Fracking

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Oklahoma was rocked by a 5.0 magnitude earthquake Sunday evening near the city of Cushing, a fossil fuel epicenter that bills itself as the "Pipeline Crossroads of the World."
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A bill in Ireland to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking , passed the first...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As yet another study links fracking to cancer-causing chemicals, Pennsylvanians...

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:...