Some environmental advocates are calling for Pennsylvania to undertake a similar review to New York's.
Articles: environmental effects of fracking (30)
In a victory for environmental, health and community activists, fracking has been banned in New York state.
Based on peer-reviewed studies, accident reports, and investigative articles, we know now that fracking can not be practiced without endangering human health.
Hugh Fitzsimons lll, a buffalo rancher on the outskirts of Carrizo Springs, Texas, cautiously watches the fracking industry’s accelerating expansion.
A new report, issued the same day the latest round of global climate negotiations opened in Peru, highlights the fracking industry's slow expansion into nearly every continent, drawing attention not only to the potential harm from toxic pollution, dried-up water supplies and earthquakes, but …
If you're looking for the shale gas boom, northeastern Pennsylvania is the place to start.
While the oil and gas industry likes to claim that fracking is not an especially water intensive process, a new report has found that there are more than 250 wells across the country that each require anywhere from 10 to 25 million gallons of water.
The first researchers to systematically document ill health in livestock, pets, and people living near fracking drill sites were Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald.
Fracking takes rural communities and turns them into industrial zones — and citizens have little recourse.
The mainstream press has faithfully repeated every press and PR statement made by the shale producers.