Reading Time: 11 minutes Sharon Wilson, a fifth-generation Texan, was ready to settle down in the rural paradise she had dreamed of for years. That was before fracking came to town.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Since fracking began, Oklahomans have been subjected to man-made earthquakes. Now the state has one question: Who will pay for the damage caused by these not-so-natural disasters?
Reading Time: 16 minutes How American oil independence is, in reality, a bad idea from an economic and geopolitical perspective.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This year, the US is getting coal in its stocking … and crude oil and natural gas produced by fracking. Lots of it.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Down over 11% since last year, the industry is eagerly awaiting some elusive ‘re-balancing’ of oil markets. But what if the global oil price doesn’t rise?
Reading Time: < 1 minute A fracking well explodes, killing a worker, and a fire burns for days. Read Chevron’s nifty solution for the neighbors.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here’s another in a series of videos—providing a view of fracking quite different from that of the gas industry, with its expensive campaign of sunny ads.
Reading Time: < 1 minute We all are exposed to plenty of propaganda from the gas industry. In the spirit of inquiry and fairness, here’s some decidedly less slick video—from the folks on the other side.
Reading Time: 9 minutes What do you do when you don’t trust the state or federal government to protect your community from a powerful industry that you believe threatens your health, your quality of life, and your financial future? One option: Make what the industry does a crime. Here, we look at one small community that is taking a stand—and hoping a symbolic step becomes a catalyst for bigger things.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Is hydro-fracking a nuclear meltdown for the water supply? This environmental journalist says so.