Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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"Yet another study on how #fracking makes people VERY SICK."
Jon Queally, staff writer
"The Green New Deal is our generation's last and best hope at avoiding climate...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
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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:...