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Fracking Boom

Busted Boom Challenges Gov. Brown to Halt California Fracking

Kassie Siegel | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green
Kassie Siegel

With the dazzling promise of sudden oil wealth revealed as a sham, the governor should have no more qualms about cementing his legacy as a visionary leader by halting fracking in California.

In Fracking Hotbed, A Muted Approach To Regulation

ProPublica | Naveena Sadasivam | Posted 05.14.2014 | Green

ProPublica's Naveena Sadasivam Reports: Ohio annually processes thousands of tons of radioactive waste from hydraulic-fracturing, sending it throug...

Fracking's Deadly Side Effect

AP | By KEVIN BEGOS and JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 07.05.2014 | Green

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads, contributing to a...

U.S. Drilling Boom Leaves Some Homeowners In A Big Hole

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green

By Michelle Conlin Dec 12 (Reuters) - When Gary Gless bought his sleek, modernist house in Los Angeles in 2002, he thought he had hit ...

Gas-Rich States Lose Fracking Lottery

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | Green

By Joan Gralla May 14 (Reuters) - While Pennsylvania, northwestern Louisiana and gas-rich areas around the Gulf of Mexico are losing ...

U.S. Shale Boom Causes Rise In Waste Gas Pollution

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green

* Gas flaring rises for first time since 2008-World Bank * Energy producers burn $100 bln of unused gas a year * World f...