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U. at Buffalo Closes Gas-Drilling Institute Accused of Improper Industry Ties

The University at Buffalo will close its controversial Shale Resources and Society Institute, whose work came under fire from critics who accused its researchers of having improperly close ties to the gas industry. Satish K. Tripathi, the university’s president, announced his decision to shut down the institute on Monday, after consulting with faculty members and other top administrators on the State University of New York campus. The institute had released a report this year claiming that pol…