Hydraulic fracturing

FILE- In this June 12, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Zinke said Monday, Sept. 25, that nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and Trump, adding that he is working to change the department's regulatory culture to be more business friendly. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
September 25, 2017 - 8:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday that nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and President Donald Trump, adding that he is working to change the department's regulatory culture to be more business friendly. Zinke, a former Navy SEAL, said he...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:25 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian shares mixed as Nikkei rises on yen, muted elsewhere TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed today as investors awaited comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve, and Japan's benchmark rose on optimism over a weak yen and a record finish on Wall Street. On Wall Street yesterday,...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:35 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Environmentalists have sued a U.S. agency to try to stop it from allowing oil and gas drilling on a vast stretch of federal land in Nevada, where the government is reversing protections put in place nine months ago under the Obama administration. The Sierra Club and Center for...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:35 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Environmentalists have sued a U.S. agency to try to stop it from allowing oil and gas drilling on a vast stretch of federal land in Nevada, where the government is reversing protections put in place nine months ago under the Obama administration. The Sierra Club and Center for...
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Ken Morcom refers to a letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as he speaks about the contamination of his water well on Aug. 24, 2017, at his home in Dimock, Pa. The federal government is back for the first time in more than five years to investigate ongoing claims of contamination in Dimock, which became a battleground in the debate over gas drilling and fracking. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)
September 02, 2017 - 9:02 am
DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) — The well water at Ken Morcom and Kim Grosso's house is laced with so much explosive methane that a Pennsylvania environmental regulator who went there to collect samples this summer decided it would be safer to coast her SUV down the driveway. Morcom and Grosso want to leave but...
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FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2012 file photo, Ray Kemble, of Dimock, Pa., holds a jug of his well water on his head while marching with demonstrators against hydraulic fracturing outside a Marcellus Shale industry conference in Philadelphia. Federal government scientists are collecting water and air samples in the first week of August 2017 from about 25 homes in Dimock, Pa., a tiny, rural crossroads about 150 miles north of Philadelphia that became a flashpoint in the national debate over fracking to investigate ongoing complaints about the quality of the drinking water. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
August 03, 2017 - 8:56 pm
The federal government has returned to a Pennsylvania village that became a flashpoint in the national debate over fracking to investigate ongoing complaints about the quality of the drinking water. Government scientists are collecting water and air samples this week from about 25 homes in Dimock,...
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