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Michael Bastasch
Michael Bastasch

Top Five Environmentalist Myths About Fracking

People protest against fracking in California, in Los Angeles May 30, 2013. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

The Environmental Protection Agency’s comprehensive study on environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is set to be released in the near future, and environmentalists are groaning that it’s tainted with oil and gas industry influence.

DC Cherry Blossoms Coming Late This Year

5:56 PM 04/01/2015

Talk about late bloomers. D.C.’s cherry blossoms finally started to show their florets on April 1, making this the first time since at least 1992 that blossom florets have not already been showing.