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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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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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Oil Fracking Project In Nevada Sage Grouse Habitat Approved

Federal land managers have approved an oil project involving fracking in a portion of northeast Nevada identified as an essential habitat.

06/21/2014

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Nevada Fracking Plans OK’d

A Texas company which wants to use hydraulic fracturing in northern Nevada supports the state’s regulations governing the controversial practice.

03/24/2014

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Fracking Fuels Water Fights In Nation’s Dry Spots

The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation’s driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth’s surface.

06/16/2013

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Oil Firm Plans Fracking In Nevada

A Texas-based company hopes to drill for oil and natural gas on 40,000 acres in Nevada.

01/09/2013