By ProPublica on March 20, 2012
When the EPA announced last week that the water is safe to drink in Dimock, PA, it seemed to vindicate the energy industry’s insistence that drilling and fracking had not caused pollution in the area. But there’s more to the story.
By ProPublica on February 22, 2012
by Lena Groeger, ProPublica Last week several media outlets obtained the federal Bureau of Land Management’s draft of proposed rules requiring fracking companies to disclose the chemicals they pump into the ground. Such disclosure requirements have been championed by environmentalists for years and were endorsed by President Obama in the State of the Union, but [...]
By ProPublica on December 21, 2011
A bill to strengthen oil and gas pipeline safety regulations awaits President Obama’s signature. But while many applaud Congress’s move toward more oversight, others question whether the impending law goes far enough.
By ProPublica on December 5, 2011
EnCana’s deal sell a controversial central Wyoming natural gas field to Legacy Resources has fallen apart amidst allegations that drilling there has caused water pollution.