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Does an old EPA fracking study provide proof of contamination?

By Abrahm Lustgarten ProPublica August 10, 2011 This post has been updated with the industry’s response. For years the drilling industry has steadfastly insisted that there has never been a proven case in which fracking has led to contamination of … Continue reading

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Amid US gas boom, split over ‘fracking’

By Rob Lever AFP Jun 26, 2011 WASHINGTON — The United States is seeing a natural gas boom thanks to discoveries of abundant shale gas, but also a groundswell of opposition from critics who say the environmental risks from drilling … Continue reading

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The Facts About Fracking

The Wall Street Journal By Editorial Staff JUNE 25, 2011 The real risks of the shale gas revolution, and how to manage them. The U.S. is in the midst of an energy revolution, and we don’t mean solar panels or … Continue reading

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Sand extraction raises environmental concerns

Work progressed late last year on a sand-processing plant in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. The plant is expected to begin operating this summer. Leader Telegram Posted: Sunday, May 15, 2011 10:00 pm By Joe Knight There is a gold rush of … Continue reading

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