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Can fracking preserve North Dakota's environment?
The fracking boom is bringing in a surge of development -- and tax revenue -- to North Dakota. Now conservationists have a plan use some of that growth to protect the environment.
Natgas, renewables and the future economy
Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses two unfolding energy revolutions: the natural gas boom and the rise of renewables.
Obama on climate change: It's the economy, stupid
The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.
Oil spills, pipelines, and angry environmentalists, oh my!
The latest oil spill in Arkansas has environmentalists up in arms over how Big Oil transports their product.
Drillers and enviros try to set fracking standards together
Can natural-gas companies and environmental groups together set standards for fracking that will win the public's trust? An experiment in Pennsylvania will try.
A Pennsylvania fracking settlement answers a few questions
The case arises in the first region of Pennsylvania to see fracking for natural gas. A family with a well contaminated by chemicals received a payment,
What fracking means for manufacturing and the environment: BS detector
We look at energy and environment myths and misperceptions we're uncovering on the Petro-state beat.
In the fracking fields, a fight over who regulates
In Pennsylvania's shale-gas region, many cities and towns have passed ordinances restricting where drillers can put their fracking wells, equipment and wastewater. Now a case is before the state's Supreme Court.
More myths you hear about fracking: BS Detector
There's a whole lot of opinion and information out there about fracking and the future of the energy industry. We look to separate fact from fiction with our BS Dectector.
Hate mail: Scott Tong responds to listener letters
From the Marketplace fracking hate mail bag.