October 2015

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Tioga fracking proponents undaunted – Ithaca Journal

Ithaca JournalTioga fracking proponents undauntedIthaca JournalThe propane fracking technology seen as the key to unlock the Marcellus Shale in Tioga County has been shelved by its developer. Despite this latest setback, the wildcatters who are pursuin…


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Obama’s Fracking Regulations Take A Serious Hit – OilPrice.com


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Obama’s Fracking Regulations Take A Serious Hit
OilPrice.com
According to BLM, there are over 100,000 oil and gas wells on federal lands, over 90 percent of which use fracking. “Current federal well-drilling regulations are more than 30 years old and they simply have not kept pace with the technical complexities
Wyoming court issues injunction against fracking rules for public lands Yahoo News
Obama fracking regulations blocked by federal court judge Industrial Minerals (registration)

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Judge Blocks Obama Administration’s Environmental Rules For Fracking – ThinkProgress


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Judge Blocks Obama Administration’s Environmental Rules For Fracking
ThinkProgress
The Obama administration’s regulations targeting fracking on public lands suffered a setback Wednesday, when a federal judge issued an injunction against the rules. U.S. District Court of Wyoming Judge Scott Skavdahl ruled Wednesday that, until all …
Judge Blocks Obama Administration Rules on Fracking New York Times
Federal Court Blocks Obama Administration’s Fracking Rule Wall Street Journal
Judge in Wyoming blocks fracking rule The Hill
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Balcombe ‘fracking village’ gets green light to go 100% solar – The Guardian


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Balcombe ‘fracking village’ gets green light to go 100% solar
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Balcombe, the Sussex village that saw the UK’s biggest anti-fracking protests so far, is set to be powered entirely by the sun, after residents won planning permission on Thursday to build a nearby solar farm. But campaigners said they are now racing …
Balcombe ‘fracking village’ to go 100 per cent solar power Business Green
Community solar gets green light in ‘fracking village’ victory for Balcombe Solar Power Portal

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Balcombe ‘fracking village’ gets green light to go 100% solar

Solar farm wins planning permission, clearing way for Sussex village that staged major anti-fracking protests to be powered entirely by clean energy

Balcombe, the Sussex village that saw the UK’s biggest anti-fracking protests so far, is set to be powered entirely by the sun, after residents won planning permission on Thursday to build a nearby solar farm.

But campaigners said they are now racing government subsidy cuts to solar power to get the project underway.

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South Florida Democrats seek state fracking ban – Sun Sentinel

Sun SentinelSouth Florida Democrats seek state fracking banSun SentinelThe odds may be long, but Democratic lawmakers from South Florida are determined to ban fracking in Florida before it becomes commonplace. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, means d…




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Bill halts efforts to regulate fracking – Sanford Herald (registration)


Sanford Herald (registration)
Bill halts efforts to regulate fracking
Sanford Herald (registration)
SANFORD — A bill declaring “local ordinances regulating oil and gas exploration, development and production activities invalid” sounded the death knell for local governments’ efforts to impact hydraulic fracturing after passing by a vote of 61-22 in
Is fracking moratorium legal? Bakken.com (press release)

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