by Emily Atkin 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 May 3, 2015
Was fracking to blame?
by Katie Valentine Apr 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 Apr 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 Apr 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 Apr 22, 2015
It's been a big week for human-induced earthquakes.
by Katie Valentine Apr 17, 2015
Jewell says the rules, which some environmental groups have called "toothless," were a needed update to the former set of regulations.
by Emily Atkin Apr 9, 2015
The researchers were careful to note that the side-by-side increases in radon and fracking only represented a correlation, not causation.
by Katie Valentine Apr 6, 2015
The water is usually too contaminated to go back into the water cycle.
by Ari Phillips Apr 2, 2015
"As long as the risks cannot be fully evaluated, fracking will be banned."