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mastermariner

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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 2:54:40 PM

France’s constitutional court upheld a ban on hydraulic fracturing, ruling that the law against the energy-exploration technique known as fracking is a valid means of protecting the environment.

The 2011 law “conforms to the constitution” and is not “disproportionate,” the court in Paris said in a decision posted on its website today.

Schuepbach Energy LLC, a Dallas-based explorer, complained to the court that the law was unfair after having two exploration permits revoked because of the ban. President Francois Hollande has said France won’t allow exploration of shale energy even as the country seeks to reduce its reliance on nuclear energy and keep down costs for consumers.

“It’s a judicial victory but also an environmental and political victory,” French Environment Minister Philippe
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2013 1:57:43 PM

I detect the odour of "HOPIUM" in the air!
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2013 12:19:31 PM

France was absolutely right
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 5:27:26 AM

How dare France and Germany not want to destroy their water supply... (grin)
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 5:25:23 AM

Maybe they can bottle it for American tourists (grin)
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 5:24:34 AM

So mac likes toxic water????
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teenitup
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:19:40 PM

All based on Eco-freak bait and switch propagated and spun by the paid shills.

France continues to sink into economic disaster.
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PDQBlues
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 8:59:30 PM


teafortwo: Perhaps the French are looking ahead to when they will be able to sell clean, pure, non-fracking-toxified water for more than they get for their finest wines ;0}

You know it, brother!
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teafortwo
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 5:53:47 PM


Perhaps the French are looking ahead to when they will be able to sell clean, pure, non-fracking-toxified water for more than they get for their finest wines ;0}
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MAC48
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 9:04:35 AM

This kind of law in France banning hydraulic fracturing technology is the result of the alliance of the Green and Socialist parties to form a coalition government. The law banning fracking is constitutional but the law is a foolish and very short sighted law that will do even more damage to a very fragile economy in France.

When the economies of both France and Germany continue to lose companies and industrial capacity as more and more business entities move to countries where the tax, political and economic opportunities are better, the citizens will become hungry enough, poor enough and desperate to find leaders who will reverse this type of ideological economic suicide.

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POWERSTROKE7.3L
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 8:09:24 AM

They will get it later.
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52MPG
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 5:03:07 AM

Government at work.
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teafortwo
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 2:01:03 PM


What a fracking concept.
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EvergreenON
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 7:35:06 AM

Very good decision. Congradulation
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2b0b
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 2:31:52 AM

The French are probably developing a car that runs on wine.
Given their nature, it would be cheaper if the French could make engines that run on whine
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MN1
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:48:36 AM

The US could learn a lesson from the French.
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davenles
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:00:05 AM

Let them spend more and go broke even quicker.
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EdWoods
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:51:01 PM

Help only those who try to help themselves is a good rule. Apply it here, and do not sell any energy product to France....
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 9:21:23 PM

France is irrelevant.
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pleinyeux
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 9:11:16 PM

Vive pleinyeux loll
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twinfanMN
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 8:02:06 PM

I still haven't seen any evidence that fracking is bad for the environment
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endymion
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:58:52 PM

The French did something right for a change!

Vive la France!
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nicven
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:58:21 PM

At least there are some sane people in the world.
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Radar1992
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:55:17 PM

Once again the the French do some of the most stupidest of things....

Let's enact a 10% surcharge on all petroleum going to France...whatdayasay?
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Track79
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:52:13 PM

Frack you!
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OTISFL
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:38:36 PM

I don't care what happens in France.
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AVKZ
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:30:35 PM

No more fracking.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 6:02:22 PM

The result of a Socialist/Green government.
Going too far to the left, is going to sink the country.

Like the new 75% tax bracket, nuts...!

The left always think that the main problem of a country is a "revenue problem". They cannot and will not accept that it is a "spending problem".
Same as Obama and his crooks.
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teenitup
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:41:26 PM

France continues their downward economic spirals. Let them go.



[Edited by: teenitup at 10/11/2013 5:43:11 PM EST]
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scottyiam
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:35:50 PM

Typical
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kag2010
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:22:57 PM

This makes sense to me.
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doggod
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:15:13 PM

Great. One more small step toward the complete collapse of France. Money-making industry has been leaving for decades, leaving nothing but the parasites to riot in the streets.

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dunesfly
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 5:12:06 PM

We could learn a lot from the French!
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naspa
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 4:50:06 PM

I like France now!
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ktbaeohana
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 3:43:31 PM

I agree with fedupMN
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fedupMN
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 3:26:20 PM

Protecting the environment..... if only the rest of the world would follow this lead, which includes the U.S.
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madison8359
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 3:05:19 PM

This makes sense to me.
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