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Gas flaring is dangerous to our health and environment. There’s one way to stop it. Locally.

Gas flaring, the deliberate open-air burning of natural gas, is a practice common in the largest shale oil plays where natural gas is a byproduct of oil extraction. There are some legitimate reasons to allow limited use of flaring. After a shale oil/gas … Continue reading

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Wyoming natural gas bust leaves landowners and taxpayers holding the bag

What goes up must come down. The boom and bust economy that goes with oil and gas drilling can leave state and local governments and local landowners with big problems when boom times dry up. The New York Times reports … Continue reading

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