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Jan 16, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Disposing of waste water from fracked wells and other energy industry drilling might cause a seismic catastrophe, say experts.
Dec 17, 2014 05:00 PM ET // AFP
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would ban hydraulic fracking in New York State, citing health concerns about the controversial oil and gas drilling technique.
Oct 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The natural gas boom, even though it burns cleaner, will not reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the long-term, a big new study reports.
Oct 14, 2014 06:45 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Some 400 micro-earthquakes near the town of Canton, Ohio, are connected to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, wells.
Sep 29, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A prehistoric catastrophe may explain how the curious Tava sandstone in the Rocky Mountains may its way into much older granite rock.
Sep 15, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
New research makes a direct link between Pennsylvania's tainted drinking water and leaky fracking wells in the Marcellus Shale.
Aug 22, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Sooner State was rattled by 20 earthquakes on Aug. 19. It's the latest in a significant increase in seismic activity, which scientists believe is being caused by fracking oil and gas wells. Continue reading →
Apr 15, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Tim Wall
The potent greenhouse gas methane is spewing from Pennsylvanian natural gas wells during the drilling that precedes fracking.
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