Living near a oil or gas well may increase the chance of spontaneous preterm birth, a new study looking at women living near wells in California finds.
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Earthquakes from fracking can damage property and endanger lives. New guidelines on when to slow or halt work may minimize risk.
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Moving from coal to natural gas could help save a lot of water, but moving to renewables would use just a fraction of the water we use today for power.
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"The amount of water injected and produced for conventional oil and gas production exceeds that associated with fracking... by well over a factor of 10."
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