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Critic: Shale gas a false hope

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Hydraulic fracturing of shale natural gas deposits in the United States is a "dangerously false solution" to energy security, an advocacy group said.

Oil, gas industry offers fracking rules

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- Oil and natural gas companies are leading the way in the safe development of shale natural gas through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a trade group said.

Controversy surrounds U.S. fracking rule

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- The White House is preventing government agencies from protecting the public from dangers associated with hydraulic fracturing, an advocate said.

EPA finds fracking fluid in Wyoming water

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Energy companies will struggle to sell the shale gas boom to the U.S. public after the EPA found fracking fluid in Wyoming's water, a critic said.

Diners urged to eat invasive sea life

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- A new approach to containing invasive aquatic species is gaining favor: Eating them.
GOP cuts hurt environment, advocate says

GOP cuts hurt environment, advocate says

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- "Ideological" cuts in the Republican budget mean Americans' access to supplies of safe food and water is in jeopardy, Food and Water Watch said.
EU move on cloned food shunned

EU move on cloned food shunned

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- There is no good reason why the European Union shouldn't have labels indicating food came from cloned animals, a U.S. advocacy group complained.

EU ban on clones irks advocacy group

BRUSSELS, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The European Union angered consumers when it decided to impose only a temporary ban on cloned animals, a food advocacy group complained.

Greens say EPA slacking on pesticides

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Environmentalists say the U.S. government and agricultural interests are not doing enough to protect the quality of the nation's groundwater supply.

Fish warning raises menu questions

NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- Warnings about the safety of some Chinese seafood imports have U.S. diners casting a wary eye at the fish on restaurant menus.

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Think tanks wrap-up (2)

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think ta

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Think Tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- The UPI Think Tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think ta
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