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EPA and State Department Square Off On Tar Sands Pipeline

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Water use and greenhouse gas emissions are major concerns with oil interests plays.

Tar Sands Oil Production, An Industrial Bonanza, Poses Major Water Use Challenges

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Ensuring Americans enjoy a lifestyle built on choice and mobility.

Pipeline Ties Detroit Refinery to “Dirtiest Source of Fossil Fuels”

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State department says oil is needed; Congress leader joins activists in raising concerns.

Infographic: Michigan Mineral Rights

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

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.

China's Oil Spill Threatens International Waters

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The world's largest energy consuming country is plagued by potential ecological damage.

Bottomless Precedent: BP Gulf Gusher Endemic to Global Oil Problem

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Big spills and bigger damage to people and water resources around the globe.

Sudan's Fight Against the Guinea Worm

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The Guinea worm has the potential to become the second completely eradicated disease in human history—but the political stability of one African nation will play a crucial role.

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.