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Hopes soar as Elwha dams come down and salmon return

For 100 years, two hydroelectric dams on the Elwha River blocked fish from their spawning grounds, destroying one of the world's most bountiful salmon fisheries.

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In Ohio, thousands protest new hydrofracking laws

Thousands marched to the Ohio statehouse and held a People's Assembly to map a fight back against laws enacted by Republican Gov. John Kasich giving the fossil fuel industry a green light on hydrofracking..

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Boom or bust? Two visions from a Pennsylvania park

"Sacrifice our water? No fracking way!" inked on the wooden fence in Colton Point State Park, sitting squarely atop one of the world's richest natural gas deposits.