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Yoko Ono, Matt Damon and OPEC Versus American Energy Independence

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Yes, fracking has its problems. But within the few years, that technology has improved significantly, oversight has become singularly sensitized to the downside risks and communities have heightened awareness.

Fracking: Has the USGS Been Co-opted by the Oil and Gas Industry?

Marvin Resnikoff | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Marvin Resnikoff

Known for its objective and scientifically rigorous research, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has been pulled into the battle between environmentalists and the oil and gas industry. One skirmish in the larger battle involves the radioactive gas radon in natural gas.

Appalachia Gas Drilling Yields A Foul Byproduct

AP | MARC LEVY and VICKI SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A drilling technique that is beginning to unlock staggering quantities of natural gas underneath Appalachia also yields a trou...