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Live Video of U.S. Senate Hearing on Fracking

LIVE NOW РLink to live footage of today’s EPW Committee hearing available. The Committee will hear testimony about chemicals in drinking water and fracking. http://epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Hearings.Hearing&Hearing_id=c8713cf7-802a-23ad-4d51-bd8e2c8a7bd3

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Congressional Natural Gas Caucus to Salazar: Back Off on Fracking Regs

According to The Hill, 32 lawmakers have written to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar urging his department to hold off on regulation of hydraulic fracturing until more safety studies can be done. EPA is currently studying fracking impacts in response to … Continue reading

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Fracking: A Report from the You Won’t Believe This Department

A few months ago Plains Justice’s Tar Sands Pipelines blog reported on the many rock-your-world chemicals used to dilute tar sands bitumen in high pressure pipelines running here, there and everywhere across the U.S. Lest you think that Canadians have … Continue reading

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