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English tremors blamed on shale 'fracking'

(AP) -- The only company in Britain using hydraulic fracturing to release natural gas from shale rock said Wednesday that the controversial technique probably did trigger earth tremors in April and May.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Environment
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EPA theorizes fracking-pollution link

(AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday for the first time that fracking - a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells - may be to blame for causing ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Environment
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Shale gas in doubt in UK's low-carbon transition

Academics from Warwick Business School and University College London have published an opinion piece based on research funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) advising policymakers that, because of continuing economic, ...

dateMar 06, 2015 in Environment
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China faces hurdles to developing shale gas

Energy-hungry China is tapping its vast shale gas reserves to reduce its reliance on dirty coal and imports, but experts warn its lack of technical expertise and scarce water supplies pose challenges.

dateNov 09, 2011 in Environment
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