FRACKING

11.22.18

Gas Companies Are Neighbours from Hell in This Rural BC Community

Farmington residents say tremors from nearby fracking feel like a truck crashing into your house at 60 km/h.

11.12.18

How Texas' oil fracking boom tore a "highway of death" through this tiny town

Texas and New Mexico communities face skyrocketing traffic accidents and housing prices with thousands of oil workers in town.

11.21.17

BC Fracking May Be Exposing Pregnant Women to a Carcinogen, Study Says

Urine tests suggest higher than normal levels of a benzene near shale gas fields.

5.2.17

Nuclear Power, You're Our Only Hope

[Slowly backs out of the environmentalist room.]

1.27.17

Sabotage in oil country

Vandals racked up between $500,000 and $700,000 in damages to a pipeline earlier this month, near Hythe, Alberta, using construction equipment to dig up part of the pipeline, which was not operational and caused no spill.

10.8.16

How Much Money Would You Need to Be Paid to Have Your Garden Fracked?

It's official: the UK is following in America's footsteps and doing the whole fracking thing. But just how big a check would people take to let the deep drilling happen in their neighborhood? We asked some folks about it.

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7.3.16

When Oil Boomtowns Go Bust

Fracking and other new technologies resulting in a lot of towns becoming suddenly wealthy, but as oil and gas prices fell, those industries suddenly dried up.

5.29.16

Inside the Movement to Stop the Oil Industry's 'Bomb Trains'

Activists say that carrying oil on trains leads to far too many explosions, derailments, and disasters.

4.23.16

What President Obama Can Do to Combat Environmental Racism

We spoke to filmmaker Jon Bowermaster about his new documentary Dear President Obama: The Clean Revolution Is Now, which tells the stories of American families fighting the fracking industry.

2.23.16

Beautiful Photos of English Countryside Threatened by Fracking

The picturesque town of Balcombe in West Sussex is the latest area to be the center of controversy over fracking.

1.7.16

How Badly Will US Exports of Crude Oil Hurt the Environment?

The reversal of the crude oil export ban is great news for oil and gas producers who've been hit hard by lower and lower prices for their goods in recent years. Unfortunately, it's terrible news for the rest of us.

12.17.15

A 4.6 Magnitude Earthquake in BC Was Caused by Fracking

It's the largest oil and gas-related quake in the province's history.

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