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https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/California-Rework-Permits-2023.jpg 541 1500 Kyle Ferrar, MPH https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Kyle Ferrar, MPH2023-01-24 09:01:352023-01-24 13:21:55Assessment of Rework Permits on Oil Production from Operational Wells Within the 3,200-Foot Public Health Protection Zone
This analysis shows that the policy proposed in SB 1137 of denying rework permits within the health protection zones is a commonsense public health intervention that would have minimal effects on production within the protection zone.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/CalGEM-Q4-2022-Permit-Review.jpg 570 1500 Kyle Ferrar, MPH https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Kyle Ferrar, MPH2023-01-18 18:01:532023-01-18 18:03:23CalGEM Permit Review Q4 2022: Oil Permit Approvals Show Steep Rise Within Protective Buffer Zones
During the fourth quarter of 2022, California regulator CalGEM issued oil and gas operators 222 new drilling permits, an increase of over 750% compared to the fourth quarter of 2021. Of those, nearly half (100; 47%) were for wells located within the 3,200’ public health setback zone.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/52559751431_cb5a42eb32_k.jpg 627 1500 Ted Auch, PhD https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Ted Auch, PhD2023-01-11 12:13:492023-01-11 12:58:06Book Review Part II: ‘Public Responses to Fossil Fuel Export: Exporting Energy and Emissions in a Time of Transition’
In second installment of this book review, Ted Auch, PhD, reviews chapters 4-8 of Public Responses to Fossil Fuel Export. Published in January 2022, this work explores the social dimensions of the global fossil fuel export system, with a focus on public perceptions and responses to new infrastructures.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/49785941742_59bf57a542_k.jpg 499 1500 Ted Auch, PhD https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Ted Auch, PhD2022-12-19 17:38:302023-01-11 11:15:04Book Review Part I: ‘Public Responses to Fossil Fuel Export: Exporting Energy and Emissions in a Time of Transition’
In this book review, Ted Auch, PhD, reviews the first three chapters of Public Responses to Fossil Fuel Export. Published in January 2022, this work explores the social dimensions of the global fossil fuel export system, with a focus on public perceptions and responses to new infrastructures.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/cryptocurrency-US.jpg 508 1500 Karen Edelstein https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Karen Edelstein2022-12-07 19:29:342022-12-08 10:53:06Proof-of-Work Cryptocurrency Mining: Environmental BOMB, Not Balm, for the Planet
Since late 2021, FracTracker has been collecting information on cryptomining operations around the United States, and has partnered with Global Energy Monitor to further research, document, and map many more of these cryptocurrency mining operations.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/TAuch_Transportation-RoverPipeline_Construction-EnergyTransferPartners-Woodsfield_OH_May2017.jpg 576 1500 Karen Edelstein https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Karen Edelstein2022-11-30 17:50:122022-11-30 17:52:48A Contentious Landscape of Pipeline Build-outs in the Eastern US
In this article, we’ll feature four contentious pipeline build-outs in the Eastern United States, show ways in which those pipelines impact natural and human communities, and provide examples of how environmental advocates have challenged these projects, with varying degrees of success.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Rager-Mountain-Feature.jpg 636 1500 Erica Jackson https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Erica Jackson2022-11-30 14:12:222022-12-01 11:11:14Major Gas Leak Reveals Risks of Aging Gas Storage Wells in Pennsylvania
Following an enormous gas leak in Jackson Township, Cambria County Pennsylvania, we mapped oil and gas storage wells and fields throughout the state and found that the majority of Pennsylvania’s storage wells were drilled prior to 1979, making them most vulnerable to well failures.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/DSC_1359_HighRes.jpg 1000 1500 FracTracker Alliance https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png FracTracker Alliance2022-11-23 15:15:112022-11-23 15:57:43Coursing Through Gasland: A Digital Atlas Exploring Natural Gas Development in the Towanda Creek Watershed
This digital atlas exploring natural gas development in the Towanda Creek watershed is the fourth in a series of FracTracker Alliance watershed impact analyses in the Susquehanna River Basin.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Fhn3YgeXkAI0QiX.jpg 675 1200 Erica Jackson https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Erica Jackson2022-11-17 16:43:392022-11-18 13:41:39Falcon Pipeline Online, Begins Operations Following Violations of Clean Streams Law
The Shell ethane cracker in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, and Falcon Pipeline begin operations following civil penalties from Pennsylvania regulators for violations of the Clean Streams Law.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Washington-County-PA-2022-Google-Earth.jpg 933 1920 FracTracker Alliance https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png FracTracker Alliance2022-11-04 12:55:532022-11-04 13:04:53FracTracker Receives Two Federal Grants to Support Community Air Monitoring Initiatives in the Ohio River Valley
We are pleased to announce that FracTracker Alliance has been selected for two EPA grants totaling $925,302 to support community air monitoring initiatives in the Ohio River Valley.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/VoteBoldly-Flag-Sunset-Home.jpg 430 1500 Erica Jackson https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Erica Jackson2022-11-02 19:21:132022-11-21 14:06:18Fracking and the Pennsylvania Midterm Election
Fracking is one of many issues on our minds as voters cast their ballots for the Pennsylvania midterm election. Read more about what's at stake in November 2022.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Columbus-Source-Water.jpg 605 1500 Guest Author https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Guest Author2022-10-31 21:39:022022-11-29 14:24:38Synopsis: Risks to the Greater Columbus Water Supply from Oil and Gas Production
A white paper by Columbus Community Rights Coalition (CCRC) will inform resident stakeholders of risks to the water associated with oil & gas production activities occurring within their watershed region of Columbus, Ohio.