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The Environmental Scandal That’s Happening Right Beneath Your Feet

Uprising: Winner of the 2013 AAAS Kavli award for online science journalism.

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Nov 6, 2013 · 28 min read
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Predictions for natural gas production, courtesy of the Energy Information Administration
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Map by Eric Fischer
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