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 A crew works on a gas drilling rig at a well site for shale based natural gas in Zelienople in 2012.
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A crew works on a gas drilling rig at a well site for shale based natural gas in Zelienople in 2012.

Groups push EPA to rewrite oil and gas waste disposal rules

Eight environment groups notified the Environmental Protection Agency they will file suit if the agency refuses to rewrite disposal rules.


 President Barack Obama on Sunday said he is changing the name of Mount McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska, to Denali.

White House renaming Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

By renaming the peak Denali, President Barack Obama waded into a sensitive and decades-old conflict between residents of Alaska and Ohio.



Warming seas rising faster than predicted, NASA scientists say

Researchers say an increase of at least 3 feet is likely unavoidable, and is caused by warming temperatures driven by burning fossil fuels.


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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane departs after her preliminary hearing Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at the Montgomery


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