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Obama position on fracking leaves both sides grumbling

McClatchy: President Barack Obama’s embrace of fracking is earning wrath from environmentalists but little love from the oil and gas industry. Obama praised the U.S. natural gas boom in a recent climate change speech and credited it with delivering cleaner energy. The boom is a result of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in which chemical-spiked water is pumped underground to free oil and natural gas trapped in shale rock. The Obama administration’s proposed fracking rules say companies don’t have to disclose...