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jayoilfield111 1 In: Earthquakes Hit Florida, Perhaps From Oil Drilling | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Earthquakes Hit Florida, Perhaps From Oil Drilling

Earthquakes are happening in Florida and the U.S. Geological Survey is looking at the oil industry for the cause.   If you don’t believe in coincidences, continue reading. Find the original article here at Al.com […]

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kick can 1 In: Fracking Wastewater Accumulation Found In Freshwater Mussels' Shells | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Fracking Wastewater Accumulation Found In Freshwater Mussels’ Shells

Can kickers who want to appoint a committee to study fracking more no longer have excuses; they are showing their inability to read or think. The more we learn about fracking, the worse it becomes.  […]

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nat gas myths In: 3 Big Myths about Natural Gas and Our Climate | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

3 Big Myths about Natural Gas and Our Climate

Natural gas may burn cleaner than coal but it carries negative baggage since it comes from fracking  with all the methane leaks, process water, and greenhouse gases; plus it is dangerous.     Natural Gas is […]

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frackingdefinitive study In: Definitive Study -- Natural Gas No Better Than Coal | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Definitive Study — Natural Gas No Better Than Coal

  We have been reporting here for years that the methane leaks from natural gas production negate any advantage that energy source has over coal in regards to benefits to the environment.  A definitive study […]

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PSR logo In: Science Shows Dangers From Fracking PSR Compendium, 5th Ed. | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Science Shows Dangers From Fracking PSR Compendium, 5th Ed.

The Physicians for Social Responsibility have published the fifth edition of their Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking, which documents beyond the shadow of a doubt the health issues […]

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ban fracking ct In: Ban-Fracking Movement Strong In Connecticut | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Ban-Fracking Movement Strong In Connecticut

\   The Madison Patch has published the following article dealing with ban-fracking local ordinances.  This is the same fight we are involved with in Florida. Comments by OSFR historian Jim Tatum. -A river is […]

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fracking in florida article e1450126654618 In: Hall and Hushon: Fracking in Florida too risky | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River

Hall and Hushon: Fracking in Florida too risky

  The Miami Herald Tribune has published the following article about fracking a few days ago, but it is worth repeating and is timeless.  This is in part because  the authors were both leaders in […]

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