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Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:12 a.m.

Higher-risk oil, gas wells uninspected, data show

NEW CASTLE, Colo. -- Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds -- or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks -- escape federal inspection, according to a review that shows wide state-by-state disparities in safety checks.

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