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Shale Gas Drilling's Dirty Secret Is Out

The EPA's findings about fracking's contamination of ground water have sent a shockwave through a gas industry in denial Thursday's stunning announcement from US EPA that implicates hydrofracturing ("fracking") as the cause of gro...

Massey Energy's man-made hell hole

Republicans and a few coal-state Democrats have cynically blocked passage of tougher mine safety laws that would stop the murderous greed of coal profiteers.