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Your Environment Update for June 11, 2015

In this week’s Environment Update: We check out a new study from the EPA on fracking and water pollution and a bill that would allow drillers to frack with water runoff from coal mines.

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Inside the EPA's Big Study on Fracking

This month, the EPA released a much-anticipated study on fracking and water pollution. But environmentalists and industry are taking away very different things from the findings.

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Ruling Against EPA Guidance Applauded By Industry, Politicians

On Tuesday a federal judge threw out a federal guidance that aimed to reduce water pollution from Appalachian coal mining operations.

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Environmental Protection Agency Announces Plans for Marcellus Study

The Environmental Protection Agency has laid out its plans to study the Marcellus Shale gas drilling industry by visiting sites where com

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Pro-Coal, Pro-Environment Groups Speak at EPA Coal Ash Hearing

It's nearly two years after one of the country's worst environmental disasters--a coal ash storage pond breached its walls in T

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Green Engineers

Faculty at three engineering colleges are working together on a sustainability curriculum.

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