by Emily Atkin Posted on September 2, 2014
After testing 100 water wells atop one of the largest natural gas reserves in the U.S., researchers found that nearly 30 percent contain levels of arsenic above the limit considered safe.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 29, 2014 Updated: August 29, 2014
For the first time, the state has made details of contamination cases public.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 28, 2014 Updated: August 28, 2014
Fracking has been controversial due in part to how quickly the process is spreading in the U.S. without much scientific information on what it can do to public health.
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by Emily Atkin Posted on August 27, 2014
Scientists increasingly believe that underground disposal of fracking wastewater is causing earthquakes -- not only in Texas, but across the country.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on August 21, 2014
For another third we have no idea.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 20, 2014
Doctors and other health professionals called for an independent investigation into the claims, and reform of the Pennsylvania health department's response procedures.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 20, 2014
Other states have rejected radioactive fracking waste due to stricter regulations.
More than 2,500 small earthquakes have hit Oklahoma in the past five years, and scientists have linked nearly all of them to the process of hydraulic fracturing.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on August 20, 2014
Though the issue won't appear on the November ballot, the battle over oil and gas operations in Colorado is far from over.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 19, 2014
The report warns of the possible dangers to Maryland residents if fracking is allowed in the state.