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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.
Nov 26, 2013 09:52 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
As fracking outruns the science of its impacts, there is hope amid the angry rhetoric. The first step is to find out what all the shouting is about. Continue reading →
Nov 1, 2013 05:54 AM ET // Tim Wall
Carbon dioxide emissions hit a record high in 2012, but could have been even higher, according to a new report. The increase in emissions was only 1.1 percent in 2012, compared to an average 2.9 percent over the past decade. Continue reading →
Aug 6, 2013 11:20 AM ET // AFP
Two children aged seven and 10 have been told they are banned for life from discussing fracking under an oil company settlement reached in the US state of Pennsylvania.
May 18, 2012 07:08 AM ET // Tim Wall
A study found a decrease in the percentage of the number of violations issued to fracking sites in Pennsylvania.
Nov 12, 2012 01:03 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Energy conservation and new ways of extracting oil means the United States will surpass Saudi Arabia as the largest oil producer by 2035.
Mar 23, 2012 11:10 AM ET // Sarah Simpson
Areas of west Texas and eastern New Mexico are experiencing a new energy rush, with prosperity spilling far beyond the oil fields.
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