Fracking

Julia Conley, staff writer
Researchers at the University of Colorado studied pregnant women who are among the 17 million Americans living within a mile from an active oil or gas well
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The data show that fracking impairs the health of people who live nearby,...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
fuel truck
Detailing decades of EPA's mismanagement of toxic fossil fuel waste,...

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:...