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Wastewater barge transportation draws controversy

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

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

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

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

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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Queensland to open up shale oil industry

The government of Australia's state of Queensland intends to give the go-ahead to the development of a commercial shale oil industry, Natural Resources Minister Andrew Crips said earlier this week.
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Ohio steps up rules for safer disposal of Utica Shale drilling waste

Ohio is proposing stepping up the current regulations on handling waste with low levels of radiation from natural gas drilling in the Utica shale.
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Canada not ready to deal with offshore leaks, report finds

Canadian authorities are not ready to deal with the consequences of a potential offshore oil leak, according to a new report released by the federal commissioner of the environment and sustainable development.
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Pennsylvania launches probe into effect of radiation in fracking wastewater

The state of Pennsylvania is starting a probe into the effects of radiation in natural gas drilling wastewater in an attempt to find out if it is a threat to the general public.
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Countries around the world consider fracking after US success

Tempted by the U.S. shale gas revolution that could soon see that country top the charts in natural gas production, countries around the world are considering introducing the same technology, in the hope of achieving similar results.
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