Fracking News

Although this site is primarily dedicated to the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline and stopping eminent domain abuse, the pipeline is inextricably linked to the fracking industry and would lead to increased fracking in Kentucky.  The article links below share information on why the fracking industry is destroying our country:

Fracking triggered more than 100 earthquakes in Ohio || Grist (5 Sep 2013)
http://grist.org/news/fracking-triggered-more-than-100-earthquakes-in-ohio/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=update&utm_campaign=socialflow

Green Motion opposing fracking passed by Full Council || Sheffield Green Party (SEP 5 [2013])
http://sheffieldgreenparty.org.uk/2013/09/05/green-motion-opposing-fracking-passed-by-full-council/

L.A. City Councilmembers Call for Fracking Moratorium || EcoWatch (September 5, 2013)
http://ecowatch.com/2013/l-a-city-councilmembers-call-for-fracking-moratorium/

Fracking amendment proceeding to ballot || wkbn.com (September 6, 2013)
http://www.wkbn.com/2013/09/06/fracking-amendment-proceeding-to-ballot/

Fracking Elegantly Explained || True Activist (September 3, 2013)
http://www.trueactivist.com/gab_gallery/fracking-elegantly-explained/

As fracking debate grows, both sides talk differences || Vindy.com (September 1, 2013)
http://www.vindy.com/news/2013/sep/01/as-debate-grows-both-sides-talk-differen/?fracking

New developments shine more light on Youngstown quakes || Vindy.com (September 1, 2013)
http://www.vindy.com/news/2013/sep/01/new-developments-shine-more-light-on-you/?fracking

Dallas City Council Rejects Fracking || Texas Observer (August 28, 2013)
http://www.texasobserver.org/dallas-city-council-rejects-fracking/#.Uh6tLaIYxTs.twitter

Natural Gas Prices Will Skyrocket if Frack Gas is Exported || EcoWatch (March 26, 2013)
http://ecowatch.com/2013/prices-skyrocket-frack-gas-exported/

Youngstown man admits dumping toxic fracking waste into Mahoning River || Cleveland.com (August 29, 2013)
http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2013/08/youngstown_man_admits_dumping.html

Wrecking the Earth: Fracking has grave radiation risks few talk about || RT (August 28, 2013)
http://rt.com/op-edge/fracking-radioactive-uranium-danger-ecology-057/


Gathering aims to curb fracking || TribToday.com (August 25, 2013)
http://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.detail/id/592117/Gathering-aims-to-curb-fracking.html?nav=5021

President Obama to Be Greeted by Anti-Fracking Protesters || WNYC.org (August 19, 2013)
http://www.wnyc.org/articles/wnyc-news/2013/aug/19/president-obama-be-greeted-anti-fracking-protesters/

Disposal of Marcellus Shale fracking waste caused earthquakes in Ohio || Phys.org (Aug 14, 2013)
http://phys.org/news/2013-08-disposal-marcellus-shale-fracking-earthquakes.html

Shale Grab in U.S. Stalls as Falling Values Repel Buyers || Bloomberg BusinessWeek (August 18, 2013)
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-08-18/shale-grab-in-u-dot-s-dot-stalls-as-falling-values-repel-buyers-energy

Niles council votes to oppose drilling || TribToday (August 22, 2013)
http://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.detail/id/591991/Niles-council-votes-to-oppose-drilling.html?nav=5021

Offshore Fracking Uproar Grows in California In Wake of Truthout Report || Truthout (22 August 2013)
http://truth-out.org/news/item/18313-offshore-fracking-uproar-grows-in-california-in-wake-of-truthout-report

Unfair Share: How Oil and Gas Drillers Avoid Paying Royalties || ProPublica (Aug. 13, 2013)
http://www.propublica.org/article/unfair-share-how-oil-and-gas-drillers-avoid-paying-royalties

FrackFree Mahoning Valley Turns in Ballot Petitions || The Business Journal (August 12, 2013)
http://businessjournaldaily.com/drilling-down/frackfree-mahoning-valley-turns-ballot-petitions-2013-8-12

Texas towns run out of water due to fracking || AMERICAblog (8/12/2013)
http://americablog.com/2013/08/texas-run-out-of-water-fracking.html

Gas Industry Report Calls Anti-Fracking Movement a “Highly Effective Campaign” || YES! Magazine (Mar 26, 2013)
http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/gas-industry-report-calls-anti-fracking-movement-highly-effective


Peer-reviewed article shines light on injection wells and earthquakes || Vindy.com (August 2, 2013)
http://www.vindy.com/news/2013/aug/02/peer-reviewed-article-shines-light-on-in/

Drilling, fracking cause concern || Durango Herald (July 20, 2013)
http://durangoherald.com/article/20130720/NEWS01/130729927/

Both sides of injection well issue rally in Warren || wfmj.com (Jul 29, 2013)
http://www.wfmj.com/story/22957794/both-sides-of-injection-well-issue-rally-in-warren

Leaked Report Shows EPA Censored Dimock’s Fracking Water Contamination Study || EcoWatch (July 29, 2013)
http://ecowatch.com/2013/epa-censored-dimocks-fracking-water-study/

Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Cancellation of Gas Leases and Drilling Plans in NE Pennsylvania || AlterNet (July 19, 2013)
http://www.alternet.org/fracking/anti-fracking-activists-celebrate-cancellation-gas-leases-and-drilling-plans-ne?akid=10726.278734.duc9qq&rd=1&src=newsletter873586&t=17
Anti-fracking rally expected to draw recently arrested protesters || Vindy.com (July 27, 2013)
http://www.vindy.com/news/2013/jul/27/anti-fracking-rally-set-for-monday/?fracking

Feds: Halliburton agrees to plead guilty to hiding evidence in spill || pnj.com (Jul 25, 2013)
http://www.pnj.com/viewart/20130725/NEWS01/130725017/Feds-Halliburton-agrees-plead-guilty-hiding-evidence-spill

Expansive Natural Gas Infrastructure Gets Push in House || Food & Water Watch (July 23rd, 2013)
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/blogs/expansive-natural-gas-infrastructure-gets-push-in-house/

Welcome to Portage County, the Fracking Waste Disposal Capital of Ohio || Mother Jones (Jul 22, 2013)
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/07/portage-county-ohio-fracking-waste-disposal-capital-midwest

Halliburton Profit Drops as Fracking Prices Fall Amid Glut || Bloomberg Businessweek (July 22, 2013)
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-07-22/halliburton-profit-drops-as-fracking-prices-fall-amid-glut

How Fracking Affects Your Farmer's Market || Huffington Post (07/17/2013)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/maria-rodale/how-fracking-affects-your_b_3613373.html