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‘Fractivists’ to strategize over fracking bill

Self-described “fractivists,” upset with a new state law they say strips away local control of oil and gas drilling, plan to meet in Dallas next week to develop a strategy to challenge House Bill 40. Organizers hope that panel discussions on Nov. 5 and Nov. 7 will lead to passage of a resolution that voices support for local control over ...

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Greenpeace ship arrives at Arctic drill site, Statoil rig just hours away

By Gwladys Fouche (Reuters) – A Greenpeace ship arrived on Thursday at the Arctic site where Norway’s Statoil is planning to drill the world’s most northerly oil well, with the company’s rig just hours away from its destination. Earlier in the day, Norwegian police had removed seven Greenpeace protesters who had boarded the rig to stop it getting to the Barents Sea ...

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