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Infographic: Biofuels 101 -- Water Use from Plant to Power Source

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Production of ethanol, the most commonly used biofuel, has prompted concerns about water use and food supply.

Infographic: A Closer Look at Tar Sands Oil

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185 gallons of water + two tons of soil + 700-1200 cubic feet of natural gas = one barrel of crude oil.

Infographic: Tripling Tar Sands Oil Imports, Pipeline and Refinery Map from Canada to U.S.

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The industry is spending billions of dollars to develop more U.S. pipelines.

Infographic: Coal and Water – A Resource Mismatch

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The contest between coal-fired energy production and water demand is a mismatch.

Infographic: Michigan Mineral Rights

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In Michigan, $178 million for nearly 120,000 acres of state-owned minerals in 20 counties.

Infographic: Anatomy of a Gas Well

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Several layers of steel casing typically enclose a well bore and the empty spaces between can be sealed with cement.

Infographic: What is Hydraulic Fracturing?

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Hydraulic fracturing is a process used in nine out of 10 natural gas wells in the United States.

Interactive Map: Top Ten Global Oil Spills

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Details of the ten worst oil spills in history by volume, date, location, and company damages.