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Arkansas Fracking

A New Debate In Fracking

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 06.17.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation's driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlo...

Property Owners Sue 3 Natural Gas Drilling Companies

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 12.06.2012 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A group of residents in Independence and Faulkner counties are suing three natural gas drilling companies, claiming that wa...

Fracking Shutdown Extended As Researchers Study Link To Quakes

AP | By SARAH EDDINGTON | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Two natural gas exploration companies have agreed to extend the shutdowns of two injection wells in Arkansas as researchers study...

Quakes Shake Arkansas

AP | Posted 06.09.2011 | Green

GREENBRIER, Ark. -- A pair of magnitude-3.9 earthquakes rumbled through central Arkansas this week, about a month after two companies halted operation...

'Fracking' Closures Extended Amid Quakes

AP | By SARAH EDDINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Two natural gas exploration companies agreed Thursday to extend the shutdowns of two injection wells in Arkansas as researchers c...

Earthquakes Decline After Closure Of 'Fracking' Sites

AP | By SARAH EDDINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The number and strength of earthquakes in central Arkansas have noticeably dropped since the shutdown of two injection wells in t...

'Fracking' Sites Suspended, Likely Linked To Earthquakes

AP | By SARAH EDDINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Two natural gas companies have agreed to temporarily suspend use of injection wells in central Arkansas where earthquakes keep oc...

'Fracking' Sites Linked To Earthquakes May Close

AP | SARAH EDDINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Two more small earthquakes have been recorded in central Arkansas where a recent spate of tremors has officials considering ...