Natural gas occurring within or extracted from shale: the rise of shale gas is shaping up to be the biggest shift in energy in generations [as modifier]: the environmental impacts of shale gas extraction
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- In 2010, test drilling started in north-west England on shale gas deposits there.
- Tar sands crude and shale gas threaten both the quality and quantity of freshwater resources.
- After years when America's reserves of fossil fuels have been dwindling, an enormous new source of energy has become available: shale gas.
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