Gas flaring near Highway 85 southwest of Williston. Analysts estimate that almost 30 percent of the gas being produced in the state is burned off. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Much Of North Dakota's Natural Gas Is Going Up In Flames

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A drilling site rises from the middle of farmland near Fairfield, N.D. Many farmers and ranchers are profiting from the state's oil boom, but others complain that drillers are interfering with their business. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Oil Rush A Cash Cow For Some Farmers, But Tensions Crop Up

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Cold Temperatures Boost Demand For Natural Gas

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Propane cylinders sit on the grounds of Blue Rhino, a propane gas company, in Tavares, Fla. In the Midwest, farmers needed more propane for crops that came in later than normal. Gerardo Mora/Getty Images hide caption

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As Temps Drop, Gas Prices Rise, Along With Demand For Fuel

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Derailing Revives Calls To Change How Trains Haul Crude Oil

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Priest Released After Court Overturns Child Endangerment Charge

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The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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BP Argues Companies Are Unfairly Cashing In On 2010 Spill

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The building at 120 East 81st Street is among those converting from an oil- to natural-gas-burning furnace. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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How Fracking In Pennsylvania Helps Clear The Air In New York

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Ethanol Is Center Stage In Fight Over American Fuel Tanks

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Lela Petersen, owner of the Anything And Everything store in Flagler, Colo., expects the cost of health insurance for her and her husband to drop by my more than half next year. Jeff Brady hide caption

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In Colorado, A Couple Finds Relief In Obamacare

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Apologetic signs posted at a gas station that ran out of gas on Nov. 1, 2012, in the Queens borough of New York. Jason DeCrow/AP hide caption

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Fuel Supply System Fixes Pick Up Gas After Superstorm Sandy

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Penn State To Pay Nearly $60 Million To Sandusky Abuse Victims

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Post Shutdown, Tourists Are Back In Line To See Liberty Bell

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The Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010. A second phase of the BP trial, which started this week, looks at just how much oil spilled into the Gulf. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Phase 2 Of BP Trial Focuses On Amount Of Spilled Oil

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Deepwater Horizon Trial Enters Second Phase

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