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Obama administration proposes new rules for fracking operations

May 20, 2013
The rules would require all fracking operators to disclose some of the chemicals used in the process, in a move to address concerns over the impact of fracking on waterways and air.
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Half of US fracking wells located in water-stressed areas

May 9, 2013
Researchers warn that fracking to extract shale gas poses risks to water supplies in regions like Texas and Colorado, which are already seriously threatened by drought.
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Shell to start fracking in Colorado

May 8, 2013
Shell Oil announced Monday plans to utilize hydraulic fracturing at two of its wells in northwest Colorado, Craig Daily Press reported.
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Court ruling finds federal agency negligent over fracking risks

April 17, 2013
The Obama administration has been issuing oil leases to companies across California without taking into account the possible risks that stem from fracking, thus breaking the law, a federal judge has ruled.
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US consumers oppose natural gas exports, poll finds

April 10, 2013
According to a new poll conducted by the University of Texas, 39 percent of Americans believe the U.S. should not export the natural gas it produces domestically.
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Wastewater barge transportation draws controversy

April 9, 2013
The debate over whether wastewater from fracking operations should be shipped by barges has been stirring up public opinion for months.
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Wyoming judge rules against fracking chemicals disclosure

April 3, 2013
A group of environmentalists has been denied access to information regarding the chemicals involved in hydraulic fracturing, after a district judge in Wyoming ruled that they were not entitled to know the ingredients of fluids used in the process.
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Fracking wastewater causes problems for treatment plants, study finds

March 22, 2013
According to a new study from the University Of Pittsburgh, wastewater treatment facilities are not able to remove all the pollutants from the water used in natural gas extraction.
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Static Mixer for Gas Well Fracking

March 20, 2013
The Westfall Model 3050 3-Stage Mixer for mobile gas well fracking rigs provides thorough mixing with low head loss and can be delivered on-site within two weeks.
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North Carolina to vote on lifting fracking ban

February 21, 2013
The state of North Carolina is considering moves to lift the ban on fracking operations, despite concerns raised by green organizations that drilling works might pose a threat to the environment.
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