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Fracking Public Lands

Days Before Casselton Oil Train Explosion, Obama Signed Bill Hastening Fracking Permits on ND Public Lands

Steve Horn | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

On December 20, both chambers of the U.S. Congress passed a little-noticed bill to expedite permitting for hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") on public lands in the Bakken Shale basin, located predominantly in North Dakota.

Public Meetings Begin For Drilling On Public Lands

AP | Posted 05.12.2012 | Green

SILT, Colo. (AP) — The federal government held the first of several public meetings on plans for oil shale development on public lands that would ke...