by Ari Phillips Posted on May 19, 2015
When cities in Texas decided they didn't want fracking in their communities state lawmakers decided it wasn't up to them.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on May 16, 2015
Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm was so displeased by research connecting oil and gas activity to a dramatic rise in earthquakes that he wanted certain university scientists dismissed.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 8, 2015
The petroleum industry says this is a good thing.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 5, 2015
"This is the first documented and published demonstration of toxic compounds escaping from uncased boreholes in shale gas wells and moving long distances [into drinking water]."
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 3, 2015
Was fracking to blame?
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 30, 2015
Research has found a recent spike in ethane in Maryland, a state with no active fracking wells that's surrounded by states with high levels of fracking.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 28, 2015
In proposing fracking regulations, the Florida legislature is giving lip service to the public and full service to the industry.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 23, 2015
Oklahoma is at the epicenter of the debate over how to balance the growth of fossil fuel extraction and the negative impacts associated with it.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 22, 2015
It's been a big week for human-induced earthquakes.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 17, 2015
Jewell says the rules, which some environmental groups have called "toothless," were a needed update to the former set of regulations.