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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fracture.

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Examples

  • The most notable thing about this fracturing is the extent to which it results from attempts to divest the moral orthodoxy of boundary rules which are no longer considered valid.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Gas companies don't have to tell us what chemicals they're using because hydraulic fracturing is specifically exempted from disclosure requirements in the Safe Drinking Water Act through to a provision, nicknamed "the Halliburton Loophole," that was inserted by Dick Cheney into the 2005 Energy Policy Act. Right now, because of the Halliburton Loophole and other exemptions for dirty fossil fuels, the EPA has absolutely no power to regulate hydraulic fracturing.

    Mark Ruffalo: Taking on Karl Rove

  • Consistent with her legislation in the 110th Congress, DeGette remains squarely focused on stripping states – who have a 60-year record of ensuring hydraulic fracturing is done safely and effectively – of their regulatory authority and enacting a one-size-fits-all federal mandate that could effectively halt this critical energy-producing practice at a time when our economy, working families, and state and local governments desperately need the boost.

    Wonk Room » What The Frack? Gas Industry’s Multimillion-Dollar Campaign Demonizes Hydraulic Fracturing Bill

  • You are a disgrace to Obama and are only succeeding in fracturing the Dems even more.

    Heavy turnout reported, few problems seen

  • You can absorb so only so much into your family without it fracturing from the effects.

    Don`t Mind Us You Come On In

  • It doesn't take long for things to fall apart, for his sober life to begin fracturing back into those million little pieces.

    Not So Perfect Friendship

  • I’ve said, rather, that their decoupling of molecular homology from organismal descent, once allowed at the base of the TOL, entails corrosive consequences for phylogenetic inference higher up in the branches – namely, that once the TOL breaks apart at its root, the fracturing is impossible to stop.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • I’ve said, rather, that their decoupling of molecular homology from organismal descent, once allowed at the base of the TOL, entails corrosive consequences for phylogenetic inference higher up in the branches – namely, that once the TOL breaks apart at its root, the fracturing is impossible to stop. (emphasis added)

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • P A Nelson: I’ve said, rather, that their decoupling of molecular homology from organismal descent, once allowed at the base of the TOL, entails corrosive consequences for phylogenetic inference higher up in the branches – namely, that once the TOL breaks apart at its root, the fracturing is impossible to stop.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • C&J Energy performs service for hydraulic fracturing, which is used to increase oil and gas production from rock formations that are difficult to extract using traditional drilling methods, as well as coiled tubing and pressure pumping services to help complete or maintain wells.

    C&J Energy Rises in Debut

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