by Samantha Page Posted on May 8, 2015
The oil industry has been injecting wastewater into clean, protected aquifers in drought-stricken California.
by Samantha Page Posted on March 30, 2015
An application to truck thousands of gallons of wastewater into Nebraska riled the community.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 4, 2015
A dozen wells used to pump oil and gas in California's Central Valley have been ordered to stop production.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 12, 2015
The plan, which still must be approved by the EPA, also says that oil companies must stop injecting waste into lower-quality, but still drinkable aquifers by Feb. 15, 2017.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 6, 2015
New York's environmental protection agency called the accusations "inaccurate, misleading and irresponsible."
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 Jeff Spross Posted on December 4, 2014
Beyond three miles from shore, the cruise lines may dump wastewater directly into the ocean, and many of them rely on old and antiquated water-treatment systems.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 3, 2014
“Although it’s a little unsavory, there’s lots and lots of power locked in poo.”
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 16, 2014
The USGS research is just the latest in a string of studies that have suggested injected wastewater from drilling is migrating along dormant fault lines, changing their state of stress, and causing them to fail.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 7, 2014
More than 2,500 small earthquakes that have hit Oklahoma in the past five years can be linked to oil and gas production, a recent study showed.