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To Drill or Not to Drill — That Is the Question

Mar 4, 2015
Major oil company Royal Dutch Shell wants to drill in the Chukchi Sea this summer. In the long term, that could spell doom for one of the last great relatively untouched oceanic environments on the planet.

EPA’s Abandoned Fracking Study One Retreat of Many

Jul 7, 2013
In 2011, the agency issued a draft report saying that the controversial practice of fracking was to blame for the pollution of an aquifer deep below the town of Pavillion, Wyo., the first time such a claim had been based on a scientific analysis. Now the EPA will hand the study over to Wyoming, whose research will be funded by EnCana--the very drilling company whose wells may have caused the contamination.