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heraldscotland
Nicola Sturgeon refuses to endorse shale gas imports despite huge jobs boostbeginning on October 13, with a vocal group of grassroots members keen for the
Nicola Sturgeon refuses to endorse shale gas imports despite huge jobs boost
heraldscotland / Posted 18 hours ago
beginning on October 13, with a vocal group of grassroots members keen for the party leadership to take a tougher stance on unconventional oil and gas and fracking proving a controversial topic at previous gatherings. Ms Sturgeon insisted her... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sturgeon refuses to endorse shale gas imports despite huge jobs boostbeginning on October 13, with a vocal group of grassroots members keen for the
Sturgeon refuses to endorse shale gas imports despite huge jobs boost
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
beginning on October 13, with a vocal group of grassroots members keen for the party leadership to take a tougher stance on unconventional oil and gas and fracking proving a controversial topic at previous gatherings. Ms Sturgeon insisted her... Read more
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Scotsman
Row after Scottish Government snub fracking ship arrivalto reverse that deficit.” The Scottish Government has commissioned a series of
Row after Scottish Government snub fracking ship arrival
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
to reverse that deficit.” The Scottish Government has commissioned a series of independent research projects into unconventional oil and gas extraction to examine potential environmental and economic impacts of fracking and is launching a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study finds abnormalities in drinking water in Eagle Ford Shale regionmore intimate knowledge of the chemicals used during shale energy extraction wi
Study finds abnormalities in drinking water in Eagle Ford Shale region
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
more intimate knowledge of the chemicals used during shale energy extraction will allow us to better assess whether or not unconventional oil and gas development is having a significant impact on groundwater quality in the south Texas region,"... Read more
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News.com.au
'Protect Channel Country': Qld green groupsaid scientists did not know enough about the health risks of groundwater pollu
'Protect Channel Country': Qld green group
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
said scientists did not know enough about the health risks of groundwater pollution because of the "rapid expansion of unconventional oil and gas development". WRA coordinator Sarah Moles said the CSG industry in Queensland's Surat Basin had... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Study: Fracking chemicals linked to reproductive health abnormalities in micefemale offspring that did not receive the contaminated water. The study noted t
Study: Fracking chemicals linked to reproductive health abnormalities in mice
ScienceBlogs / Posted 13 days ago
female offspring that did not receive the contaminated water. The study noted that of the more than 1,000 chemicals used in unconventional oil and gas operations, at least 130 are known or suspected endocrine disrupters. The researchers found that... Read more
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heraldscotland
'Childish' SNP ministers to snub fracking gas arrival despite jobs boostdeep underground to fracture shale rock and release gas, the go-ahead or not. H
'Childish' SNP ministers to snub fracking gas arrival despite jobs boost
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
deep underground to fracture shale rock and release gas, the go-ahead or not. However, despite SNP ministers once declaring unconventional oil and gas an opportunity for Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has hardened her stance in recent months amid vocal... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nicola Sturgeon announces 'growth commission' members as tycoon warns independent Scotland needs fracking"There is sort of an element of hypocrisy there." A Scottish Government spokes
Nicola Sturgeon announces 'growth commission' members as tycoon warns independent Scotland needs fracking
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
"There is sort of an element of hypocrisy there." A Scottish Government spokesman said ministers are “taking a cautious and evidence-led approach to unconventional oil and gas. Our moratorium ensures that no fracking can take place in... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP fracking policy "not logical" given support for oil industry, claims expertunbridled support for the offshore oil and gas industry but not onshore unconve
SNP fracking policy "not logical" given support for oil industry, claims expert
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
unbridled support for the offshore oil and gas industry but not onshore unconventionals. There is significant potential for unconventional oil and gas development in central Scotland in shale oil and gas and coal bed methane. Ineos, who own the... Read more
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Scotsman
Report calls for fracking and nuclear power in Scotlandof nuclear power contradicts its support of the coal-fuelled power station at L
Report calls for fracking and nuclear power in Scotland
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
of nuclear power contradicts its support of the coal-fuelled power station at Longannet.There is significant potential for unconventional oil and gas development in Central Scotland in shale oil and gas and coal bed methaneDr Stuart Paton He also... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
The Oracle of Oilthis boom “the shale revolution.” Just since 2010 investors have poured hundre
The Oracle of Oil
Popular Science Australia / Posted 24 days ago
this boom “the shale revolution.” Just since 2010 investors have poured hundreds of billions of dollars into developing unconventional oil. Yet all these alternatives combined still make up only a small fraction of the world's total oil supply,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
U of C gets $75 million for energy researchSteven Bryant, an engineering professor at the U of C and the Canada Excellence
U of C gets $75 million for energy research
Calgary Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Steven Bryant, an engineering professor at the U of C and the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Materials Engineering for Unconventional Oil Reservoirs. “It’s not just enabling but accelerating that transition.” He said the program will work to... Read more
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New Kerala
Constant exposure to chemicals released during fracking may harm fertility: newkerala.com #110612WashingtonD.C. [USA], Aug. 27 : Over15 million Americans live within a one-mile
Constant exposure to chemicals released during fracking may harm fertility: newkerala.com #110612
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
WashingtonD.C. [USA], Aug. 27 : Over15 million Americans live within a one-mile radius of unconventional oil and gas (UOG) operations. UOGs combine directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to release natural gas from underground... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study finds contamination events near fracking gas drilling sites result of operational inefficienciesat Arlington have published a new study that indicates that highly variable con
New study finds contamination events near fracking gas drilling sites result of operational inefficiencies
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
at Arlington have published a new study that indicates that highly variable contamination events registered in and around unconventional oil and gas developments are the result of operational inefficiencies and not inherent to the extraction... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study finds air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficienciesat Arlington have published a new study that indicates that highly variable con
Study finds air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficiencies
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
at Arlington have published a new study that indicates that highly variable contamination events registered in and around unconventional oil and gas developments are the result of operational inefficiencies and not inherent to the extraction... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Developmental exposure to fracking chemicals may pose threat to fertilityMore than 15 million Americans live within a one-mile radius of unconventional
Developmental exposure to fracking chemicals may pose threat to fertility
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
More than 15 million Americans live within a one-mile radius of unconventional oil and gas (UOG) operations. UOGs combine directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to release natural gas from underground rock. Scientific studies,... Read more
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