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"Abandoned" by EPA, Landowners from Dimock, Pavillion, Parker County Demand Inclusion in EPA National Fracking Study

For the past five years, the EPA has undertaken a highly-consequential national study on the impacts that hydraulic fracturing (fracking) can have on American drinking water supplies.

As the Fracking Boom Spreads, One Watershed Draws the Line

After spreading across Pennsylvania, fracking for natural gas has run into government bans in the Delaware River watershed.

Communities Pushing For Legal Rights To Regain Power Over Fracking Companies

A Colorado group with concerns about the environmental impacts of fracking are pushing for a fundamental change to the state’s legal system to give communities greater power over corporations.

Study: Fracking Industry Wells Associated With Premature Birth

New research suggests increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes closer to active unconventional natural gas wells

2 More Fracking-Related Earthquakes Hit Oklahoma Despite New Rules Meant to Prevent Them

Two earthquakes registering at a 4.5 and a 4.4 magnitude shook frack-happy Oklahoma on Saturday, some of the strongest felt in the state this year.

How Fracking Changed the Economics of Oil Production Around the World

US shale oil is unusual, in being privately owned: most of the world’s oil reserves (over 70 percent) are in state hands.

U.S. tight oil production decline

U.S. oil production has begun to drop in response to low oil prices, but not as dramatically as many had anticipated.

Fracking Arrives in the UK

Fracking has finally arrived in the UK, eight years on from Cuadrilla’s approved licence for shale gas exploration in Lancashire.

What is the price of oil telling us?

Market fundamentalists tell us that prices convey information. Yet, while our barbers and hairdressers might be able to give us an extended account of why their prices have changed in the last few years, commodities such as oil--which reached a six-year low last week--stand mute. To fill that …

Lifting Ban On U.S. Crude Oil Export Would Enable Massive Fracking Expansion

The reality is that lifting the oil export ban will result in large increases in fracking for oil in the U.S.