by Emily Atkin Posted on April 2, 2014
The dumping of oil socks -- radioactive nets that strain liquids during the oil production process -- could result in extremely expensive cleanups from the Environmental Protection Agency.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 17, 2014
The hidden pitfalls in the recent legal victories for reproductive rights.
by Emily Atkin Posted on March 12, 2014 Updated: March 12, 2014
This may be the biggest instance of illegal oil socks dumping the state has ever seen.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on February 25, 2014
The Department of Transportation on Tuesday issued an emergency order requiring shippers to test the volatility of crude oil being shipped from the Bakken oil region of North Dakota and Montana.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 24, 2014
Bakken shale crude oil is the most explosive compared to oil from 86 other locations worldwide, according to an analysis released Monday by the Wall Street Journal.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 20, 2014 Updated: February 20, 2014
How helpful is a low unemployment rate when you can't afford a place to live?
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 17, 2014 Updated: February 18, 2014
"This is a large one and also a health and human risk, it's a big one," said Lynn Helms, the head of the North Dakota's Department of Mineral Resources.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on February 13, 2014
Living on an oil rail route is bad enough when you're allowed to use the trains.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 5, 2014
Three independent companies that transport North Dakota crude oil by train have not been properly labeling the oil as it goes en route from cargo tanks to the actual train, federal investigators said Tuesday.
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 30, 2014
$100 million worth of gas is flared in North Dakota each month, emitting substantial amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.