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Complaints by both sides over the Obama administration’s newly updated draft rules regulating the hydraulic fracturing of shale natural gas and oil on public and Indian lands signals the Interior Department has found enough common ground to raise the bar — albeit slightly — on drilling operations. Because the updated draft rules would only apply…

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For all the attention focused on newly accessible natural gas supplies from U.S. shale deposits, one hopes the industry is up to regulating its operations enough to avoid a Three Mile Island-type accident in Pennsylvania that the U.S. nuclear power industry and utilities are still paying for 32 years later. With what significant new supplies…

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