by Katie Valentine Posted on March 6, 2015
North Dakota's oil boom has brought a surge of criminal activity to the state.
by Katie Valentine Posted on March 4, 2015
About 1,500 gallons of used motor oil, which can contain toxins and heavy metals, leaked into Washington's Sulphur Creek and Yakima River.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 23, 2015 Updated: February 23, 2015
Duke is charged with nine counts of misdemeanors under the Clean Water Act. Duke isn't challenging the case -- instead, it has already worked out a proposed plea bargain with the federal government.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
The pipeline leaked brine, a salty byproduct of oil and gas drilling that can contain heavy metals.
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 7, 2015
The original offer was as low as $6,000.
by Ari Phillips Posted on August 18, 2014
A toxic wastewater spill from a large copper mine in northern Mexico is keeping 88 schools closed starting Monday due to uncertainty over the safety of drinking water.
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 1, 2014
Fish were found dead up to five miles away from the well site.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 20, 2014
Documents from as early as 1986 show inspectors warned about possible weaknesses in the pipe that burst in February.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 13, 2014
Because the well is under confidential status, the size of the spill isn't being released.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 28, 2014
The environmental groups vessel will intercept and accompany the Russian tanker into port, and some form of protest action may be in the offing.