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Exclusive: Censored EPA PA Fracking Water Contamination Presentation Published

Steve Horn | Posted 10.05.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

What were the EPA's motives for doing an about-face on a key multi-year taxpayer subsidized study?

Obama EPA Censored Key Pennsylvania Fracking Water Contamination Study

Steve Horn | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

By law, the EPA is tasked to investigate groundwater contamination cases and punish violators of the law with criminal sentences. Instead, the industry has run roughshod over communities nationwide, letting polluters go free with no EPA accountability.

Lynne Peeples

Tour de Frack: Yoko Ono Among Artists On Bus Tour Who Say Industry Twists The Truth

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green

DIMOCK, Pa. -- Josh Fox, director of the Oscar-winning documentary Gasland, stood at the front of the bus peering down the aisle, past Yoko Ono an...

EPA: Water Safe In Dimock, PA

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, May 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said drinking water is safe to consume in a small P...

Did Fracking Actually Contaminate This Town's Water?

Posted 03.21.2012 | Green

ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten reports: When the Environmental Protection Agency announced last week that tests showed the water is safe to drink i...

EPA Test Results To Feed Fracking Debate

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green

DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's testing of scores of water wells will give residents of a small northeastern Pennsylva...

Are Officials Ignoring Tainted PA Water?

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 04.25.2012 | Green

EVANS CITY, Pa. (AP) — A woman says state environmental officials refused to do follow-up tests after their lab reported her drinking water containe...

Shale-Shocked

Ellen Cantarow | Posted 03.24.2012 | Green
Ellen Cantarow

This is a story about water, the land surrounding it, and the lives it sustains. But for once, this story isn't about tragedy. It's about a resistance movement that has arisen to challenge some of the most powerful corporations in history.

Dimock, Pennsylvania Residents Asking EPA Chief To Address Contaminated Water

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents of a small northeastern Pennsylvania town at the center of the political fight over natural gas drilling struck out Fr...

Let's Keep Tap Water Safe From Fracking (Video)

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 08.08.2011 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

My family moved to our quiet farming town on the Delaware River so we could enjoy a simple, healthy life outside of the bustling city. We want to enjoy that peace down the road, and know that the tap water we drink, and bathe our children in, is safe.

Exxon Subsidiary Investigated for 13,000 Gallon Fracking Fluid Spill Into Pennsylvania Waterways

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is investigating a 13,000 gallon hydraulic fracturing fluid spill at XTO Energy's natural gas drilling site in Penn Township, PA.

Pittsburgh Bans Natural Gas Drilling Over Fracking Threat

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The Pittsburgh City Council today unanimously adoped a first-in-the-nation ordinance banning corporations from drilling for natural gas within city limits, a direct response to the threats to drinking water.

Weekly Mulch: How the Status Quo Benefits Natural Gas Companies

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger There won't be any national or international movement on climate policy for the rest of this year, at the v...

Lessons from Dimock, PA: Calling for a Moratorium on Natural Gas Drilling in New York

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

Do we take the dirty-energy money and run and screw the consequences? Or do we build something more sustainable that doesn't hurt the people around us? Which do you choose?

Don't Drink the Water: When Lax Regulation Meets Dirty Fuels

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

As long as we rely on risky fuels like tar sands oil, keeping our communities safe will be an uphill slog. The safest path is to reduce our dependence on these fuels and shift to cleaner alternatives.

Weekly Mulch: As risks for oil and gas grow, USSF offers change

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger BP oil has been spilling into the Gulf of Mexico for more than two months, and while attention has focused t...

Joe Hoeffel, Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Candidate Calls for Moratorium on Gas-Drilling

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Denise Dennis

Dimock, PA - April 12, 2010 - Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate, Montgomery County Commissioner and former congressman, Joe Hoeffel (D), spent the ...

Frack Fluid Spill in PA Contaminates Stream, Killing Fish

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
ProPublica

by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica Pennsylvania environment officials are racing to clean up as much as 8,000 gallons of dangerous drilling fluids afte...