Fracking

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Anti-fracking demonstrators
"We desperately need to keep these dirty fossil fuels in the ground. But Trump is hell-bent on sacrificing our health, wildlife, and climate to profit big polluters."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
fire
The incidents occurred in a region that "is crisscrossed by oil and gas...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Environmentalists are urging him to "move even farther by pledging to...

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:...