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Third edition of fracking compendium includes over 100 new studies on the risks of fracking

The third edition of the Compendium of Scientific \, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking was released this week. It is the third edition of the compendium released in the last fifteen months.

The reason is that there is now a flood of research on the subject. According to the report, over half of all peer-reviewed literature on the dangers of fracking has been published since January, 2014; the new edition includes over 100 new studies.

The results are compelling. We now have data on the risks of fracking to water, air, and human health that cannot be ignored by responsible lawmakers.

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BLM introduces new fracking rules: a welcome step forward, but not enough to protect the Beartooth Front

New fracking rules On Friday the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a new set of long-anticipated rules regarding fracking. These rules will require oil and gas operators to (see pages 7-8 at above link): Design and implement a … Continue reading

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Fracking News from California and I Find Out About Flaring

20 top climate scientists have called on California Governor Jerry Brown to ban fracking in California.  Article here. Actual letter here. It’s an impressive group of scientists, and the environmental argument is pretty simple: “If what we’re trying to do … Continue reading

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