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New Fracking Rules Proposed for U.S. Land

Published: 
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 9:23pm
Category: 
Energy

The Obama administration on Thursday issued a new set of proposed rules governing hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on public lands, moving further to address industry concerns about the costs and reporting burdens of federal regulation.

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U.S. to Lease Federal Waters for Commercial Offshore Wind Energy

Published: 
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:16pm
Category: 
Energy

The federal government will hold the first lease sale for commercial offshore wind energy projects at the end of July, the Interior Department announced on Tuesday.