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30

Jan

Methane levels rising as funding cuts threaten monitoring networkAs fracking and melting Arctic ice add more methane to the atmosphere, the NOAA will have fewer resources with which to monitor the greenhouse gas.

Methane levels rising as funding cuts threaten monitoring network
As fracking and melting Arctic ice add more methane to the atmosphere, the NOAA will have fewer resources with which to monitor the greenhouse gas.

18

Oct

What lies beneath: Is the ground underneath your home ripe for fracking?Buyer beware: Reuters investigates the growing trend of builders and developers keeping hush about the severing of mineral rights attached to newly built homes.

What lies beneath: Is the ground underneath your home ripe for fracking?
Buyer beware: Reuters investigates the growing trend of builders and developers keeping hush about the severing of mineral rights attached to newly built homes.

20

Sep

How much methane leaks out during fracking?A new study claims it isn’t as bad as estimated, at least during one part of the process.

How much methane leaks out during fracking?
A new study claims it isn’t as bad as estimated, at least during one part of the process.

05

Sep

Fracking to blame for Ohio earthquakesThe Youngstown quakes were triggered by wastewater injection, scientists have discovered.

Fracking to blame for Ohio earthquakes
The Youngstown quakes were triggered by wastewater injection, scientists have discovered.

14

Aug

treehugger:

In Texas alone, about 30 communities could run out of water by the end of the year.
 Texas town runs out of water after using it for fracking

treehugger:

In Texas alone, about 30 communities could run out of water by the end of the year.

 Texas town runs out of water after using it for fracking

07

Aug

Settlement bans 2 kids from talking about fracking – for lifeThe unique case affects 2 Pennsylvania children, ages 7 and 10.

Settlement bans 2 kids from talking about fracking – for life
The unique case affects 2 Pennsylvania children, ages 7 and 10.

13

Jul

How earthquakes in Japan trigger quakes at U.S. fracking siteshe injected ground fluids increase pressure on a fault’s surface, unclamping the fault and making it easier to slip to cause a quake.

How earthquakes in Japan trigger quakes at U.S. fracking sites
he injected ground fluids increase pressure on a fault’s surface, unclamping the fault and making it easier to slip to cause a quake.

25

Jun

Methane, ethane and propane found in drinking water near fracking sitesA new study finds that drinking water quality near Marcellus shale gas extraction sites could be compromised.

Methane, ethane and propane found in drinking water near fracking sites
A new study finds that drinking water quality near Marcellus shale gas extraction sites could be compromised.

14

Jun

Fracking companies are exploiting the Amish, say reportsThe Amish religion forbids lawsuits, locking families into deals that are often not in their favor.

Fracking companies are exploiting the Amish, say reports
The Amish religion forbids lawsuits, locking families into deals that are often not in their favor.

04

Jun

laurajmoss:

That about sums it up.

laurajmoss:

That about sums it up.