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Frances Beinecke: Obama Administration Must Say No to Industry Loopholes in Natural Gas Fracking Standards

Natural gas development is spreading like wildfire across the country. Energy companies have drilled more than 75,000 wells in the past five years, many of...
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Now is the time to hold energy companies accountable for the pollution they create. For far too long, they have run roughshod over the health and well being of American communities and ordinary people are paying the price.

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