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Appalachian Coal Fights for Survival on Shale Boom: Commodities

Coal mining in Appalachia has survived deadly explosions, the Great Depression and the country’s largest armed insurrection since the Civil War. The latest threat is booming shale-gas production. U.S. power utilities are favoring natural gas, which is trading at its … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Earthquake in Ohio believed to be a result of Fracking

Won-Young Kim, a research professor of Seismology Geology at Columbia University who is advising the state of Ohio on the New Year’s Eve 4.0 magnitude earthquake near Youngstown, Ohio, said on Jan. 3 that circumstantial evidence suggests a link between the … Continue reading

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