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Fracking, Clean and Green – National Review Online (blog)

Fracking, Clean and Green
National Review Online (blog)
The only thing deeper than a natural-gas well is the ignorance of the anti-fracking crowd. Fracking — formally called hydraulic fracturing — involves briefly pumping water, sand, and chemicals into shale formations far below Earth's surface and the
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US EPA has to stay the course and complete its study on hydraulic fracturing … – Plain Dealer

US EPA has to stay the course and complete its study on hydraulic fracturing
Plain Dealer
By now, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was supposed to be close to answering a crucial question posed by the U.S. Congress in 2010 during the oil and gas boom in Ohio and other states: Is hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, safe 

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Free Willy, for real: SeaWorld has got to go – Salon

Free Willy, for real: SeaWorld has got to go
Salon
It uses the gruesome 2010 death of a SeaWorld trainer named Dawn Brancheau, and the troubled life history of a six-ton bull orca named Tilikum – who drowned and partly ate Brancheau, and has apparently killed two other people – as the starting points

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David Brock arrested for stealing fuel from parish – Daily Caller

David Brock arrested for stealing fuel from parish
Daily Caller
David W. Brock was arrested for the theft of over 1,300 gallons of fuel, the Daily Comet, a Lousiana newspaper, reported Tuesday. Brock, 59, was charged with malfeasance in office, theft of goods worth more than $ 1,500, and unauthorized entry of a

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Solar Panels for Fashionistas – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Solar Panels for Fashionistas
Wall Street Journal
A few solar panels have appeared on the market in colors other than black (the traditional color of choice for maximizing the conversion of sunlight to energy). But scientists in Germany have patented low-cost techniques that will allow a solar panel

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Environment May Affect Development of Language

There are about 7,000 languages in the world, and they are constantly evolving and changing. But it’s a bit of a mystery why languages change the way they do. Anthropologist Caleb Everett of the University of Miami believes he may have found …
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