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Golf Trail Gets More Protection Than Mobile's Drinking Water Supply For 250,000

Golf Trail Gets More Protection Than Mobile's Drinking Water Supply For 250,000
This is a story of how a company has obtained the right to place a toxic crude oil pipeline through the only approved source of drinking water for thousands of citizens in Alabama, rather than face the ire of temporarily tearing up a golf course. This is a story of America.
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Major Oil City Takes Groundbreaking Step Against Fracking

Major Oil City Takes Groundbreaking Step Against Fracking
Los Angeles is primed to become the first oil-producing city in California and the largest city in the United States to place a moratorium on fracking.
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Exxon CEO Sues to Stop Fracking Near His Home

Exxon CEO Sues to Stop Fracking Near His Home
Not in my backyard! (But everywhere else is okay): Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson is suing to keep fracking from happening in his hometown by his mansion, belying the constant assurances that fracking is harmless.
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Buying Time: Pro-Fracking Group Books Nearly $300K in TV Ads Before CO's November Election

Buying Time: Pro-Fracking Group Books Nearly $300K in TV Ads Before CO's November Election
A pro-fracking issue group has reserved 323 TV ad spots at a cost of more than $299,000 for the nine weeks leading up to the November election – and that’s at just one Denver station. At least two ballot initiatives are being proposed that would allow communities to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. No pro-fracking initiatives have been formally organized, but the group didn’t rule out the possibility.
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11K+ Call on Chevron to Apologize for Responding to Gas Well Explosion With Pizza Coupons

11K+ Call on Chevron to Apologize for Responding to Gas Well Explosion With Pizza Coupons
When one of its gas wells exploded in Dunkard Township, Greene County, PA, killing one worker, injuring another and sparking a fire that burned for days, Chevron responded by issuing pizza coupons to area residents. Today, thousands outraged by the insulting gesture let Chevron’s CEO and staff know that pizza does not mean never having to say you’re sorry.
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Loveland Anti-Fracking Group Still Waiting for Special Election to Halt Drilling

Loveland Anti-Fracking Group Still Waiting for Special Election to Halt Drilling
They organized, they collected signatures, they won a ruling from a judge, but Protect Our Loveland likely will have to wait and weather more appeals before their petition for a two-year citywide halt on fracking can be put to a vote.
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Study Confirms Mining of Tar Sands Is Destroying Local Ecosystems

Study Confirms Mining of Tar Sands Is Destroying Local Ecosystems
A new study puts the spotlight on tar sands' threat to one of the planet's precious and increasingly scarce resources—water.
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ALEC, Exxon-Written Fracking Bill Keeps Chemicals Proprietary, Hidden From Florida Public

ALEC, Exxon-Written Fracking Bill Keeps Chemicals Proprietary, Hidden From Florida Public
A House bill passing through Florida's legislature allows oil companies to refuse to disclose which chemicals are being injected into the ground during the fracking process if those companies deem the chemicals 'proprietary.' The industry-friendly bill was put together from none other than our tea party friends at ALEC, and the environmentally-conscious ExxonMobil.
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TX Town Might be First to Ban Fracking

TX Town Might be First to Ban Fracking
The Denton Drilling Awareness Group (Denton DAG) today announced they are collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to ban hydraulic fracturing within city limits. If approved by voters, Denton would become the first major Texas city to ban fracking, and the first city in the country to ban fracking after permits had been previously granted.
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Canadian Government Moves to Silence Leading Green Groups

Canadian Government Moves to Silence Leading Green Groups
In both the United States and Canada, activism against tar sands, pipelines and climate change has soared in recent years. But while President Obama has encouraged citizens to "stand up and speak up" to demand change on energy, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's administration has tried to silence critics of pro-tar sands policies.
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