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Policy: Environment & Energy

Large, rare leaks are key to calculating methane emissions during fracking, scientists say

By Zack Colman | 04/16/14 04:37 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency took the first steps toward better understanding what has been a relatively inexact science to this point -- calculating the amount of methane that is released into the atmosphere from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, sites. The EPA released five technical...
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Poll: Democrats have better health care plan than GOP

By Sean Lengell | 04/16/14 04:17 PM

Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better approach to addressing the nation's health care needs than Republicans, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. Almost one-third of respondents in the online survey said they prefer Democrats' plan, policy or approach to health care, compared...
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White House: U.S. has 'prepared' new sanctions for Russia

By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 03:26 PM

The White House on Wednesday said that the U.S. has prepared new sanctions against Russia amid growing concerns over Ukraine's territorial sovereignty.
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