FRACKING

News

Gas Companies Are Neighbours from Hell in This Rural Vancouver, BC Community

Farmington residents say tremors from nearby fracking feel like a truck crashing into your house at 60 km/h.
Christopher Pollon
11.22.18
FRACKING

The EPA Gave Its Website a Pro-Fracking Makeover

A new report from the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative has chronicled the changes the EPA made to its webpage on fracking.
Sarah Emerson
11.16.18
INEOS

How Fracking Companies Use Facebook Surveillance to Ban Protest

Oil and gas companies are discrediting activists using social media to justify banning their protests.
Nafeez Ahmed
7.9.18
FRACKING

One Fracking Well Can Suck Up 250,000 Bathtubs' Worth of Water in Less Than a Week

A new study examines the impact of fracking on streams in Arkansas.
Stephen Leahy
1.31.18
Livable Planet

Why This Local Group Wants to Halt New Fracking Pipeline Construction

"Does New York City realize they're about to be locked into fracked gas for the next 40 years?"
Jessica Rohan
9.4.17
Impact Water

For Everyone Who Has No Idea Where the Hell Their Tap Water Comes From

We've got the answers.
Aaron Barksdale
5.10.17
what the frack

Fracking in BC Releases 2.5 Times More Methane Than Government Estimates

Methane is a more potent greenhouse gas than CO2.
Kate Lunau
4.26.17
aftershocks

Scientists Say Fracking Regulations Probably Helped Reduce Manmade Earthquakes

Turns out regulating the industry is actually a pretty good idea.
Knvul Sheikh
3.2.17
Motherboard Blog

New EPA Report Affirms Fracking Can Contaminate Drinking Water

Meanwhile, Trump just appointed Texas governor Rick Perry and oil magnate Rex Tillerson.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
12.13.16
Standing Rock

'Gasland' Filmmaker on Yesterday's Standing Rock Victory

The Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will reroute the Dakota Access Pipeline, to the celebration of thousands of Standing Rock water protectors.
Sarah Emerson
12.5.16
midwest

Hydraulic Fracking Is Behind Thousands of Earthquakes in the Midwest This Year

Oklahoma has already had seven earthquakes today.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.7.16
climate change

The US Hasn’t Seen Carbon Emissions This Low Since 1991

Thanks to warmer weather and renewable energy, carbon emissions in 2016 were the lowest they’ve been since 1991.
Sarah Emerson
10.18.16
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