Fracking

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The Belski Valve Yard is located in Daisytown, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images)
"Pennsylvania's children should not be used as laboratory rats," said biologist Sandra Steingraber, who called fracking "an uncontrolled human experiment" that involves "toxic exposures."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Opposition to the Mountain Valley Pipeline Project is visible on a roadside sign in Bent Mountain, Virginia. (Photo: Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
"The institutions dumping funds into this unnecessary fracked gas project are...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
California Governor Gavin Newsom wears a face mask as he prepares to give a briefing after touring a Covid-19 vaccination site on February 22, 2021 in Long Beach. (Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images)
"Newsom can't protect our health and climate while giving thousands of illegal...

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:...