Fracking

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Sign reads: we need better climate action now
"Joe Biden can prove himself to be the leader these precarious times require."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
President Donald Trump speaks to 5,000 contractors at the Shell Chemicals Petrochemical Complex on August 13, 2019 in Monaca, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Polling data doesn't support the idea that the issue is politically popular...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Activists took to the streets of Washington, D.C. on September 27, 2019 to demand an immediate end to the age of fossil fuels and a swift and just transition to renewable energy. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
"Yes it is. And we're going to do it," countered Jamie Henn of Fossil Free...

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:...