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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on the fracking debate

May 1, 2012
The U.S. Secretary of the Interior talks about new efforts to bring tourism to boost jobs and about the department's new partnership with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency.
Posted In: fracking, tourism, Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
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Fracking linked to more Midwest earthquakes

Apr 18, 2012
The U.S. Geological Survey says a "remarkable" increase of earthquakes in the U.S. mid-continent since 2001 is "almost certainly" the result of oil and gas production. How will these findings impact the fracking industry?
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Natural gas prices drop to lowest level in a decade

Apr 12, 2012
The price of gasoline is skyrocketing in the U.S. -- so why is natural gas at its lowest price in years?
Posted In: fracking, natural gas
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New Chinese gas estimate remixes global energy song

Mar 2, 2012
The huge shale gas deposit is a big deal for global energy markets.
Posted In: natural gas, China, fracking
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Progress Energy CEO on future of natural gas

Feb 13, 2012
Bill Johnson, CEO of Progress Energy, addresses the concerns over natural gas and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Posted In: natural gas, fracking, energy
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Sand rush splits a community

Jan 27, 2012
How the discovery of a valuable commodity under the rolling hills of a rural Wisconsin community has pitted neighbor against neighbor.
Posted In: Oil, sand, fracking, community, neighbors
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Chinese company to invest in U.S. oil drilling

Jan 4, 2012
Sinopec will spend billions of dollars on a partnership to drill for natural gas in Ohio. The company is hoping to gain the needed expertise to grow the fracking industry in China.
Posted In: fracking, Oil, China
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Earthquakes prompt Ohio fracking ban

Jan 3, 2012
Despite the environmental worries, most see no slowdown nationwide.
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After earthquakes, Ohio closes wells

Jan 3, 2012
Ohio has temporarily banned drilling in some parts of the state, after a series of rare earthquakes including one that rocked Youngstown over the weekend.
Posted In: fracking, Ohio
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PODCAST: Central Time takes center stage

Jan 3, 2012
Today's Iowa caucuses mark the start of the 2012 election season. While the car brand Cadillac is expecting a strong year ahead, with a focus on becoming a global brand -- but Ford's Lincoln isn't going to be quite so lucky. Manufacturing hiring is finally picking up, but this time around companies are looking for more skilled workers. And Steve Chiotakis heads to the junk yard with Paddy Hirsch to understand junk bonds.
Posted In: politics, 2012 election, Iran, fracking

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