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UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019

Fracking ban passes Senate

Senate votes to ban fracking in Washington.

Obama administration decries judge’s fracking ruling

The Obama administration on Wednesday decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision prevents regulators from using “21st-century standards” to ensure that …

U.S. proposal would cut methane emissions sharply

The Obama administration issued a final rule Thursday to sharply cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production, a key part of a push by President Barack Obama to …

Interior sets new rules on hydraulic fracturing

The Obama administration is requiring companies drilling for natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.

North Dakota oil boom provides hope and prosperity

Kevin McLeod packed up his ’93 Dodge Ram and kissed his wife and 5-year-old son goodbye. From Coeur d’Alene, the 33-year-old construction worker headed east on Interstate 90, across the …