s skippy the bush kangaroo: environmental news stories sunday

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Sunday, March 16, 2014

environmental news stories sunday

for those pesky little stories you probably didn't hear about on the talking head shows this morning. hmmm. could it be because they run ads for companies making moolah from fracking.

scientists study ohio's quakes, fracking. for 100 years, mahoning county had not experienced a sizable earthquake. but a little more than two years ago, the ground in the northeastern ohio county started to shake. there have been a dozen earthquakes in the area near youngstown since - columbus dispatch

thousands rally at capitol to protest fracking. more than 2,000 people came from across the state to gather at the capitol saturday afternoon to call for a ban on fracking in california. - sacramento kxtv

health concerns grow as frac sand mines creep into missouri. for the past few years, frac sand mines in the midwest have been popping up right alongside hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. but as kristofor husted reports, an uproar of opposition based on health concerns is spreading down through the region into missouri - ksmu radio

 america’s dirtiest secret. the oil and gas industry’s contamination problems are so large, they have been deemed impossible to prevent or clean up by both industry and government. an unimaginable tonnage of contamination is being placed into our environment every year thanks to lax regulation of exploration and production wastes. - boulder weekly

oil industry gets an earful as it eyes florida's everglades. as oil production goes, florida isn't much of a player. that's about to change as the revolution in oil drilling technology comes to florida - all things considered

call for 'frack-free zones' to protect uk's wildlife and water. the uk should designate "frack-free zones" to protect the countryside from shale gas extraction because of the risk of polluting rivers and fragmenting many of Britain's most valuable wildlife sites, according to a major study conducted for six countryside groups - the guardian

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