25 Jan '15, 2pm

#peakoil Report highlights how natural gas “fracking” is causing earthquakes: North-central Texas is experienc...

rockman on Sun, 25th Jan 2015 10:49 am Foremost the evidence indicates these tremors are NOT related to the frac’ng process. Using the word “fracking” in the title is pure propaganda IMHO. “The angst in North Texas has a familiar ring to it. Earthquakes in Colorado, Oklahoma, Ohio and Arkansas the past few years have all been tied to wastewater injection wells. New research presented at the Seismological Society of America annual meeting last month showed that disposal wells may be changing stress on existing faults and inducing earthquakes”. The vast majority (probably 99%) of fluids put down disposal wells is NOT recovered frac fluids. Most commonly it’s salt water from producing oil wells. As far as claiming to being thrown on top of the stove I’ll classify that as BS until I see a video or a report from the USGS showing a tremor of sufficient strength to cause such act...

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Frackgate: Osborne in fracking scandal

foe.co.uk 26 Jan '15, 8am

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ecowatch.com 23 Jan '15, 3pm

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#Frackgate: George #Osborne in #fracking scanda...

foe.co.uk 26 Jan '15, 9am

Please sign and share our petition against fracking in Lancashire and the rest of the UK – time is running out. The letter...

Public pressure forces Government retreat on #f...

foe.co.uk 26 Jan '15, 6pm

The Coalition Government was forced to retreat over its fracking plans in Parliament today following widespread concerns f...

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desmogblog.com 23 Jan '15, 12pm

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altenergystocks.com 23 Jan '15, 5pm

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peakoil.com 25 Jan '15, 12am

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UK Government defeats #fracking moratorium in #...

foe-scotland.org.uk 26 Jan '15, 6pm

The UK Government today defeated moves by cross party MPs to introduce a moratorium on unconventional gas and fracking in ...

Shale gas boom must not burst carbon budget, sa...

businessgreen.com 26 Jan '15, 9am

The government must confirm today that any expansion of shale gas extraction in the UK would not exceed the UK's carbon bu...