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This just in—the state of Vermont has banned hydraulic fracturing. It is the first state in the U.S. to do so, although New York has a temporary moratorium on fracturing. According to the Wall Street Journal1, Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin signed the law on May 16 at a Statehouse ceremony surrounded by environmentalists and Twinfield Union School students, who pushed for the ban. Environmentalists don’t surprise me. But schoolkids?

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