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EPA Finds Fracking Study Optimistic

Top officials at the EPA find the fracking study optimistic about the future. The nationwide project examined natural gas hydraulic fracturing and potential drinking water impacts. According to the Huffington Post, the study will help scientists and the public...

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Philadelphia Reconsiders Fracking Ban

The fracking controversy has lighten-up dramatically in Pennsylvania over the last few years. At last year’s conference, natural gas drillers were “greeted by a crowd of protesters,” according to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition gets a...

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Obama supports natural gas

Obama believes hydraulic fracturing can be done safely and supports natural gas development. Obama said in a phone interview from Toledo that he encourages advances in fracking technology, but prioritizes the health and safety of the public. Obama said the federal...

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Energy independence

The Des Moines Register suggests oil prices are increasing despite increased domestic oil production. However, the two are not necessarily related. The increase price of oil is due to worldwide forces said John Felmy, Chief economist of the American Petroleum...

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Fracking facts

Geologists report five new truths about fracking. Fracking is short for hydraulic fracturing, which is the process of extracting natural gas from shale rock formations. The fracking process has been a controversial issue for years; however, geologists say some facts...

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