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Oklahoma Shakes—Is Fracking to Blame?

A normally calm state is hit by a wave of minor earthquakes—causing some to point the finger at fracking. But wastewater disposal wells likely play a bigger role...

Fracking for Natural Gas May Help Us Save Water

Hydraulic fracturing for natural gas is a water-intensive process—as critics love to point out. But by enabling the switch from thirsty coal to more efficient...

EPA Implicates Fracking in Groundwater Pollution

CHEYENNE, Wyo: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the first time has implicated fracking — a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil...

Political Fractures Over Fracking

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)—a five-member committee that governs the water resources around the Delaware River—was supposed to meet today to...

Did Fracking Help Cause Oklahoma Earthquakes?

The good people of Oklahoma were rattled on November 5 when the state was hit its largest earthquake on record, a 5.6-magnitude temblor that struck 44 miles east...

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