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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

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WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing. 642 more words


Burst Water Main Creates Icy Conditions On Lower East Side

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Crews are on the scene of a water main break on the Lower East Side.

A 12-inch water main burst early Saturday morning at Pitt and Rivington streets. 86 more words


Putnam: 'Think Big, Act Boldly' On Water, Land

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Florida lawmakers, who received a directive from voters in November to increase spending to protect water sources and sensitive lands, were told to “think big and act boldly” by the state agriculture commissioner on Thursday. 751 more words


Pending Legislation Sparks Concerns Over Future Of Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ(CBSNewYork) — A citizens group and the mayor of Jersey City are worried that Liberty State Park is under threat by developers.

The green oasis has a breathtaking view and a spectacular backdrop that includes Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. 361 more words


Power to Save: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program Extended

There is some good news for folks looking to ‘go green’ and save some green if you are in the market for a new car. 178 more words

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