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Produce Irrigated by Fracking Waste Water May Soon Be Labeled in California

A new bill in California if passed would require all produce that has been irrigated with fracking waste water to have warning labels. Assemblyman...

New York Has Finally Banned Fracking Across the State

New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has issued its final environmental impact statement. With the department saying “fracking posed risks to land,...

Two New Studies Suggest Fracking Is to Blame for Small Earthquakes

Oklahoma is suffering from earthquakes, which are becoming more frequent. Two recent studies suggest fracking is to blame for these earthquakes. The two studies say that...

N.Y. Heading Toward Statewide Fracking Ban After New Review

After seven years of research, public hearings, rallies, elections, and the rumors that a decision was imminent, New York’s Department for Environmental Conservation has...

2 Days Was All It Took for Denmark to Stop Fracking

Using an unauthorized chemical was all it took for Denmark to stop the first exploratory drilling for shale gas in their country. The French...

Can Fracking Ever Be Green?

Can fracking ever be green? That is the question. A new hydraulic fluid has been created for the fracking process. It changes into an expandable hydrogel...

A Bill to Stop the Banning of Fracking Is About to Become Law in Texas

A bill that will prevent cities and counties from being able to ban the practice of fracking on their land has just been passed by...

New Study on Fracking Under Scrutiny

A new study on fracking that was published in Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) stated: “Drinking-water wells in Pennsylvania close to natural gas sites do not face...

How To Get Your Point Across About ‘Fracking’ 101

Have you ever had that one person who just won’t listen when it comes to "Fracking," the term used by gas and oil industries for...

New Rules for Fracking

The Obama administration has imposed tougher restrictions on oil and gas “fracking” operations on public lands. The reason is to lower the risk of...

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