Our Environmental Protection Agency doesn't seem to mention that Fracking is Exempt from the Clean Water Act? Natural Gas Extraction - Hydraulic Fracturing


Exempt you ask? The Halliburton Loophole


​Did the exemption get closed? 

H.R. 1482: Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act of 2015 


Odds of passing?  Prognosis Details

This bill has a . . .
4% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.
 


Hmm, I wonder why...  (Maybe we all know):  

5 Ways the Fracking Boom Changes Politics

The Texas town that banned fracking (and lost)


This water may not be safe to drink:

CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley - Penn. town blames contaminated water on fracking


In our past, the water was being polluted:

More News under Trump Administration:


Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department


​​NATO joins the Pentagon in deeming climate change a threat multiplier


​​Trump's Paris Climate Accord Indecision


​​Plain Talk: We'll pay the piper for attacks on environment


​​ExxonMobil is trying to fend off a shareholder rebellion over climate change


Trump Pulls U.S. Out of Paris Climate Agreement


Trump may doubt climate change, but Pentagon sees it as a ‘threat multiplier’


Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated


​​Trump misunderstood MIT climate research, university officials say


Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision


​​After Trump's Paris announcement, EPA chief ducks question on climate change


​Donald Trump has ditched the world in favor of Big Oil's titans​


​​Donald Trump has tweeted climate change skepticism 115 times. Here's all of it.


​​Louisville mayor signs letter supporting Paris agreement with 150 other mayors


​​Why are so many CEOs bashing Trump over the Paris accord? Money and public opinion


​World leaders close ranks on climate change: 'Paris agreement cannot be renegotiated'


​​Trump’s Paris decision was an accidental call to action


​​#TotalLoser: Environmentalists Deride Trump’s Climate Deal Decision


Trump should hear South Florida on climate change pact | Editorial


Trump’s Paris climate agreement speech, annotated by an expert in energy and foreign policy


GOP's tortured history of rage against the environment


Scientists stunned by Antarctic rainfall and a melt area bigger than Texas


​​Want to Squash Science? Follow Pruitt’s Lead at the EPA


The radical idea behind Trump’s EPA rollbacks


​​EPA just gave notice to dozens of scientific advisory board members that their time is up


E.P.A. Official Pressured Scientist on Congressional Testimony, Emails Show


​Carbon in Atmosphere Is Rising, Even as Emissions Stabilize


Trump, EPA Move to Rescind Obama Administration’s Clean Water Rule


The rate of sea level rise increased 50% in the last two decades, new study finds


​Science groups ask Trump to retain advisory board integrity


​​The E.P.A.’s Dangerous Anti-Regulatory Policies


The scary future predictions we can’t ignore


Science division of White House office left empty as last staffers depart


Pruitt will launch program to 'critique' climate science


​​E.P.A. to Give Dissenters a Voice on Climate, No Matter the Consensus


​Satellite temperature data, leaned on by climate change doubters, revised sharply upward


Counseled by Industry, Not Staff, E.P.A. Chief Is Off to a Blazing Start


​EPA's Pruitt moves to roll back over 30 environmental regulations in record time


Good News!   Federal appeals court orders the EPA to move ahead with Obama-era methane rule


Court Invalidates EPA Rollback of Methane Pollution Protections​​


See What Happens to Your City if We Don't Stop Climate Change


​​Trump and Pruitt are the biggest threat to the EPA in its 47 years of existence


Sen. Franken eviscerates Trump’s ‘red-team’ plan to undermine climate science


The Deep Industry Ties of Trump’s Deregulation Teams


​​Sen. Tom Carper uses giant iceberg to melt Pruitt's climate debate idea


Massive iceberg nearly the size of Delaware breaks off Antarctica


​​Did Trump’s EPA Chief Just Say His Mission Is to Dismantle the Agency?


Republicans brewing Russian scandal to target greens


​​Experts slam Trump administration’s flawed analysis for repealing water pollution rule


​​Finnish Icebreaker Sets Record for Earliest Northwest Passage Crossing


It’s Not Your Imagination.  Summers Are Getting Hotter.


How Climate Change Impacts Congressional Districts Over Next 80 Years


​​Government Report Finds Drastic Impact of Climate Change on U.S.


2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal


White House reviewing new report that finds strong link between climate change, human activity


​Scott Pruitt Is Carrying Out His E.P.A. Agenda in Secret, Critics Say

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Massive iceberg nearly the size of Delaware breaks off Antarctica


Trump and Pruitt are the biggest threat to the EPA in its 47 years of existence  and  Did Trump’s EPA Chief Just Say His Mission Is to Dismantle the Agency?  Yes   EPA won’t be able to do the ‘right thing’ under Trump, says latest protesting official


Trump announces decision to pull U.S. out of Paris climate agreement


First, Trump used data from a bogus source:

​Revealed: NERA Economic Consulting is Third Party Contractor for DOE LNG Export Study


http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/National_Economic_Research_Associates


Fact check: Trump's shaky claims on the Paris climate accord


It does NOT COST Jobs!  Leaving Paris climate agreement unlikely to add U.S. jobs, economists say and Today’s Energy Jobs Are in Solar, Not Coal


Stunning Photos of the Arctic Circle As It Literally Melts Away


The Coming Storm of Climate Change


​Why We Can’t Agree on Climate Change


Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change


​As a Conservative, Evangelical Republican, Why Climate Change Can’t be True (Even Though It Is)


The Uninhabitable Earth


Sowing Climate Doubt Among Schoolteachers


The United States of Climate Change Denial


Meet the fossil fuel all-stars Trump has appointed to his administration


AL GORE PATIENTLY TRIES AGAIN WITH 'AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL'


Why is Greenland Melting?  


There are Diseases Hidden in Ice and They are Waking Up


Climate Stories From The Times: 13 Must-Reads


Must Read! -  Scientists Find Equation to Demonstrate Impact of Human Activity on Climate Change


Here's Why the Environmental Protection Agency Was Created


​​Scott Pruitt, longtime adversary of EPA, confirmed to lead the agency and Pruitt v EPA: A Compilation of 14 Challenges of EPA Rules Filed by the Oklahoma Attorney General and Climate change is off the table under Trump


EPA removes climate change page from website and Trump's EPA Greenlights a Nasty Chemical. A Month Later, It Poisons a Bunch of Farmworkers.


In other news, water is wet, EPA changes its stand on fracking, says it can harm drinking water in ‘some circumstances’


​​Studies offer new glimpse of melting under Antarctic glaciers


​​With enough evidence, even skepticism will thaw


NASA has something you need to see: Watch as old sea ice vanishes and now That giant crack in Antarctica just keeps getting bigger


We may have a problem!  The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here


Greenland Ice Melt:  Hidden Movements of Greenland Ice Sheet, Runoff Revealed and Greenland Ice Sheet Today


Miami's Fight Against Rising Seas   Miami is on the ocean, Miami Beach wants to fast-track work to battle sea-level rise and San Francisco, Rising Reality and other cities, What Trump’s Climate Legacy Could Look Like   


As Arctic ice cap melts, a new Cold War​ and The Arctic Ocean Is Becoming More Like the Atlantic Ocean

Fracking?  QUORA QUESTION: THE REAL IMPACT OF FRACKING


Fracking 101: The basics on the oil and gas industry's most-debated technology


March 27, 2017 - BIG NEWS!   Maryland General Assembly approves fracking ban


November 6, 2016!  USGS: 5.0-magnitude earthquake rattles Oklahoma


​​​Oklahoma Is Now as Much of an Earthquake Risk as California


September 3, 2016:  Newsflash!  


Oklahoma rocked by one of its biggest earthquakes in history


Does this chart match this FAQ?   https://earthquakes.ok.gov/faqs/  I can't reconcile the two, can you?  Oh!  "Fracking is NOT causing most of the induced earthquakes. Wastewater disposal is the primary cause of the recent increase in earthquakes in the central United States."  So it isn't the fracking that is the problem, it is what is left over and has to be thrown away that is the cause? Remind me against what is creating the wastewater?  


Wait! What about Oklahoma University Professors on this? Oil CEO Wanted University Quake Scientists Dismissed: Dean's E-Mail


Hmm?  NEW PIECE: Deep Look at How EPA Nominee Pruitt Teamed up with Poultry Industry Pollutors/Campaign Donors in Oklahoma

Hmmm....  When the oil boom went bust, Oklahoma protected drillers and squeezed schools


I understand the needed balance of the environment and jobs, peoples' safety and energy security.  But in my opinion the pendulum has swung WAY too far to the side of corporations and non-regulation.  People do not contribute to a candidate without expecting something in return (or that candidate may not get that contribution the next time they run?)

Rachel Carson wrote a book.​  I am glad we did things in the past to keep our country beautiful like choosing Bald Eagles over DDT:

​​​​​​​​​Carson's book led to the 1964 Pesticide Control Act  and Lyndon B. Johnson and the Environment 

Regulation of Industry is one of the ongoing political struggles, between corporations wanting less regulation (we know how that worked out for our banks and mortgage lenders in 2008) and people wanting to be safe and secure:

Earthquakes are migrating to Colorado: Tribune Opinion: It’s time to take a deep look at earthquakes in Weld County


​"The quakes are not caused by fracking, which a Denver TV station reported on Sunday night. All the experts believe they are caused by injection wells, which it can be said is a result of the drilling activity in northern Colorado."


Injection Wells?  General Information About Injection Wells


So injection wells are used to help oil and gas wells. Fracking wells? 

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