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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Taking Back Our Planet Earth: Worldwide List of Banned Fracking!



New York
Breaking: New York Will Ban Fracking, Emily Atkin, ClimateProgress, December 17, 2014

[Update: November 20, 2014]
Voters Ban Fracking In Texas, California, And Ohio, Mike Gaworecki, DeSmog Blog, November 5, 2014.
Some Good Election News: Fracking Bans Pass in Texas, California and OhioAnastasia Pantsios, EcoWatch via AlterNet, November 5, 2014
“Grassroots ballot initiatives do well, even in the heart of oil country.”

CALIFORNIA
San Benito County’s Measure J: Voters back anti-fracking planby Howard Mintz,San Jose Mercury News, November 4, 2014.
Fracking bans pass in 2 counties, fail in Santa Barbara, Molly Peterson, KPCC,November 5, 2014.
“In San Benito and Mendocino Counties, voters approved bans on high-intensity oil production techniques.”
Nevertheless, Oil Company Tries to Shake Down California County for $1.2 Billion for Banning Fracking, Mark Karlin, for Buzzflash at TruthOut, November 20, 2014.

COLORADO
Democracy at Its Best: Boulder County Extends Fracking BanGary Wockner,EcoWatch, November 14, 2014.

TEXAS
Denton fracking ban passed in landslide, Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe, Dallas News, November 5, 2014
Texas city bans fracking in its birthplace, court battles loomReuters via The Chicago Tribune, November 5, 2014
And, of course, Texas Republicans work to squash local fracking ban, Laura Clawson, DailyKos, November 17, 2014

CANADA
Nova Scotia to ban frackingBruce Erskine, The Times Chronicle, September 3, 2014.
“ ‘Nova Scotians have indicated that by a wide margin they are concerned about hydraulic fracturing and they do not want it as part of onshore development of shales in Nova Scotia at this time,’ Younger said during a news conference, to the loud applause of environmentalists in attendance.”

CALIFORNIA
Beverly Hills:
California City Becomes First To Vote To Ban Fracking, Lydia O’Connor, The Huffington Post, April 24, 2014
Carson:
California city halts new oil drilling over fracking concernsRory Carroll, Reuters, March 19, 2014
 The council of the Los Angeles County city of Carson, California, has unanimously approved a 45-day moratorium on new oil and gas drilling…”
Los Angeles:
L.A. City Council takes step toward fracking banEmily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times, February 28, 2014
Los Angeles joins Dallas, NY, VT, Colorado cities to halt fracking, Karen Hansen, Examiner, February 28, 2014
Breaking: Los Angeles Passes Fracking MoratoriumBrandon Baker, EcoWatch News, February 28,2014
Los Angeles Becomes Largest City to Approve Fracking MoratoriumCarol Linnitt, DeSmogBlog, February 28, 2014

PENNSYLVANIA
A moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing to retrieve natural gas passed The Pennsylvania State Democratic committee caucus by a standing vote of 115 in favor to 81 opposed.

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