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Report finds minimal O&G violations in Colorado

An investigation aimed at revealing withheld oil and gas violations had the opposite effect for Colorado, The Denver Post reports. According to the report, Natural Resources Defense Council and FracTracker Alliance poised the investigation to find out “what information about oil and gas company violations is publicly available, how accessible it is and whether it provides an adequate understanding of ...

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Study: Oil trains pose risk to northeast

Oil trains coursing through Pennsylvania put a sizable portion of state’s population at risk daily, including tens of thousands of Lehigh Valley residents, according to two reports released Monday. Living within the potential evacuation zone of an oil train accident are 44,000 people in Allentown, 25,000 in Bethlehem and 17,000 in Easton, according to the nonprofit PennEnvironment Research & Policy ...

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CMU, Fractracker teaming up to monitor crude oil trains through region

Trains carrying millions of gallons of crude oil from Midwestern shale oil fields pass through the region daily and at speeds approaching the limit established to reduce derailment risks, according to a pilot study by Fractracker Alliance and Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab. The study counted 360 tanker cars bearing the Department of Transportation “1075” and “1267” flammable oil and ...

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Non-profit launches oil and gas tracking app

FracTracker Alliance has announced the release of its free iPhone app which is designed to gather and share experiences related to oil and gas drilling across the United States. Innovation can be seen across the oil and gas industry, and with increasing activity in unconventional drilling across the nation, FracTracker is offering a novel way for citizens to track, monitor, ...

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