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Living near fracking wells increases heart attack risks

  • May 13, 2021
Among the known health risks caused by living near fracking wells, scientists are adding heart attacks to the list. A…
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Facing drought and fire risks, California moves to end fracking and oil extraction

  • April 26, 2021
California will stop issuing new fracking permits by 2024 and will halt all oil drilling by 2045, Governor Gavin Newsom…
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Investigation into chemical exposure from fracking in Pennsylvania provokes call for rapid phaseout

  • March 2, 2021
By Jessica Corbett “While financial analysts, policymakers, and massive corporations squabble over the finer points of the fracking debate, families…
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Big Oil’s big push back on Biden’s big climate moves

  • January 27, 2021
Newly-elected President Biden is making ambitious moves in an effort to tackle climate change. From immediately rejoining the Paris climate…
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Trump’s frack attack fell flat in Pennsylvania gas counties

  • November 11, 2020
The Trump campaign’s efforts to attack President-elect Joe Biden and win Pennsylvania by claiming he would ban fracking failed, while…
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Harvard finds elevated radiation levels in areas near fracking wells

  • October 15, 2020
Fracking operations, especially in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, cause elevated radiation levels as much as 12 miles downwind from…
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250 failing fracking companies to file for bankruptcy by 2021

  • July 14, 2020
Fracking companies are going bankrupt at a rapid pace, often with taxpayer-funded bonuses for executives, leaving harm for communities, taxpayers,…
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Pennsylvania failed to ‘prevent harm’ from fracking

  • June 26, 2020
Pennsylvania regulators failed to protect public health and the environment from pollution and other harms caused by fracking operations, a…
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‘They’re gonna kill us for their own greed’: Drilling plans threaten Native American health and sacred sites

  • June 11, 2020
Native American activists in northern New Mexico are fighting to prevent a BLM lease plan that would open millions of…
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