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Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In US

More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

04/23/2015

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This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets Stamped

This week, a late comedian’s likeness can’t be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.

04/10/2015

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USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution Link

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.

03/04/2015

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Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against Fracking

The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.

02/26/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/17/2015

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Texas Energy Group Asks Court To Halt Fracking Ban

An industry group and the General Land Office are asking a judge to stop the enforcement of a fracking ban approved Tuesday by voters in the town of Denton.

11/05/2014

File photo of a Cabot Oil and Gas natural gas drill stands at a hydraulic fracturing site on Jan. 18, 2012 in South Montrose, Pa. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

North Texas City Rejects Partial Fracking Ban

The council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid early Wednesday that would have made it the first city in the state to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing in the community.

07/16/2014

As the Obama administration nears a decision on the controversial $7 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline, a new survey finds a strong two-thirds majority of Americans support the project. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Support Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Project

As the Obama administration nears a decision on the controversial $7 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline, a new survey finds a strong two-thirds majority of Americans support the project.

04/03/2013

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

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