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Science Board Checks EPA on Fracking Water Study

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By Aaron Mintzes

February 22, 2016

Last August, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a draft of their long-awaited study of water pollution from fracking. Readers of the 1000+ page voluminous report were treated to a parade of horribles describing numerous incidents of water contamination from across the country.

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President Obama’s Final Budget Builds Toward His Legacy

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By Aaron Mintzes

February 10, 2016

In his first budget since last year’s devastating Gold King Mine spill, President Obama proposes to help prevent future toxic mine spills by requiring the hardrock mining (e.g. copper, gold) industry to fund the cleanup of its old mines, just like the coal mining industry has for nearly two generations.

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