by Emily Atkin Jun 1, 2015
Oklahoma's towns and cities are no longer allowed to ban fracking under a bill signed into law on Friday by Republican Gov. Mary Fallin.
by Emily Atkin May 29, 2015
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will be the first-ever Republican governor to allow a statewide moratorium on fracking.
by Samantha Page May 28, 2015
The state is paying more than $200,000 to find oil and gas reserves.
by Ari Phillips 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 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 May 8, 2015
The petroleum industry says this is a good thing.
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.