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27 September 2017

USA: Families settle lawsuit against Cabot Oil & Gas over alleged water contamination due to fracking

Author: Jon Hurdle, StateImpact

"Last two Dimrock families settle lawsuit with Cabot over water," 26 September 2017...

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13 August 2015

USA: 12% of S&P 500 companies still do not have any women on their board of directors, study shows

Author: Jena McGregor, Washington Post (USA)

"These are the 12 major companies that still don't have women on their boards", 12 Aug 2015...

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29 January 2015

US court bars anti-fracking activist from over 300 square miles of Pennsylvania

Author: Suzanne Goldenberg, Guardian (UK)

"The anti-fracking activist barred from 312.5 sq miles of Pennsylvania", 29 Jan 2015...

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5 February 2013

Investors Press Oil and Gas Companies to Reduce and Report Risks from Hydraulic Fracturing Operations

Author: Ceres, Green Century Capital Management, Investor Environmental Health Network [USA]

Citing concerns over water management, toxic chemical disclosure, greenhouse gas emissions and other community impacts, investors have called upon 9...companies to disclose critical information about the ways they are managing and measuring the risks...

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3 January 2013

Fact Check: The truth behind fracking claims in 'Promised Land'

Author: Scott Tong, Marketplace, American Public Media

A new Hollywood film...called "Promised Land" [is] about a natural gas drilling company coming to a town in rural Pennsylvania. I...decided to fact-check the plot and events...Q: Fracking and dead cows...A: Yes, it is true...Q: Water catching on fire...

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13 April 2012

US government scientists link shale gas boom to sharp rise in earthquakes

Author: BusinessGreen

A sharp rise in the number of earthquakes...over the past few years is almost certainly caused by human activity and could be linked to a boom in shale gas drilling. That is the stark finding of a report by the US government's Geological Survey.....

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8 February 2012

Investors Challenge 18 Oil and Gas Companies on Climate Change, Hydraulic Fracturing, and Sustainability Risks

Author: CERES

Leading U.S. investors...announced they have filed shareholder resolutions with Exxon-Mobil, Chevron, Chesapeake Energy, ConocoPhillips and 14 other oil and gas companies, pressing them to disclose their plans for managing environmental and workplace...

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13 December 2011

Investors Press Natural-Gas Drillers to Cut Fracking Risks

Author: Bloomberg

Natural-gas producers must do more to reduce environmental harm from hydraulic fracturing and disclose U.S. drilling risks, according to groups representing investors with more than $130 billion in assets. Companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM)...

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16 November 2011

USA: Nadia Steinzor of Earthworks criticises NY state authorities for failing to analyze health impacts of hydraulic fracturing

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24 November 2010

Pennsylvania Shale Boom: Drilling for Trouble? [USA]

Author: Dimitra Kessenides, AmLaw Daily [USA]

In September, 13 families from...northeastern Pennsylvania sued Southwestern Energy Company...[alleging] that in drilling for natural gas,...Southwestern contaminated the local water supply with chemicals that caused them to suffer neurological...

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