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EarthquakesMapping Local Earthquake Risks from Eagle Ford Fracking Published 4 May 2021 Scientists simulated the local risk of damaging or nuisance-level shaking caused by hydraulic fracturing across the Eagle Ford shale formation in Texas. The results could inform a new approach to managing human-caused earthquakes. Hydraulic fracturing to extract trapped fossil fuels can trigger earthquakes. Most

Rare earth elementsIncreasing U.S. Production of Rare Earth Elements Published 3 May 2021 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) the other day awarded $19 million for 13 projects in traditionally fossil fuel-producing communities across the country to support production of rare earth elements and critical minerals vital to the manufacturing of batteries, magnets, and other