July

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Germany to ban fracking, or so it says

"Fracking must be banned in Germany without any exceptions. They want to enforce a regulation which mostly allows fracking under the guise of an alleged ban."

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Ohio town grapples with fracking: housing troubles, rent gouging

Besides housing issues, fracking has brought increased drug usage along with meth labs, prostitution, and human trafficking.

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Insider trading ties Gov. Scott to fracking

As Gov. Rick Scott's financial ties to big energy begin to surface, Florida's citizens and environmentalists start to turn up heat.

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Pipelines vs. community rights: a New England democracy lesson

Among neighboring towns, more than a dozen so far have called town meetings and voted to reassert community rights as the ultimate authority before approving such projects.