The notion of banning fracking is dividing the Democrats running for president and increasingly dividing Democrats in the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania.
By Marc Levy, Associated Press
Oil production from federally-managed lands and waters topped a record 1 billion barrels last year, federal officials said Tuesday, as technological advances helped drive development in new areas and the Trump administration eases rules on the industry.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
Despite lower prices at the gas pump -- welcome news for the millions of travelers hitting the road during the holiday season -- the drop is unlikely to be a net gain for the U.S. economy.
By Thomas Maxwell
Earthquakes in the central and eastern United States have increased dramatically in the last decade as a result of human activities.
By Emily Brodsky, The Conversation
Low birth weight, defined as being born under 5.5 pounds, has previously been linked with an increased risk of childhood mortality and poorer educational outcomes.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas poses a risk to drinking water in some circumstances, but a lack of information precludes a definitive statement on how severe the risk is, the Environmental Protection Agency says in a…
Hydraulic fracturing drives earthquakes in western Canada, according to research published Thursday in Science.
Oklahoma state regulators have taken a hard look at the practice of disposing of wastewater underground, and how it affects earthquakes.
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