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.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on January 26, 2015 Updated: January 28, 2015
Oil and gas companies, supported by the state, are attempting to drill in Louisiana's disappearing wetlands -- but the town of Abita Springs is fighting back.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 14, 2015 Updated: January 15, 2015
The primary waste product created by oil and gas drilling contains two types of potentially hazardous contaminants that have never before been associated with the industry.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 7, 2015
Some are trying to figure out if nearby fracking operations are to blame.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 7, 2015
Banning fracking, the bill states, will “protect the public health and welfare” of Florida.