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Shake Rattle and Oil
Shake Rattle and Oil
Oklahoma Cracks Down on Drillers After Earthquake

After a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Pawnee, OK on Saturday, the state moved to halt wastewater storage in the vicinity.

Shake Rattle and Oil
EPA Acknowledges Fracking’s Earthquake Problem

The government agency echoed concerns over a pressing—but not fatal—flaw of the American shale boom.

Shake Rattle and Oil
USGS Says Millions at Risk From Oil and Gas-Related Quakes

Seven million Americans live in areas of increased risk for seismic activity as a result of drilling, according to a new government survey.

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Oklahoma to Oil and Gas Industry: Quakes Aren’t OK

Worried about the recent rise in micro-earthquakes, Oklahoma slapped its oil and gas industries with a heavy new regulation.

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Oklahoma Fracker Rejects Anti-Earthquake Regulations

Why an Oklahoma oil company is rejecting state anti-earthquake regulations, and why that matters for the shale industry.

Shake Rattle and Oil
Fracking’s Earthquake Problem, and How to Tackle It

Research has linked Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry with an uptick in earthquakes. Smart regulation is needed.

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

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Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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