Big Oil seeks shale gas deal in climate bill

Reuters: Three oil majors want U.S. senators crafting the climate bill to keep the federal government from regulating shale gas drilling methods that have made vast domestic reserves accessible but have been criticized for polluting water supplies. Senators John Kerry, a Democrat, Lindsey Graham, a Republican, and Joseph Lieberman, an independent, are hoping to release an outline of the climate bill next month. "Some of their staffers had asked the majors their views about what would be ......

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