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Nebraska judge overturns fracking water disposal decision

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A judge has overturned a Nebraska commission's decision to let a Colorado company use a well north of Mitchell to dispose of …

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Obama quietly approves hundreds of offshore fracking drills in Gulf of Mexico

The Obama administration has granted hundreds of offshore fracking permits in the Gulf of Mexico, allowing dangerous fracking chemicals to pollute …

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Researchers Aim to Use Flared Natural Gas to Harvest Water from the Atmosphere

Back in March, I wrote about the huge amount of energy that is wasted in the form of natural gas flared or vented from oil and gas wells because …

In California, study finds drilling and fracking into freshwater formations

In California's farming heartland, as many as one of every five oil and gas projects occurs in underground sources of fresh water, according to a new …

California is headed toward a decision it will regret

Even as new research from Stanford University suggests drought-stricken California has a bonanza of underground water in areas where oil companies operate, state regulators are planning to ask the Environmental Protection Agency to exempt a substantial number of aquifers from rules meant to prevent …