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The Stream, May 8: Czech Republic May Impose Shale Gas Moratorium

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The Czech Republic plans to set a two-year moratorium on granting…
A coal loader eats away at a mountain of black coal at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. In 2011, the mines, trains, and coal loading terminals here shipped about 114 million metric tons of coal on about 1,000 freighters, bringing billions of dollars in export earnings.

Global Energy Demand Driving Australia's Coal and Gas Export Boom

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International demand and new technologies push nation to the top for hydrocarbon exports. But massive production has also created worries over water.

The Stream, February 27: The U.S. Shale Oil Boom

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Energy The shale oil boom in the United States is putting a…

The Stream, February 23: New Report Adds Fuel to Fracking Debate

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Energy A new study by the University of Texas Energy Institute…

The Stream, March 24: India-Pakistan Water Disputes

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A 330-megawatt dam under construction in the Indus River Basin…

Fracking Regulations Vary Widely from State to State

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A look at how states across America are facing deep frack dilemmas.

Where Energy Development Puts Rivers at Risk

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American Rivers’ annual tally of threatened rivers highlights effects of drilling for natural gas.

States Seek Profit, Regulation from Natural Gas Drilling

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Pennsylvania's latest budget proposal includes a tax on energy firms that tap the state’s shale gas reserves.

NYC Seeks to Ban Gas Drilling Within the City’s Watershed

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Fracking could contaminate New York’s unfiltered water supply and require costly filtration, report says.