03 Jan '12, 4pm

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Quakes and Fracking

On Our Radar: Quakes and Fracking By THE NEW YORK TIMES Associated Press Anti-fracking demonstrators at a recent protest in Youngstown, Ohio. A 4.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Youngstown on Saturday occurred at a site that was almost identical to one hit a week earlier, a seismologist says — close to the bottom of a 9,200-foot-deep disposal well where liquid waste from natural-gas wells had been injected under pressure. The finding provides further evidence that the waste from the fracking process may have migrated from the well into deeper rock formations. [The New York Times] Coal producers post stock gains after a federal court ruling blocking the enforcement of new federal pollution rules and the announcement of two shale deals. [MarketWatch] A decision by South African wildlife parks to auction the right to hunt white rhinoceroses has stirred controversy, with so...

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Associated Press Anti-fracking demonstrators at a recent protest in Youngstown, Ohio. A 4.0 magnitude earthquake that stru...

Yeah, looks like fracking caused Ohio quakes

grist.org 03 Jan '12, 6pm

The Youngstown, Ohio area has had 11 minor earthquakes since last March, and according to seismologist John Armbruster of ...

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Critical List: Fracking ‘almost certainly’ caus...

grist.org 03 Jan '12, 1pm

The disposal of fracking wastewater "almost certainly " was the cause of all those earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio. Oil ...

On Our Radar: A Fracking Confrontation in Ohio

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Associated Press Residents of Youngstown, Ohio, challenging state officials at a forum. A crowd jeers at Ohio environmenta...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Oil Washes Ashore in ...

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Reuters The oil-encrusted Atlantic beach in Orobiri, Nigeria, on Saturday. Nigerian villagers and environmental groups say...

Time Magazine Calls Fracking the Biggest Environmental Story of 2011

Time Magazine Calls Fracking the Biggest Enviro...

onearth.org 03 Jan '12, 4pm

Time magazine says that the biggest environmental issue of 2011 in the U.S. was hydraulic fracturing . That pronouncement ...

Green Blog: Evaluating Feedback on Fracking Rules

green.blogs.nytimes.com 13 Jan '12, 9pm

As I report in today’s Times, New York State environmental regulators are sorting through more than 20,000 public comments...

4.0 Earthquake Caused by Fracking in Ohio Was Felt in Tornonto

4.0 Earthquake Caused by Fracking in Ohio Was F...

treehugger.com 02 Jan '12, 5pm

Since March, a hydraulic fracturing operation near Youngstown, Ohio, has been shaking things up. In the past nine months, ...

On Our Radar: Road Checks for Invasive Species

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For the first time, state officers in Minnesota will conduct random road checks this year for invasive species that could ...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Road Checks for Invas...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 06 Jan '12, 8pm

For the first time, state officers in Minnesota will conduct random road checks this year for invasive species that could ...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Dredging the Gowanus ...

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On Our Radar: Dredging the Gowanus Canal By THE NEW YORK TIMES The Environmental Protection Agency releases a study weighi...

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Living on Earth: Disposal of Fracking Wastewate...

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Green Blog: On Our Radar: The Nation's Greenhou...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jan '12, 5pm

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