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Don't Frack The Wayne

On the evening of November 18th, nearly 200 Athens County Residents, ranging in age from two to ninety-three, gathered at the Athens Community Center to publicly shame Forest Service and BLM officials who are yet again proposing to open the Wayne National Forest for Fracking.  368 more words

Renewable energy from the development of biogas in rural China

Some time ago,  a friend sent me a link to news that warned of new U.S. government regulations on hydraulic fracturing that could stop shale exploration—but not much changed. 481 more words


Frackfree Mahoning Valley holds protests for Day of Action

WEATHERSFIELD TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – Those concerned about the effects of hydraulic fracturing in the region took part in a National Day of Action to take a stand against “toxic fracking, earthquakes, spills and leaks.” 207 more words


In the oil price war, it's hard to tell who's losing—OPEC or US shale

By appearances, OPEC has the tell-tale signs of an aging prizefighter. It still technically possesses a knockout punch, but it’s unable to land one against younger, more agile opponents, amid doubts as to whether it has the legs to go the distance. 578 more words

‘No gas taxation without representation,’ say Eco-Socialists

SAN FRANCISCO – Rush hour traffic into the city came to a standstill longer than usual Monday morning thanks to a giant disembodied head of the Statue of Liberty and protesters shackled to it who demanded change to United States’ energy policy. 972 more words

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Low oil prices could force the Saudis to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars to finance their deficit

Saudi Arabia is taking on more debt to finance its strategy of driving US shale and other high-priced producers out of business.

In August, the country  423 more words

Lack of Evidence for Drinking Water Well Contamination from Hydraulic Fracturing

Li H, Son JH, Carlson KH. Concurrence of aqueous and gas phase contamination of groundwater in the Wattenberg oil and gas field of northern Colorado. … 285 more words

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