RESEARCH INDEPENDENCE AND INTEGRITY

Strata’s commitment to academic quality and integrity is paramount to all our objectives as an organization. Strata research associates are trained to exceed standard research practices and [...]

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A Tale of Two States

With the rapid growth of hydraulic fracturing, the Marcellus shale play has become one of the most profitable sources of oil and natural gas in the world.

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Stepping On Prayers

The term “Bears Ears” has traditionally been used to refer to twin buttes located in Southeastern Utah. It is also the name of a National Monument that was designated by President Barack Obama in [...]

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Pipelines, Rails, and Trucks

Access to cheap and reliable energy is vital to the continued growth of the U.S. economy. In today’s energy market, oil and gas are both relatively cheap and reliable energy sources. The [...]

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A Bird in the Hand

The greater sage-grouse, a wild bird that lives across the Western United States, has become one of the most controversial species in American history. Over the past few decades, a political [...]

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Improving the Endangered Species Act

The federal government protects species on the brink of extinction through the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The law’s goal is to allow these species to recover so that federal protection is no [...]

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The Footprint of Energy

Modern society requires a tremendous amount of electricity to function, and one of this generation’s greatest challenges is generating and distributing energy efficiently. Electricity generation [...]

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