands in the region favors oil and gas companies over community interests. 778 more words


Infrastructure Act 2015 (England and Wales)

I posted earlier about the passage of the Infrastructure Act through the various stages of law-making. It is now law, and found here.

Non- Native and Invasive Species… 335 more words

New UK Law

Does Scotland have the capacity to produce its own energy policy?

UK energy policy is still reserved to the UK Government but, to all intents and purposes, major parts are being devolved to the Scottish Government. Politically, Scotland has a veto over the construction of new nuclear power stations, through executive devolution (via the Electricity Act 1989) and statements by several UK ministers since devolution. 1,243 more words

Scottish Politics

Drilling Diary March 2015

Updated list of key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas in March

  • Climate March and anti-fracking demonstrations
  • Deadline for comments on drilling plans…
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