Fracking Argentina

La Evolución de la Fracturicación Hidráulica en el País y el Mundo

Oliver Milman, April 7, 2016 Two scientists have highlighted dangerous water contamination from a fracking operation in Wyoming, three years after the US Environmental Protection Agency decided to abandon its investigation into the matter. The report found there were dangerous levels of chemicals in the underground water supply used by the 230 residents of Pavillion, a small town in central Wyoming. Levels of benzine, a flammable liquid used in fuel, […]

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BY PHIL MCKENNA, INSIDECLIMATE NEWS MAR 10, 2016 The rise in methane concentration in the atmosphere may reflect the growth of agriculture to feed Asia’s booming population, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science. Rice paddies in Southeast Asia and livestock in India and China are probably behind the increase, according to researchers. The study was led by Hinrich Schaefer, an atmospheric scientist at the National Institute […]

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Jeff Mosier March 15, 2016 The Army Corps of Engineers has extended its no-fracking zone around the Joe Pool Lake dam to protect it from possible damage, officials announced today. The corps determined that its 3,000-foot exclusion zone for natural gas drilling was inadequate to protect the structural integrity of the dam in Grand Prairie. The new zone is 4,000 feet. After a multiyear engineering study, the corps concluded that […]

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HARRISBURG, PA. | BY DAVID DEKOK Thu Mar 10, 2016 A federal jury ruled on Thursday that Cabot Oil & Gas Co must pay more than $4.2 million in damages to two families in northeastern Pennsylvania who said the company’s fracking operations contaminated their ground water. Six jurors in federal court in Scranton awarded $1.3 million each to Scott Ely and Monica Marta-Ely, a married couple in Dimock. Each of […]

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January 6, 2016 In an analysis of more than 1,000 chemicals in fluids used in and created by hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Yale School of Public Health researchers found that many of the substances have been linked to reproductive and developmental health problems, and the majority had undetermined toxicity due to insufficient information. Further exposure and epidemiological studies are urgently needed to evaluate potential threats to human health from chemicals found […]

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Mariah Blake for Mother Jones, part of the Guardian Environment Network Wednesday 10 September 2014 One icy morning in February 2012, Hillary Clinton’s plane touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which was just digging out from a fierce blizzard. Wrapped in a thick coat, the secretary of state descended the stairs to the snow-covered tarmac, where she and her aides piled into a motorcade bound for the presidential palace. […]

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Esta carta será enviada a Naciones Unidas del 15 de enero, pidiendo que el Grupo de Trabajo de la ONU sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos se informe y trate los riesgos e impactos de la fracturación hidráulica en los derechos humanos. Por favor apoyen a esta iniciativa firmando la carta! Enviar la indicación de su firma institucional a: jdtaillant@gmail.com Estimados miembros del Grupo de Trabajo sobre Derechos Humanos y Empresas […]

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By NICHOLAS BAKALAR OCTOBER 14, 2015 Researchers have found that living near hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, operations is associated with premature births. Scientists studied records of 10,496 singleton births by 9,384 mothers from 2009 to 2013 in Pennsylvania where fracking is conducted. They recorded gestational time, birth weight, five-minute Apgar score and size for gestational age. The study, in Epidemiology, controlled for many environmental, health, behavioral and socioeconomic factors. It […]

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‘Di NO al fracking’ Un video por Alianza Mexicana contra Fracking “Alianza de 40 organizaciones locales, estatales, nacionales e internacionales que demandan la prohibición de la fractura hidráulica en México.” Mire aquí:

By TAOS TURNER Sept. 4, 2015 BUENOS AIRES—Argentina’s YPF SA and Russia’s OAO Gazprom signed an agreement on Friday that could lead them to jointly develop unconventional gas projects in the South American country. YPF confirmed that Miguel Galuccio, the company’s chief executive, signed the so-called framework agreement with Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller in the southeastern Russian city of Vladivostok. The deal comes as YPF energetically courts foreign investment […]

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