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Mike Hickey works on capping an an orphaned well in Adams County, Colo. The EPA estimates there are more than 1 million abandoned gas and oil wells across the country. Matt Bloom/KNUC hide caption

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Cleaning Up Abandoned Wells Proves Costly To Gas And Oil Producing States

Abandoned gas and oil wells dot many states. These orphaned sites need to be capped and cleaned up, but doing so is difficult when the responsible companies have gone bankrupt.

Want Something Done (Instrumental) Oddisee
Last Friday Night (TGIF) Piano Tribute Players
Keep Yourself Warm Frightened Rabbit
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As Bahamas Turn To Recovery, U.S. Worries About China Stepping In To Help

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The manufacturing sector has seen a slowdown amid the continuing U.S. trade war with China. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Tepid U.S. Jobs Report Adds To Economic Jitters

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Better Days [2008 Stereo Mix] Graham Nash
Working for the Weekend Javier Martinez
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Sounds of Silence [Bonus Tracks]
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Mike Hickey works on capping an an orphaned well in Adams County, Colo. The EPA estimates there are more than 1 million abandoned gas and oil wells across the country. Matt Bloom/KNUC hide caption

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Cleaning Up Abandoned Wells Proves Costly To Gas And Oil Producing States

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Kristine Autenreith teaches language arts to juveniles at the Allegheny County Jail. The students are in the jail because they're being tried as adults for crimes such as murder, rape and robbery. An-Li Herring/WESA hide caption

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In Pittsburgh, Juvenile Offenders At The Local Jail Go Back To School, Too

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