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On fracking rules, it’s states vs. feds

National Journal: How can you be in a relationship with someone who doesn't want to be in a relationship with you? That's the challenge facing Interior Secretary Sally Jewell when she recently visited with oil executives here and sought to explain why the federal government thinks it's necessary to regulate drilling operations. "I appreciate what's happening in the Bakken," Jewell told reporters after touring a Continental Resources drilling rig on the Bakken rock-shale formation deep below Williston earlier this...