Natural gas from shale rock promises to provide cleaner, abundant energy for the U.S. and the world. But there's a catch. It could come with significant environmental and social costs. Can the energy industry be trusted to deliver the goods so that everyone benefits?
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Pain Relief (Inbox)
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