Fracking

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Md. activists
"Our planet is on fire, but fracking is not an evacuation bridge nor a fire extinguisher. Fracking is an arsonist that needs to be stopped."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"If presidential hopefuls are truly serious about tackling fossil fuels head-on...
Jon Queally, staff writer
"Any proposal to avert the climate crisis must include a full fracking ban on...

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:...