Fracking

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Fracking opponents vowed to keep up the fight in Colorado on Monday after it was announce d that measures seeking to restrict fracking in the state had failed to make the 2016 ballot. Secretary of State Wayne Williams said Monday that supporters failed to collect enough "valid voter signatures" for Initiatives 75 and 78, which would have given...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
New research published Thursday links severe fatigue and migraine headaches to...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Ken Salazar. (Photo: Casa de América/flickr/cc)
Hillary Clinton has named her transition team should she be elected in November...

Further

Days after a report of “substantial gaps in oversight” at thousands of high-risk fracking wells, emergency officials announced a leak at Tioga, N.D.'s Ron Burgundy 3-23-14H fracking well, which is under a confidentiality agreement that protects its owners from having to tell the public what the hell is going on there. Alarmingly, 22% of North Dakota's 1,813 oil and gas wells have such “tight hole” status, probably because the state awards it to any operators who ask. What's most scary here:...