by Billy Corriher - Guest Contributor & Sean Wright - Guest Contributor Posted on February 19, 2015 Updated: February 19, 2015
It was a divided decision, and one Justice accused the majority of being influenced by campaign contributions from the oil industry.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 16, 2015
The scientist's research adds to a growing body of research on fracking's impact on earthquakes.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 12, 2015
The plan, which still must be approved by the EPA, also says that oil companies must stop injecting waste into lower-quality, but still drinkable aquifers by Feb. 15, 2017.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 6, 2015
New York's environmental protection agency called the accusations "inaccurate, misleading and irresponsible."
by Ari Phillips Posted on February 5, 2015 Updated: February 5, 2015
Wales joins Scotland and Ireland in postponing fracking until more is known about the health and environmental impacts.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 2, 2015
"It is shocking," said Patrick Sullivan, a spokesperson for the Center for Biological Diversity. "It is beyond belief."
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 29, 2015
The order will reverse a policy implemented in 2014 by former Gov. Tom Corbett.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 28, 2015 Updated: January 29, 2015
The fracking ban is said to allow for time for the government to conduct public opinion polling and conduct a public health assessment on the controversial process.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 27, 2015 Updated: January 28, 2015
"These violations are not 'paperwork' violations, but lapses that pose serious risks to workers, the environment and public health."
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 26, 2015
The decision could really shake up the way fracking companies do business.