Climate Hawks Are Not Impressed by Obama’s Methane Plan

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Environmental groups say the new emissions rules don’t go far enough.

Forget the Oil Industry’s Methane. Obama Should Crack Down on Cows Instead.

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The president shouldn’t have started his war on methane with the fossil fuels sector.

How Much Fracking Is Happening in the Gulf of Mexico?

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A new lawsuit seeks to find out.

The Fracking Boom Could End Way Sooner Than Obama Thinks

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New research suggests that natural gas production might peak 20 years earlier than predicted.

How 3,500 Voters in North Dakota Could Put the Brakes on America’s Biggest Fracking Boom

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Voters on a small Native American reservation are choosing between two candidates who want to crack down on the oil industry.

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