Fracking

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
ban fracking
"It is unconscionable that we continue to subject our communities to these risks when we have the technology to make a just transition to renewable energy."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Relentless organizing" by climate action groups across California forced the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Protesters stood front of the Mars Area High School in Middlesex Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, on July 15, 2015 to demand a ban on fracking near all schools.
Outside of Pittsburgh conference, activists declare, "We need to step up today...

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:...