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Yorkshire fracking approval may be unlawful, campaigners say

Decision to allow shale gas tests in village of Kirby Misperton could be challenged in court, Friends of the Earth saysAnti-fracking campaigners have claimed that a decision to allow energy companies to drill for shale gas in Yorkshire could be challen…






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Yorkshire fracking approval may be unlawful, campaigners say

Decision to allow shale gas tests in village of Kirby Misperton could be challenged in court, Friends of the Earth saysAnti-fracking campaigners have claimed that a decision to allow energy companies to drill for shale gas in Yorkshire could be challen…



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America Has Become Canada’s Energy Corridor – Time To Close That Door For Good!

If Trump stays on “message” and the Democrats sweep the November election and take back both Houses of Congress along with the White House then we can FINALLY put an end to this greed & stupidity (greed + stupidity = insanity)!   After Keystone XL: TransCanada Building North American Fracked Gas Pipeline Empire By Steve Horn • Thursday, June 9, 2016 – 03:58 Though President Barack Obama and his State Department nixed the northern leg of TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline in November, the Canadian pipeline company giant has continued the fight in a federal lawsuit in Houston, claiming the Obama Administration has violated the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). As the NAFTA lawsuit works its way through pre-trial hearings and motions — and as Keystone XL has become a campaign talking […]



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For the Endangered American Eel, A Long, Slippery Road to Recovery

The American eel isn’t just a U.S. native. It’s also indigenous to Greenland, Iceland, eastern Canada, and parts of Central and South America. Despite this expansive range, the International Union for Conservation of Nature lists the species as “endangered.”

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It would be in even worse shape without the Delaware River, which flows unimpeded 330 miles through New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Few, if any, eel refuges are more important, and management on the Delaware provides a global blueprint for eel recovery. The upper watershed is protected as a Wild and Scenic River corridor and as the water supply for New York City, and last June, New York State banned fracking in its part of the basin. Compare the Delaware with the nearby Susquehanna River, where the Conowingo Dam has wiped out 400 miles of eel habitat on the main river. But here and elsewhere eel recovery is underway.

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