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A resource we can’t ignore

Fracking for clean-burning natural gas from 48 shale basins in 32 counties around the world could transform the global energy economy and increase the energy security and in the United States. Knowing that alternative energy sources are being develop everyday has...

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Fracking misunderstood

Fracking has a serious reputation problem. Controversy over the process of fracking has lead people to believe that fracking is bad. However, in reality, the leaders in the fracking industry are on the forefront of what might be a huge step forward in energy...

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Budget proposal for fracking research

The controversy over fracking and the environment is a leading discussion topic for political candidate. Obama proposed that the FY 2012 budget allocate $14 million toward fracking research.  The budget will include a dedicated study involving the impact of hydraulic...

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EPA reports fracking can be “OK”

Lisa Jackson, EPA administrator reports that fracking can be "ok." Jackson told energy leaders and environmentalists Wednesday that natural gas fracking can be done without harmful impacts. Jackson, also stated that fracking presents "an historic opportunity" for the...

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$20 billion bet on shale

"Shale is game changer: it's real, it's abundant, it's economic," - Michale Yeager, the Houston-based chief executive of BHP Billiton Petroleum. BHP Billiton's $20 billion bet on shale was based on the abundance shale and was split two-ways -  $15 billion, which was a...

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