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Sunday Dialogue: Gas Drilling and Our Energy Future

Published: 
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 8:54am
Category: 
Energy

Readers discuss whether natural gas from shale is a promising resource or a misguided risk.

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Livestock Falling Ill in Fracking Regions, Raising Concerns About Food

Published: 
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 1:08pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

In the midst of the domestic energy boom, livestock on farms near oil-and-gas drilling operations nationwide have been quietly falling sick and dying. 

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As Fracking Increases, So Do Fears About Water Supply

Published: 
Fri, 03/08/2013 - 3:14pm
Category: 
Water

In this South Texas stretch of mesquite trees and cactus, where the land is sometimes too dry to grow crops, the local aquifer is being strained in the search for oil.

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California issues proposed rules for 'fracking'

Published: 
Thu, 12/20/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

California Gov. Jerry Brown's administration proposes rules that would require more disclosure from oil companies in the state that employ hydraulic fracturing, also known as 'fracking.'

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Shift by Cuomo on Gas Drilling Prompts Both Anger and Praise

Published: 
Sun, 09/30/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

ALBANY — A few months after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was poised to approve hydraulic fracturing in several struggling New York counties, his administration is reversing course and starting the regulatory process over, garnering praise from environmental groups and stirring anger among industry executives and upstate landowners.