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Citizens Can Sue Fracking Companies for Earthquake Damage, Says Oklahoma Supreme Court

Oklahoma almost never used to have earthquakes. But in the last six years they’ve increased so much that last year the state surged past California as the most seismically active state in the continental U.S

Defra Reports Reveals Extent of Impacts on People Living near Fracking Wells

People that live near fracking sites could be affected by health problems and financial hardships – and fracking might not even help climate change – a government report has revealed.

Supreme Court Rejects Argument to Dismiss Landmark Fracking Case

The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a motion by the country's most powerful energy regulator that Jessica Ernst's case involving fracking and groundwater contamination raises no significant constitutional claim and should be dismissed.

EPA's New Fracking Study: A Close Look at the Numbers Buried in the Fine Print

EPA’s draft assessment made one thing clear: fracking has repeatedly contaminated drinking water supplies (a fact that the industry has long aggressively denied).

Another 4.4 Magnitude Industry Reported Quake in Alberta

Chevron shuts down operations following seismic event near Fox Creek, Alberta.

Return Of The Fractivist

Throughout history, nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience have invigorated movements to successfully ban harmful practices, pass laws, and overthrow dictators.

Fracking: Measuring Methane  

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Lisa Song, joins us to help us understand the impact of fracking on the air we breathe.

The Bakken ”Red Queen” is restrained with more credit

To get some understanding of what will drive future developments on Light Tight Oil (LTO) extraction in Bakken, it is helpful to look at individual companies.

EPA Study: Fracking Puts Drinking Water Supplies at Risk of Contamination

The Environmental Protection Agency has released its long awaited draft assessment of the impacts that fracking has on the nation's drinking water supplies.

Showdown in Trans Pecos: Texas Ranchers Stand Up to Billionaires' Export Pipeline

Mexico’s landmark energy reforms are already having impacts north of the border, and nowhere more acutely than Texas.

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