• 100 Helpful Resources on the Dangers of Fracking

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  • Anti-fracking groups celebrate stop on bill

    http://thesouthern.com/news/local/anti-fracking-groups-celebrate-stop-on-bill/article_8a28d5ee-ad11-5b53-a6f7-0eaafefa6cca.html  

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  • Voice of the Reader: Yes, it’s frustrating

    http://thesouthern.com/news/opinion/mailbag/voice-of-the-reader-yes-it-s-frustrating/article_8111a4ac-2b7c-5880-bafe-f85de631290c.html May 16, 2014 1:00 am To the Editor: “Frustration is growing over delays in fracking” stated a headline in your April 27 edition. It’s interesting that those reported to be frustrated are those who would make considerable profits from fracking in Southern Illinois. I wonder if they will be frustrated if some of us […]

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  • How Fracking Destroys the American Dream

    http://ecowatch.com/2014/03/20/udated-fracking-vs-american-dream-resource-guide/ How Fracking Destroys the American Dream Resource Media | March 20, 2014 4:01 pm | Comments    Last fall, Resource Media compiled an in-depth media tip sheet to provide journalists with background information and sources about the growing body of evidence linking drilling with widespread impacts on property values, property rights and quality of […]

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  • Families Sue Frackers for $120 Million

    http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/04/25/67330.htm Friday, April 25, 2014 CONWAY, Ark. (CN) – Eight families sued a natural gas company for personal injuries they attribute to its fracking operations, which emit half a pound of toxic emissions per minute, 24 hours a day, year round. The lawsuit comes two days after a Texas jury awarded $3 million in damages […]

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  • Report Offers Grim Predictions for South Texas Air Quality Amid Eagle Ford Oil Boom

    State-funded study projects dramatic increase in emissions from oil and gas development by 2018. Jim Morris, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer Apr 11, 2014 A facility flares in the Eagle Ford Shale’s Karnes County. Karnes is one of the four counties expected to see the greatest growth in oil and gas activity in the near […]

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  • Oil Consultant Turned Whistleblower Exposes Fracking Crimes in Alberta

    Anthony Hall | April 8, 2014 This You Tube is a compilation of segments from a 90 minute talk. Jessica Ernst worked for more than three decades as an environmental biologist doing research and independent consulting for the Alberta, Canada petroleum industry. One of her main clients was the EnCana Company, which began large-scale fracking […]

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  • Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Waxman Question Koch Brothers’ Financial Interest in Keystone XL Pipeline

      As a writer of environmental issues, as well as a person concerned about the future of the planet, I am anxiously awaiting the decision on the Keystone XL pipeline. I keep questioning if the U.S. is ready to set an example by eliminating fossil fuel extraction. Will we get down to the hard work […]

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  • Facing Unprecedented Extraction Crisis, Illinois Environmental Groups Make Call to Action

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/will-reynolds/illinois-faces-unpreceden_b_5036219.html Will Reynolds Illinois Environmental Politics Blogger Posted: 03/27/2014 9:48 am EDT Updated: 03/27/2014 9:59 am EDT Illinois is facing an extraction crisis. Expanded coal mining and the looming threat of fracking will create an unprecedented two-pronged threat to southern and central Illinois. Grassroots groups on the front lines of the extraction crisis raised the alarm in a letter to […]

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  • Breaking: 400 Youths Arrested at White House Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline

    Today more than 1,200 youths from across the country marched to the White House from Georgetown University—where President Obama laid out his “climate test”—to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. Once at the White House, 400 youths were arrested while participating in a nonviolent civil disobedience sit-in. This protest was the largest youth act of civil […]

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