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The world is running out of sand — and you’d be surprised how significant that is

Energy Nonsense From the Wall Street Journal

Grains of sand: How fracking has caused a surge in demand for one of the world’s
oldest commodities

Is Sand The New Oil And Gas Battleground?

The Fakest News of All: The Fracking Revolution

Could Artificial Earthquakes Trigger Disaster? Oklahoma’s Risk“ Now Equal to That of San Francisco”

Fracking: Serious Environmental Concerns

Wisconsin frac sand industry weathering economic storm, looking for hope in rebounding oil prices

Here’s the New Study the Fracking Industry Doesn’t Want You to See

Mark Ruffalo: There’s No Fracking That Can Be Done Safely

US Shale oil industry will simply vanish

Back to School: “Frackademia” Alive and Well at U.S. Universities, Says New Report

Big Natural Gas Driller Bites Dust, ‘Smart Money’ Gets Crushed

Once Burned, Twice Shy? Utica Shale Touted to Investors As Shale Drillers Continue Posting Losses

58 workers to be laid off in Bloomer

It’s Happening: Debt Is Tearing up the Fracking Revolution

Nonprofit Will Investigate Effects Frac Sand Mining Has On Neighboring Communities

Video tying Frac Sand to Koch Brothers to Scott Walker

8 States Dealing With Huge Increases in Fracking Earthquakes

Half of U.S. Fracking Companies Will Be Dead or Sold This Year

Nation’s Strongest Fracking Ban Bill Introduced to Protect Public Lands

Staggering Rise in Fracking Earthquakes Triggers Kansas to Take Action

New Federal Regulations Threaten Fracking Boom

Fracking set to be banned from 40% of England’s shale areas

Fracking Kills: Governor Cuomo says “Let Science decide!”

New Jersey Governor Vetos Fracking Waste Ban Despite Bipartisan Support!

Upper Midwest Farmers Face Weather And Rail Woes

The Fight For Wisconsin’s Soul

Fracking Ban Momentum Builds On Both Sides Of The Atlantic

NASA Study Concludes When Civilization Will End, And It’s Not Looking Good for Us

U.S. Geological Survey Calls Oklahoma Quake the Largest “Human-Induced” Earthquake on Record

Fracking Chemicals May Not Stay Secret For Much Longer

Research Cutbacks by Canadian Govt Alarm Scientists

Colorado Towns Ban Fracking

State Dept Admits It Doesn’t Know Keystone XL’s Exact Route

National Geographic: Wisconsin Sand Rush

Residents Have Little Protection Against Silica Dust Exposure

State tracks anti-Marcellus Shale drilling groups, notifies law enforcement

Pa.’s Homeland Security chief pledges “support” to gas drillers

Josh Fox Arrested At Fracking Hearing

Conflict between CA Ag and Fracking Industry.

FACTS vs open Federal Lands for Drilling People

Fracked Natural Gas Contains High Levels of Radon – – Coming soon to your stove

Mountain of Petroleum Coke From Oil Sands Rises in Detroit

Fracking Ban Stands in New York Town; Victory for Local Communities

Forest service Seeks to Silence Smokey Bear over Fracking

Fracking Activists Could Face Felony Charges as “Ag-Gag” Laws Spread

Slowing Frac Sand Industry Leaves Mark on Minnesota

Trempeleau County, home to 1/4 of the Sand Mines in WI

Northern Frac Proppants Announces Acquisition of Frac Sand Reserves in Wisconsin

MN Mining Companies eager to fill demand

Minnesota Autubon Statement on Commercial Silica Sand

County Regulators’ Time Nearly Monopolized By Frac Sand Mining

MN considers new SAND TAX as part of property tax relief.

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout’s Proposed Law requires Notification of property owners re: application

5 Alerts

News from Horseheads NY

Lung Risks to Workers

New Yorkers Don’t Want Fracking

St. Charles rejects Frac Sand Mining Annexation

Collapse of St. Charles frac sand project causes split among investors

Potential Sand Mines in SD

Frackademia: Industry Ad “STUDY” for Fracking

Two Year Fracking Moratorium Introduced in both NYS Senate and Assembly

Wisconsin Is The Poster Child For What We Don’t Want Here

Declare Statewide Moritorium before it is too late!

Look what oil companies do to third world countries.

In Tiny Bean, India’s Dirt-Poor Farmers Strike Gas-Drilling Gold. Note how this NY Times report plays down (and almost ignores) the negative side of fracking: Energy Nonsense From the Wall Street Jour


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