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Duke Study finds Driller's Data on Fracking Safety Lacking

A Duke University study has cast doubt on data provided by a drilling company and calls into question the safety of its fracking operations.

Global Frackdown 2 Day of Action for Citizens Concerned About Fracking

Global Frackdown 2 is happening this weekend, and thousands of fracktivists around the world will together call to ban fracking in their communities and around the world.

 

Organizers say that last year's Global Frackdown was a huge success, with actions from France to Australia, and in the US from Oregon to Florida.  

March and Forum Against Fracking

From FoodandWaterWatch.org

 
Join us for a rally against fracking at the Democratic Governors Association conference being held at the National Harbor in Maryland. Tell Democratic Governors to keep fracking out of our communities!
 
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, the host of the policy conference,

EPA Considers Action to Ban Diesel Fracking

From TexasSharon.com:

The EPA, until August 23rd, is welcoming comment on their guidance to states and regional offices over how to regulate the use of diesel fuel in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) fluids. 

Several organizations have organized online petitions to tell the EPA to ban the use of