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Government Warns Against Contaminated Water in Wyoming Town

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Freshwater wells deemed unsafe because of hydrocarbons.

Fracking Regulations Vary Widely from State to State

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

Q&A: Josh Fox on the 'Toxification' of U.S. Water Sources in the Dig for Natural Gas

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The documentary “Gasland" has shown at film festivals and on HBO.

Infographic: Michigan Mineral Rights

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

Michigan Says It’s Ready For Next Drilling Boom

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“Fracking” is the injection of water and chemicals to rupture deep shale and release natural gas.

EPA Announces Study to Re-Examine the Health Risks of Hydrofracking

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States have begun implementing stricter standards for the controversial natural gas drilling process.

Michigan’s New Natural Gas Rush: Energy and Water in Play

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Unprecedented mineral leasing could be big for energy production and hydraulic fracturing.

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.

Peter Gleick: What the Frack? Poisoning Water for Energy Profits

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Injecting water, chemicals, and sand to "frack" the gas from shale rock formations.