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States Confirm Hundreds Of  Water Contamination Cases From Fracking, Drilling
The pollution comes from both hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and conventional drilling methods to extract petroleum and natural gas. Read more...
'Elves' Protest Fracking On Illinois Governor's Lawn
Activists in costume erected fake oil drill at Governor Quinn's Northwest Side Chicago home. Read more...
Leaving The Wrong Legacy?
The president has said the right things about climate change – and has taken some positive steps. But we're drilling for more oil and digging up more carbon than ever. Read more...
Nearly 300 Unreported Oil Spills In North Dakota
The public has been kept in the dark about nearly 300 oil spills, and 750 oil field incidents since January 2012. Read more...
Radioactive Wastewater From Fracking Is Found In Pennsylvania Stream
New testing of treated wastewater from fracking shows that it contains high levels of radioactive radium, along with chloride and bromide. Read more...

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5,250 Gallons Of Oil Spills Into South Platte River
"The South Platte River, which you just mentioned, goes all the way out to Nebraska and goes all the way out and filters into the Ogallala Aquifer which serves much of the middle of the country.” Read more...
Income from oil and gas production doesn’t always trickle down to landowners, as companies find ways to minimize the share they pay in royalties. Read more...
A short film from Josh Fox, the Oscar-nominated director of addressing the urgent crisis of drilling and fracking in New York state. Read more...
Fracking boom sucks away precious water from beneath the ground, leaving cattle dead, farms bone-dry and people thirsty. Read more...
Fracking Settlement: Children, 7 And 10, Face 'Lifetime Gag Order'
Range Resources paid approximately $750,000 to Stephanie and Christopher Hallowich of Mt. Pleasant Township for their 10-acre home after a Marcellus Shale wells and compressor station set up shop next door, and the couple became frightened of potential impacts on their children's health. Read more...