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Rice Energy has amassed 121 violations and more than a half a million dollars in fines since 2010.
The report, released Wednesday by the Environmental Integrity Project, looks at what is known as the "Halliburton loophole
In the State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said he would use his authority to protect more pristine federal lands. This was a welcome statement given Congress' failure to protect these important public lands.