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The Oil Price Crash of 2014

Oil prices have fallen by half since late June. Since it’s almost the end of the year, perhaps this is a good time to stop and ask why?

Breaking: Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State

In a victory for environmental, health and community activists, fracking has been banned in New York state.

Déjà Vu All Over Again

Every square on the bingo card marked “economic debacle” has been filled in with a pen dipped in fracking fluid.

The Surprising Data Behind Shale Oil

Hooray, oil is suddenly much cheaper than it used to be. That's great news, right? Not so fast.

Chemicals from Fracking, Acidizing, and Gravel Packing Make us Sick

Based on peer-reviewed studies, accident reports, and investigative articles, we know now that fracking can not be practiced without endangering human health.

Citizens Take Monitoring Into Own Hands as Eagle Ford Shale Boom Continues Undaunted

Hugh Fitzsimons lll, a buffalo rancher on the outskirts of Carrizo Springs, Texas, cautiously watches the fracking industry’s accelerating expansion.

New Report Highlights Fracking's Global Hazards

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 …

Founding Father of Fracking Boom Is Crying the Blues

The price of a barrel of oil has been dropping steadily due to decreasing demand and a glut of oil on the market, thanks in large part to the fracking boom in the U.S.

Hard Times in a Boom Town: Pennsylvanians Describe Costs of Fracking

If you're looking for the shale gas boom, northeastern Pennsylvania is the place to start.

Fracking Risks Compared to Asbestos and Other Environmental and Health Dangers

While the title of the new British government report Innovation: Managing Risk, Not Avoiding It sounds cheery, the news it contained about fracking, among other environmentally dubious technologies, was anything but.

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