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Fracking Study Finds New Gas Wells Leak More

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 08.31.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according...

West Virginia Man Wants Supreme Court To Rule In Gas Case

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Marion County man wants the state Supreme Court to weigh in on a lawsuit aimed at stopping an Exxon Mobil Corp. subsidiar...

Study: Fracking Fluids Could Reach Surface In 'Just A Few Years'

Posted 05.03.2012 | Green

ProPublica's Abraham Lustgarten reports: A new study has raised fresh concerns about the safety of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale, concluding ...

Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells Threaten Drinking Water And Homes Across U.S.

Posted 06.04.2011 | Green

From ProPublica's Nicholas Kusnetz: A version of this story was co-published with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.In the last 150 years, prospectors an...